The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
Exercise Prescription eBook-2nd Edition
Lead your clients into discovering the goals they should set for themselves.
Water Fitness Lesson Plans and Choreography eBook
See descriptive images, discover what muscles are used, and learn cueing tips for various types of aquatic walking moves.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
Physical Activity Epidemiology-2nd Edition
Weight gain resulting from excess storage of fat is ultimately explained by an intake of calories that exceeds those expended.
Recovery for Performance in Sport
The water-immersion recovery technique consists of covering part of the body, or the whole body, in water.
Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition
A meatless diet does not guarantee good health and better performances.
Dumbbell Training eBook
People sometimes have a tendency to emphasize the upper body in strength training programs because they often equate being strong and powerful with having big arms or a big chest. In reality, however, most sports are lower-body dominant.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
This chapter describes two steps to follow as you prepare for your first workout. Completing these steps will enable you to start your program and prepare a workout (log) sheet for your workouts.