Jake Tuura

Website: http://www.thejackedathlete.com

Jake Tuura

Jake Tuura is a powerlifter and collegiate strength and conditioning coach. He has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology, and he holds CSCS, USA-W Level 1 and Be Activated Level 1 & 2 certifications.

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Why Muscle Slack Can Ruin Your Sports Performance

As a strength coach, I learned early on about the importance of producing force. Jumping, sprinting, cutting, hitting – these all depend on the...

How You Can Build Muscle With Cardio Workouts

Bigger, stronger, faster – the universal desire of coaches and athletes. The Phase Potentiation model delivers on all three goals. It is implemented by...

How to Use a Short Workout the Day Before a Game to Increase Your Explosiveness

Training to increase explosiveness is no easy task. You can spend months trying to gain an inch on your vertical or shave a millisecond off your sprint...

How Performing More Sets With Less Rest Builds Size, Strength and Power

Athletes have three goals: 1) Build muscle 2) Get stronger 3) Increase explosiveness Some athletes only want one of these things. Some want to be strong...

Use Belly Breathing to Recover Faster

We hear it all the time – training doesn't make you bigger, stronger, or faster. Recovery from training makes you bigger, stronger, and faster....

This Training Mistake Ruins Your Explosiveness

We all reach plateaus in our training. The more advanced we become, the more likely our progress is to stagnate. We think endlessly about why we're...

Quarter Squats Are Your Secret Weapon to Sprinting Faster and Jumping Higher

Negative emotions are a call to action. In my years of strength coaching, I've had my share of negative emotions. As I became more aware of these...

Vary Your Rep Range for Greater Gains

Dunking a basketball, Deadlifting 600, growing big biceps – these are all things I wanted when I started lifting. But there was a problem. I didn't know...

Build Explosive Power With Trap Bar Jumps

We are always looking for the new thing. A secret exercise, a perfect variation, or a forgotten training method. We search for these because we want to...

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