Signs of overtraining are signals that athletes are adapting poorly, or not at all, to the training regimen.
Youth Strength Training
Balance the demands of training with children�s need for recovery.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Wheelchair Sport eBook
Many people find it difficult to relate to someone who has a physical disability. This lack of understanding can create additional challenges for people with disabilities. If society responded more adequately to people who have impairments, they would not experience nearly as many challenges and limitations
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
Combination workouts bring two or more disciplines into a single workout, either for convenience or for specific race preparation.
Developing Speed eBook
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
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.
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
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.