Should athletes perform power training the day before a game?

Traditionally, most teams would avoid doing any type of resistance training on the day of or before a competition. This is likely because coaches did not want to create any additional muscle damage, soreness or fatigue so that athletes would be feeling fresh and recovered leading into to the game. More recently, research is suggesting that some low volume …

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Morning Training Enhances Afternoon Performance

What do you typically have your athletes do on the morning of an afternoon or evening competition? Some coaches prefer to let their players rest, while others may hold film sessions or very low intensity walk-through sessions. Very rarely will you see teams perform lifts or repeated sprints on the day of the game. In …

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