The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
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.
Complete Conditioning for Football
Proper nutrition is essential for physical development and athletic performance.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Adding a third cone allows for different combinations of movements and increases the complexity of the drills. To set up for three-cone drills, coaches should place three cones in a straight line, spaced approximately 5 yards (5 m) apart.
Conditioning to the Core
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
Position the hands on a moderately unstable apparatus. The hands are directly under the shoulders with the arms perpendicular to the floor.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts eBook
The goal of these programs is to wake up your muscles and joints and expose them to training. Avoid doing too much exercise too soon; otherwise you may experience long lasting and painful soreness. These programs are perfect if you have little time to train and no athletic background.
Anatomical illustrations demonstrate how to improve back musculature
High-Powered Plyometrics-2nd Edition
This exercise is a variation of the scissors jump for more advanced athletes. It is excellent for working the flexion and extension muscles in the hips, legs, and torso.
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.