Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
A strength and conditioning specialist must understand an athlete�s response to an injury as well as the physical healing process. Both are essential for the athlete to return to optimal performance.
Fundamental Weight Training eBook
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment eBook
Most Americans watch several hours of television each night and are bombarded by commercials (Holmes, 2008). But Americans are not alone in their television habits, despite the health detriments associated with excessive viewing.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better eBook
The breathing pump muscles are a complex arrangement that form a semirigid bellows around the lungs.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health eBook
Rather than seeing nutrition as an obstacle, you can focus on positive food choices as part of your new healthy lifestyle.
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health eBook
In public health, it is important to understand not only the health benefits of a certain behavior or intervention you may be promoting, but also the risks.
Physical Activity and Health-2nd Edition
Research has repeatedly shown that exposure to regular, frequent bouts of physical activity stimulates physiological and metabolic changes that benefit health. It is helpful to classify these as either (a) chronic effects, that is, adaptations to training acquired over weeks or months, or (b) short-term, acute responses to each individual session of activity.
Combination workouts bring two or more disciplines into a single workout, either for convenience or for specific race preparation.