Food supplies us with fuel, otherwise known as calories. The body, regardless of age, gender, or activity level, burns a certain amount of calories just to stay alive.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
For the past two decades, government and media outlets have predicted dire consequences resulting from aging world populations. However, the problems predicted to occur as a result of aging populations stem from advanced disability rather than just advanced age.
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
The very best programs provide a solid grounding in the broad field of kinesiology, including exercise physiology; biomechanics; motor development, control and learning; sport psychology; and sociocultural analysis of sport and physical activity.
Hatha Yoga Asanas eBook
Child�s (Balasana) and Child�s, Extended (Utthita Balasana) asanas.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
Research has repeatedly shown that exposure to regular, frequent bouts of physical activity stimulates physiological and metabolic changes that benefit health. It is helpful to classify these as either (a) chronic effects, that is, adaptations to training acquired over weeks or months, or (b) short-term, acute responses to each individual session of activity.
Why would anyone expect the symptom of thirst to be present in collapsed runners? Thirst is such a powerful urge that any thirsty marathon runner suffering from dehydration during a race will simply stop at the next refreshment station and drink until her thirst is slaked. Simple.
Tai Chi Illustrated eBook
The industrial and information revolutions changed the world. Although they brought many advances to civilization, they also brought many social problems, including competition and its related stress and increased isolation among people.
Better Body Workouts for Women eBook
If you are not looking to dramatically change the shape of your body and your outlook, put this book back on the shelf and walk away!
Designing Resistance Training Programs 4th Edition eBook
Extreme conditioning programs are high-volume, short-rest-period, multi-exercise programs, many of which have become very popular (e.g., CrossFit, Insanity, Gym Jones).