How Specific Should We Train?
How Specific Should We Train? As athletes become more specified in their sporting activities, the question of how to train becomes more important. More specifically, what sort of movements are the most important for success in the athlete’s specific sport? In other words, what sort of usefulness does a basketball player have in swinging a […]
Cross Training — What Is It?
Cross Training — What Is It? We live in a culture of specialization. In school, it means declaring a major and studying a specific field in detail. In business, it means finding employment in a specific field and orienting your daily work toward accomplishing the actions that fit within your expertise. In sports, it means […]
Ask the G4 Athlete: Why Visualize?
Ask the G4 Athlete: Why Visualize? “Why do athletes mention that they visualized the game beforehand? Does it help you in the game to be thinking about what you are going to do before you get there?” — Mackenzie Great question, Mackenzie. Visualization, or imagery, is a vital part of performing well — especially after […]