Always follow these guidelines to get the best results from the strength-building exercises that you do.
Physiology of Exercise and Healthy Aging
Including functional activities in exercise programs follows a client-centered and goal-driven approach to exercise prescription for older adults.
Cycling Past 50
Since 1971, I�ve trained and coached athletes in a variety of sports with abilities ranging from beginner to professional. Some became national- and world-class competitors; others achieved less impressive, but no less important, personal goals.
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.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Although children and adolescents respond and adapt to exercise and physical activity in much the same way that adults do, physiological differences between children and adults do exist and must be considered.
Health Professional's Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease eBook
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.
Energy Every Day eBook
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
There is a profound difference between using wellness programs to fill time slots in an activity schedule and fostering an environment of well-being for both residents and staff.
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
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.
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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