Strength & Conditioning

 Strength and Conditioning (S&C) is the selection and development of dynamic /static exercises used to improve physical performance. Whilst it originally benefited athletes it is now widely used in both the sporting world and more generally.

 

  • S&C is used to develop every area of the body and improve the way a person moves, with the intention of enhancing sporting or physical performance.

  • Research demonstrates that correct and appropriate training can improve physical performance. It also shows that incorrect and inappropriate training can be very detrimental to the way the body moves and performs, whether that’s in daily life eg walking the dog, or at hobby or sport.

  • Strength and Conditioning training involves a wide range of exercises developed to build a variety of skills with a focus on mind, mobility, stability, strength, endurance, power, speed, agility and performance.

  • Combines strength training, aerobic conditioning, speed and agility training, as well as sport-specific training.

  • Aims to improve strength and endurance, reduce the incidence and severity of sports injuries, and to improve technique and overall performance.

  • Beneficial for people of different ages and abilities eg can help older people maintain and improve their health and quality of life.

Weightlifting exercises