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Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
During the past few years technology has started to play an increasingly important role in the search for the competitive edge and for optimising player management.
Why would anyone expect the symptom of thirst to be present in collapsed runners? Thirst is such a powerful urge that any thirsty marathon runner suffering from dehydration during a race will simply stop at the next refreshment station and drink until her thirst is slaked. Simple.
Developing Endurance eBook
The methods of resistance training are directly related to the way that the training program is designed.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
Around the world, coffee and tea have become the major sources of caffeine intake.
Developing Speed eBook
Whole-body acceleration involves the subtle coordination of the acts of accelerating and decelerating the athlete�s limbs to increase the speed at which they move.
Kettlebell Training eBook
Along with each program, we also briefly discuss the primary movement patterns and qualities employed in the sport.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
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Endurance athletes often believe the more they train, the better the results. But according to the NSCA’s Ben Reuter, recovery time is just as important when developing an effective endurance training program.