When baseball coaches observe power pitchers who can throw hard, or position players who can gun down baserunners, they talk about players with great arms or strong arms.
Principles and Practice of Resistance Training
Resistance training can both benefit psychological skills and be benefited by them.
Bigger Faster Stronger-2nd Edition
During the off-season, athletes should perform speed training on Tuesdays and Thursdays and lift on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Core Assessment and Training
When someone says �abs,� the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the six-pack. For many, including fitness clients, the abdomen has been marginalized to include just one muscle�the rectus abdominis. However, the abdominal region is composed of several key muscles that contribute to core function.
Strength Band Training 2nd Edition eBook
Elastic resistance exercises can create different vectors of resistance that challenge core stabilization muscles.
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.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-2nd Edition
Get on the floor in a push-up position with your feet placed in the stirrups of a TRX. Adjust the TRX handles so that they are just above the floor. Tuck your knees in toward your chest. Hold the tucked position for a second, and then return to the starting position by extending your legs back.
Bodybuilding Anatomy-2nd Edition
Facing the machine, hook one heel under the roller pad and support your
weight with the other leg.
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.