To do static stretching, athletes select a muscle and gently move across a joint until they feel a comfortable stretch on the muscle.
Principles and Practice of Resistance Training
Increase your performance as an athlete with the appropriate amount, type, and timing of ingestion.
Sports Injuries Guidebook eBook
Most athletes who have torn their ACL will hear or feel a pop accompanied by pain and, soon after, swelling....
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
Elastic resistance exercises can create different vectors of resistance that challenge core stabilization muscles.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Adding a third cone allows for different combinations of movements and increases the complexity of the drills. To set up for three-cone drills, coaches should place three cones in a straight line, spaced approximately 5 yards (5 m) apart.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
The position stand provided the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness and flexibility in healthy adults.
Body Trainer for Men eBook
Taking care of your body is no different from owning a dog: Feed it, water it and make sure it gets plenty of exercise. But you don�t need to work, well, like a dog to live a healthy, long life. All you need to do is clue in to the benefits of exercise.
Fitness Weight Training-3rd Edition
You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
Many of the following dumbbell complexes emphasize unilateral exercises, which, as discussed previously, automatically activate the core musculature in order to maintain your posture and body position to control the offset load.
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.
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.