In a few words, what is the main purpose of training?
Set specific, measurable, and achievable goals. Train with regularity and consistency. Progressively overload the body to improve performance.
Principles of Training
Overload: The concept of applying stresses or loads on the body that are greater than what it is accustomed to, in order to cause adaptation and improvement. Progressive Resistance: The gradual increase of stress applied to the body over time in order to cause adaptation and improvement. Specificity: The concept that training should be specific to the goals and demands of the individual or sport, and should be tailored to the individual's needs.
What is the most important principle of training?
Before the development of modern sports science, the principles of training were established by the military in the 1800s. (Fun Fact) The FITT Principle- What does this stand for? The Overload Principle states that to improve, an athlete must constantly increase the intensity and/or duration of their training program.
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What are the advantages of using the principle of specificity in a training programme?
How can an individual use the principle of overload to make progress in their training?
What are the key principles of training and how do they contribute to achieving fitness goals?
What have you learned about the principle of progression and how can you apply it to your own training programme?
How can you use the principle of reversibility to ensure you are making progress in your training programme?
Question: I would like you to design a training programme for yourself over the summer. What would you include? Clues: • Think about your goals for the summer and how you could best achieve them. • Be realistic about the time you have available and the resources you have access to. • Make sure to include a mix of different activities and take time to rest and recover. Solve the tasks: A. Come up with a training plan using the clues provided. B. Think about possible obstacles that could arise and how you would overcome them. Draw out a plan for overcoming any obstacles.