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Coaches Corner #1 - Food After Exercise
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Training Trivia Answer:
In the last issue I asked: Which one of the following activities would you class as anaerobic?
Many people think it would be a maximum bench press 1 repetition, but this would be classified as non aerobic not anaerobic.
Your body has three energy systems that it uses for physical activity:
Training Tip #8
The best way to train for a sport or activity that you want to improve is to train as specific to the activity as you possibly can.
There is a principle that applies here called the SAID principle. SAID stands for:
A = Adaptation to a(n): How the body changes to any stress you put on it, including exercise.
I = Imposed: What exercise are you making the body do.
D = Demand: This is the exercise you are doing.
Simply put, if you want to improve your jumping ability, then jump.
The best way to illustrate this would be to take the example of someone wanting to train for a 10k race.
How about someone training to get better at golf.
This simple principle, SAID, applied to your training can save you a lot of wasted time doing actions that do not contribute to your overall goals.
Q. Why are the backs of the legs referred to as the hamstrings?
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