Along with accelerating, agility involves reaction time, balance, coordination, stopping, and starting.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body eBook
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
You need to know whether each one of your muscles is polyarticular or monoarticular. To understand the difference, consider the example of the brachialis and the biceps.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
During the past few years technology has started to play an increasingly important role in the search for the competitive edge and for optimising player management.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
Stretching Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
Muscles such as the biceps brachii are complex organs composed of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, fascia, and muscle cells.
Soccer Speed eBook
Some teams base their strategy on the idea of playing at a speed that they think will disrupt the opponent, either when defending or attacking.
High-Powered Plyometrics-2nd Edition
Plyometric training was originally developed to achieve more efficient and powerful movement patterns over and off the ground. Athletes were looking to run faster, jump higher and farther, and change direction more effectively, or in other words, negotiate the ground better.
Conditioning Young Athletes eBook
Stabilizers are relatively small muscles that anchor or stabilize the position of bones to give prime movers a firm base from which to pull.
While track sprinting is a closed skill, athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility.
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.