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.
Strength Band Training 2nd Edition eBook
Elastic resistance exercises can create different vectors of resistance that challenge core stabilization muscles.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better
Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) will improve exercise tolerance or performance by delaying the onset of the inspiratory muscle metaboreflex.
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.
End Back & Neck Pain
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Complete Conditioning for Football
Mat Drills can be completed on wrestling mats or on field turf. Mark off an area 15 � 15 yards. Athletes line up three across and a minimum of 10 lines deep.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
The metabolic diet�s 5-day, 2-day week is almost like getting in shape for a contest every week. In the weekend carbohydrate-loading part of the diet, you will find out exactly how many hours you can load up on carbohydrate before you begin to smooth out and lose your contest look.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
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.
Better Body Workouts for Women
Lean protein and easily digestible vegetables are a great combination of slow-release carbohydrate and protein.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-2nd Edition
Get on the floor in a push-up position with your feet placed in the stirrups of a TRX. Adjust the TRX handles so that they are just above the floor. Tuck your knees in toward your chest. Hold the tucked position for a second, and then return to the starting position by extending your legs back.
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.