Nearly two thirds of the human body is water. Water is an essential nutrient that is involved in every function of the body. It helps transport nutrients in and waste products out of cells.
ACSM's Worksite Health Handbook-2nd Edition
How can we take advantage of new communication technologies in creating more prolific change while reaching far more people than we ever could have imagined? There is little reason to believe that people with a broken wrist or inflamed tonsils want to become part of a social network of people who share the same transient health issue. So what are the types of issues that are appropriate for online communities and social networks to address?
NSCA's Guide to Program Design
For the purpose of understanding the movement being analyzed, strength and conditioning professionals should use the following four questions.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
Research has repeatedly shown that exposure to regular, frequent bouts of physical activity stimulates physiological and metabolic changes that benefit health. It is helpful to classify these as either (a) chronic effects, that is, adaptations to training acquired over weeks or months, or (b) short-term, acute responses to each individual session of activity.
Power Eating 4th Edition eBook
To achieve superb shape and maximum performance, forgo the usual approach of three meals a day.
Body Trainer for Men eBook
Taking care of your body is no different from owning a dog: Feed it, water it and make sure it gets plenty of exercise. But you don�t need to work, well, like a dog to live a healthy, long life. All you need to do is clue in to the benefits of exercise.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
It is important to understand the dose, type and context of exercise that are necessary or ideal for effectively treating depression and anxiety.
Designing Resistance Training Programs 4th Edition eBook
Yes they can, especially when the exercise volume increases dramatically to the point at which performance gains due to an off-season training program are lost.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition eBook
The ACSM�s 2008 "Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans" suggests balance training at least 3 days a week for inactive and active older adults (\gte\65 yr). In a position statement on exercise for older adults (Chodzko-Zajko et al. 2009), the ACSM also recommended that older adults engage in balance activities at least two times week.
NPTI�s Fundamentals of Fitness and Personal Training eBook
The personal trainer has a significant responsibility to the client, not only because he or she has a contractual obligation to the client but also because the client is depending on the personal trainer to reach the goals that were set in the beginning of the program.