Although a person may have numerous possible combinations of needs and goals that drive their decisions to engage in resistance training, for the purpose of resistance exercise selection we will group goals into two general classifications, performance-based goals and aesthetic-based goals.
Long-term and short-term goals should be set at the beginning of a program and should cover certain requirements, such as being measurable, specific, realistic, and behavioral.
Jump Rope Training 2nd Edition eBook
Most experts recommend consuming several small meals per day rather than three large ones.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
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.
Optimizing Strength Training eBook
Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise eBook
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
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
It is important to understand the dose, type and context of exercise that are necessary or ideal for effectively treating depression and anxiety.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition With Online Video
In addition to being positive role models, group exercise instructors need to establish a comfortable emotional environment for their participants.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts eBook
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.