Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Core Assessment and Training
Pain in the TFL is common for certain types of athletes such as distance runners. Likewise, irritation to the ITB has been a source of pain for those who ramp up their training mileage too quickly and those who train incorrectly.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
Around the world, coffee and tea have become the major sources of caffeine intake.
Stretching Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The lowering of blood glucose by stretching relies on two major physiological principles.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
For optimal transfer, strength training must adapt to a fighter�s needs, not the other way around.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
You will have a tendency to hold your breath throughout the entire exertion phase. Avoid doing this because it is dangerous!
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
High-Performance Training for Sports
In high-level sport, small elevations in performance can have a significant impact on performance outcomes and can differentiate between winning and losing.
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.