The Sports Nutritionist In this post we will discuss: What is a Sports Nutritionist Why Should Athletes Use a Sports Nutritionist The Four ‘R’s in Nutrition Examples of Professionals using a Sports Nutritionist How to become a sports nutritionist What is a Sports Nutritionist? A sports nutritionist provides nutritional advice and support to optimise and improve athletes performance. This is achieved by researching, planning and overseeing an athletes intake of… Read More »What is a Sports Nutritionist?
Looking to buy a Sports Nutrition book? In this post, we have included our favourite sports nutrition books. For all professional athletes, understanding calorie intake, macro and micronutrients and daily food planning could be the difference between finishing 1st or 5th in a competition. This is where sports nutrition comes in. Our previous posts on the best GPS Sports vest and trending Football Equipment has been extremely popular. Therefore, we… Read More »The Best Sports Nutrition Books
Free Fitness Testing Record Sheet For You To Download Below you will be able to download our free fitness testing record sheet. The fitness testing record sheet can be downloaded as either a blank or a pre-populated document. In this post, we will also discuss: What Should You Include On Your Fitness Testing Record Sheet Why Is Resting Heart Rate Important How To Record Your Results Accurately How To Prepare… Read More »Fitness Testing Record Sheet
Personality types – What are they? In this post, we discuss personality types and answer the following questions: Personality Types – what are they? What is an Extrovert? What is an Introvert? What is Type A and Type B Personality How can personality types be useful to sports coaches and athletes? Personality Types – What are they? According to the American Psychological Association, personality refers to individual differences in characteristic… Read More »Personality Types – What are they?
Vascular Shunt Mechanism In this post, we will discuss the Vascular Shunt Mechanism: What is the Vascular Shunt Mechanism? How does the Vascular Shunt Mechanism work? What is Vasodilation? What is Vasoconstriction? Why is this useful in sport? What is the Vascular Shunt Mechanism? The Vascular Shunt Mechanism is the redistribution of the blood due to the demands of exercise. The vascular shunt mechanism increases or decreases (redistribute) the blood… Read More »Vascular Shunt Mechanism
Best Garden Football Goals Finding a good Garden Football Goal is essential – a durable, long lasting goal that will withstand plenty of use. Here is our list of the best garden football goals for you to buy online. Forza Football Goal 6ft x 4ft Franklin Sports Pop-Up Dome Shaped Goals (6ft x 4ft) Football Flick Ultimate All Weather UPVC Football Goal Bayinbulak Pop Up Football/Soccer Goal FORZA 16ft x… Read More »Best Garden Football Goals
What is the Drive Theory in Sport? In this post we discuss the Drive Theory in Sport and: What is involved in the Drive Theory in Sport? What is it? What are the Disadvantages of the Drive Theory in Sport? Sporting Examples of the Drive Theory in Action What Can Coaches and Athletes Learn from the Drive Theory In Sport? What is involved in the Drive Theory? The drive theory… Read More »Drive Theory in Sport
Catastrophe Theory in Sport – What is it and why is it important? In this post we will discuss the catastrophe theory in sport: Why is it important? What is involved? What is the Catastrophe Theory in Sport Sporting examples of the Catastrophe Theory How can this theory help athletes and coaches Why is the Catastrophe Theory in Sport Important? All those in involved in sport should understand the principles… Read More »Catastrophe Theory in Sport
What is EPOC – Excess Post Oxygen Consumption EPOC stands for Excess Post Oxygen Consumption. This takes place after exercise has occurred and is the process in which the body continues to have an elevated breathing rate to replenish oxygen in the body. In return for this increased rate of Oxygen, the body is able to replenish phosphate and myoglobin stores and begin to remove lactic acid/lactate in the body.… Read More »What is EPOC – A guide to Excess Post Oxygen Consumption
Types of Training – The Seven Methods Of Training In this post, we discuss the seven different types and methods of training and their advantages and disadvantages to sports coaches and athletes. The seven methods of training in sports are: Continuous training Fartlek Training Circuit Training Interval Training Plyometric Training Flexibility Training Weight Training Why do we need to know about the different types of training methods used in sports?… Read More »Types of Training – Methods Of Training