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Single leg squat to assess movement quality

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4j7nfVwauO4&ab_channel=SaltusPerformance The single leg squat from a box is one of our go-to exercises at Saltus not only for developing single leg strength, but also as an assessment tool to gauge the athletes’ movement quality which includes their mobility, stability, and level of symmetry between their right and left sides.   To safely and effectively perform …

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Overcoming Isometrics for Youth Athletes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiGB6pkacQE&ab_channel=SaltusPerformance Overcoming isometric front squat Overcoming isometrics involve setting the athlete up at a specific range of motion of an exercise and instructing them to contract against a level of resistance that is heavier than their maximal level of strength. This allows the athlete to practice generating as much tension as they possibly can without …

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Qualities to Consider in Vancouver Strength and Conditioning Coaches

Building strength and conditioning for athletes is as important as training their actual sport skills. Knowing how to make the best out of these prerequisites requires a dedicated, well-skilled, and experienced coach that knows how to apply certain knowledge and strategies in different situations. If you are looking for a capable Vancouver strength and conditioning …

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How to Improve Strength at Home?

While the improving strength training isn’t new, it has become exceedingly famous in the last few decades. Everyone wants to be physically fit, and people have become more health-conscious than ever before. Working out frequently not only makes you more attractive physically but also enhances your overall physical and mental well-being. While there are some …

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STRENGTH TRAINING FOR RUNNERS

So…what does the science say about strength & power training for runners? We have compiled a short but thorough list of scientific literature that shows the benefits of strength & power training on running performance. If you disagree with any of this, we’d love to hear from you! Explosive training improves 5km running time… Maximal …

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FLYWHEEL TRAINING

One of our mandates at Saltus is to innovate, and we view flywheel based equipment as an important tool that will improve a person’s ability to develop strength, power, speed, resiliency, and movement patterns. This page serves to outline literature and information on how flywheel based equipment works, why it can be superior to traditional …

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