The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
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.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Athletic Fitness for Kids eBook
Improve soccer players� speed
Learn more about the skills needed for wheelchair basketball, and get a sneak peek of some of the drills featured in the Wheelchair Sport.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
You need to know whether each one of your muscles is polyarticular or monoarticular. To understand the difference, consider the example of the brachialis and the biceps.
There is a lot of science behind optimal training plan development for triathletes. As multisport participation becomes more popular, the research literature on best practices and training methodologies expands at a staggering rate. Although the science of effective training is certainly important, so is the art of developing a training plan.
Triathlon Anatomy eBook
Rest, which by nature triathletes are inherently bad at, is an integral part of the healing process. This is when the body heals itself and gets stronger, whether you are taking a day or a few weeks off from working out or reducing the intensity or volume of your workouts. Prevention techniques that assist with healing, including stretching and specific strengthening, are often overlooked but are an essential part of triathlon training.
High-Performance Training for Sports eBook
Designing training programmes for single-sport athletes would require a phase of physical preparation prior to the onset of the competitive phase.
Jim Stoppani's Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength-2nd Edition
Get on the floor in a push-up position with your feet placed in the stirrups of a TRX. Adjust the TRX handles so that they are just above the floor. Tuck your knees in toward your chest. Hold the tucked position for a second, and then return to the starting position by extending your legs back.
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.