There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Optimizing Strength Training eBook
Maximize your ability to optimally perform training on a given day.
Developing Endurance eBook
The athlete sits on the floor with the legs extended straight in front of the body; the arms are bent at 90 degrees at the sides.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
Conditioning to the Core
Select a medicine ball light enough to be thrown hard but heavy enough to provide resistance.
Kettlebell Training eBook
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy eBook
Many folks absolutely love the prospect of being able to train efficiently in the convenience of their own home.
People sometimes have a tendency to emphasize the upper body in strength training programs because they often equate being strong and powerful with having big arms or a big chest. In reality, however, most sports are lower-body dominant.
Designing effective resistance training programs is critical for achieving optimal results. You can use great technique and train with great intensity, but unless you follow a program that has been well thought out, you will never achieve the best results.
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.