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Posttraining nutrient strategies

Posttraining nutrient strategies

The intake of fuel within 45 minutes of training can help optimize the recovery of energy stores, which is important for repairing muscle and maintaining a healthy immune system in athletes. read more
Pass Protection Drills

Pass Protection Drills

Players can work on pass protection drills during the off-season and the summer. Successful pass protection is a combination of balance and body control. read more
Learn the advantages of nutrient timing

Learn the advantages of nutrient timing

There are several benefits of nutrient timing. These involve maximizing your body’s response to exercise and use of nutrients. read more
Eight Principles to Prepare the Muscles for Fighting

Eight Principles to Prepare the Muscles for Fighting

It is understood that when you do strength training, the strength you gain in the gym will translate into improved performance in the ring. read more
The Six Major Benefits of Maximum Interval Training

The Six Major Benefits of Maximum Interval Training

Interval training has been used by athletes for over a century, but only recently has it become a mainstream concept for developing overall fitness among athletes, coaches, and fitness enthusiasts. While there are a number of different forms of interval training, the purpose of each is the same—to get the benefits of aerobic training, anaerobic training, and even strength training in a short, intense period of time. read more
Five Key Variables for a Comprehensive Training Program

Five Key Variables for a Comprehensive Training Program

Several key training variables must be addressed, manipulated, and successfully integrated to create an effective, comprehensive training program. The interplay of these variables can have a profound impact on the results you get. read more
What is Fat?

What is Fat?

Having adequate body fat is also essential for health and performance. read more
Sergeant Alvin C. York State Park

Sergeant Alvin C. York State Park

Despite the fact that Alvin C. York is one of the most celebrated soldiers in American history, he actually set out to be a conscientious objector. In 1914, he joined the pacifist Church of Christ in Christian Union but was denied formal conscientious objector status when he was drafted for service in World War I in 1917. read more
All coaches should strive to fulfill these six primary functions

All coaches should strive to fulfill these six primary functions

The primary functions of coaches have been extensively researched in recent years. read more
Exercise Distribution Within a Training Week

Exercise Distribution Within a Training Week

The four-day program outlined here (tables 11.1 to 11.6) has training days on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. Exercises must be distributed appropriately throughout the week to achieve maximal performance, promote recovery, and reduce the incidence of overuse injuries because training is performed on back-to-back days twice during the week. read more
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