Elastic resistance exercises can create different vectors of resistance that challenge core stabilization muscles.
Heart Rate Training
You can use heart rate data to indicate too much training in the early stages, what we refer to as acute overtraining, or overreaching.
The Athlete's Clock
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements
The supplement entries use the symbols listed in the following table to easily identify the supplements that have been proven to be beneficial or possibly beneficial for the corresponding performance variables.
Fitness Weight Training-3rd Edition
You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option.
Facilitated Stretching-4th Edition With Online Video
Facilitated stretches entail virtually no risk of injury because there is little or no passive movement involved - the stretcher does the work.
High-Performance Training for Sports eBook
Designing training programmes for single-sport athletes would require a phase of physical preparation prior to the onset of the competitive phase.
There may be no exercise better suited for improving vertical leap than the depth jump. There also may be no exercise more demanding on your ankle and knee joints. Be sure to have mastered box jumps and bounding drills before taking on the depth jump. And when you do tackle this movement, start off on a low box (12 inches [30 cm] or lower), and limit the number of contacts until you gain experience with the exercise.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength 2nd Edition eBook
In a shoulder-width stance with a kettlebell between your feet, squat to grasp the kettlebell with your left hand while keeping your torso at a 45-degree angle with the floor. Explode up by extending at the hips, knees, and ankles. Drive your heels into the floor as you pull the kettlebell up, keeping it close to your body.
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.