Exercise Technique Manual for Resistance Training-2nd Edition
This enhanced e-book offers quick access to 74 high-quality video clips that demonstrate proper technique for 57 resistance training exercises.
The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight eBook
Nutrition experts weigh in on water weight
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
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.
Worksite Health Promotion-3rd Edition
Consider some major trends in demographics, technology, and economy over the past 50 years.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship eBook
The elements of fitness include agility, speed, coordination, flexibility, strength, and endurance.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
As is typical in the process of establishing criterion-based standards, a combination of processes�subjective reasoning, data-based statistics, and literature review�was involved in arriving at the recommended fitness standards (cut-point scores) for the SFT test items that would be associated with the ability (or projected ability) to function independently in later years.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
Implementing Physical Activity Strategies eBook
Current cancer treatments, although increasingly efficacious for improving survival, are toxic in numerous ways and produce negative short- and long-term physiological and psychological effects, including pain, decreased cardiorespiratory capacity, cancer-related fatigue, reduced quality of life, and suppressed immune function (Courneya and Freidenreich 2001).
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction Online Video-3rd Edition
In addition to being positive role models, group exercise instructors need to establish a comfortable emotional environment for their participants.
High-Intensity 300 eBook
There may be no exercise better suited for improving vertical leap than the depth jump. There also may be no exercise more demanding on your ankle and knee joints. Be sure to have mastered box jumps and bounding drills before taking on the depth jump. And when you do tackle this movement, start off on a low box (12 inches [30 cm] or lower), and limit the number of contacts until you gain experience with the exercise.