Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
The Athlete's Clock
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.
The Athlete's Clock
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
You need to know whether each one of your muscles is polyarticular or monoarticular. To understand the difference, consider the example of the brachialis and the biceps.
Developing Endurance eBook
By implementing a year-round nutrition program in conjunction with their training program, endurance athletes can reap the benefits of enhanced health, improved performance, and better control of weight and body composition.
Through extensive work with numerous triathletes over several years, a constellation of traits that defines the champion�s mentality has developed.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
Body Trainer for Men eBook
If you can do basic math, you can burn fat. No magic bullet, no secret, zero-calorie food, and no supplement�legal or illegal�works better, faster, cheaper or healthier than good, old-fashioned food.
Sport scientists have demonstrated the detrimental effects of fatigue during extended tennis play. After about an hour of tennis play, hitting inaccuracy, unforced errors, and mental mistakes begin to creep in; serve and stroke velocity decline; and speed of running to the ball decreases.
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.