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Some people ask whether it�s really necessary to consume five meals per day, preferring the traditional breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Unfortunately, the answer is an unequivocal, �Yes.�
The Athlete's Guide to Making Weight eBook
Nutrition experts weigh in on water weight
Promoting Physical Activity-2nd Edition
Successful programs recognize and take into account the individual variability among people, including their physical activity preferences, interests, and readiness to make behavior changes.
Full-Body Flexibility-2nd Edition
We use our forearms, wrists, and fingers to perform many repetitive tasks, such as typing on a keyboard.
Breathe Strong, Perform Better eBook
This exercise is good for postural control, and it involves the rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis, and obliques.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
The number of muscle groups trained per workout needs to be considered when designing the resistance training program.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
Briefly, strength is increased by gradually increasing the resistance placed on a muscle (i.e., by applying what is called the overload principle). Overloading a muscle means making it do more than it is accustomed to doing. This can be accomplished using free weights (similar to the dumbbells used to test arm strength in the SFT), elastic exercise bands, Velcro strap-on weights, exercise machines that are designed for specific muscle groups, or a person�s own body weight and gravity. A
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
Yoga for Runners eBook
Runners love to run, and to have longevity in the sport, they would be wise to develop a smart plan to mitigate the risk of injury.
High-Performance Training for Sports
One of the more difficult problems that the performance team faces is determining when an athlete is ready to return to action after injury. The athlete can be placed under enormous pressure from the owner, coach, fans and media to get out on the track, field or floor in record time.