Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
Stretching has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Rope jumping involves three phases in each jump�load phase, flight phase, and landing phase.
Massage for Sport Performance
The purpose of this chapter is to help the trainer understand how to apply sport massage to athletes who are participating in specific sports.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body eBook
The following are common programs that may be used for various situations, such as when you are trying to develop strength, size, or endurance in a specific muscle or muscle group, or when time is short. You can use these ready-made workouts instead of your current program, or in addition to your current program, as a means of mixing things up.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
Tart cherries are grown primarily in Michigan in the United States.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
Many of the following dumbbell complexes emphasize unilateral exercises, which, as discussed previously, automatically activate the core musculature in order to maintain your posture and body position to control the offset load.
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
Soccer Speed eBook
In learning optimal techniques for performing the various movements in the target classifications, players need to focus on target mechanics. In other words, effective movement needs to be based on sound mechanical principles.
Soccer Speed eBook
The drills described in this section provide coaches with the seeds to develop appropriate practices for their players and, where necessary, to raise the challenges to even higher levels.
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.