Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
Triathlon Science eBook
Through extensive work with numerous triathletes over several years, a constellation of traits that defines the champion�s mentality has developed.
Developing Speed eBook
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
You can read Human Kinetics e-books on desktop, laptop, and various mobile devices, as long as you have authorized the device or e-reader app to read e-books protected by Adobe�s digital rights management (DRM).
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
If you�re just starting out or it�s been a while since you�ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you�re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.
As I mentioned in the introduction, this book is not meant to be a review of research studies on the benefits of high-intensity training (HIT). I want you to jump in, start training, and get the results you are looking for. However, it�s always good to understand the thinking and mechanisms behind any training plan you engage in.
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.