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Fueling Workouts

Fueling Workouts

From the oatmeal you eat for breakfast to the baked potato you eat for dinner, carbohydrate is the leading nutrient fuel for your body. read more
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Why strength and flexibility training is essential for triathlon success

Why strength and flexibility training is essential for triathlon success

Author gives triathletes an inside look at how muscles respond to training read more
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Three Questions to Define Functional Training

Three Questions to Define Functional Training

To better understand the concept of functional training, ask yourself a few simple questions. 1. How many sports are played sitting down? As far as I can tell, only a few sports, such as rowing, are performed from a seated position. If we accept this premise, we can see that training muscles from a seated position would not be functional for most sports. read more
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Neutral Zone Puck Exchange

Neutral Zone Puck Exchange

1. Player 1 and player 2 skate toward the center circle, staying on their own sides of the center line. read more
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Competitive racing – open water

Competitive racing – open water

Many open water swimmers train individually, but they race in competitions where they’ll be in the water with dozens, if not hundreds, of other athletes. read more
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Speed development during puberty

Speed development during puberty

Speed development increases during puberty. Most children - both boys and girls - experience an acceleration in speed development during this stage. Such improvement may relate to increases in body and muscle size. read more
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How Controversy Played a Part in Functional Training’s Rise to Prominence

How Controversy Played a Part in Functional Training’s Rise to Prominence

The initial growth period of functional training was not without controversy and detractors, which resulted from misperceptions based on lack of information and limited exposure. In "New Functional Training for Sports," Michael Boyle says a faction of proponents of functional training wanted to deliver a clear message that functional training should be done without machines, should be done standing, and should be multijoint. read more
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Teaching Athletes About Winning It All

The amazing gold medal winning performances in the recent Olympic Games at Rio brought to mind a topic that coaches and athletes think and dream a lot about but rarely really understand: Winning it all. And fewer still know how to prepare to do it. read more
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Rules and How to Play

Rules and How to Play

A mixed doubles curling team consists of a pair of players, one male and the other female. Standard curling sheets are used, and normal delivery rules apply. Typically games are eight ends in length. Thankfully, the skills you have learned up to this point still apply in the game of mixed doubles. read more
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Being Critical and Knowing the Break Point

Being Critical and Knowing the Break Point

A critical eye is also extremely important when reading the ice. Weight and line have a great impact on the curl for any given shot; however, another major factor that affects the curl is the release and rotation applied to a stone. read more
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