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.
Complete Conditioning for Hockey
To do static stretching, athletes select a muscle and gently move across a joint until they feel a comfortable stretch on the muscle.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Techniques for establishing your training baselines and testing your conditioning and proficiency.
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.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
Repetitive athletic movements can reduce your range of motion by tightening the muscles and tendons.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
Our ability to tire out our muscles, joints, nervous system, and endocrine system is limitless.
Why would anyone expect the symptom of thirst to be present in collapsed runners? Thirst is such a powerful urge that any thirsty marathon runner suffering from dehydration during a race will simply stop at the next refreshment station and drink until her thirst is slaked. Simple.
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
Proponents of stretching claim it helps prevent injuries, prevents soreness, improves performance, promotes body awareness, stimulates blood flow, and is mentally relaxing and centering.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
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.
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.