As a coach, the challenge is for you to determine how much strength is required for certain skills and how to best train your athletes to develop and maintain the strength needed
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance eBook
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
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.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
There are various stretching techniques, but three main methods have proven effective.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
This practice procedure answers the question �How much weight or load should I use?�
Recovery for Performance in Sport
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
We all know that caffeine is a diuretic. A cup of coffee makes us dash to the restroom and for every cup we drink, we need to add another glass of water to our daily eight.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
A stable, strong, and powerful core lasts a lifetime. Core efficiency is not a passing fad or something that needs to be trained only while actively involved in sport.
1. Stand with the feet about shoulder-width apart and rest a dumbbell on the right shoulder.
2. Sit back until you are at the depth of a vertical-jump attempt. Keep the heels on the floor.
Strength Training for Fat Loss
Following you will find a variety of metabolic strength training combinations. Some combinations involve more movements to complete 1 repetition than others. The more movements within a given combination, the tougher it is.
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.