What is 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 for the general population.
How can Strength & Conditioning help me?
Strength and conditioning can benefit a variety of people with different goals and aspirations, from the general population to elite athletes, strength and conditioning is tailored to your goals. Below we have listed several benefits of strength and conditioning.
A key pillar in strength and conditioning is fully assessing a client’s movement patterns so that any current tendencies which may increase injury risk can be addressed and minimised to reduce the likelihood of injury.
A strength and conditioning programme will aim to improve the client’s performance over time. A strength and conditioning coach is key to maximising the clients potential performance, coaches will identify any key areas of improvement and measure progression accurately. Performance can be improved by the physical, technical, tactical, or mental factors which starting a strength and conditioning routine has on participants.
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that exercise is good for our overall health and wellbeing, from mental to physical health. There have been multiple studies supporting that correct strength and conditioning result in strengthened bones, improved posture and an improved mood. The general population also gets the same benefits if they train under a professional, and may get the best out of their current fitness levels too while minimizing chances of metabolic/cardiovascular disorders.