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Properly Programming and Scheduling In-Season Weight Training [ARTICLE]

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For the most part, certain sports have it easy when it comes to in-season weight training. Football has games on Friday nights so weight training on Mondays and Wednesdays makes perfect sense. For many other sports like track and field...... Continue

7 Awesome Medicine Ball Drills to Increase Speed! [ARTICLE]

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Here is a quick tutorial on physics. Newton's third law of action reaction basically states that when ever there is a force applied, there is an equal and opposite reaction meeting that force. This is the concept I use medicine ball training to...... Continue

Greg Nixon's Heart-Pounding Conditioning Workout [ARTICLE]

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When Greg Nixon was a junior in college, he discovered that track, not football, was his true calling. Everything had to change— especially his workouts. On the track, Nixon follows crisp white lines around a 400-meter oval. His path to...... Continue

Understanding and Managing Lactate [ARTICLE]


Despite prevailing misconceptions about what lactate is and how it's made and used, lactate threshold continues to remain the gold standard for quantifying performance in endurance athletes and defining appropriate training intensities. In this...... Continue

Body Composition - Methods and Importance for Performance and Health [ARTICLE]


The measurement and understanding of the basic morphological characteristics of the athlete is the foundation on which a training process may be built. Specific anthropometric characteristics are needed to be successful in...... Continue