Proper Hydration During ExerciseLast Updated on 2012-01-11 00:00:00
Adated from What to Drink for Proper Hydration During Exercise, by Elizabeth Quinn.
Staying hydrated is essential for everyone, but athletes have an even greater need to maintain proper hydration. Water is the most important nutrient for life and has many important functions including regulating temperature, lubricating joints and transporting nutrients and waste throughout the body.
Hydration During Exercise
Staying hydrated is particularly important during exercise. Adequate fluid intake is essential to comfort, performance and safety. The longer and more intensely you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right kind of fluids.
Dehydration Decreases Performance
Studies have found that athletes who lose as little as two percent of their body weight through sweating has a drop in blood volume which causes the heart to work harder to circulate blood. A... More »
Ryan Powell wall ball routineLast Updated on 2012-01-07 07:53:55
What’s up Lacrosse Players! I have listed below the wall ball routine that I have been using throughout my career. Stick skills are by far the most important facet of the game of lacrosse. If you spend time working on the wall and following this routine I guarantee that you will become a better player. All great lacrosse players have spent hours and hours on the wall. Now that you have the program, it’s up to you to find a wall and get started. Good Luck!
-Ryan Powell #22
For Best Results:
1. Find a flat brick or concrete wall at least 10 feet high, the longer the better
2. Every drill that you do - do it with both hands
3. Always wear gloves when you are performing your routine - you play with gloves so why not practice with gloves
4. Stand 5-7 yards away from the... More »
Wall ball drillsLast Updated on 2012-01-07 00:00:00
Stand Close to the wall (3-5 yards); ball does not touch ground
Quick stick – 50 R/50L (no cradle)
One hand quick stick- 50 R/50L (no cradle)
Quick stick- change hands each time you throw the ball while the ball is in the air- 50 R/50L (no cradle)
Both hand catch and cradle- 50 R/50L (one quick cradle)
One hand overhand catch and cradle – 50 R/50L (one quick cradle)
One hand underhand flip, overhand catch; 50 R/50L
Face dodge- catch-face dodge-throw- 50 right, then 50 left
Split dodge- throw right, catch right, split dodge to left hand, throw left, catch left, split back to right hand- 50 R/50L
Cross handed- 50 R/50L - (one quick cradle each time)
Catch, fake, and throw (no cradle after fake)- 50 R/50L
Sidearm catch, cradle, throw; 50 R/50L (one quick cradle)
Underhand catch, cradle, throw; 50 R/50L... More »
Men's Lacrosse GlossaryLast Updated on 2012-01-06 00:00:00
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
A stick (slang) a player's preferred stick.
adjacent man the player to the immediate right or the left of the ball.
adjacent slide a slide made by the defensive player who is directly adjacent to a teammate covering the player in possession of the ball.
advancing the ball the requirement that a team in possession of the ball must press forward towards the goal. In high school, (1) a team gaining possession of the ball in the defensive half of the field must advance... More »
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