Mountain biking strength training, this tutorial focus' on the comparison between underpowered and overpowered mountain bike riders.
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James Wilson: Everybody this is James Wilson and today I wanted to talk to you about interesting concept first learned from regarding great cook really -got in strength training crew, may I refer them for but anyways that the concept is the over power verses under power athlete. And where all those back to us how does an athlete move? And create movement and you know something that more idea into the strength training that I more try to realize that all goes, the elbows down, how do you move? You know weight and in things like that the weight you're lifting and always other things, there are kind of obituary performance indicators you know really how do you moving to create you know its performers exercises or test him with not in so. For example the under power athlete will be you know want that has good mobility has good body control good body awareness but is just generally kind of weak you know the overpower athlete is that athlete that's kind of tight we would think them is been you know kind of muscle bound I guess you that they just going move well they don't have to get hit mobility. And yet they are able to actually perform at a relatively higher level and I see there is a lot of my facility where I get you know you don't athletes actually, you don't in case coming here and then pretty good athletes but you can just see that the way they move and create the movement is with the lot of compensation and things are staring personally a lot of times incase they are seem this because things are starting to hurt. Started to get knee pain, hip pain, lower back pain things like that and so what is happened is, is there actually over powering their ability to move freely. Lot of times coaches are don't recognize this in and we can singly tried up you know power line keep adding power and do apply and those do and strength training and doing all these drills are continually tried up you don't make this kids are more powerful and faster and stronger without actually looking at the quality of movement that they are using in and where actually found is that by cleaning up their movement you can acutely increase performance quite bit but that's really adding any weight to them and I get there is a lot you know from feedback from people do online programs you know first little afraid should not lift this much weight you know you should concentrate more on the movements, these are that is different techniques and stuff that, that come from cleaning up movement and you know then they go back and they are touch himself and never want to any strength definitely you don't want back lot and find the actually come stronger. You know that lot of athlete are putting you know into on the their vertical jumps and just a matter for a couple of months and in having put weight on them you know all this just comes through teaching them to move back. Now you know when you do get the our athlete that does move well but is not performing as part, now that's the athlete did is under power that's want that you really want to concentrate on getting strong in and getting more powerful and stuff like that. So I guess the basic take home concept is this, there, there is two different ways to achieve better performance and first thing is understanding that you're that the amount of weight that's you are lifting you know the exact drills that you are doing in the gym or kind of obituary, realistically how that the quality you that you are using and completing this drills, quality that are using in lifting those weights, that was more important so, if your quality level is high then continued to worry about getting stronger. As you do need to get strong but if your quality movement poor don't worry about how much weight you are lifting you know absolutely grantee to you that doing an exercise using strictly body weight and really learning on how to move correctly and work on developing better mobility and body awareness is actually going to increase your perf