Becoming dehydrated is easy, especially when you are active, and can cause serious problems for older adults,
Fuel for Young Athletes
It�s generally accepted that the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)�-the standard nutritionists use to assess adequacy of a diet�-for protein is too low for athletes.
Qigong Illustrated eBook
Correct posture refers to the alignment of the bones in relation to the joints for the purpose of maximizing qi flow and minimizing obstructions.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
Body composition can be measured in many ways, including both laboratory and field techniques. Thus, this lab will focus on formulas and equations involving skinfolds, circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and body mass index (BMI).
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
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.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD; cardio = heart; vascular = blood vessels) is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States; it is not just a "man�s disease."
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction Image Bank-3rd Edition
Per Olof Astrand coined the term functional training in a landmark article titled �Why Exercise?� He stated, �If animals are built reasonably, they should build and maintain just enough, but not more structure than they need to meet functional requirements� (1992, p. 154).
Implementing Physical Activity Strategies eBook
Research has established the contribution of regular physical activity to key health outcomes, such as obesity prevention and musculoskeletal development, and to educational outcomes, such as attentiveness, cognitive processing, discipline, and academic performance (USDHHS 2008).
Training with dumbbells provides a variety of advantages. Some of the advantages are practical and some are physiological, but without a doubt, dumbbells will be a good addition to your training program.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
This chapter describes two steps to follow as you prepare for your first workout. Completing these steps will enable you to start your program and prepare a workout (log) sheet for your workouts.