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Maximize your ability to optimally perform training on a given day.
Bigger Faster Stronger-2nd Edition
With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Although the complexities of a group taper can be daunting, the basic structure of a segment of relative rest
following the regular season followed by a time of serious training culminating in a taper is a reasonable strategy for team coaches to adopt.
Core Assessment and Training
Pain in the TFL is common for certain types of athletes such as distance runners. Likewise, irritation to the ITB has been a source of pain for those who ramp up their training mileage too quickly and those who train incorrectly.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Triathlon participation involves three activities: swimming, biking, and running. Each activity requires a coordinated pattern of muscle recruitment that produces motion about the joints and creates the power to make the triathlete move.
Kettlebell Training eBook
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
Total Knockout Fitness
Now that you have the tools and know-how to maintain a good guard and stance, we turn to the skill that the world-famous boxer, Muhammad Ali, was known for: footwork!
Developing the Core eBook
Fast swimming relies on an athlete�s ability to simultaneously generate propulsive force with the arms and legs while attempting to minimize the drag resistance experienced as she knifes through the water.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
If you�re just starting out or it�s been a while since you�ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you�re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises.
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.