There are so many elements to think about when designing a strength training program. I will personally give you three useful tips to boost your strength program.
I just wanted to clarify some misconceptions about lower body strengthening. The main question that I usually get is Do I need to strengthen my legs if I'm a recreational or professional endurance or short distance runner?
Initially to establish programming that reflects your abilities and goals, you must complete an assessment which evaluations your posture, body injuries and joint range of movement.
The topic for today is around isometric strength training. Isometric training is a form of training that might be used to increase strength. Isometric training is a static contraction of any muscle group, in any joint angle. It's an old strength training method, yet if used in the right timing can boost your strength levels.
The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) (Campbell et al. 2013) bases the following position stand on a critical analysis of the literature on the safety and efficacy of the use of energy drinks (ED) or energy shots (ES).The ISSN has concluded the following:
Nutrition before, during and after endurance training is really important for full recovery of your body (muscles and immune system). Timing of nutrition should be acknowledged as well. I did review this NSCA article on endurance nutrition a long time ago (Bishop, P. A., Jones, E., & Woods, A. K. (2008). Recovery from training: a brief review: brief review. The Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 22(3), 1015-1024) .