- Strong to the Core. // Backpacker;Aug2005, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p59
Describes a physical training to strengthen the core muscles.
- Do it right: the lunge. // Health (Time Inc.);Apr2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p56
The article offers step-by-step instructions on doing a proper lunge exercise.
- Guiding principles in the strength-training philosophy. Johnson, Michael // Coach & Athletic Director;Nov96, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p8
Discusses basic principles to be considered in deciding on a strength-training protocol. All-or-none principle; Slow-twitch fibers; Fast-twitch fibers; Size principle; Force-velocity curve; Actin protein; Myosin protein; Force-length relationship; Force-mass acceleration; Work-force distance;...
- IN-SEASON STRENGTH TRAINING. Mannie, Ken // Coach & Athletic Director;Aug2001, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p10
Discusses key considerations and guidelines in strength training for physical fitness. INSET: SAMPLE IN-SEASON.
- Strength Training: Single Versus Multiple Sets. Carpinelli, R.N.; Otto, R.M. // Sports Medicine;Aug1998, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p73
Perhaps the most controversial element of any strength training programme is the number of sets required to increase muscular strength and hypertrophy. There is a prevalent belief that at least 3 sets of each exercise are required to elicit optimal increases in strength and hypertrophy. However,...
- Tension training. Yessis, Michael // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Mar93, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p33
Discusses various tension training routine. Factors that determine the magnitude of muscular tension; Abdominal exercises; Back raise exercise; Safety; Importance of developing and strengthening the lower back muscles.
- Functional training vs. weight training effects on one-legged postural sway and evertor strength. Sewell, J.; Ingersoll, C.D. // Journal of Athletic Training (National Athletic Trainers' Associ;Apr-Jun98 Supplement, Vol. 33 Issue 2, pS71
Presents a study which examined and compared the effects of functional training and traditional weight training on postural sway and evertor muscle strength. Difference between functional and weight training; Information on the participants in the study; How the study was conducted; Conclusion...
- Chapter 4: Principles of Conditioning. Boyd, Epley // Path to Athletic Power;2004, p45
Chapter 4 of the book "Path to Athletic Power" is presented. It discusses the principles of strength conditioning that maximize physical development for athletes in power sports. Given are effective ways to improve lean body mass and performance indicators. It also recommends several strength...
- Chapter 3: Redefinition of the Athletic Body. Boyd, Epley // Path to Athletic Power;2004, p37
Chapter 3 of the book "Path to Athletic Power" is presented. It focuses the importance of increasing lean body mass in enhancing athletic performance. It identifies the correlations between strength conditioning and athletic performance and discusses how good lifting techniques improves strength...