When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Physical Activity and Obesity-2nd Edition
The environment you live in plays a factor into the level of physical activity you achieve everyday
Massage for Sport Performance
The primary purpose of preevent massage is to assist an athlete in preparing for a competition or workout at an event site.
Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties With Web Resource
Osteoarthritis of the hip and knee is responsible for almost a million office visits to an orthopaedic surgeon each year and is one of the leading syndromes ultimately leading to joint replacement.
Delavier's Stretching Anatomy
Repetitive athletic movements can reduce your range of motion by tightening the muscles and tendons.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship eBook
Resistance exercise training has been effective in improving muscular strength and endurance in cancer survivors, with the majority of research being in those with breast cancer, prostate cancer, and head and neck cancer.
Popularly known simply as MET, muscle energy technique is a form of stretching commonly used by sports massage therapists, sports therapists, osteopaths and some physiotherapists, chiropractors and fitness professionals.
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
Fitness professionals will encounter individuals who are on the verge of meeting the criteria for moderate or high risk but are not quite there.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
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.