To do static stretching, athletes select a muscle and gently move across a joint until they feel a comfortable stretch on the muscle.
Bigger Faster Stronger-2nd Edition
With any form of strength and conditioning, athletes experience plateaus, or a leveling off or even a dropping off in performance.
Wheelchair Sport eBook
Wheelchair sport can increase confidence and self-esteem, and it may provide people with a positive outlook on life. There is a wheelchair sport for almost everyone who wants to participate and for any level of expertise, from novice through to Paralympic competition.
It is increasingly common for players to adapt their swings for improved efficiency in power generation.
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.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
The female athlete triad describes the combination of three related aspects that lead to an unhealthy situation, namely disordered eating, amenorrhea and osteoporosis.
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.
High-Intensity 300 eBook
As I mentioned in the introduction, this book is not meant to be a review of research studies on the benefits of high-intensity training (HIT). I want you to jump in, start training, and get the results you are looking for. However, it�s always good to understand the thinking and mechanisms behind any training plan you engage in.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-2nd Edition
In a shoulder-width stance with a kettlebell between your feet, squat to grasp the kettlebell with your left hand while keeping your torso at a 45-degree angle with the floor. Explode up by extending at the hips, knees, and ankles. Drive your heels into the floor as you pull the kettlebell up, keeping it close to your body.
Combination workouts bring two or more disciplines into a single workout, either for convenience or for specific race preparation.
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.