It has been said that �experience is knowledge acquired too late.� As a coach you want to do all you can to speed up your athletes� learning of tactical skills rather than wait for them to learn by experience.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Athletic Development eBook
One method of work capacity development is the variation, or fartlek, method.
Heart Rate Training
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
End Back & Neck Pain
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
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.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
Athletes normally are very disciplined people who carefully plan most aspects of what they do. But they also need downtime and like to party as much as (and sometimes more than) other people.
Along with each program, we also briefly discuss the primary movement patterns and qualities employed in the sport.
Pacing in sport is critical for reaching an end point, the finish, in the shortest possible time or ahead of the competition. In many sports, the objective is to outscore the competition; in those sports pacing is often used tactically to score at the right time, when chances of success are most likely.
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.