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Dumbbells or Machines? Istvan Javorek
April 5, 2018
The benefits of dumbbell training by Istvan JavorekDumbbell training is generally safe.Does not need a large practice area.Is easy to teach (compared to barbell lifts).Can be done simultaneously and very efficiently with a large number of athletes.Is dynamic with a large range of motion (actually the range of motion is unlimited).A large range of
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Istvan “Steve” Javorek’s top 4 training tips

Istvan “Steve” Javorek is famous for his book and methodology of training with complexes.

Here are 4 nuggets of training advice that I gleaned from a 2 day workshop with him 3 years ago:

  1. Continuous disciplined programme is better than a disorganised one.
  2. Hydration\ refuelling discipline is key, eating breakfast is essential.
  3. Before undertaking pliometric training, ensure that the back and abdominal muscles are strong. Depth jumps should occur LAST in any progressions.
  4. The S&C coach should set up the testing\ evaluation programmes, not the sports coach. 

Still relevant now. How do you evaluate your programme? 

Javorek’s Dumbbell Advice  

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  1. […] coaching the hip hinge, then adding dumbbells to it. That could be called a dumbbell good morning (Javorek) or a version of straight legged deadlift […]

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