Understanding the basic science of muscles creates a higher potential to create a successful training program.
Fit in 5
Depression to be second biggest cause of disability worldwide by 2020
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
For the participants in our study, obstacles to being active came in all shapes and sizes.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship
The elements of fitness include agility, speed, coordination, flexibility, strength, and endurance.
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.
Tai Chi Illustrated eBook
This stance is named for the shape that the arms hold, which is a circle. In this stance, you stand with your legs apart and knees bent, and you form an open circle with your arms in front of your body, with the palms facing each other or angled slightly down toward the Dan Tian.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
Kettlebell Training eBook
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
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.