Unconventional Strength Training Methods to Increase Athletic Performance

Kyle T Craven, Kelly Brooks

Abstract


Strength training professionals continually develop new training techniques to improve athletic performance.  Several unconventional training methods claim to provide strength, power, balance, and conditioning gains that a more conventional program does not. For this review, conventional training methods are defined as basic power lifting or a traditional weight training program.  Unconventional training methods will include other non-traditional programs such as junkyard, manual resistance, and modality training. These more unconventional methods show possibility in improving athletic performance and injury prevention.


Keywords


strength training, athletic performance, power lifters

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.12922/10

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