The importance of evaluating overweight individuals has increased as the epidemic of overweight has worsened.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
Flexibility is the ability to move the body parts through a wide range of motion without undue strain to the articulations and muscle attachments. Maintaining a reasonable degree of flexibility is necessary for efficient body movement.
Worksite Health Promotion 3rd Edition eBook
Today, more people are turning to the Internet for health information. According to a nationwide randomized telephone survey of adults, of the hundreds of millions of people who surf the Internet daily, more than 70% use the resource for personal health information.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
Fitness Professional's Handbook 6th Edition eBook
The public is bombarded with messages about nutrition, and it is often difficult for the layperson to distinguish good information from bad.
Developing Endurance eBook
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Therapeutic Stretching eBook
Almost anyone can receive stretching, and most people will benefit from it.
Triathlon Anatomy eBook
Rest, which by nature triathletes are inherently bad at, is an integral part of the healing process. This is when the body heals itself and gets stronger, whether you are taking a day or a few weeks off from working out or reducing the intensity or volume of your workouts. Prevention techniques that assist with healing, including stretching and specific strengthening, are often overlooked but are an essential part of triathlon training.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The metabolic diet�s 5-day, 2-day week is almost like getting in shape for a contest every week. In the weekend carbohydrate-loading part of the diet, you will find out exactly how many hours you can load up on carbohydrate before you begin to smooth out and lose your contest look.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
In many sporting activities, because of how competitions are designed, athletes are forced to reproduce performances within a short time frame.