Free weights (dumbbells and barbells) add resistance to exercises, thus stimulating your muscles to gain in strength, size, or endurance, depending on how you tailor the exercises to your individual goals.
Stronger Arms & Upper Body eBook
Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
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).
Fitness Illustrated eBook
The term cardio does describe one part of aerobic fitness, but it ignores the important effects of training on muscle fibers.
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?
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health eBook
Physical activity recommendations are not new, although the message has been clarified in recent years. In 1996, the U.S. Surgeon General�s Report on Physical Activity and Health was considered a landmark on par with the 1964 Surgeon General�s Report on Smoking and Health.
NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training-2nd Edition
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.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
Position the hands on a moderately unstable apparatus. The hands are directly under the shoulders with the arms perpendicular to the floor.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
It is understood that when you do strength training, the strength you gain in the gym will translate into improved performance in the ring.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction-3rd Edition With Online Video
Choosing how to teach your sport conditioning or boot camp class ultimately depends on your personality, teaching philosophy, and clients� response to various formats.