With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Sports Injuries Guidebook eBook
Most athletes who have torn their ACL will hear or feel a pop accompanied by pain and, soon after, swelling....
Wheelchair Sport eBook
Learn more about the skills needed for wheelchair basketball, and get a sneak peek of some of the drills featured in the Wheelchair Sport.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better eBook
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women
The core and abdominal muscles play an important role in the body�s aesthetics. Getting a muscular and toned belly in a few months is possible with targeted exercises. Say good-bye to your love handles and belly!
Triathlon Science eBook
The tactics a triathlete should use for race day are directly related to that triathlete�s fitness level and experience in the sport of triathlon.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
Select a medicine ball light enough to be thrown hard but heavy enough to provide resistance.
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.
Facilitated Stretching-4th Edition With Online Video
Proponents of stretching claim it helps prevent injuries, prevents soreness, improves performance, promotes body awareness, stimulates blood flow, and is mentally relaxing and centering.
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.