July 2017

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Athlete Workout

The Amazing (Explosive) Mets Self-destructive in New York Mets pitchers from 1992 to 1997: • Jason Isringhausen punched a heavy-duty plastic trash can in the clubhouse after giving up two runs in the first inning of a minor league game, suffering a compression fracture of his wrist, I was shocked at myself, he said. • […] Read more

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Sport Specific Exercise

Mike Tyson in 1997. Perhaps no boxer has had to overcome so much to gain first great success and then great notoriety in the ring bitten on the ear by Tyson, Holyfield first wanted to bite back. That ran across my mind, he said. But Holyfield was in so much pain, jumping around the ring, […] Read more

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Total Body Exercises

That Old Ego Again It seems it’s not uncommon for athletes to use primitive animal fighting tendencies to protect themselves, their image, or their careers, Redford Williams said. In 1996, Baltimore Orioles star second baseman Robbie Alomar got into a shouting match with umpire John Hirschbeck with both men allegedly hurling profane insults at one […] Read more

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Workouts For Teenage Girl Athletes

Stress experts say that when athletes get angry, their testosterone and noradrenaline levels tend to rise and become hard to control. Intense competition level produces an aggressive approach to the world, says Laura German, a lecturer with the Chico State University sociology department. It’s a compulsive nature you take with you off the field. Some […] Read more

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Ropes Exercises For Athletes

Nature of the Beast? The aggressive nature of many sports, such as boxing, football, and ice hockey, leaves athletes on the brink of arousal, of losing control of their emotions, even of committing violence. We have a very violent, emotional game and things are going to happen, said Brian O’Neill, former executive vice-president of the […] Read more

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Weider Ultimate Body Works Exercises

Intensity Overload I wanted to knock everyone out. Tony just got in the way. Boxer Vinny Pazienza after decking the referee World-class athletes, despite their discipline and years of training, can be just a short fuse away from losing control. When they are pumped up for a pressure match, psychologists say, they are liable to […] Read more

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Upper Body Exercises

The Dangers of Altered States Psychologists say that high arousal often brings about altered states as the mind-body prepares itself to deal with a threat. Psyched-up athletes have reported strange sensations such as a form of tachypsychia, in which plays seem to happen in slow motion as the mind-body speeds up its metabolism and sometimes […] Read more

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Balancing Exercises For Athletes

Fear of Danger Some sports, such as boxing, football, and skiing, offer physical danger to the athlete, which trumps up a special kind of fear and anxiety perhaps closer to the natural age- old response of fight or flight, in which a person goes through numerous physiological changes in order to try to survive physically. […] Read more