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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3182221f96
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The Use of Strongman Type Implements and Training to Increase Sport Performance in Collegiate Athletes

Zemke, Brandon MS; Wright, Glenn PhD

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Abstract

THIS ARTICLE EXAMINES THE USE OF STRONGMAN IMPLEMENTS IN A TRAINING PROGRAM DESIGNED TO INCREASE SPORT PERFORMANCE. THE BENEFITS AND REASONS FOR INCLUDING STRONGMAN IMPLEMENTS INTO AN OVERALL TRAINING PROGRAM WILL BE DISCUSSED. INFORMATION FROM SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH CONDUCTED ON STRONGMAN IMPLEMENTS WILL BE USED THROUGHOUT THE ARTICLE. EXAMPLES OF HOW TO INCORPORATE STRONGMAN IMPLEMENTS INTO THE PROGRAM DESIGN WILL BE GIVEN FROM A THEORETICAL STANDPOINT AND A PRACTICAL STANDPOINT FROM PREVIOUS USE BY THE AUTHORS.

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