When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Greg Osterman wants the world to know he is a very healthy man.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
Bending the Aging Curve
Tapering allows significant recovery, maximization of the fitness effect, and supercompensation. It also allows us to switch our concentration from fitness to skill training. So what�s the best way to taper?
Leisure and Aging
An essential component of adventure tourism is travel to unusual, exotic, and remote wilderness destinations (Kane & Tucker, 2004; Millington, Locke, & Locke, 2001).
Leisure and Aging eBook
The development of age-restricted communities, the forerunner of active adult communities, can be traced back to the 1950s, when a developer named Del Webb created Youngtown, a new town near Phoenix, Arizona. Very little was specifically active about this first community, which offered low-cost housing and no extra amenities and was restricted to people at least 55 or older.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
The Healthy Heart Book
In years gone by, medicine focused on physical health only, but now scientists know that emotions, thoughts and feelings affect how well the body functions.
The Healthy Heart Book
You know now that being active benefits the whole body and should be a part of everyone�s daily life, regardless of age or medical history.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
Following are some specific safety precautions for leading resistance exercises for people with specific needs, particularly when they are beyond an early or mild stage.
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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