There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-2nd Edition
Balance is maintained as a result of the interaction of three systems: the visual, the vestibular, and the proprioceptive systems.
Complete Conditioning for Hockey
At all ages and all levels, at any time in the training schedule, players should learn new drills by beginning with slow movement.
Bigger Faster Stronger-2nd Edition
If a team is used to training in the off-season and doesn�t train during the in-season, the players will be mentally down at play-off time.
Youth Strength Training
Balance the demands of training with children�s need for recovery.
The Athlete's Clock
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
Delavier's Core Training Anatomy
It is very important to keep a workout notebook. It immediately helps you see what you did during your previous core workout.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
Ideally, dynamic stretches are done as part of a warm-up program just before engaging in an activity.
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.