If a team is used to training in the off-season and doesn�t train during the in-season, the players will be mentally down at play-off time.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
"As to the taking of stimulants during the race, I will say that I know from actual experience that the full [marathon] race can be covered in creditable time without so much as a single drop of water being taken or even sponging of the head�I have done it myself. This of course is when in perfect trim."
Caffeine for Sports Performance
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
Along with each program, we also briefly discuss the primary movement patterns and qualities employed in the sport.
Body Trainer for Men
The muscles in your midsection are more unified than you may think. The six-pack isn�t six or eight separate muscles; it�s one band of muscle that is divided by tendons that make it look like a multimuscle washboard.
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 eBook
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.
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.