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Drills that will pay off during power-plays

It is very important to win or tie up and get possession on power-play draws.

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Introduction – A change in view of hydration

Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge—the Tour de France—were advised similarly: “Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.

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Backhand Ground Stroke Drill – The Lob

View a drill from Coaching Youth Tennis, 4E.

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The Predictive Power of vV·O2max

To begin to comprehend the lack of predictive power of V·O2max in contrast to that of vV·O2max, consider an extremely well-trained runner who happens to have large, clunky feet.

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Strength Training for Runners – The Six-Way Lunge With Arm Drop

This exercise strengthens and stretches the hamstrings and gluteal muscles in all three key planes of motion: sagittal, frontal, and transverse.

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