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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

Rehabilitation of athletes

I am always interested in finding out how professional teams train, analyze and develop their players. When injured and rehabilitating, I always check to see what kind of progress the athletes are making and what the teams are doing to ...

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Other Sports, Sports Philosophy, Training

Is HIT training for you?

HIT or high-intensity training means that you use heavy resistance in your exercises with short rest periods in between. An example of high-intensity of training is seen in Crossfit and other similar programs.

According to the American College of Sports Medicine, ...

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Posted in Philosophy, Sports Philosophy, Training

Must athletes keep increasing strength?

 The trend in most sports today is to develop greater levels of strength. This is probably due to the presence of strength and conditioning coaches on most athletic teams who believe that greater strength is the key to greater success ...

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

Is predicting athletic injuries the final frontier?

In the aim of preventing injuries many teams are now giving serious attention to the ability to predict injuries. They consider this to be the last frontier in terms of what can be done to analyze player performance. However, is ...

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Posted in Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Philosophy, Running, Soccer, Sports Philosophy, Tennis