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Sporting Excellence #015 => Jul 2006
July 10, 2006
JULY 2006

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TABLE OF CONTENTS - JULY 2006

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Here's the contents in brief for this issue of Sporting Excellence

1. The Sports Specific Approach to Strength Training

2. Strength Training Programs for BASIC STRENGTH

3. Strength Training Programs for HYPERTROPHY

4. Strength Training Programs for MAXIMAL STRENGTH

5. Strength Training Programs for STRENGTH ENDURANCE

6. Power Training for Sport

7. Strength Training in the Off Season

8. Concurrent Strength & Endurance Training

9. Altitude Training

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1. The Sports Specific Approach to Strength Training

The bodybuilding approach to strength training still predominates. But a more refined approach that incorporates the concept of periodization is much more effective. Here's how the various elements of strength fit together in the overall plan...

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2. Strength Training Programs for BASIC STRENGTH

The first phase in a strength training program should prepare the body for more demanding subsequent training. Crucial even for experienced athletes...

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3. Strength Training Programs for HYPERTROPHY

Some athletes will benefit from increased lean weight and muscle mass. However, many bodybuilding routines are too time consuming and fatiguing for athletes who must reserve their energy for other types of training...

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4. Strength Training Programs for MAXIMAL STRENGTH

Some athletes will benefit from increased lean weight and muscle mass. However, many bodybuilding routines are too time consuming and fatiguing for athletes who must reserve their energy for other types of training...

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5. Strength Training Programs for STRENGTH ENDURANCE

Once a firm foundation of strength has been built it should be converted into power or strength endurance or both, depending on the sport. Here's how muscular endurance is developed...

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6. Power Training for Sport

Many athletes require explosive power to be successful in their sport. Once maximal strength strength has been developed there are several methods to convert it into sport-specific power...

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7. Strength Training in the Off Season

The off or closed season is typically about rest and regeneration. But that doesn't mean doing nothing at all...

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8. Concurrent Strength & Endurance Training

How does strength training interact with other components of fitness? Does endurance training have a negative effect on strength and power? And does strength and power training negatively effect aerobic power or flexibility?

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9. Altitude Training

Unquestionably, acclimatization to altitude improves performance at high levels but can altitude training improve an athlete's performance at sea-level?

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That's it for this issue of Sporting Excellence.

Remember if you have any questions regarding this issue's content (or sports training in general) I can be contacted at:

http://www.sport-fitness-advisor.com/contactus.html

All the best,

Phil Davies (editor)

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