The mental health problems that have received the most attention are anxiety and depression. However, exercise appears to be associated with positive changes in mood states and a reduction in overall levels of anxiety and depression.
If you’re on the journey to build muscle and transform your physique you’ll no doubt be following Brad Schoenfeld’s M.A.X Muscle Plan. The plan takes you through everything you need to build muscle, with a variety of strength training exercises for each part of the body, plus nutrition advice. But, can you add cardio to your muscle-building regime? Or will it hinder your progress? We explore in this adapted excerpt from Brad Schoenfeld’s The M.A.X Muscle Plan 2.0.
In order to perform at your best as an athlete, it is important that recovery is incorporated into your training plan. Not leaving sufficient time to recover between training sessions or competitions could lead to poor performance. In this post adapted from NSCA’s Essentials of Sport Science we explore different recovery strategies for athletes.
As a coach choosing the right strength training exercises for athletes can be a daunting task with so many options out there: free weights, exercise machines, isometrics, uphill ambulation with an additional load, drop jumps, self-resistance exercises, and so on. In this post, adapted from Science and Practice of Strength Training, we explore the various classes of exercises used for strength enhancement for both beginning and qualified athletes.
In this post we explore how to achieve maximal hypertrophy from your training plan. Adapted from Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy we explore how to gain maximal hypertrophy across various major muscle groups.
Tiger Woods has found great success in visualising his shots. This article gives you some proven visual training tips to improve golf accuracy.
Developing the sporting superstars of tomorrow is undoubtedly complex for coaches. In this webinar, Kevin Till explains the process, challenges & solutions.
Overtraining syndrome in athletes is common in almost every sport. This post details the signs and symptoms of overtraining and how you can help prevent it.