athletic performance Tag

The benefits of strength training have been well documented over recent years. Most elite athletes are aware of the benefits for general health and sports performance. Many recreational and competitive athletes endeavor to include it in their regular training programs but with busy lives, full training weeks, work, study and family commitments it's often the first thing to be left out when they become tired and stressed! A recently published article is instrumental in highlighting the importance of strength development in sports performance. The article 'The importance of muscular strength in athletic performance' concludes that higher levels of strength lead to improved performance in...