On this podcast, I chat with Stan Efferding all about velocity coaching. 

For those who’re not aware of velocity coaching, it’s primarily based on the idea of lifting lighter weights with most velocity with a purpose to enhance your velocity when utilizing heavier weights. Mainly, it boils do to doing lighter work as quick as attainable (whereas nonetheless utilizing correct type, in fact).

Velocity coaching is especially helpful for powerlifters trying to enhance their totals. Nevertheless, it’s additionally helpful for individuals trying to attempt new issues within the fitness center or perhaps even squeeze out a bit extra muscle and energy acquire in the event that they’ve already achieved the vast majority of their pure potential. And since I haven’t carried out velocity coaching myself, I wished to get an professional like Stan onto the podcast to assist people who find themselves all for one of these coaching.

In case you’re not aware of Stan, he’s held two all-time uncooked world powerlifting information and is colloquially referred to as the “world’s strongest bodybuilder.” He’s extra than simply super-strong, although. He additionally is aware of the way to assist different individuals get outcomes, which is why he’s labored with Hafthor Bjornsson, Ed Coan, Ben Smith, Flex Wheeler, and most not too long ago, Jon Jones, a former UFC champion who holds many UFC information. 

In our dialogue, Stan and I focus on what bar velocity can inform you about muscle failure, the largest issues that may assist your bar velocity, the advantages of bodybuilding-style coaching and cardio on rising bar velocity, the idea of “overspeed,” and an entire lot extra.

So if you wish to study all about what bar velocity is, why it issues, and sensible suggestions for how one can increase yours, take a look at this interview!


6:14 – Why is velocity coaching essential? What has helped your velocity coaching most?    

9:33 – How does bar velocity have an effect on muscular failure?

15:59 – How are you going to enhance the reps or units you are able to do at a selected velocity?   

16:55 – What’s basic bodily preparedness?

27:01 – How are you going to measure your bar velocity with out shopping for a bar velocity machine? 

29:25 – At what level does the bar decelerate by way of reps in reserve?

35:31 – How are you going to incorporate velocity coaching in your coaching program?    

Talked about on the Present:

Vertical Weight loss plan guide

Stan Efferding’s Instagram

Stan Efferding’s web site

Stan Efferding’s Youtube

Books by Mike Matthews

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