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Sporting Excellence #016 => Aug 2006
August 31, 2006
AUGUST 2006

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TABLE OF CONTENTS - AUGUST 2006

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

* Request For Conditioning Experts *

1. How to Design A Speed Training Program

2. How to Improve Your Sprinting Technique

3. Fitness Tests For Speed & Power

4. Fitness Tests For Strength & Strength Endurance

5. The Physiology of Plyometrics

6. How to Design a Circuit Training Program

7. Circuits for General, All-Round Fitness

8. Circuits for Strength Endurance (Short-Term)

9. Circuits for Strength Endurance (Long-Term)

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Request For Conditioning Experts

Sports Fitness Advisor is being completely revamped and the site will look and feel very different come this time next month.

As part of the revamp, the site will be backed, edited and compiled by a "panel of experts" - specialists in the fields of sports conditioning, nutrition, psychology and rehabilitation. Would you like to appear on that panel?

It will bring some terrific exposure and the chance to link to your website and services. There are also some other interesting opportunities in the near future that any forward-thinking sports and fitness professional will find appealing.

For more details see the following web page and entry form...

*Link removed as request is now closed*

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1. How to Design A Speed Training Program

All the components of a complete speed training program including sprinting technique, basic sprint training, agility and quickness training and speed endurance...

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2. How to Improve Your Sprinting Technique

By breaking sprinting technique into its component parts you can focus on and improve specific phases of the action. Good sprinting technique has some of the following characteristics...

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3. Fitness Tests For Speed & Power

Use these simple speed and power tests before you begin your training program and then at 6-8 week intervals...

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4. Fitness Tests For Strength & Strength Endurance

Use these strength tests before you begin weight training and then periodically during your training program...

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5. The Physiology of Plyometrics

Why and how does plyometrics work? How effective is it? This article examines the mechanisms behind this form of power training and the research that has made it popular with many of the world's top coaches and athletes...

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6. How to Design a Circuit Training Program

Circuit training can be used for different performance outcomes. Changing the time spent at each station and the rest intervals significantly alters the way the body will adapt to training. This articles covers all the basic guidelines to develop the most suitable circuit training routine for your particular needs...

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7. Circuits for General, All-Round Fitness

These sample circuits are an effective, time-efficient way to develop all-round fitness. Additionally, they require little or no expensive exercise equipment...

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8. Circuits for Strength Endurance (Short-Term)

Many athletes require good strength endurance to perform well in their sport. These circuits are designed for “short-term” strength endurance i.e. prolonged games such as soccer and filed hockey that consist of repetitive bursts of high intensity activity...

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9. Circuits for Strength Endurance (Long-Term)

Athletes such as distance runners, cyclists and swimmers can also benefit from circuit training. Here are some sample programs...

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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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