For high school athletes, especially those who play more than one sport, the BFS rotational set�rep system is superior to the most sophisticated periodization systems.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Wheelchair Sport eBook
Learn more about the skills needed for wheelchair basketball, and get a sneak peek of some of the drills featured in the Wheelchair Sport.
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.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
Everyone has some muscles that do not develop as easily as other muscles.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
The glutes are vital for functional movement. Walking, standing up from a chair, climbing stairs, picking up objects off the floor, and carrying objects across the room all require properly functioning posterior chain musculature.
Dumbbell Training eBook
Designing effective resistance training programs is critical for achieving optimal results. You can use great technique and train with great intensity, but unless you follow a program that has been well thought out, you will never achieve the best results.
Strength Training for Fat Loss
Many of the following dumbbell complexes emphasize unilateral exercises, which, as discussed previously, automatically activate the core musculature in order to maintain your posture and body position to control the offset load.
Periodization Training for Sports-3rd Edition
Progressive overload is the favorite modality for eliciting morpho-functional adaptations through a progressive increase of muscular, metabolic, or neural stress over time. There are many ways to rationally progress the load and thereby elicit the desired adaptations, such as higher levels of hypertrophy, muscular endurance, maximum strength, or power.
Some teams base their strategy on the idea of playing at a speed that they think will disrupt the opponent, either when defending or attacking.
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.