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Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
Developing Effective Physical Activity Programs
As the influence of technology continues to increase, those interested in promoting physical activity should consider developing physical activity programs that effectively use technology.
Managing Sport Facilities-2nd Edition
Although injuries and accidents are always going to occur, various risk management strategies can be used to minimize the potential for injuries and litigation.
Heart Rate Training eBook
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
Delavier's Core Training Anatomy
The rest time between sets can vary from 1 second to 1 minute, depending on the difficulty of the exercise as well as your goals.
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan eBook
When it comes to muscle, protein is king. Although water makes up the majority of muscle tissue (approximately 70 percent of muscle weight), it is the protein component (approximately 25 percent of muscle weight) that is responsible for carrying out human movement.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
Developing the Core
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
Pilates 2nd Edition eBook
This exercise builds on the principles of the Mat Work: Supine Spine Twist but incorporates a longer lever (the legs), intensifying the hip flexor work and the abdominal work, particularly that of the oblique abdominals.