Techniques for establishing your training baselines and testing your conditioning and proficiency.
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.
Heart Rate Training
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
The Athlete's Clock
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.
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.
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
Plyometric training was originally developed to achieve more efficient and powerful movement patterns over and off the ground. Athletes were looking to run faster, jump higher and farther, and change direction more effectively, or in other words, negotiate the ground better.
Conditioning Young Athletes eBook
Speed development increases during puberty. Most children - both boys and girls - experience an acceleration in speed development during this stage. Such improvement may relate to increases in body and muscle size.
Bodybuilding Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
Grasp a dumbbell in one hand with your palm facing in. Rest the opposite hand and knee on a bench, keeping your spine straight and just above parallel to 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.