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Power Development

Power Development

A player’s capability to generate power is a key goal of many training programmes to improve the performance of explosive movements on the pitch. Training strategies encompassing the force-velocity continuum (figure 12.3) can be used to improve lower-body power in the soccer environment. read more
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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
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 Score more runs, win more games with enhanced edition of High-Scoring Baseball

Score more runs, win more games with enhanced edition of High-Scoring Baseball

Valdosta State University hitting coach Todd Guilliams brings his record-setting hitting expertise in this comprehensive resource about the offensive side of the ball. read more
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Optimized training frequency for muscle hypertrophy

Optimized training frequency for muscle hypertrophy

Modulating training frequency is an effective strategy to manipulate volume loads. There appears to be a benefit to higher training frequencies, at least over short-term training protocols. Thus, total-body routines represent an attractive option for maximizing training frequency for each muscle group. read more
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For runners who want to know, not guess

For runners who want to know, not guess

The sport’s ultimate knowledge-performance nexus read more
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Optimizing interviews with clients

Optimizing interviews with clients

Eliciting a good history and therefore conducting an organized and fruitful client interview and history requires several skills, not the least of which are organizational and communication abilities. read more
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Competing in heat or cold

Competing in heat or cold

Most athletes, whether in training or competition, have been forced to perform in either hot and humid or cold conditions. read more
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Understand the best way to motivate athletes

Understand the best way to motivate athletes

Each of us develops a personal view of how motivation works, our own model on what motivates people. We are likely to do this by learning what motivates us and by observing how other people are motivated. For instance, if someone has a physical education teacher she likes and believes is successful, she will probably try to use or emulate many of the same motivational strategies that the teacher uses. read more
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Five surprising health benefits of tai chi

Five surprising health benefits of tai chi

Author reveals how popularity of ancient Chinese exercise is on the rise read more
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Tips on creating a healthy eating plan

Tips on creating a healthy eating plan

Although the specifics for each sport and athlete may differ, all athletes will benefit from keeping these three strategies in mind when creating their own plan. read more
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