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The Ashland Hills

The Ashland Hills

The several miles between Hopkinton and Ashland present a unique challenge for Boston marathoners. read more
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The Benefits of a Year-Round Nutrition Program

The Benefits of a Year-Round Nutrition Program

By implementing a year-round nutrition program in conjunction with their training program, endurance athletes can reap the benefits of enhanced health, improved performance, and better control of weight and body composition. read more
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Offensive and Defensive Drills

Offensive and Defensive Drills

During a man-down defense because of a penalty, use your best six offensive players in an extra-man offense (EMO). Each must have a high lacrosse IQ, which enables them to read the defense and learn to take what the defense gives them. read more
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Execution of Exercises

Execution of Exercises

One of the most important interventions is related to how an exercise is performed. The personal trainer must be able to intervene to help the client demonstrate safe and effective exercise technique. 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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Sculling – Developing a feel for the water

Sculling – Developing a feel for the water

The next skill in developing a feel for the water involves sculling (figure 2.3) and putting pressure on the water with both your hands and your forearms. Your hand position should be loose rather than rigid. read more
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Stress-Based Periodization

Stress-Based Periodization

Training for triathlon can be one of the most complicated things to master in perhaps all of sport, especially as the goals and competitive levels get higher and higher. Think about all the variables that can affect it, from those in our control to the randomness of sicknesses, non-sport-related injuries, stress, crashes, race mechanicals, and more. read more
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After 22 NCAA Titles and a World Cup Championship: Winning Lessons from Anson Dorrance

After 22 NCAA Titles and a World Cup Championship: Winning Lessons from Anson Dorrance

In working with US Olympic and national team coaches I have a unique opportunity to interact with some of the most successful figures in the profession. One such coach is Anson Dorrance, the winningest team sport coach in collegiate history with 22 national titles in the past 36 years coaching the University of North Carolina’s women’s soccer team. Last week I participated in a session with him and this is what I learned. read more
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The state space in the presentation of biomechanical data

The state space in the presentation of biomechanical data

Biomechanical data can be represented graphically in a variety of different ways. read more
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Five stages to reduce back pain through exercise

Five stages to reduce back pain through exercise

Neurophysiological mechanisms of pain are highly modulated by movement and exercise. Endorphin release has long been known to occur with exercise, but the molecular basis for these links is not well understood. read more
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