Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Core Assessment and Training
When someone says �abs,� the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the six-pack. For many, including fitness clients, the abdomen has been marginalized to include just one muscle�the rectus abdominis. However, the abdominal region is composed of several key muscles that contribute to core function.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Adding a third cone allows for different combinations of movements and increases the complexity of the drills. To set up for three-cone drills, coaches should place three cones in a straight line, spaced approximately 5 yards (5 m) apart.
Hatha Yoga Asanas
Peacock (Mayurasana) asana.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship eBook
The elements of fitness include agility, speed, coordination, flexibility, strength, and endurance.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Developing the Core
Lie faceup on the floor with your legs bent. Place the arms and hands across the chest. Your upper back should be slightly off the ground to maintain constant tension on the target muscles.
Developing the Core eBook
Fast swimming relies on an athlete�s ability to simultaneously generate propulsive force with the arms and legs while attempting to minimize the drag resistance experienced as she knifes through the water.
NPTI�s Fundamentals of Fitness and Personal Training eBook
Understanding the energy systems becomes crucial because of the need to train in a specific manner to improve in a certain event. First, recognize that all the energy systems are working together all the time.
Vegetarian Sports Nutrition
Every living cell�whether plant or animal�contains iron.