warm up -
April 02, 2018
Warming up and cooling down are equally important whenever you exercise, but if you want to give yourself the best chance of getting through this period then make it mandatory! Warming up Increased muscle temperature for optimal flexibility and efficiency. Dilates the blood vessels supplying the muscles with a greater volume of oxygen and nutrients minimise stress on your heart Reduce muscle soreness Increase synovial fluid around the joints aiding in protecting those knees and shoulders Helps to mentally prepare for task ahead Warming up before any sport or a workout is crucial to aid prevention of injury...
December 19, 2016
Sleds are very effective in athletic training and are great for conditioning, and they are not as uncommon in this type of training as you might think. They come in all different shapes and sizes, and originate from the logging industry in Scandinavia. The most popular sled is the Prowler sled which can be dragged, pulled or pushed. Read on to find out how it can benefit you in your training: Improved acceleration Acceleration is essential for most sports. Sled training enables you to do sprint-work instead of interfering too much with sprint mechanics. It helps the...
workout plans -
August 24, 2016
Professional sports teams often have access to some of the best, most results-providing exercise equipment available. Even teams that are just in it for the fun can usually scrounge up some type of fitness gear to help them become better players. Regardless of which one you’re on, here are five reasons why your team should be using speed resistor harnesses: Reason #1: They give you more power. Working out with a speed resistor harness helps make you more powerful, more explosive. This means that you’re better able to change direction quickly, out-maneuvering your opponent. Reason #2: They’ll make you...
workout plans -
June 16, 2016
Using the FH Pro Viper harness for speed training drills. In this video you will find information on using the harness for different drills and how to set up the harness for training. It's important to notice that whilst using the viper harness I always use the strap extension around the supporting structures like poles or trees. Using the Viper Harness will help increase strength. Harness training helps increase the resistance and specify the training set ideally for sports players. All training has to be specific for the sport. If you are a sports player and you want to increase your speed first...
Fitness health shop,
May 13, 2016
If your goal is to increase your speed on the football field, using cones is a great way to do it. Not only do they create set-points for you to aim toward, but you can also set them up in a number of different ways, allowing you to train doing a number of different speed-related drills so you become the best athlete ever. Here are a few cone drills to consider: Forward-Back Drill. To complete this speed drill, place five cones in a straight line approximately five yards apart. Starting at the first cone, sprint to the third one....