Sunday, June 18, 2006

Relative Strength

Definition of Relative Strength: Strength relative to bodyweight

Calculation of Coefficient: Weight lifted for a specific exercise divided by bodyweight.


300 lb (Squat) / 185 lb (male) = 1.62 Coefficient

300 lb (Squat) / 250 lb (male) = 1.20 Coefficient

Want to see massive relative strength? Check out the head Strength and Conditioning coach from Drexel University!

Mike Rankin, CSCS flipping a 95 lb Kettlebell