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Understanding food labels

Understanding food labels

You have already learned the importance of exercise, and this step will help you understand the importance of your nutrition needs and how to meet those needs. A nutrient is a substance the body needs in order to work properly. read more
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Strengthen the triceps

Strengthen the triceps

The triceps muscle is located at the back of the arm and is used not only to straighten the arm but also to keep the elbow from moving when performing fine movements of the forearm, such as writing. The triceps muscle is also involved in pushing actions, as in opening doors. read more
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Proper push-up form

Proper push-up form

Some of the most popular exercises can be performed with or without equipment. Upper-body exercises include the push-up or bench press, dumbbell row or pull-up, overhead press, biceps curl, and dip. Lower-body exercises include the squat, lunge, and calf raise. read more
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Components of a weight training program

Components of a weight training program

Although you may have a specific weight training goal, there are several components for all weight training programs. First and most important, beginning and intermediate exercisers should start with a 5- to 10-minute aerobic warm-up, such as walking on a treadmill or jumping rope. read more
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Five areas of physical fitness

Five areas of physical fitness

Each of the five areas of physical fitness plays an important role in being fit, and one is not more important than another. Think about the components of a car: What’s the use in having a nice-looking exterior if the motor is shot or the tires are flat? read more
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Website takes a deeper look at "Pacing"

Website takes a deeper look at "Pacing"

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The performance rating system (or PRS) provides the most comprehensive and factual analysis in basketball

The performance rating system (or PRS) provides the most comprehensive and factual analysis in basketball

Objective evaluation of individual and team performance can be a challenge for both players and coaches. Each of us is predisposed to favor certain styles and facets of play. read more
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Ai Chi improves movement efficiency in patients

Ai Chi improves movement efficiency in patients

Ai Chi movements can be used to improve movement efficiency of clients who have chronic pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, balance deficits, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, or other neurological and orthopedic problems. read more
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How do you select the exercises that will work best for you?

How do you select the exercises that will work best for you?

In this book, we have carefully selected the most effective exercises for the arms. However, they might not all work well for you. Indeed, morphologies differ from person to person. There are tall people and short people as well as arms and forearms of various sizes. read more
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Pepper passing drill

Pepper passing drill

Divide players into two groups at opposite ends of the course. read more
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