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Spleeft | VBT App: Descubre la última actualización 2.0.11

At Spleeft as VBT App, we are constantly striving to improve your experience by providing you with more intuitive and effective tools for monitoring your athletic performance. Our latest app update brings exciting new features that will help you better understand how to collect and analyze your training data. Here are the most notable changes: …

Measure barbell velocity with apple watch

Construyendo el nuevo Spleeft: Controla la velocidad de las pesas con tu Apple Watch

Discover how our small project’s journey to create the first Apple Watch app to measure barbell velocity and jump height has been. It’s been two years and four months since we launched the first version of Spleeft for Android on September 13, 2021. Shortly thereafter, in February 2022, we made the leap to iOS. This …

Autoregulate Your Resistance Training with Z-Scores

Autorregula tu entrenamiento de resistencia con Z-Scores

In previous publications, we’ve mentioned that the daily condition of the athlete varies depending on a multitude of factors. Your resistance training is one of them. The theory is all very well, but how can we know approximately how much our performance has varied today? There are several ways. Spleeft uses Z-Scores because of their …

Automatic Load-Velocity Profile and 1RM Estimation with Spleeft

Perfil automático de carga-velocidad y estimación de 1RM con Spleeft

Learn more about autoregulation in our post about Z-Scores in VBT. Estimating the maximum repetition in an exercise was one of the first options provided by the VBT. It’s also one of the most used nowadayss. It helps us to know the most basic when training in the gym: the weight to put on the …

Manage your long-term performance with velocity based training

Controla tu rendimiento a largo plazo midiendo la velocidad de ejecución

Velocity-based training is not just lifting fast. It shows you if your training are going as planned. Let’s deep dive! INTRODUCTION Velocity-based resistance training offers us a multitude of advantages to improve our resistance training. The most well-known advantages are those related to real-time feedback and velocity loss control. However, controlling barbell velocity can also …

Scientific Validity and Reliability Of An IMU-based App To Track Barbell Velocity

Validez científica y fiabilidad de una aplicación basada en IMU para el seguimiento de la velocidad de las pesas

INTRODUCTION – Scientific Validity After validating and testing with real users the measurement of running speed with the mobile camera (you can read the presentation here and the validation here), we realized that reliability was not everything when developing technology for athletes. The scientific validity and reliability of Computer Vision to track barbell velocity is …

Spleeft is a valid and reliable app to measure movement velocity at resistance training

INTRODUCTION Quantifying movement velocity is the only way to control intensity and level of effort at the gym. Each velocity is hugely correlated with a percent of the repetition maximum (%RM) (1). Moreover, by monitoring velocity loss during the series you can control the level of effort and fatigue levels during the series (2). Thus, …

Spleeft: Velocity Based Training in your pocket

When I was a child, I remember watching “futurist” movies, characters using super technologies in their daily life, some far from reality yet (or not) like holograms, and others that little by little are consolidated in our daily life, like intelligent gadgets able to expand the info or to answer our questions. At that moment …