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Psychological Factors in Sports Performance Blog

Overview             Sports Psychology is a new aspect of the sports realm but arguably growing in importance every year due to the mental aspects of sport. Here the article talks about the effects of stress on sports as it pertains to athletic performance. It quotes the legendary golfer Arnold Palmer

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Anaerobic vs Aerobic Exercise

Introduction: Physical activity helps deter cardiovascular disease and mortality. Aerobic and anaerobic exercises will differ based on the intensity, time interval and types of muscle fibers incorporated.  Aerobic Exercise: Anaerobic Exercise: Examples: Anaerobic training includes: sprinting, high-intensity interval training, and powerlifting. Aerobic training includes: cycling, dancing, hiking, jogging / long

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Hypertrophy Training

Introduction: The purpose of this blog is to briefly highlight the purpose of hypertrophy training when it comes to building a program. Hypertrophy is a form of training that is used when an athlete is looking to build muscle. In other words hypertrophy training is for the athletes that want

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INTRODUCTION The purpose of this blog is to briefly go over important concepts of periodization when creating a program to reduce the effects of overtraining, increase the effects of progressive overload, and reduce the staleness of current program (in other words keeping the workouts fun/challenging). Periodization was originally derived from

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Understanding Energy Systems

ENERGY SYSTEM UNDERSTANDING/CLASSIFICATION   Energy systems training should take into consideration:     The energy system tapped into during an athletic activity depends directly on the intensity and duration of the activity. Below are the three main classifications for understanding to allow better accuracy when designing training parameters.      ANAEROBIC/ALACTIC   The anaerobic

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