One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
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.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
Throughout the exercise section of this book you will notice instructions that relate to posture, specific joint movements (such as extending, flexing, and descending), foot placement, tempo, and breathing.
Delavier's Core Training Anatomy
It is very important to keep a workout notebook. It immediately helps you see what you did during your previous core workout.
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.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
During the past few years technology has started to play an increasingly important role in the search for the competitive edge and for optimising player management.
"As to the taking of stimulants during the race, I will say that I know from actual experience that the full [marathon] race can be covered in creditable time without so much as a single drop of water being taken or even sponging of the head�I have done it myself. This of course is when in perfect trim."
Developing the Core eBook
Fast swimming relies on an athlete�s ability to simultaneously generate propulsive force with the arms and legs while attempting to minimize the drag resistance experienced as she knifes through the water.
Body Trainer for Men
The muscles in your midsection are more unified than you may think. The six-pack isn�t six or eight separate muscles; it�s one band of muscle that is divided by tendons that make it look like a multimuscle washboard.
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.