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Scientific evidence explains why the taper is important in training programs.
Periodization eBook-5th Edition
Continual monitoring of the training process is an often overlooked but essential part of implementing a periodized strength training plan. Monitoring the athlete�s progress allows the coach to determine whether the goals of the training plan are being achieved. The following steps will allow the coach to conceptualize, design, and implement a periodized strength training regimen.
Golf Anatomy eBook
Imagine how many body parts are moving in different directions during the golf swing.
Full-Body Flexibility 2nd Edition eBook
These stretching techniques and terms will provide you with a clear understanding of the approach to stretching.
The Athlete's Clock
Studies indicate a disproportionate number of professional athletes are born in the first quarter of the year, and grow up in cities with populations less than 500,000 but greater than 10,000.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Adding a third cone allows for different combinations of movements and increases the complexity of the drills. To set up for three-cone drills, coaches should place three cones in a straight line, spaced approximately 5 yards (5 m) apart.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
One of the advantages of the metabolic diet is an increase in lean body mass without the use of anabolic steroids.
Whole-body acceleration involves the subtle coordination of the acts of accelerating and decelerating the athlete�s limbs to increase the speed at which they move.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
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.