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.
Strength Ball Training-2nd Edition
There are numerous methods of progressing the level of difficulty when using stability ball exercises.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
Functional training programs should always include total-body exercises that facilitate core stabilization and force transmission between the upper and lower extremities.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
If it feels as if somebody has hit you over the head with a baseball bat or pinned your arm behind your back during the night, your sleeping posture is probably working against you.
The Athlete's Clock eBook
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. This is called entrainment of ventilation and locomotion.
Caffeine for Sports Performance
Around the world, coffee and tea have become the major sources of caffeine intake.
Conditioning to the Core
A stable, strong, and powerful core lasts a lifetime. Core efficiency is not a passing fad or something that needs to be trained only while actively involved in sport.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
Some want to improve their general health, some want to build larger muscles, some want to shed fat, some seek to get stronger, some hope to improve their functional strength and athleticism, and some strive to eliminate joint dysfunction and prevent injury.
Kettlebell Training eBook
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
Pacing in sport is critical for reaching an end point, the finish, in the shortest possible time or ahead of the competition. In many sports, the objective is to outscore the competition; in those sports pacing is often used tactically to score at the right time, when chances of success are most likely.
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.