Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
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.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Find out the truth about two common training misconceptions.
Pilates Anatomy eBook
The belief that breathing exercises, or voluntarily controlled breathing patterns, may provide health benefits or enhance physical performance has been shared by many cultures for centuries.
End Back & Neck Pain
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Hatha Yoga Asanas
Peacock (Mayurasana) asana.
Hatha Yoga Asanas eBook
Partridge (Kapinjalasana) asana.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
As is typical in the process of establishing criterion-based standards, a combination of processes—subjective reasoning, data-based statistics, and literature review—was involved in arriving at the recommended fitness standards (cut-point scores) for the SFT test items that would be associated with the ability (or projected ability) to function independently in later years.
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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