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.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Winning Health Promotion Strategies
How do I measure the ROI of our wellness initiative? How can I tell if our wellness initiative is cost-effective? How do I know whether the wellness initiative is successful?
Men's Body Sculpting 2nd Edition eBook
The key to creating your own workout program lies in understanding body types and building a regimen that accommodates your unique form.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching 2nd Edition eBook
At the outset of coaching relationships, you probably know little about your new clients.
One of the basic tenets of all exercise programs is that major efforts of training should be preceded by lower-level activities.
You�ve learned the movement patterns, built up strength, worked on conditioning, and improved lagging body parts. Now it�s time to put it all together and see what you can do with all the work you�ve put in. These 40 workouts combine aspects from all the training you�ve done up to this point for the ultimate expression of performance.
EuropeActive's Foundations for Exercise Professionals eBook
As highlighted in the previous section, knowing the client is key to maximising motivation when it comes to exercise. This section aims to progress this forward by outlining key behavioural strategies that could be used to enhance motivation towards exercising.
While track sprinting is a closed skill, athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility.