The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
The hamstrings are hard to see, which leads to an �out of sight, out of mind� effect.
Complete Conditioning for Football
Mat Drills can be completed on wrestling mats or on field turf. Mark off an area 15 � 15 yards. Athletes line up three across and a minimum of 10 lines deep.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
By implementing a year-round nutrition program in conjunction with their training program, endurance athletes can reap the benefits of enhanced health, improved performance, and better control of weight and body composition.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The metabolic diet�s 5-day, 2-day week is almost like getting in shape for a contest every week. In the weekend carbohydrate-loading part of the diet, you will find out exactly how many hours you can load up on carbohydrate before you begin to smooth out and lose your contest look.
Dumbbell Training eBook
Training with dumbbells provides a variety of advantages. Some of the advantages are practical and some are physiological, but without a doubt, dumbbells will be a good addition to your training program.
High-Performance Training for Sports
One of the more difficult problems that the performance team faces is determining when an athlete is ready to return to action after injury. The athlete can be placed under enormous pressure from the owner, coach, fans and media to get out on the track, field or floor in record time.
High-Powered Plyometrics-2nd Edition
A long, sturdy bench, rectangular box, or row of bleachers or stadium steps is required for the stride jump. This exercise is excellent for any sport or activity that requires good projection of the hips from a single-leg or alternating-leg movement.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
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.