Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
Massage for Sport Performance
The purpose of this chapter is to help the trainer understand how to apply sport massage to athletes who are participating in specific sports.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
Many factors influence whether people use physical activity resources. In this chapter we discuss the more common factors examined in the research literature, including those we think are the strongest predictors of physical activity resource use: accessibility, proximity, safety, and the presence and quality of features and amenities, aesthetics, and incivilities.
ACSM's Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines 4th Edition eBook
Saunas, steam rooms, and whirlpools are all potentially high-risk areas to members and users because of the high temperatures and humidity that are generated in these spaces.
Tai Chi Illustrated
During tai chi practice, the head should remain straight and upright with the neck straight, and the head should not incline in any direction.
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan
The MAX Muscle Plan begins with a MAX strength phase. During this phase you�ll focus on lifting heavy weights in a low repetition range.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
Many of the following dumbbell complexes emphasize unilateral exercises, which, as discussed previously, automatically activate the core musculature in order to maintain your posture and body position to control the offset load.
EuropeActive's Foundations for Exercise Professionals
The skeletal muscles can be divided into three groups (figure 2.5): 1. Muscles governing movement of the upper extremities. 2. Muscles governing moment of the trunk and spine (including breathing musculature). 3. Muscles governing movement of the lower extremities.
Conditioning Young Athletes eBook
It is appropriate to moderately increase the intensity of training during the athletic formation stage of development. Although most athletes are still vulnerable to injuries, their bodies and capacities are rapidly developing.
While track sprinting is a closed skill, athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility.