Continual monitoring of the training process is an often overlooked but essential part of implementing a periodized strength training plan. Monitoring the athlete�s progress allows the coach to determine whether the goals of the training plan are being achieved. The following steps will allow the coach to conceptualize, design, and implement a periodized strength training regimen.
Core Assessment and Training
Sometimes athletes and clients fail to follow the training or rehabilitation programs that were designed for them. The problem is often the result of the strength training professional failing to design and implement a comprehensive training program.
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This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
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It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
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.
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.
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The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
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Tart cherries are grown primarily in Michigan in the United States.
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Muscles such as the biceps brachii are complex organs composed of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, fascia, and muscle cells.
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People sometimes have a tendency to emphasize the upper body in strength training programs because they often equate being strong and powerful with having big arms or a big chest. In reality, however, most sports are lower-body dominant.
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.