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  • MY ARTICLE ON TRAIN WITH PUSH
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    MY ARTICLE ON TRAIN WITH PUSH

    I’ve been using the Push Band for over a year now and it’s a game changer. There is a lot of interesting technology and gadgets coming out in the fitness industry, some are absolutely worthless, some decent, and some great, and the Push Band is damn good. They had a Q and A with me regarding what I like about Push and how I use it here at USI. ...

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  • SPRINTS ON THE S-DRIVE PERFORMANCE TREADMILL
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    SPRINTS ON THE S-DRIVE PERFORMANCE TREADMILL

    The S-Drive is a motorless treadmill made by Matrix. Unlike most treadmills where motor powers it and all you’re doing is picking your legs up, this treadmill you have to power by actively pushing to move it just like running outside. This, like running outside, forces the hip extensor muscles to work. On a regular treadmill, they don’t get wor...

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  • STRENGTH TEST WITH VELOCITY BASED TRAINING (VBT)
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    STRENGTH TEST WITH VELOCITY BASED TRAINING (VBT)

    One aspect of our Assessment is the strength segment. We use the Push Band Device to measure the velocity of the bar, which determines what someone’s 1 rep maximum is based on the speed that they move the load. To me, this is way better than actually having to keep increasing the weight on an exercise until getting to a real 1 rep max. For one itR...

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