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With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better eBook
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Designing effective resistance training programs is critical for achieving optimal results. You can use great technique and train with great intensity, but unless you follow a program that has been well thought out, you will never achieve the best results.
Periodization Training for Sports 3rd Edition eBook
Coaches without real knowledge of energy systems often intuitively develop programs that train the dominant energy system for their sport. For instance, sprint coaches intuitively train their athletes with sprint distances even though they are unfamiliar with the benefits of such training on the nervous system and the anaerobic energy systems.
Delavier's Anatomy for Bigger, Stronger Arms
You must overcome four problems in order to develop biceps. After reviewing these obstacles, we will explain how to move past them.
Delavier's Core Training Anatomy
It is very important to keep a workout notebook. It immediately helps you see what you did during your previous core workout.
Although speed can be improved, it is inaccurate to suggest that everyone has the capacity to become a sprint champion.
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.