One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.
Youth Strength Training
Considering a youth strength training program? Important information to read before you do.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
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.
Many people find it difficult to relate to someone who has a physical disability. This lack of understanding can create additional challenges for people with disabilities. If society responded more adequately to people who have impairments, they would not experience nearly as many challenges and limitations
Full-Body Flexibility-2nd Edition
These stretching techniques and terms will provide you with a clear understanding of the approach to stretching.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
It takes more than just lifting weights to own the ideal female physique�one that is strong, low in body fat, and high in lean mass, that provides muscle definition, and that functions well in everyday life.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge�the Tour de France�were advised similarly: �Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Periodization Training for Sports-3rd Edition
Coaches without real knowledge of energy systems often intuitively develop programs that train the dominant energy system for their sport. For instance, sprint coaches intuitively train their athletes with sprint distances even though they are unfamiliar with the benefits of such training on the nervous system and the anaerobic energy systems.
Conditioning Young Athletes eBook
Forward Crossover. Focus: quick leg action, agility. Moving left, the right leg crosses in front of the left leg for 10 meters or yards in each direction. Repeat.
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.