Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
Sports Injuries Guidebook eBook
Fractures are one of the most common bone injuries.
Heart Rate Training eBook
You can use heart rate data to indicate too much training in the early stages, what we refer to as acute overtraining, or overreaching.
Triathlon Anatomy eBook
There is a lot of science behind optimal training plan development for triathletes. As multisport participation becomes more popular, the research literature on best practices and training methodologies expands at a staggering rate. Although the science of effective training is certainly important, so is the art of developing a training plan.
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
Developing the Core
Lie faceup on the floor with your legs bent. Place the arms and hands across the chest. Your upper back should be slightly off the ground to maintain constant tension on the target muscles.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
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!
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.
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.
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.