The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
Principles and Practice of Resistance Training
Resistance training can both benefit psychological skills and be benefited by them.
As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health
Hypertension is the most prevalent cardiovascular disease. The American Heart Association estimates that approximately 73 million Americans age 20 and older (about one in three) and 1 billion people worldwide have hypertension.
Worksite Health Promotion 3rd Edition eBook
Today, more people are turning to the Internet for health information. According to a nationwide randomized telephone survey of adults, of the hundreds of millions of people who surf the Internet daily, more than 70% use the resource for personal health information.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
When exploring the classic literature, it is clear that periodization is a method for employing sequential or phasic alterations in the workload, training focus, and training tasks contained within the microcycle, mesocycle, and annual training plan.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching-2nd Edition
The flow model of coaching characterizes the client�s journey as one of flowing toward the sea from a high source above the clouds.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction Online Video-3rd Edition
Per Olof Astrand coined the term functional training in a landmark article titled �Why Exercise?� He stated, �If animals are built reasonably, they should build and maintain just enough, but not more structure than they need to meet functional requirements� (1992, p. 154).
Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition
Your job beforehand is to respect the nutrition aspect of long-distance endurance competitions and eat in a way that prepares you physically and mentally for the challenge that lies ahead.