Learn about the potential for injury involved with increasing strength by lifting weights.
Energy Every Day eBook
Learn what can be done to maximize your energy throughout the day.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
Most of us would agree that quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for as long as possible.
Public-Private Partnerships in Physical Activity and Sport eBook
Because partnering is challenging and often requires a long-term commitment, managing and building on the success of partnerships is more efficient than starting new, independent partnership processes.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
In strength training, it is difficult to reproduce this three-part sequence using only one technique to increase intensity.
Facilitated Stretching 4th Edition eBook
Proponents of stretching claim it helps prevent injuries, prevents soreness, improves performance, promotes body awareness, stimulates blood flow, and is mentally relaxing and centering.
Client-Centered Exercise Prescription 3rd Edition With Web Resource
Having followed the component guidelines, the prescription process should continue with the selection of exercises that simulate the movements of everyday activities encountered by your client. This functional training involves physical activities that are designed to make tasks and activities of daily living easier, safer, and more efficient.