The benefits of a sound diet are most obvious in the area of competition performance
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.
ACSM's Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines 4th Edition eBook
According to empirical data from the health/fitness facility industry, a typical health/fitness facility will invest between $20 and $25 per square foot ($215 to $270 per square meter) on fitness equipment before opening its doors to the public for the first time.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
The number of muscle groups trained per workout needs to be considered when designing the resistance training program.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
Public-Private Partnerships in Physical Activity and Sport eBook
Many partnerships seek to increase physical activity, healthy behaviors, and sport participation.
Yoga for Runners
Runners love to run, and to have longevity in the sport, they would be wise to develop a smart plan to mitigate the risk of injury.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition With Online Video
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).
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition eBook
Hydrostatic weighing (HW) is a valid, reliable, and widely used laboratory method for assessing total Db. Hydrostatic weighing provides an estimate of total body volume (BV) from the water displaced by the body�s volume.
Client-Centered Exercise Prescription 3rd Edition With Web Resource
First impressions about the prescription form in the demonstration stage and continue to be reinforced through subsequent workouts and all the stages of monitoring. There is a relative paucity of articles concerning the teaching and demonstration of new exercise skills, despite the fact that this often constitutes a vast majority of the time of a personal fitness trainer.