Learn about the causes and treatments for shoulder pain.
The Athlete's Clock
Athletes do their best to realize their genetic gifts and hard work in just a few clicks of the clock called competition. This phenomenon is seen through moments in time that serve to define the essence of sports itself.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
This practice procedure answers the question �How much weight or load should I use?�
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
You need to know whether each one of your muscles is polyarticular or monoarticular. To understand the difference, consider the example of the brachialis and the biceps.
Caffeine for Sports Performance eBook
Athletes normally are very disciplined people who carefully plan most aspects of what they do. But they also need downtime and like to party as much as (and sometimes more than) other people.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
Proponents of stretching claim it helps prevent injuries, prevents soreness, improves performance, promotes body awareness, stimulates blood flow, and is mentally relaxing and centering.
There may be no exercise better suited for improving vertical leap than the depth jump. There also may be no exercise more demanding on your ankle and knee joints. Be sure to have mastered box jumps and bounding drills before taking on the depth jump. And when you do tackle this movement, start off on a low box (12 inches [30 cm] or lower), and limit the number of contacts until you gain experience with the exercise.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
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.