Long gone are the days of beginning workouts a month or so before preseason practice begins. These days, athletes must train year-round to attain superiority over opponents.
Optimizing Strength Training
Maximize your ability to optimally perform training on a given day.
Complete Conditioning for Golf
Believe it or not, posture has a positive influence on power production. One look at Tiger on the tee should help convince you.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
Sport First Aid-4th Edition
After completing the emergency action steps and establishing the ABCs, you should begin the physical assessment to pinpoint the nature, site, and severity of a sport injury or illness. Do not begin the physical assessment until the ABCs have been established. As with the emergency action steps, follow a standard pattern, such as the following, to make the evaluation more thorough. The acronym HIT will help you remember these steps.
Bigger Faster Stronger-2nd Edition
For high school athletes, especially those who play more than one sport, the BFS rotational set–rep system is superior to the most sophisticated periodization systems.
Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance
Bob Bowman, most recently known for his successful coaching of Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, offers advice on the planning phase of tapering for elite swimmers.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
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.
Imagine that a dodger, cutter, and feeder are all attacking the goal.
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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