Does arm size have anything to do with enhanced performance though. The favourite answer for most trainers and coaches is that it depends. It depends on the sport (movements, duration, frequency of arm use), outcomes you’re looking to achieve and potential advantage or disadvantage that may occur.
With schools, clubs and competitive fixtures at junior age groups not returning till at least September, you may be asking several questions such as when should I start preparing for the return of competitive fixtures? Read to see what your three main focuses should be when returning to training for competitive sport.
Athlete management software or the use of excel is common in sports teams for managing teams, athletes, and general data requirements. MVP Analytics has been built by coaches for coaches with the help of the best data scientists, performance analysts, and professional sportspeople. Read this article to learn more about MVP Analytics.
Zion Williamson - New Orleans Pelicans Basketballer - is being heralded as the next big thing in basketball, he is midway through his opening season in the NBA and is producing some record numbers for a rookie. So who is he? Why is he so highly rated? What will we see from him in the future? Read this article to find out.
Supplements and exercise nutrition aids are a massive industry. Figures estimate the dietary supplement market will be worth 278 billion dollars by 2024. This goes to show the appetite for the market and the potential costs to the customers. So the question is do you need to take supplements and more importantly should you be taking them? Read this blog to have a greater understanding of the use of supplements in sport.
Like a lot of things within the health and fitness industry, there is a lot of misinformation around topics such as nutrient timing, meal sizes, caloric amounts and of course carbohydrate loading. This is not to say that some of these strategies are not based on sound science and rationale but a lot of them are based on outdated science, myths and poor understanding. What we are aiming to highlight in this article is that the ‘one size fits all method’ to nutritional guidance does not work for everyone.
The current marathon world records are held by Eliud Kipchoge (2:01:39) and Brigid Kosgei (2:14:04) for many these are just numbers on a page that might sound somewhat impressive. We are going to break down just how insanely quickly these athletes run and give you challenges to see if you can match them!
‘The hand of God’, a phrase that most football fans have heard of and probably all English Football fans have ingrained into their souls. The phrase that is used to describe one of the most infamous goals in World Cup history. Following on from the last blog in this series where we discussed Lance Armstrong’s continuation of wrongdoings, today we will be looking at the deceitful moment in history from the often claimed ‘world’s greatest footballer’.
Pre-event nerves are normal. In fact, they are needed for you to perform at your best. But there is a fine line between being underprepared and overstimulated. In this blog, we are going to introduce you to the best ways to keep you "in the zone", investigating mental preparation for you to use in any situation.
We have all had that experience of watching a young athlete, for example, a 14-year-old who is so physically imposing that he or she looks more like 18 years old. Coaches, parents and other players subconsciously are immediately drawn to this child as a physical specimen who if they have on their team is a huge advantage and if on the opposing side is going to cause all sorts of problems. This blog looks at the early developer bias in sports at both grassroots and elite pathways.