AREAS OF INTEREST: FLEXIBILITY, STRETCHING, PNF, AI, BALLISTIC, STRETCH REFLEX, GOLGI TENDON ORGAN. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D After you have warmed your muscles by jumping rope, jogging in place, or jumping jacks it's time to stretch. For safety, never stretch a cold muscle. It should take you no more than ten minutes to finish a full body stretching program. … [Read more...] about STRETCHING LUBRICATES YOUR JOINTS, KEEPS YOU RELAXED, AND IMPROVES YOUR COORDINATION.
AREAS OF INTEREST: LINE OF PULL, RESISTANCE TRAINING, STRENGTH EXERCISES, GRAVITY TRAINING. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Your SportCord is less expensive, less cumbersome, and takes up less space than weights. You can carry it wherever you go, and gravity is unnecessary for its use. As the elastic stretches, the resistance increases. For a resistance exercise to … [Read more...] about SPORTCORD TRAINING; DO IT ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!
AREAS OF INTEREST: PLYOMETRICS, POWER, EXPLOSIVENESS, CYCLING, MEDIBALL, UPPER BODY, ADVANCED EXERCISE. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Cyclists tend to neglect their upper bodies. A method to add some snap to your break is by doing upper body plyometrics. Plyometrics consists of a variety of drills that train your nervous system and metabolic pathways to increase your … [Read more...] about PLYOMETRICS: THE BEST WAY TO IMPROVE YOUR ANAEROBIC POWER.
AREAS OF INTEREST: STRENGTH, PERIODIZATION, CYCLING YOUR TRAINING, GOAL SETTING, REST, RECOVERY. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D Ask yourself four questions: What are your strength training goals? How do you plan to achieve them? How much time are you willing to spend training? And what type of strength training equipment is available to you? There are several stages … [Read more...] about PERIODIZATION USING POWERBLOCKS IS YOUR TOOL TO ACHIEVE PEAK PERFORMANCE.
AREAS OF INTEREST: HEART RATE TRAINING, TRAINING HEART RATE, MAXIMUM HEART RATE. by: Tom Seabourne Ph. D When starting to organize your Aquajogging workouts, it is important that you understand how your body’s signals adapt and relate to the training drills that you are performing. Before we get into specifics let’s discuss some basic terminology. Heart … [Read more...] about HEART RATE TRAINING IS THE NEWEST TREND IN FITNESS.