When the ball is snapped in football, both players begin to accelerate. The player who can accelerate most quickly will attain the greatest velocity before the two collide. What allows one player to accelerate more quickly? The answer is power.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Athletic Fitness for Kids eBook
Improve soccer players� speed
Athletic Development eBook
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.
When we speak about strength in golf, we are talking about a complex, multifaceted concept.
Strength Band Training 2nd Edition eBook
It�s important to work the upper back muscles to prevent poor posture as well as shoulder and neck problems.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
Better Body Workouts for Women
If you are not looking to dramatically change the shape of your body and your outlook, put this book back on the shelf and walk away!
Strength Training for Fat Loss
If you�re just starting out or it�s been a while since you�ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you�re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises.
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.