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.
Optimizing Strength Training
Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
Optimal Muscle Training-Paper
Learn about the potential for injury involved with increasing strength by lifting weights.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
If it feels as if somebody has hit you over the head with a baseball bat or pinned your arm behind your back during the night, your sleeping posture is probably working against you.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
Delavier's Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms
You must overcome four problems in order to develop biceps. After reviewing these obstacles, we will explain how to move past them.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
In many sporting activities, because of how competitions are designed, athletes are forced to reproduce performances within a short time frame.
Fitness Weight Training-3rd Edition
This chapter describes two steps to follow as you prepare for your first workout. Completing these steps will enable you to start your program and prepare a workout (log) sheet for your workouts.
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.