The majority of combat sport athletes will go through a period of short-term weight loss prior to a fight. Why do they endure weight cutting, and can it be done safely?
Even amateur-level teams are looking to get the edge on their opponents – ideally, with the smallest possible price tag. The secret most clubs don’t know is that you can develop high performance initiatives for peanuts, even at the lowest levels of sport.
Recovery yoga can provide many benefits from both physiological and psychological stress, which can correlate to improved athletic performance.
While sports technology continues to develop at a rapid rate, there are simpler ways to monitor your exercise intensity. One of these old-school methods is the Talk Test.
Concussion technology is an ever-growing area of importance for many collision sports, with cutting-edge mouthguards being developed in the hope of helping prevent or minimise head knocks.
Beyond the well-documented health benefits of Omega-3s, they also play an important role in muscle strength, endurance, recovery, and injury prevention for athletes.
Perhaps more so than ever before, speed is essential in many team sports, meaning athletes, coaches, and teams must focus more on speed development.
Just a few years ago, suggesting virtual reality as a training method would have got you laughed out of the room – now many elite and amateur athletes are using it with great success.