Elastic resistance exercises can create different vectors of resistance that challenge core stabilization muscles.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy eBook
Some want to improve their general health, some want to build larger muscles, some want to shed fat, some seek to get stronger, some hope to improve their functional strength and athleticism, and some strive to eliminate joint dysfunction and prevent injury.
Developing the Core
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Better Body Workouts for Women
If you are not looking to dramatically change the shape of your body and your outlook, put this book back on the shelf and walk away!
Dumbbell Training eBook
Designing effective resistance training programs is critical for achieving optimal results. You can use great technique and train with great intensity, but unless you follow a program that has been well thought out, you will never achieve the best results.
Soccer Speed eBook
The drills described in this section provide coaches with the seeds to develop appropriate practices for their players and, where necessary, to raise the challenges to even higher levels.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength 2nd Edition eBook
Training to maximize strength tends to be a much simpler pursuit than training to maximize muscle mass. The basic workout samples provided with the training splits discussed in chapter 8 are from tried-and-true training programs that work exceptionally well when the resistance used and reps performed are cycled.
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.