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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
Individual barriers to physical activity influence behavior

Individual barriers to physical activity influence behavior

Costs and barriers associated with a behavior have been recognized as important influences on that behavior since theories about how people make decisions began to proliferate in the 1950s (Janis and Mann 1977). 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
Integrating Functional Training Into Your Training Plan

Integrating Functional Training Into Your Training Plan

Each sport-specific program in chapter 9 includes three types of workouts: a conditioning day, a strength day, and a power or power-endurance day. A beginning athlete should perform the conditioning day two or three times per week for two to four weeks and then move on to the strength program. read more
Case Study: Diabetes and Obesity with Osteoarthrosis

Case Study: Diabetes and Obesity with Osteoarthrosis

"I intend to live into my 90s but I can’t get there unless I’m dancing." A 52-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes was referred for help on lifestyle. She had a family history of diabetes and tended toward a centripetal/abdominal fat distribution pattern associated with high CV risk. read more
Apply biomechanics to improve techniques

Apply biomechanics to improve techniques

The most common method for improving performance in many sports is to improve an athlete’s technique. read more
Women's sport inspired by Mildred "Babe" Didrikson

Women's sport inspired by Mildred "Babe" Didrikson

People and places: Mildred “Babe” Didrikson 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
Eating for Power

Eating for Power

To achieve superb shape and maximum performance, forgo the usual approach of three meals a day. read more
Making Spares with Bill O’Neill

Making Spares with Bill O’Neill

From the pro level to the extreme amateur, keep it simple. It’s still the same game that you knew it was when you got up there. -Bill O’Neill, seven-time PBA champion, U.S. Open champion, international gold medalist, three-time collegiate player of the year read more
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