For high school athletes, especially those who play more than one sport, the BFS rotational set�rep system is superior to the most sophisticated periodization systems.
Periodization eBook-5th Edition
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.
Fundamental Weight Training
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal.
Full-Body Flexibility 2nd Edition eBook
We use our forearms, wrists, and fingers to perform many repetitive tasks, such as typing on a keyboard.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body eBook
The hamstrings are hard to see, which leads to an �out of sight, out of mind� effect.
The athlete sits on the floor with the legs extended straight in front of the body; the arms are bent at 90 degrees at the sides.
Triathlon participation involves three activities: swimming, biking, and running. Each activity requires a coordinated pattern of muscle recruitment that produces motion about the joints and creates the power to make the triathlete move.
Developing Speed eBook
Whole-body acceleration involves the subtle coordination of the acts of accelerating and decelerating the athlete�s limbs to increase the speed at which they move.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
A stable, strong, and powerful core lasts a lifetime. Core efficiency is not a passing fad or something that needs to be trained only while actively involved in sport.
Soccer Speed eBook
The drills described in this section provide coaches with the seeds to develop appropriate practices for their players and, where necessary, to raise the challenges to even higher levels.
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.