With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Sports Injuries Guidebook eBook
Fractures are one of the most common bone injuries.
Beth Shaw's YogaFit 2nd Edition eBook
Learn the benefits and techniques of meditation
Fundamental Weight Training eBook
The chest is responsible for many arm movements such as throwing, pushing, and hitting.
Learn more about the skills needed for wheelchair basketball, and get a sneak peek of some of the drills featured in the Wheelchair Sport.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
The concept of pacing is rooted in the idea that athletes make cognitive, purposeful decisions regarding velocity based on previous experience and sensory input.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
The following are common programs that may be used for various situations, such as when you are trying to develop strength, size, or endurance in a specific muscle or muscle group, or when time is short. You can use these ready-made workouts instead of your current program, or in addition to your current program, as a means of mixing things up.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
There is a lot of science behind optimal training plan development for triathletes. As multisport participation becomes more popular, the research literature on best practices and training methodologies expands at a staggering rate. Although the science of effective training is certainly important, so is the art of developing a training plan.
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.
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