When your muscles are strong, you can confidently lift, reach, move, push, and pull without much thought.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
This is a review of national health objectives and recommendations for physical activity and presents current information on public health guidelines for physical activity for adults, including a description of the most current U.S. guidelines for physical activity, contained in the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
Your attitude about training and nutrition must be unified and positive.
NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition eBook
Complex skill-oriented exercises should be avoided in most persons with MS, partly because of the loss of proprioception, or ability to perceive muscle and joint position in space.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
An unhealthy diet could account for up to 30% of all cancers in developing countries and perhaps 35% of cancer deaths in the United States. Hence, along with tobacco use, diet is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for cancer.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
For the purpose of understanding the movement being analyzed, strength and conditioning professionals should use the following four questions.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
The methods of resistance training are directly related to the way that the training program is designed.
Therapeutic Stretching eBook
One disadvantage of some stretching books is they assume the people for whom the stretches are recommended are fit and healthy and flexible enough to get into what are sometimes quite challenging positions.
High-Performance Training for Sports
One of the more difficult problems that the performance team faces is determining when an athlete is ready to return to action after injury. The athlete can be placed under enormous pressure from the owner, coach, fans and media to get out on the track, field or floor in record time.