There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Complete Conditioning for Golf
Believe it or not, posture has a positive influence on power production. One look at Tiger on the tee should help convince you.
Athletic Development eBook
Training is a repeating (rollover) process consisting of four steps: assessment, planning, implementation, and monitoring.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body eBook
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
Core Assessment and Training
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.
Heart Rate Training
You can use heart rate data to indicate too much training in the early stages, what we refer to as acute overtraining, or overreaching.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge�the Tour de France�were advised similarly: �Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
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.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Developing the Core eBook
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.
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.