Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties eBook
Classical mat work forms the basis for selecting Pilates exercises for the pre- and postoperative rehabilitation of the hip and knee.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
Cells are the fundamental building blocks of life, from single-celled plants to multitrillion-celled animals. The human body, which is made up of roughly 100 trillion cells, begins as two newly created cells.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design
The primary movement patterns, duration of these movements, the number of movements, and the work-to-rest ratio are all critical variables that must be identified to prescribe appropriate exercises.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
Fitness Cycling eBook
Training zones are used to quantify and track intensity.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD; cardio = heart; vascular = blood vessels) is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States; it is not just a "man�s disease."
Strength Training for Fat Loss
If you�re just starting out or it�s been a while since you�ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you�re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises.
Fitness Weight Training-3rd Edition
You will have a tendency to hold your breath throughout the entire exertion phase. Avoid doing this because it is dangerous!
Fit for Duty 3rd Edition eBook
In an FBI (1988) training survey of local law enforcement agencies, stress management was rated the number one in-service training need. Several studies over the years have suggested that law enforcement is significantly more stressful than other occupations, and just slightly less stressful than firefighting.
EuropeActive's Essentials for Fitness Instructors eBook
The music used in fitness classes can be a determinant for the motivation levels in those classes, and therefore should be adjusted to the client�s profile.