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Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners

Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners

If you’re just starting out or it’s been a while since you’ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you’re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises. read more
Modern lifestyles, environments play large role in obesity epidemic

Modern lifestyles, environments play large role in obesity epidemic

If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed. read more
Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

The strength-to-weight ratio is critically important in virtually all athletic endeavors, so athletes are rightly interested in ways to improve or sustain muscle mass. read more
Determine and develop running speed for fast plays

Determine and develop running speed for fast plays

In football, speed is generally measured by a player’s time in running the 40-yard dash. read more
Mental Imaging

Mental Imaging

Why waste money on Wimbledon tickets when you can imagine a perfect serve? read more
Hormonal signaling influences the body’s caloric intake

Hormonal signaling influences the body’s caloric intake

The regulation of appetite, the sensations of hunger and satiety, and the feeling of fullness are part of a complex system that involves hormonal signaling from all over the body including the gastrointestinal system and fat cells. read more
Studies explore effects of various water immersion techniques on recovery

Studies explore effects of various water immersion techniques on recovery

The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water. read more
Competing in heat or cold

Competing in heat or cold

Most athletes, whether in training or competition, have been forced to perform in either hot and humid or cold conditions. read more
Three ultimate cardio booster workouts

Three ultimate cardio booster workouts

The Total Knockout Fitness ultimate cardio booster workouts provide fun, simple ways of warming up, followed by intense, sweat-breaking main sessions and finishing off on a high with some stretching techniques to help you recover from your exercise session. read more
The Ashland Hills

The Ashland Hills

The several miles between Hopkinton and Ashland present a unique challenge for Boston marathoners. read more
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