Learn about the potential for injury involved with increasing strength by lifting weights.
Golf Anatomy eBook
Imagine how many body parts are moving in different directions during the golf swing.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
The bigger a muscle is, the stronger it will be. However, you probably know of someone who is very strong but does not have large muscles.
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
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge�the Tour de France�were advised similarly: �Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
Kettlebell Training eBook
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
You�ve learned the movement patterns, built up strength, worked on conditioning, and improved lagging body parts. Now it�s time to put it all together and see what you can do with all the work you�ve put in. These 40 workouts combine aspects from all the training you�ve done up to this point for the ultimate expression of performance.
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.