One of the main morphological differences between men and women is the greater amount of fat that women carry.
The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body’s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
Complete Conditioning for Hockey
Over the past decade, plyometric training has become an integral part of athletics training programs for coaches in most multidirectional sports.
Jump Rope Training-2nd Edition
Rope jumping is a great tool for rehabilitation because it involves synchronizing and combining many movements.
Complete Conditioning for Football
Proper nutrition is essential for physical development and athletic performance.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
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.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge—the Tour de France—were advised similarly: “Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.
Men's Lacrosse (eBook, PDF Version)
Consider this scenario: The opposing team has caused a turnover via a goalie save or has gained possession of the ball from an intercepted pass, a take-away check, or a loose-ball pickup.
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.
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