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.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Ric Charlesworth was the national coach of the Australian women�s field hockey team from 1993 - 2000, when they won gold medals at both the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body eBook
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
Breathe Strong, Perform Better
Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) will improve exercise tolerance or performance by delaying the onset of the inspiratory muscle metaboreflex.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
The exercises you select will determine which muscles become stronger, more enduring, and thicker. In addition, how you arrange, or order, the exercises in your program will affect the intensity of your workouts.
Why would anyone expect the symptom of thirst to be present in collapsed runners? Thirst is such a powerful urge that any thirsty marathon runner suffering from dehydration during a race will simply stop at the next refreshment station and drink until her thirst is slaked. Simple.
Triathlon Anatomy eBook
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.
Better Body Workouts for Women
If you are not looking to dramatically change the shape of your body and your outlook, put this book back on the shelf and walk away!
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.
High-Performance Training for Sports eBook
Designing training programmes for single-sport athletes would require a phase of physical preparation prior to the onset of the competitive phase.
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.