Adults should engage in moderate-intensity physical activities for at least 30 minutes on five or more days of the week.
Endurance Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition eBook
Diets touting more protein (and fat) and less carbohydrate, such as the Atkins diet, continue to die a slow death.
Managing Sport Facilities-2nd Edition
Although injuries and accidents are always going to occur, various risk management strategies can be used to minimize the potential for injuries and litigation.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
Body composition can be measured in many ways, including both laboratory and field techniques. Thus, this lab will focus on formulas and equations involving skinfolds, circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and body mass index (BMI).
Breathe Strong, Perform Better
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
ACSM's Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines 4th Edition eBook
Saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools are all potentially high-risk areas to members and users because of the high temperatures and humidity that are generated in these spaces.
End Back & Neck Pain
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
The exercises you select will determine which muscles become stronger, more enduring, and thicker. In addition, how you arrange, or order, the exercises in your program will affect the intensity of your workouts.
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.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).