Category Archive: Miscellaneous

An Introduction to Plyometrics.

An Introduction to Plyometrics. Plyometrics are exercises designed to produce fast, powerful movements, and improve the functions of the nervous system, which in turn can offer a increase in athletic performance. The core of plyometric exercise is the rapid stretching and contracting of a muscle group. For example, a simple plyometric exercise widely performed is …

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A Review into Exercise Fat Loss Methods

There are numerous advantages to fat loss for an athlete. In weight categorised sports such as boxing and MMA, a reduction in body fat would mean that an athlete may be able to compete at a lower weight, and by removing this excess weight from fat stores may increase power by reducing the load the muscles have to move …

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What is Strength and Conditioning?

What is the purpose of strength and conditioning? What are the benefits? When should you follow a S&C programme? Who is it for? These are all fundamental questions that should be understood and answered by both athletes and coaches to improve performance, aid recovery and rehabilitation and prepare for competition. What is the purpose of Strength and Conditioning …

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