Athletes need to build stamina in order to execute skills effectively.
Strength Band Training 2nd Edition eBook
It�s important to work the upper back muscles to prevent poor posture as well as shoulder and neck problems.
Heart Rate Training
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective.
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.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Developing Speed eBook
Although speed can be improved, it is inaccurate to suggest that everyone has the capacity to become a sprint champion.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy eBook
Some want to improve their general health, some want to build larger muscles, some want to shed fat, some seek to get stronger, some hope to improve their functional strength and athleticism, and some strive to eliminate joint dysfunction and prevent injury.
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.
Dumbbell Training eBook
1. Stand with the feet about shoulder-width apart and rest a dumbbell on the right shoulder.
2. Sit back until you are at the depth of a vertical-jump attempt. Keep the heels on the floor.
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.