To do static stretching, athletes select a muscle and gently move across a joint until they feel a comfortable stretch on the muscle.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
Functional training programs should always include total-body exercises that facilitate core stabilization and force transmission between the upper and lower extremities.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
This practice procedure answers the question �How much weight or load should I use?�
Complete Conditioning for Football
Proper nutrition is essential for physical development and athletic performance.
Having established how much and what endurance athletes should drink to optimize health and performance, we now turn to the defining characteristics of EAH and EAHE.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
Athletes normally are very disciplined people who carefully plan most aspects of what they do. But they also need downtime and like to party as much as (and sometimes more than) other people.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy eBook
The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature.
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
In a shoulder-width stance with a kettlebell between your feet, squat to grasp the kettlebell with your left hand while keeping your torso at a 45-degree angle with the floor. Explode up by extending at the hips, knees, and ankles. Drive your heels into the floor as you pull the kettlebell up, keeping it close to your body.
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.