Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
Energy Every Day
Manage your diet, allowing yourself the foods you want and need, by controlling how much and how often you eat them.
Second Wind eBook
The human body was made to be used. Today, swimmers in middle age are capable of turning in their fastest times ever. Men and women are building muscle mass in their 80s.
Energy Every Day eBook
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Failure to address psychosocial aspects of physical activity participation and failure to apply behavior change concepts to program design can consistently low participation rates in both community-based and senior-living-based venues.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Weight training equipment intimidates some older adults. For others, budget constraints make membership in a fitness facility or the purchase of strength training equipment impractical. The exercise procedures described in this chapter should enhance your clients� strength training experiences and reduce the likelihood of injury, and they are inexpensive.
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?
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.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.
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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