The morphological differences between women and men are the result of differences in the volume and proportion of similar anatomical features.
Learn more about the skills needed for wheelchair basketball, and get a sneak peek of some of the drills featured in the Wheelchair Sport.
Optimizing Strength Training eBook
Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
Throughout the exercise section of this book you will notice instructions that relate to posture, specific joint movements (such as extending, flexing, and descending), foot placement, tempo, and breathing.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
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.
Triathlon Anatomy eBook
Rest, which by nature triathletes are inherently bad at, is an integral part of the healing process. This is when the body heals itself and gets stronger, whether you are taking a day or a few weeks off from working out or reducing the intensity or volume of your workouts. Prevention techniques that assist with healing, including stretching and specific strengthening, are often overlooked but are an essential part of triathlon training.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
Around the world, coffee and tea have become the major sources of caffeine intake.
Soccer Speed eBook
In learning optimal techniques for performing the various movements in the target classifications, players need to focus on target mechanics. In other words, effective movement needs to be based on sound mechanical principles.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-2nd Edition
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.
Strength Training Past 50-3rd Edition
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.