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There are many different types and brands of training devices for Basketball players and perhaps one of the most important is the device that measures your physiological intensities during Basketball. They can include heart-rate monitors and power meters. Best practices should be for basketball players to use them periodically if not always during training. Read the rest of this entry »
The volume of your baseball workout can be measured by the amount of time you spent doing it. In addition to measuring the volume of time, you will want to record your level of intensity. It’s important to measure both psychological and physiological intensities of your baseball workouts.
To measure the psychological intensity of a workout, simply record your rate of perceived effort using a training intensity scale. To measure the physiological intensity of your baseball workout, use a heart-rate monitor. Read the rest of this entry »
Each day that you do baseball workouts, best practice should be to record the Volume and Intensity of each workout that day. The next morning is when you should take your stress response measurements from the previous day’s workout. This will allow your body recovery time with an overnight sleep. When taking your stress response measurements best practice would be to include both physiological and psychological measurements. One way to do this is to measure your waking heart-rate and taking the peer-reviewed DALDA stress test each morning before your day’s baseball to determine the effectiveness of the previous day’s baseball workout. Read the rest of this entry »
When you wake up in the morning, while you’re still in bed, find your pulse. Count the number of beats from your heart for a 15-second period. Then multiply your number of beats by four to determine your number of beats per minute for your waking heart-rate. Read the rest of this entry »
To optimize your baseball workouts you will want to accurately measure the volume and intensity of each days workout following the Training Optimization Cycle. There are four phases of the Training Optimization Cycle and they include Volume X Intensity, Response, Analyze, and Confirm/Adjust.
Each of the four phases in the Training Optimization Cycle has their own factors. VOLUME X INTENSITY of the baseball workout produces a RESPONSE that is quantified and ANALYZED leading to CONFIRMATION or ADJUSTMENTS of the next session’s VOLUME & INTENSITY of the baseball workout, and the cycle repeats itself to improve your baseball player conditioning and performance. Read the rest of this entry »