Sometimes athletes and clients fail to follow the training or rehabilitation programs that were designed for them. The problem is often the result of the strength training professional failing to design and implement a comprehensive training program.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
The following are common programs that may be used for various situations, such as when you are trying to develop strength, size, or endurance in a specific muscle or muscle group, or when time is short. You can use these ready-made workouts instead of your current program, or in addition to your current program, as a means of mixing things up.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
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.
Combination workouts bring two or more disciplines into a single workout, either for convenience or for specific race preparation.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
The battle for regulatory power is likely to be an ongoing one, but the hope for the future is a dietary supplement industry that provides more scientific, rather than testimonial-based, evidence for the claims being made, and more importantly, one that requires independent testing from a third party to ensure the purity and safety of the ingredients for consumers.
Developing the Core eBook
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
You will have a tendency to hold your breath throughout the entire exertion phase. Avoid doing this because it is dangerous!
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.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-2nd Edition
Get on the floor in a push-up position with your feet placed in the stirrups of a TRX. Adjust the TRX handles so that they are just above the floor. Tuck your knees in toward your chest. Hold the tucked position for a second, and then return to the starting position by extending your legs back.
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.