Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Physical Activity Interventions in Children and Adolescents
Although the nonschool period has much potential for physical activity interventions, few formal interventions have been developed to address youth who are inactive outside of the school setting.
Fitness Nutrition for Special Dietary Needs eBook
Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Games that incorporate quickness skills are a fun way to increase athletes� motivation and enthusiasm for training. The quickness games in this section also help athletes develop their situational-movement skills and body awareness.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
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.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option.
Facilitated Stretching-4th Edition With Online Video
Facilitated stretches entail virtually no risk of injury because there is little or no passive movement involved - the stretcher does the work.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts eBook
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.