There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
Successful programs recognize and take into account the individual variability among people, including their physical activity preferences, interests, and readiness to make behavior changes.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design
When exploring the classic literature, it is clear that periodization is a method for employing sequential or phasic alterations in the workload, training focus, and training tasks contained within the microcycle, mesocycle, and annual training plan.
Developing Endurance eBook
The athlete sits on the floor with the legs extended straight in front of the body; the arms are bent at 90 degrees at the sides.
Training zones are used to quantify and track intensity.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching 2nd Edition eBook
At the outset of coaching relationships, you probably know little about your new clients.
Body Trainer for Men
Taking care of your body is no different from owning a dog: Feed it, water it and make sure it gets plenty of exercise. But you don�t need to work, well, like a dog to live a healthy, long life. All you need to do is clue in to the benefits of exercise.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction Image Bank-3rd Edition
Per Olof Astrand coined the term functional training in a landmark article titled �Why Exercise?� He stated, �If animals are built reasonably, they should build and maintain just enough, but not more structure than they need to meet functional requirements� (1992, p. 154).
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.