Archive for February, 2012
Like all athletes, swimmers are in a constant quest to improve their technique. That includes everything from breathing to kicks to arm extension, but new technology is creating an even wider range of trainable skills. New devices called tempo trainers are allowing swimmers to work on their stroke rate consistency during regular training.
Tempo trainers are waterproof and attach to any goggle strap or swim cap. They work by emitting an audible beep at regular intervals which can be set by the swimmer. The constant checkpoints allow athletes to keep perfect time as they stroke.
Performance monitors are a big help with sports training. They help you set goals for yourself. You can also measure your heart rate and check to see if you are healthy. Performance monitors are used in sports training by many professionals in different fields. Professional coaches use them to make sure that they are training their athletes the right way. It is used in football training exercises, basketball, baseball, and other famous sports. Some performance monitors basically just track Read the rest of this entry »
Most athletes know just how important weight training is but they will often attack the problem with a blindfold on. They will not be guided and will simply do all the wrong moves. In order to become a better athlete, you will need to understand just how important it is to be strong. This is why it is vital that you find the best weight training machine out there as you do not want to be wasting your time Read the rest of this entry »
In some sports, automated scoring equipment has been present for years. There are kids alive today who don’t know what a scoring card has to do with bowling; however, in some areas machines are barely starting to become commonplace. Because the technology is so new, it’s important to be careful when choosing scoring equipment.
When choosing a piece of equipment, be sure that it has proper detection. Most automatic scoring machines use tiny sensors to detect when and where a Read the rest of this entry »