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The physical demands of tactical professions such as military, law enforcement and fire and rescue require those workers to be in top physical condition to perform their jobs well and decrease the risk of injury. NSCA’s Essentials of Tactical Strength and Conditioning contains scientific information to assist in implementing strength and conditioning programmes for trainers that work with these tactical athletes. Continue reading “Strength and conditioning programmes for tactical athletes”
Want to jump higher, sprint faster and improve reactive speed? These are valuable qualities for an athlete. Most people who train have heard of plyometrics and the fact that plyometric training can improve power output is fairly common knowledge. In our new book, Athletic Movement Skills author Clive Brewer dedicates a chapter to ‘Developing Jumping and Plyometric Skills’. In this chapter, he discusses ‘Shock Plyometrics’.
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Fitness Illustrated is a visual, straightforward approach to core fitness concepts, exercise programming, nutrition, and weight management. Photos, illustrations, and explanations depict how a body changes through aerobic and strength training so you can customise routines to maximise benefits and address specific needs and goals. Continue reading See an astonishing new you with Fitness Illustrated
Athletic Movement Skills covers the underlying science and offers prescriptive advice on bridging the gap between scientist and practitioner so coaches and athletes can work together to achieve dominance.
Featuring 40 exercises, 127 workouts and a full 15-week programme, The Modern Art of High Intensity Training offers a visually stunning presentation of all things high intensity. Along with covering the five principles of high intensity training, its eye-catching illustrations convey the strength, power and beauty of the movements.