Archive for “Duration” Tag

Your Top 5 Mistakes in Youth Fitness

 

 

Youth Fitness

Summer is the ‘make or break’ time of year.

 

Without a strong summer of youth fitness or sport training camps working effectively on all levels, you can literally kiss your business progress goodbye.

 

June, July and August represent your greatest potential to have a revenue spike.

 

They are the months that will see the most number of new young clients walk through your door (at least hopefully).

 

They are when the seeds will be sown for your business success the remaining nine months of the year.

 

And yet every single year at this time, mistakes are being made.

 

I guarantee that you are making mistakes yourself.

 

Here are the ‘Top 5’ things you need to be concerned about:

 

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How To Shape Speed Training – Part 1

Speed Training

Many articles, books and information products discuss the development of speed from its physiological perspective of bio-motor enhancement.

 

How to get athletes stronger so as to create more force production and absorption.

 

How many sets and reps are necessary in a given training program in order to elicit the greatest possible hypertrophic response.

 

How long should the rest times be between sprints or cone drills so as to ensure maximum recoverability.

 

These are all valid considerations and the purpose of this article is not to diminish their value.

 

The pursuit of lasting speed and movement enhancement with your athletes however, should not be reduced to learning and applying just the overviews of quality programming. There is a much larger picture to consider – and it requires a more long-term approach and keen eye from a coaching perspective.

 

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