Food supplies us with fuel, otherwise known as calories. The body, regardless of age, gender, or activity level, burns a certain amount of calories just to stay alive.
Cycling Past 50
Since 1971, I�ve trained and coached athletes in a variety of sports with abilities ranging from beginner to professional. Some became national- and world-class competitors; others achieved less impressive, but no less important, personal goals.
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines
Currently more than 50 million Americans�and more than 50% of the American population over the age of 60�have hypertension, or high blood pressure (Hagberg 2005).
Winning Health Promotion Strategies eBook
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?
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual 2nd Edition eBook
Exercise scientists generally consider the best indicator of cardiovascular fitness to be the body�s ability to take in and utilize oxygen. The measurement of this ability is known as maximal oxygen consumption, or V. O2max. The most widely accepted predictor of cardiovascular fitness is one�s HR response to submaximal work.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
School-based physical activity programming, such as physical education (PE) and sport participation (athletics), have been part of school culture for over 100 years in the United States and many other countries.
Tai Chi Illustrated eBook
The industrial and information revolutions changed the world. Although they brought many advances to civilization, they also brought many social problems, including competition and its related stress and increased isolation among people.
Cycling is a fantastic way to lose weight.
Fitness Weight Training-3rd Edition
You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option.
High-Performance Training for Sports
Designing training programmes for single-sport athletes would require a phase of physical preparation prior to the onset of the competitive phase.