Maximum Strength Training
Maximum strength training is a type of training which mainly improves the intramuscular coordination (interaction of the muscle fibres in a muscle) and the intermuscular coordination (interaction of different muscles).
Maximum strength training is carried out with very heavy weights, so that only 1 to 3 repetitions can de done. Relatively long breaks are taken between the sets.
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Maximal Strength Training: Advantages and Disadvantages
- Increase in strength without muscle growth - The muscles do not swell, the athlete becomes stronger but not heavier.
- High risk of injury if mistakes are made during exercises.
Who is maximum strength training suitable for?
Maximum strength training is for anyone who strives to get maximum strength with as little body weight as possible (climbers, martial artists, wrestlers).