The number of sets performed in a workout is one of the factors affecting the total volume (sets X repetitions X resistance) of exercise.
Sports Injuries Guidebook eBook
Most athletes who have torn their ACL will hear or feel a pop accompanied by pain and, soon after, swelling....
Bigger Faster Stronger 2nd Edition eBook
During the off-season, athletes should perform speed training on Tuesdays and Thursdays and lift on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
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.
Wheelchair Sport eBook
Many people find it difficult to relate to someone who has a physical disability. This lack of understanding can create additional challenges for people with disabilities. If society responded more adequately to people who have impairments, they would not experience nearly as many challenges and limitations
When we speak about strength in golf, we are talking about a complex, multifaceted concept.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body eBook
The hamstrings are hard to see, which leads to an �out of sight, out of mind� effect.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.
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.