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.
Injury is something which can fill players and coaches with a feeling of dread, potentially hindering performance for both the individual and the team. Preparing the body through conditioning, strength training, and developing power, speed and agility are all key factors in preventing injury in football, ensuring the body is primed and ready for the demands of the sport. However, preventing injury isn’t simply about physical fitness. In fact preventing injury starts before even stepping into the training session.
Strength training for children is safe and can lead to strength gains. You might be surprised to hear it can also improve motor skill coordination.
A strong abdominal core is essential to cycling fitness. We’ve put together 8 of the best core exercises for cyclists to help you improve power and speed.
Our Marketing Executive caught up with High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) expert Martin Buchheit and asked him some common HIIT questions.
Agility is an essential skill in football. These agility drills for football will help improve speed, strength, power and acceleration within your team.
The RAMP warm-up was developed by Ian Jeffreys, it has proven to be the most effective warm-up for athletes and is used by many elite coaches around the world.