Coaching Matters Blog Round Up

Coaching Matters, my round up of articles & videos is proving more & more popular so I thought I would provide an RSS feed of the sites I visit most regularly for those who would like the most up to date posts as they happen.

The articles update on an hourly basis so bookmark the page & keep coming back. If I am missing any good blogs drop me an email or let me know on Twitter @SiNainby. Enjoy!

  • The Calm Conversation-How to deal with pain
    My brother had called and texted, telling me to find a place to stay in Pennsylvania. Like any mid 20’s know it all, listening to my older brother wasn’t something that came naturally. It wasn’t even snowing at that point in the 4 hour drive from Penn State back home ... read more
    Source: Steve Magness – Science of RunningPublished on 19-01-15
    4 years ago
  • What I Learned Reading 52 Books In 2014 (Part 4)
    So, here we are, at the conclusion of my overview of books I have read in 2014. If you missed it, you can revisit Parts One, Two and Three before reading. 40. Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A. J. Jacobs (4/5).   This book ... read more
    Source: Craig PickeringPublished on 19-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Nutrition for Football
    Two years on from Nick’s accident, I wanted to mark the anniversary by sharing one of his articles. He wrote this article in 2004 but it is amazing how relevant it still is more than a decade on! Please enjoy and feel free to share your thoughts. ‘Your role is to ... read more
    Source: Sports DiscoveryPublished on 18-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Strength Practice
    I can still remember the day I walked out of the Randwick Rugby Club gym in Sydney, at the age of 15.5 having just finished my first solo strength session.  My "strut" on exiting the building was ridiculous!  I felt so pumped that I thought I was easily the biggest ... read more
    Source: Jason Weber – Old Bull FitnessPublished on 18-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Strength Practice
    I can still remember the day I walked out of the Randwick Rugby Club gym in Sydney, at the age of 15.5 having just finished my first solo strength session.  My "strut" on exiting the building was ridiculous!  I felt so pumped that I thought I was easily the biggest ... read more
    Source: Jason Weber – Old Bull FitnessPublished on 18-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Comment on What I Learned Reading 52 Books This Year (Part One) by Coaching Matters: Around the web December 2014 – Underground Athletics
    […] Pickering: What I learned from reading 52 books this year – Part 1, Part 2, Part […] ... read more
    Source: Craig PickeringPublished on 18-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Exercise Induced Muscle Damage – Implications for Performance
    What is exercise induced muscle damage...? Exercise induced muscle soreness (EIMD) occurs when a player takes part in an exercise which their body is unaccustomed to which leads to a number of different negative effects (Kuipers, 1994). EIMD can manifest itself in responses which are clear to the player like ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 17-01-15
    4 years ago
  • Why & How Plyometric Exercises are Used
    What are plyometric exercises...? ‘Plyometric training’ is a term used to describe explosive movements which have a countermovement that utilises the stretch shortening cycle (SSC) (Pontach & Chu, 2000). In order to understand plyometric training, first we need to understand the SSC.  The SSC is a natural human movement which ... read more
    Source: Rob Pacey – Performance PodcastPublished on 17-01-15
    4 years ago
  • The 4 Makers & Breakers of Mindset – pt. 1
    The growth mindset research is a game changing field that’s actually changing the game and that excites the crap out of me.  We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the importance of it and the characteristics of both the growth and fixed mindset. However, the characteristics are just the symptoms. ... read more
    Source: Train UglyPublished on 16-01-15
    4 years ago
  • The 4 Makers & Breakers of Mindset – pt. 1
    The growth mindset research is a game changing field that’s actually changing the game and that excites the crap out of me.  We’ve spent a lot of time talking about the importance of it and the characteristics of both the growth and fixed mindset. However, the characteristics are just the symptoms. ... read more
    Source: Train UglyPublished on 16-01-15
    4 years ago
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