The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
Strength Training for Young Athletes-2nd Edition
When evaluating where to train, pay attention to the number and type of people who typically train during the times your child would be there in order to get a feel for the environment.
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.
Fundamental Weight Training eBook
A trick for standing exercises is to bend your legs slightly and stagger your feet.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Rope jumping involves three phases in each jump�load phase, flight phase, and landing phase.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
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.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
One of the advantages of the metabolic diet is an increase in lean body mass without the use of anabolic steroids.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
The battle for regulatory power is likely to be an ongoing one, but the hope for the future is a dietary supplement industry that provides more scientific, rather than testimonial-based, evidence for the claims being made, and more importantly, one that requires independent testing from a third party to ensure the purity and safety of the ingredients for consumers.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
The lowering of blood glucose by stretching relies on two major physiological principles.
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.