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Glutes in Motion

Glutes in Motion

The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature. read more
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Three principles that explain why high-intensity training is so effective

Three principles that explain why high-intensity training is so effective

Advocates of high-intensity training (HIT) rave about the constant variety and lack of boredom in the workouts while being amazed at the results the programs deliver. Far from being a mystery, the performance and aesthetic benefits people gain can be explained through a few scientifically researched mechanisms. read more
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Testing and Tracking Progress

Testing and Tracking Progress

The assessment process is an important aspect of a year-round hockey training program for older players (age 16 and above) to measure the results of all the work they put in as well as track their progress over time. Power, speed, strength, and conditioning are attributes that coaches and strength and conditioning coaches can continue to evaluate as a player matures. read more
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Power Play Breakouts and Double Double With a Drop

Power Play Breakouts and Double Double With a Drop

To begin, the coach shoots the puck into the corner. The five players for the power play team are on the blue line. The five players then break out using one of the following patterns. read more
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See the 2013 Boston Marathon from the unique vantage point of its runners

See the 2013 Boston Marathon from the unique vantage point of its runners

Best-selling author Hal Higdon offers a captivating account of the 2013 Boston Marathon from the unique vantage point of those running the race. Collected through social media messages and e-mails sent to the author, the stories of 75 runners are woven into a smooth-flowing narrative that captures both the triumph of marathon running and the tragedy of the bombing. read more
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Six Physical Demands Tennis Players Must Meet

Six Physical Demands Tennis Players Must Meet

Players wanting to improve their games and reach the next level need to do more than simply play tennis to get fit; they also must get fit to play tennis. The use of powerful strokes, the repetitive nature of the game, the various court surfaces, individual game styles, and the variety of movement and stroke patterns and stances in tennis call for a proper tennis-specific conditioning program. read more
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Practice Well

Practice Well

The message throughout Hockey Tough is that practice builds confidence and it also sharpens skills. Practice helps you know that you are physically and mentally prepared, that you have the energy, the focus, the skill, and the determination to execute your ABCs. read more
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Three Ways Bodybuilding Can Improve Athletic Performance

Three Ways Bodybuilding Can Improve Athletic Performance

It’s well established that getting stronger can help your overall athletic performance. But what many people still don’t fully understand is how increased muscle size can indirectly transfer into improved performance. Renowned “trainer of trainers” Nick Tumminello pinpoints three specific ways in which using strength training and bodybuilding concepts to get bigger will also make you a better athlete. read more
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Strengthen chest and arms with incline press

Strengthen chest and arms with incline press

Chest Exercise. Incline Press: Pectoralis major, anterior deltoids, triceps. Beginning Position: Adjust seat so that handles are below chin level. read more
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The 10 Basic Laws of Running, According to Jack Daniels

The 10 Basic Laws of Running, According to Jack Daniels

Called the world’s best running coach by Runner’s World magazine, the legendary Jack Daniels believes that four ingredients determine how successful a person will be as a runner. In addition to these ingredients—inherent ability, intrinsic motivation, opportunity, and direction—he has created a set of 10 basic laws of running that help runners at all levels optimize the benefits of training. read more
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