Strength Training

GET STRONG! THE SCIENCE OF STRENGTH TRAINING

Strength Training

Nathan Comber
Gymnastics Coach, United Kingdom

 

 

VIDEO

received: 1 February 2016

The Science of Strength Training

Video: MP4 format | Ogg format | WebM format | Watch on YOUTUBE

This is a new educational video on the principles of Bodyweight Strength Training in Gymnastics by coach Nathan. Check out his YouTube channel for more.

In this video you will learn about:

  • 0:00 - Introduction
  • 1:34 - What is 'strength' and how do we become stronger?
  • 4:22 - 'Your body as an engine' analogy
  • 5:42 - Hypertrophy in gymnastics
  • 6:24 - Training zones (neural/growth/endurance)
  • 7:57 - Reps and sets for efficient training
  • 9:30 - Specificity and progression
  • 9:59 - Rest periods for efficient training
  • 10:57 - Reversibility, frequency of training and overtraining
  • 11:57 - Nutrition and maintaining low body fat
  • 12:43 - Weightlifting analogy - effects of total bodyweight on exercise difficulty

 

 

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