principles of training

A number of principles make up the prescription of training programs, including progressive overload, recovery, specificity and individuality. These principles provide the basis on which we can design programs to prevent injuries and enhance performance. Progressive overload To improve fitness, players must be subjected to training loads beyond those to which they are normally accustomed. […]

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Strength and conditioning for Fast Bowlers

Why fast bowlers important? Fast bowlers are considered some of the most influential players on the cricket field. Bowling in cricket involves an initial run-up, numerous rotations and circumduction of a straight arm about the glenohumeral joint to propel a ball at a batter. Put simply, the bowling action compromises of a short phase of […]

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Are UNILATERAL exercises better than BILATERAL exercises for fast bowlers?

Proper exercise selection is one of the core features of any effective strength training program. Traditionally, bilateral exercises make up the bulk of most training routines, with lifts such as the squat and bench press taking precedence over unilateral exercises. These lifts have been a staple of strength-focused programs for decades. When we talk about […]

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