Training And Equipment

Need advice on the best training to get ahead? Within these pages are key guidelines and recommendations for your sport of choice, as well as how to choose the right equipment and take care of it. You'll also find all you need on protective gear and tips about playing safe.

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An overview of plyometric training
By: Erich Heinlein
Dictionary.com says plyometrics is "a system of exercise in which the muscles are repeatedly stretched and suddenly contracted." In general, when the exercises are done correctly, using a...
The importance of stretching
By: Silvia Dekumbis
Stretching refers to the process of elongation. Flexibility is developed when connective tissues and muscles are elongated through regular, proper stretching. Therefore, flexibility diminishes over time when these tissues...
Should Bodybuilding be Made Compulsory for Students
By: L. Merlino
Bodybuilding should always be optional for students - if it is to be a curriculum option at all! Unless you are living the lifestyle of a lumberjack or a gladiator...
By: Marcus Brooks
When participating in any sport, proper hand to eye coordination is key for achieving success. Sports like, baseball, football, golf, basketball and racing feature objects that raise and lower eye...
By: DM Zwack
A number of techniques can be employed to enhance basketball control and handling skills. While it may be assumed this topic focuses solely on dribbling, other facets of the game...
Bodybuilding for Students
By: Shane M
Weight training and body building are completely different activities. The main difference between the two pursuits are the goals which each of them sets out to achieve. While weight training's...
By: Maggie Louie
Take a Hike: at the MIM TriathlonSpandex, Speedo's and Sneakers Oh My!Last week-end Millington, TN's Edmund Orgill Park hosted the 25th annual Memphis in May Triathlon presented by Start...
Stretches and warm-ups for weight training
By: Kerro Zorro
Stretching is a key component to weight training that is abused by most. As we all know, weight training increases mass and strength. However, the downside is that weight training...
How to design a weight training program
By: David Thackston
When designing a personal weight training program it is important to have a clear idea of what your goals are. Whether you want to increase your overall strength, build a...
By: Ray Fauteux
There are many people who consider their trips to the gym for their weight-training sessions part of their social life. They get to meet other people who share their same...

 

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