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The Functional & Athletic Aspects Of Training Figure Skaters

As a given sport evolves and the participants within that sport begin to break records and perform what was once considered impossible, you can be sure that advancements in training and conditioning ..
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Flexibility For Young Athletes - Q & A With Chris Blake

Chris Blake, MA, LATC, CSCS, YCS: What is the difference between Flexibility and Mobility? Flexibility can have two definitions: 1. ) The ability of muscle to lengthen during passive movements. 2. ) ..
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Sport Diversity - The Application Behind The Theory

Multilateral development is a theory which urges young athletes to participate in several sports over their childhood and adolescent periods prior to specializing in one. The basis is that varied ..
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The Concepts of Multilateral Development

Children are not little adults. This statement's basic message is, in a word, obvious. We wouldn't expect our ten year old daughter to find a full time job and we won't be surprised if making the ..
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Flexibility - Are We Hurting Kids?

Flexibility remains a mysterious avenue within the sport industry, cluttered with myths, half-truths and opinion. Questions purvey in many trainers’, coaches’, and parents’ minds as .
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Flexibility for Young Athletes - Q & A With Bill Hartman

What is the difference between Flexibility and Mobility? Technically speaking based on textbook definitions there may be no difference, but I do tend to separate the two. Your simple textbook ..
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Flexibility for Young Athletes - Q & A With Dr Kwame Brown

What is the difference between Flexibility and Mobility? Well, sometimes this is a confusing issue, as these terms are often used interchangeably. Mobility (also known in some circles as active ..
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A Practical Way to Prevent Overtraining

In far too many situations throughout North America, strength coaches and personal trainers make common errors in their programming for young athletes, many of which can lead to overtraining ..
(April 10, 2008)
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Speed Training

As the parent of a young athlete, this is going to be the most important article you ever read. It has to do with speed training and, as a parent, what you likely don't know about that topic. More ..
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Overtraining - Part 1

I have long supported the notion that the zeal many Trainers and Coaches show with respect to conducting high intensity training sessions with young athletes is akin to the unsure actor who feels a ..
(April 10, 2008)
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Overtraining - Part 2

In my last article on overtraining, I offered the suggestion that as trainers and coaches, we must take a deeper look at how we program for and train our athletes. I have made a career out of ..
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Plyometrics - How Watered Down Can It Get?

Almost without exception, every ‘sport-performance training center’ and youth sporting association in North America both markets and incorporates some degree of plyometric conditioning ..
(April 03, 2008)
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Kids and Exercise Machines

There is no real danger in kids performing machine based training under the proper supervision and appropriate guidelines. Many studies done the world over have concluded that strength based training .
(April 03, 2008)
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