Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Playing Tennis After 50 eBook
Three overall recommendations for selecting the right racket.
Second Wind eBook
Greg Osterman wants the world to know he is a very healthy man.
Fitness Nutrition for Special Dietary Needs eBook
Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
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?
End Back & Neck Pain
Before choosing a health care professional, some people ask friends for recommendations, check the physician’s credentials, or call the local hospital for a referral. In this age of managed care, you also need to check the list of doctors who will accept your insurance provider.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
The Healthy Heart Book
When a coronary artery is blocked completely and suddenly, causing the area of the heart muscle normally supplied by that artery to be starved of blood and oxygen, this area of heart muscle can be damaged.
The Healthy Heart Book (eBook, PDF Version)
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.
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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