Motivating People to Be Physically Active-2nd Edition
The processes of change are the strategies and techniques people use to change their thinking and their behavior; your clients are therefore likely to increase their use of many of the processes of change long before they are meeting national guidelines for a physically active lifestyle.
Fit in 5
Depression to be second biggest cause of disability worldwide by 2020
Strength Training for Women eBook
Selecting your exercises depends greatly on how many days a week you are training and how long your sessions will take.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
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.
Winning Health Promotion Strategies eBook
�If we were to offer a wellness initiative, where would we begin?�
Fitness Professional's Handbook 6th Edition eBook
A widely used clinical assessment of the appropriateness of a person�s weight is the body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index. This value is calculated by dividing the weight in kilograms by height in meters squared.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
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.
Triathlon participation involves three activities: swimming, biking, and running. Each activity requires a coordinated pattern of muscle recruitment that produces motion about the joints and creates the power to make the triathlete move.
Social Dance-3rd Edition
When you dance with a partner, you are sharing space that includes both of you. The basic partner positions used in this book are commonly used in social dancing (see figure 4.1, a-i). Each partner position described in the following paragraphs requires you to connect with a partner in a slightly different manner.
High-Intensity 300 eBook
As I mentioned in the introduction, this book is not meant to be a review of research studies on the benefits of high-intensity training (HIT). I want you to jump in, start training, and get the results you are looking for. However, it�s always good to understand the thinking and mechanisms behind any training plan you engage in.