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specialtopics Olympic Weightlifting Olympic Weightlifting

Don McCauley, USAW regional coach, crossFit Level I coach covers Olympic Weightlifting, the key to power. For more information about Coach McCauley, click here. This series covers the theory on a white board then backs it up with a live demonstration of several olympic lifts.

High School Strength Programs, Olympic Weight Lifting

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specialtopics Training Athletes: Recovery Time and Performance Training Athletes: Recovery Time and Performance

Why is recovery time so essential? How much recovery time is enough? It depends on the athlete. "Athletes are individuals," says Dr. Phillip Bishop of the University of Alabama. That can be a strange concept for coaches who spend much of their time building a Team. But, for maximum performance, coaches have to "study the individual." Dr. Bishop explains the physiology of training athletes and the necessity of adequate recovery time. He also offers practical ways for coaches to evaluate athletic performance and recovery time needs. Coaching is changing. But, we'll help you stay ahead of the game!

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specialtopics Heat Stroke - It's Not JUST a Game Heat Stroke - It's Not JUST a Game

Heat Stroke is the term most people use. But did you know that Heat Stroke is the last stage of Heat Related Illness? Unfortunately, most of us know far too little about the earlier stages of Heat Related Illness - the stages where awareness and quick action can actually prevent Heat Stroke. Knowledge of the symptoms and treatment of Heat Related Illness can literally mean the difference between like and death. In this video series, Steven Brobst of Champion Sports Medicine goes through the signs and treatment of each stage of Heat Related Illness, as well as how to avoid heat injuries. In this series you'll also find information on general Emergency Preparedness and safety issues related to nutritional supplements and steroids. Learn how the National Center for Sports Safety can serve as a resource for your athletic program. The primary goal of a winning team is safety.

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specialtopics Body Weight Warm ups Body Weight Warm ups

We hear it all the time "...we really had a chance but had to many injuries to clinch a play off berth." If this is something you've said, consider your warm-up routines. Tristan Tillette covers core warm ups that lead to strenght and speed progressions.

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specialtopics Heat-Related Illness: What Coaches, Parents, and Athletes Need to Know Heat-Related Illness: What Coaches, Parents, and Athletes Need to Know

"Heat Stoke is a fatal condition," explains Dr. Phillip Bishop. What are the signs that an athlete is headed for trouble in the heat? What do you do if one of your players is showing signs of heat exhaustion or heat illness? How can you plan practices to minimize the risk of heat illness? Every coach, parent, and athlete needs to know the answers to these critical questions. In this important discussion on heat illness, Dr. Bishop talks about the body's ability to acclimate (or not) to hot weather, ways to minimize the risk of heat-related illnesses in athletes, and how to respond if a player is showing signs of heat-exhaustion. Take a few minutes and learn from these video segments. This few minutes may save someone's life.

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