Understanding the basic science of muscles creates a higher potential to create a successful training program.
Golf Anatomy eBook
It is increasingly common for players to adapt their swings for improved efficiency in power generation.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
Complete Conditioning for Football
It is important to have a procedure for getting in a good, comfortable stance to allow for an explosive start.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The metabolic diet�s 5-day, 2-day week is almost like getting in shape for a contest every week. In the weekend carbohydrate-loading part of the diet, you will find out exactly how many hours you can load up on carbohydrate before you begin to smooth out and lose your contest look.
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).
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.
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.