First let me say that we feel defense is the key and essence to winning football. I would like to share our thoughts on how we prepare our defensive team during game week. Daily Schedule: Defensive Game Week Sunday night we try to review our opponent’s film.
It’s no secret that fast-food places are not the bastion of healthy eating. If you want to see how your favorite fast-food order stacks up nutritionally, check out appendix A, “Fast-Food Nutritional Charts. Until the fast-food industry offers lower-fat cheeses, save your cheese eating for home or grazing times when low-fat varieties are available.
Hitting is adjusting—adjusting to the pitch, the type of pitcher, the count, the umpire, and the situation. Good hitters consistently hit balls within their hitting zone (strength area), whereas weak hitters hit too many pitches in their weak area. With two strikes and a high-pitch umpire, hitters must enlarge the top of the strike zone.
A visualization starts at the beginning of your routine or workout. Visualize the competition area, feel the weather or the atmosphere of the room, the temperature, the sounds, the smells... Visualizing on the day of competition may not be beneficial for some athletes.
Naturally, individual-sport athletes and team-sport athletes have different perspectives on group work. Motivation will become hamstrung if an athlete’s primary reason for hard work becomes extrinsic rewards. The intrinsic reward of getting to know your athletes this well makes it surprisingly easy, before long, to recall individual motivation styles and provide cues, feedback, and expectations accordingly.
Cross-Training for the Muscle-Toning ProgramTo add cross-training workouts to your muscle-toning program, include an aerobic exercise “interval” after every weight training set. Cross-Training for the Body-Shaping ProgramTo add cross-training to your body-shaping program, add an aerobic workout on the days that you do not weight train; you will be exercising a total of four to six days per week. Cross-Training for the Strength-Training ProgramIf you are serious about developing high levels ...
PREPARATION PHASE The start of your training year, or early season, begins with your base training or preparation phase. This means long, slow riding, keeping your heart rate down, riding on road bikes, group rides, building your endurance, training your diet, practicing your pedal stroke by doing some drill work, and cross training. Taking Long Slow Rides The true purpose of the long slow rides (LSR) is to increase your body’s ability to tolerate sitting on the bike as well as to increase ...
The biggest danger with multiday rides, runs, treks and tours, cycling classics, sports camps, and climbing expeditions is incomplete recovery—you slowly become glycogen depleted as each day passes and thus become increasingly fatigued. Fuel up every day before you start with a carbohydrate-rich breakfast to maximize your glycogen stores. Along with sports drinks, a safe approach is to rely on energy gels and well-tolerated carbohydrate snacks during faster-paced efforts.
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