Lean Gains Diet Week 1

February 25, 2014
Abdominal Training

I have decided to begin a diet and exercise program known as lean gains. Of all the diet coaches I have come across online, Andy Morgan of rippedbody.jp seemed to me to have the most thorough method in place to augment the lean gains program, which was originally formulated by Martin Berkhan. What appealed to me about this particular diet after having tried it for approximately one week was the …Read the Rest

Sports Science: Throwing

Sports Science: Throwing
January 10, 2014
Abdominal Training

In all four throwing events the distance obtained is dependent upon the speed, the angle of release of the missile, …Read the Rest

The Sports Science of Pole Vaulting

The Sports Science of Pole Vaulting
January 9, 2014
Abdominal Training

An attempt to coach pole vaulting without an understanding of the underlying mechanical principles has been likened to trying to …Read the Rest

Sports Science: Jumping (High, Long and Triple)

Sports Science: Jumping (High, Long and Triple)
January 9, 2014
Abdominal Training

The laws of mechanics are the basis of a complete understanding of all modern jumping techniques, and a knowledge of …Read the Rest

Sports Science of Hurdling and Steeplechasing

Sports Science of Hurdling and Steeplechasing
January 8, 2014
Abdominal Training

It is impossible to excel in hurdling and steeplechasing events without basic sprinting or middle-distance running ability. For these races …Read the Rest

Running and Sports Performance

Running and Sports Performance
January 8, 2014
Abdominal Training

Running, ‘the classical athletic sport’, can be considered both simple and difficult: simple, because it is an instinctive, natural skill …Read the Rest

Using Moment of inertia in sports performance

Using Moment of inertia in sports performance
January 7, 2014
Abdominal Training

We have seen that a body’s inertia is its resistance to change in motion, and with linear movement mass is …Read the Rest

Using Axes in Sports Performance

Using Axes in Sports Performance
January 7, 2014
Abdominal Training

The axis of a revolving body is a straight line, itself at rest in the body, about which all other …Read the Rest

Using Levers to Enhance Sports Performance

Using Levers to Enhance Sports Performance
January 6, 2014
Abdominal Training

The muscle forces of the human body are applied through a system of levers (bones rotating about their joints) to …Read the Rest

Angular Motion in Sports

Angular Motion in Sports
January 6, 2014
Abdominal Training

Most of the movement in track and field athletics is of an angular character because the human body, mechanically speaking, …Read the Rest

Equilibrium or balance in sports

Equilibrium or balance in sports
January 4, 2014
Abdominal Training

Correct balance—at rest and in motion—is a vital factor in track and field events, and must often be achieved under …Read the Rest