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Learn about the potential for injury involved with increasing strength by lifting weights.
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
The belief that breathing exercises, or voluntarily controlled breathing patterns, may provide health benefits or enhance physical performance has been shared by many cultures for centuries.
Fitness Professional's Handbook 6th Edition eBook
Fitness professionals will encounter individuals who are on the verge of meeting the criteria for moderate or high risk but are not quite there.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Therapeutic Stretching eBook
There are many reasons for tightness to develop in the posterior thigh. It is commonly reported by runners and people regularly engaged in sports involving the lower limbs, such as tennis or rowing.
1. Stand with the feet about shoulder-width apart and rest a dumbbell on the right shoulder.
2. Sit back until you are at the depth of a vertical-jump attempt. Keep the heels on the floor.
Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness-3rd Edition
The following types of drills should be included in an agility training program: Line drills: Drills conducted in a linear fashion that incorporate change of direction, footwork, reaction time, acceleration, deceleration, stopping ability, conditioning, transitions between skills, and cutting ability.
Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition
Our ability to run, bicycle, ski, swim, and row hinges on the capacity of the body to extract energy from ingested food.
High-Powered Plyometrics-2nd Edition
Is serious plyometric training a good option? Before getting too far in planning the specifics of a program, the prudent approach is to look honestly and carefully at factors that could affect safe participation in such intense training.