Training & Fitness
Here we cover the more scientific aspects and principles of fitness and training as well as sports nutrition and common sports injuries. A vast database of specific strengthening exercises is grouped by body area with free to view videos and coaching points.
Strength training is an important part of most sports and to compete at the higher levels it has become particularly important. The following is a selection of exercises commonly used in sports training and are grouped by body area.
Sports nutrition is a rapidly moving area of sports science with many differing opinions on what an athlete should be eating and which supplements they should be taking. Here we explain the basics of a balanced diet and which foods should make up your training diet.
Here we explain the more scientific aspects including principles of training, fitness testing as well as the difference between health and skill related fitness.
Performance enhancing drugs never seem to be out of the news. Here we explain many of the various substances cheats may use to try and gain an advantage as well as WADA the world anti doping agency who is responsible for testing.
For information on specific sports injuries please visit our sister site www.sportsinjuryclinic.net. Below we explain the more common injuries which affect particular sports including throwing injuries, cricket injuries, netball, hockey, rugby, skiing, running and more.
Stretching exercises explained and demonstrated as well as types of stretching including static stretching, PNF or proprioceptive neuromusclar facilitation. Select from the links to learn more about stretching exercises for specific parts of the body.