If a team is used to training in the off-season and doesn�t train during the in-season, the players will be mentally down at play-off time.
Youth Strength Training
Considering a youth strength training program? Important information to read before you do.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body eBook
Throughout the exercise section of this book you will notice instructions that relate to posture, specific joint movements (such as extending, flexing, and descending), foot placement, tempo, and breathing.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
The metabolic diet�s 5-day, 2-day week is almost like getting in shape for a contest every week. In the weekend carbohydrate-loading part of the diet, you will find out exactly how many hours you can load up on carbohydrate before you begin to smooth out and lose your contest look.
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.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
Developing the Core
Fast swimming relies on an athlete�s ability to simultaneously generate propulsive force with the arms and legs while attempting to minimize the drag resistance experienced as she knifes through the water.
High-Performance Training for Sports
Designing training programmes for single-sport athletes would require a phase of physical preparation prior to the onset of the competitive phase.
High-Intensity 300 eBook
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.