All posts tagged: Athletic Performance

Could you benefit from cold-water immersion?

The use of cold-water immersion (CWI) for post-exercise recovery has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. The International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance by Human Kinetics has recently published an article focusing specifically on why some of the current literature may show variability and disparity in the effectiveness of CWI for recovery of athletic performance by examining the body temperature and cardiovascular responses

Free webinar – DIY sports drinks and gels that nourish, not deplete

The basis of a sports drink or gel is sugar, water and salt. There are now various forms of sugars used, but it doesn’t get too much more complex than that. However, manufacturers add flavours, colours and sweeteners to individualise their taste. Additives need to be detoxified out of the body these come at an energetic cost to the athlete.

How to systematically develop sporting excellence

Long-Term Athlete Development describes how to systematically develop sporting excellence and increase active participation in local, regional and national sport organisations. This resource describes the long-term athlete development (LTAD) model, an approach to an athlete-centred sport that combines skill instruction with long-term planning and an understanding of human development. By learning about LTAD, sport administrators and coaches will gain the knowledge and tools to enhance participation and improve performance and growth of athletes. This is an essential guide to improving the quality of sport, developing high-performance athletes and creating healthy, active citizens. Normal Price:£33.99 I €44.20 HK Rewards Members’ Price:£27.19 I €35.36 Find out more