Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training strength with body weight requires that the muscles be challenged beyond what is normal for everyday activities. To improve power with body weight, you must add the speed component.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Abs Revealed eBook
In order to train more effectively, you need to make the distinction between the inner and outer abdominal muscles.
Strength Band Training 2nd Edition eBook
Functional training programs should always include total-body exercises that facilitate core stabilization and force transmission between the upper and lower extremities.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Aquatic therapy is an umbrella term used to describe water-based therapeutic exercises designed to improve functional activities.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
Considerable scientific evidence suggests that physical activity reduces the risk of several cancer types with the evidence classified as convincing or probable for colon, breast, and endometrial cancers; possible for prostate, ovarian, and lung cancers; and null or insufficient for other cancers.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
Kettlebell Training eBook
Along with each program, we also briefly discuss the primary movement patterns and qualities employed in the sport.
Physical Activity and Mental Health eBook
A range of methods are used in the assessment of physical activity, including self-report, systematic observation, motion sensors, cardiorespiratory fitness and free-living indirect calorimetry.