Learn about the potential for injury involved with increasing strength by lifting weights.
Core Assessment and Training
When someone says �abs,� the first thing that comes to mind for many people is the six-pack. For many, including fitness clients, the abdomen has been marginalized to include just one muscle�the rectus abdominis. However, the abdominal region is composed of several key muscles that contribute to core function.
Fitness Illustrated eBook
Find out the truth about two common training misconceptions.
The word qigong is simply translated as �the practice of energy cultivation over time;� however, the word holds a much deeper meaning.
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.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching 2nd Edition eBook
At the outset of coaching relationships, you probably know little about your new clients.
Public-Private Partnerships in Physical Activity and Sport
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.
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
Some want to improve their general health, some want to build larger muscles, some want to shed fat, some seek to get stronger, some hope to improve their functional strength and athleticism, and some strive to eliminate joint dysfunction and prevent injury.
Physical Activity and Mental Health
Approximately 30% of the European population has a long-term physical health condition. People with a long-term condition that is comorbid with a mental health problem have worse health outcomes than do people with either of these alone.
Training with dumbbells provides a variety of advantages. Some of the advantages are practical and some are physiological, but without a doubt, dumbbells will be a good addition to your training program.