During the off-season, athletes should perform speed training on Tuesdays and Thursdays and lift on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Sports Injuries Guidebook eBook
Fractures are one of the most common bone injuries.
Cycling Anatomy eBook
Anatomical illustrations demonstrate how to improve back musculature
Beth Shaw's YogaFit 2nd Edition eBook
Learn the benefits and techniques of meditation
Athletic Fitness for Kids eBook
Improved strength enhances power in most sports.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Most experts recommend consuming several small meals per day rather than three large ones.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
Triathlon Anatomy eBook
Triathlon participation involves three activities: swimming, biking, and running. Each activity requires a coordinated pattern of muscle recruitment that produces motion about the joints and creates the power to make the triathlete move.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
In the late 1990s, our excitable colleague, Dr. Dave Martin, returned from a professional cycling race with an improbable story.
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.
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.