When giving athletes extrinsic feedback about their technical skills, you can either tell them what you saw (descriptive feedback) or tell them what you think they need to do based on what you saw (prescriptive feedback).
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Rope jumping involves three phases in each jump�load phase, flight phase, and landing phase.
Core Assessment and Training
When someone says �abs,� the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the six-pack. For many, including fitness clients, the abdomen has been marginalized to include just one muscle�the rectus abdominis. However, the abdominal region is composed of several key muscles that contribute to core function.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
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.
Developing Speed eBook
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
The lowering of blood glucose by stretching relies on two major physiological principles.
High-Performance Training for Sports eBook
One of the more difficult problems that the performance team faces is determining when an athlete is ready to return to action after injury. The athlete can be placed under enormous pressure from the owner, coach, fans and media to get out on the track, field or floor in record time.
The tactics a triathlete should use for race day are directly related to that triathlete�s fitness level and experience in the sport of triathlon.
Combination workouts bring two or more disciplines into a single workout, either for convenience or for specific race preparation.
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.