BE SPECIFIC WITH YOUR ATHLETIC TRAINING
There’s something new at Acadia University that’s worth mentioning. It’s their new, unique ice skating simulator to better train their athletes for the sport.
Martial Arts is a very internal sport. No dumbbells or gym or big grassy field. Rather, it’s about control, and grace, and power whereas other sports are all about the speed and the strength. Because of Martial Art’s unique nature, a different approach must be taken to train. You can find out what those are here.
Interval training can be great- in doses. The effects are great and you hear the success stories around you. Want to try it?
Flexibility isn’t just for the yoga gurus- its should also be an important aspect in your training. Stretching can prevent countless muscle injuries and will allow you to perform better. Not familiar with this? No problem, here’s an article giving your the scoop you need to know about this fascinating factor.
Heart disease is a serious issue these days. The good news is that the American College of Sports Medicine has found a correlation between sports and better heart health. Here are the basics you need to know about coronary heart disease and a bit on how to prevent it.
It might be a relief when a sports season is over- no more early morning training, more sleep, and eating habits can go a little crazy. But if you are thinking about playing a sport in college, you need to stop seeing the off-season as a time to relax. Keep up your training year-round and here is why.
So how do you go about developing your own training routine? It might seem a bit scary to try to venture into this alone, so here’s some tips worth reading in getting started on your regimen.
The days get hectic with the daily chores of living. It becomes harder and harder to take that chunk of the day out to get your exercise done. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could do the same workout in many shorter sessions throughout the day? Well a new study says you can.
Most colleges have a lot of the staple sports- football, basketball, volleyball, baseball. What if you don’t fit into that category? What if you’re more into a sport like…cross country? The good news is that many colleges also offer cross country so you may continue it throughout your college career with a cross country scholarship.
Canada’s kayak and canoe training is getting a boost- financially. Appropriately so, since Canada’s known for its good achievements in those sports in the Olympics.
It’s very important to be well-rounded in your studies. College sports recruiters love a great athlete, but they love a great athlete who’s also a smart student even more.
A winning athlete begins not with a good night’s rest or a big breakfast or morning stretches. It begins with attitude. Being positive is beneficial not just to your health, but to your performance, which is key for athletes. Visualizing success may be the easiest training you’ve ever done.