When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Guiding Yoga's Light
Integrate mindfulness into your yoga practice.
Pilates Anatomy eBook
The belief that breathing exercises, or voluntarily controlled breathing patterns, may provide health benefits or enhance physical performance has been shared by many cultures for centuries.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan eBook
When it comes to muscle, protein is king. Although water makes up the majority of muscle tissue (approximately 70 percent of muscle weight), it is the protein component (approximately 25 percent of muscle weight) that is responsible for carrying out human movement.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
Although speed can be improved, it is inaccurate to suggest that everyone has the capacity to become a sprint champion.
Designing Resistance Training Programs-4th Edition
Determining what is meant by a set not to failure can be difficult. In one of the studies discussed previously (Izquierdo et al. 2006), athletes experienced in weight training performed their normal periodized training for 16 weeks.
Dumbbell Training eBook
Designing effective resistance training programs is critical for achieving optimal results. You can use great technique and train with great intensity, but unless you follow a program that has been well thought out, you will never achieve the best results.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.