Thousands of athletes all over the globe try their hardest to set new records and win matches, but this is impossible without improving efficiency during the training sessions. And one of the best ways to make progress is by using sports tracking.
Become a versatile athlete
Take running for example, the easiest possible option for anyone who wants to incorporate some physical activity in their lives. But is it really that simple? If you are serious about it and you are maybe even considering taking part in local running events, you also have to remember about stretching, strength workout, etc. There are many different ways to improve in each sports discipline. Who says that football players can’t benefit from taking swimming sessions? Why don’t some of them include gym workouts in their routine? Every way to develop your body helps in becoming successful in sports.
Rethink your diet
A well-balanced diet is an absolute necessity for every athlete. Food in general should be treated as fuel for your body, not just something you intake to survive. Healthy meals guarantee energy for the next workout – without carbohydrates it would be impossible. It is also difficult for the body to recover if it doesn’t get enough protein, which helps rebuild damaged tissues and makes you stronger. Eating good fats (such as fish, avocado, and nuts), non-processed sources of carbohydrates, and lean protein is a sure way to give your body the nutrients that it requires.
A well-rested body is an efficient body! A good night's sleep should be a crucial element of every athlete’s training plan. During the night, your body regenerates and rebuilds. Going to bed early is also a great opportunity to relax and avoid all the things that make us stressed. Stress triggers the release of cortisol, which can lead to increased injury risk.
Monitor your performance
How can anyone make progress if they have no way of accurately measuring it? Observing with your own eyes is not enough when you need reliable data – something that sports tracking can easily provide. Increasing efficiency is simple if you know exactly what you are capable of and what your goal is for the future. Moreover, by using sports tracking, you’re not only making sure you’re going in the right direction, but also that you’re moving at the right pace. Going too slow, being too cautious about pushing yourself, will lead you nowhere. On the other hand, going too fast might lead to an injury, which is the worst possible scenario for both athlete and coach. That said, sports tracking has another great feature. A good system such as Sonda Sports calculates injury risk based on recorded activities. After all, only a healthy and fully fit athlete can improve his or her performance.
Harder, better, faster, stronger. Evolution of football tactics and physical preparation.Do contemporary tactic trends in football change the approach to motor training? Question similar to this one are starting to appear more and more often inRead more >
How do GPS vests help train young soccer players?– GPS athlete monitoring systems circulate throughout the Polish Ekstraklasa league, but their prices are simply prohibitive for football academies. Nonetheless, they provide an objective imageRead more >
Why physical preparation is key in the Premier League?At the first glance, a record from "Mitro" training resembles undulating mountain ranges. The Heart rate and speed values imposed on a chart from the GPSRead more >
How to train individually during the pandemic?The period of obligatory quarantine caused by the COVID-19 virus is problematic for athletes of all disciplines. With football, the onset of the pandemic coincided withRead more >
How to build up physical fitness and monitor the training load of players preparing for the seasonPre-season preparation periods in football are vital in terms of motor improvement. Most often they can be divided into the longer winter period, which focuses onRead more >
How to prepare players for the season?In the context of recent football trends, training micro and mesocycles in pre-season can be divided into conventional ones, as well as those based on tacticalRead more >
How to monitor and optimise training load?Monitoring and optimisation of training load should be based on knowledge about our players. Tests are necessary to get the knowledge - but test results aloneRead more >
How to increase a young player’s efficiency without exposing them to the risk of injuries?Contemporary football is a very complex discipline as regards developing talent. Over the years it has changed diametrically, so that when you watch the game ofRead more >