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Biomechanics and Kinesiology of Exercise

In this article I would like to talk about a new book, Biomechanics and Kinesiology of Exercise, the latest version of the best-selling book, Kinesiology of Exercise. The latter book has been in use since 1990 and has served as ...

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Posted in Basketball, Football, Golf, MMA, Other Sports, Plyometrics, Running, Soccer, Tennis

Should you train like an Olympian?

The winter Olympic Games brought out many different articles related to how you can train like an Olympian. Many of the articles quoted former Olympic athletes to tell the average person how they can use the training exercises and methods ...

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Posted in Other Sports, Plyometrics, Sports Philosophy, Training

Ankle Hops for Speed and Quickness

Ankle hops are always a great exercise for athletes. How much they contribute to speed and quickness however, depends upon how the exercise is executed.  When executed well they are great for all athletes involved in sports that require running ...

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The knee drive is for speed and power

The knee drive with Active cords is probably one of the most important exercises for athletes who run, execute cuts or kick in their sport.  Not only does it increase running speed and acceleration, but it is also very effective ...

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The need for respiratory muscle strengthening

When you exercise or play a sport, your breathing adjusts automatically to the effort that you are expending. This is generally taken for granted by most individuals since this occurs naturally. Because of this most people including athletes, do not ...

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