Many people train to either lose weight or build muscle, so with these specific training goals in mind it is important to understand the impact of the different types of training and nutrition in meeting these goals. In this excerpt from Elite Physique: The New Science of Building a Better Body we explore the core training principles you’ll need to know to build muscle or lose fat.
Diet is an important part of any athlete’s regime, proving the fuel required to perform. However diet alone may not always be able to provide everything you need, this may be due to a deficiency you have or the fact that some nutrition you may not be able to take in. That’s where supplements come in. In this article we explore the most beneficial supplements for powerlifters, adapted from Dan Austin and Bryan Mann’s second edition of Powerlifting.
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.
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.
The bench press has become the most popular weight training exercise across the globe. Master the perfect bench press technique with tips from the experts.
Explore the use of the weightlifting exercises and their derivatives across mesocycles to enhance the force-velocity profile and performance of athletes.
Looking to get bigger and stronger? Jim Stoppani PhD gives you all the help and advice you’ll need when it comes to choosing the best supplements for strength and size.
If you are planning to visit this year’s BodyPower Expo at the NEC Birmingham, 16th to 18th June, then come along and see us on Stand K81. You will be able to see and buy many of the new and established strength and conditioning titles that have made Human Kinetics the leading publisher in the field. You will also have the chance to meet some of our authors including Caroline Pearce, Brad Schoenfeld, Martin McKenzie and Jim Stoppani Find out more