With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Fundamental Weight Training eBook
A trick for standing exercises is to bend your legs slightly and stagger your feet.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Rope jumping involves three phases in each jump�load phase, flight phase, and landing phase.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
It�s important to work the upper back muscles to prevent poor posture as well as shoulder and neck problems.
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.
There is a lot of science behind optimal training plan development for triathletes. As multisport participation becomes more popular, the research literature on best practices and training methodologies expands at a staggering rate. Although the science of effective training is certainly important, so is the art of developing a training plan.
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
The supplement entries use the symbols listed in the following table to easily identify the supplements that have been proven to be beneficial or possibly beneficial for the corresponding performance variables.
Conditioning to the Core
Position the hands on a moderately unstable apparatus. The hands are directly under the shoulders with the arms perpendicular to the floor.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
Stretching Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The lowering of blood glucose by stretching relies on two major physiological principles.
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.