Over the past decade, plyometric training has become an integral part of athletics training programs for coaches in most multidirectional sports.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body eBook
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
Full-Body Flexibility 2nd Edition eBook
We use our forearms, wrists, and fingers to perform many repetitive tasks, such as typing on a keyboard.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Better Body Workouts for Women
The female athlete triad describes the combination of three related aspects that lead to an unhealthy situation, namely disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
Lean protein and easily digestible vegetables are a great combination of slow-release carbohydrate and protein.
Total-body exercises, those using the major muscles groups in both the lower and upper body, are the weightlifting movements, better known as Olympic lifts.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The push-down belongs in the isolating exercise category because only the elbow joint is mobilized. As a result, the push-down does not recruit many muscles except the triceps and the forearm flexors.
Strength Training Past 50 3rd Edition eBook
Chest Exercise. Incline Press: Pectoralis major, anterior deltoids, triceps. Beginning Position: Adjust seat so that handles are below chin level.
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.