Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Strength Ball Training-2nd Edition
There are numerous methods of progressing the level of difficulty when using stability ball exercises.
Women's Home Workout Bible
With a stability ball and a resistance band perform these back exercises to strengthen and tone.
Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties eBook
Osteoarthritis of the hip and knee is responsible for almost a million office visits to an orthopaedic surgeon each year and is one of the leading syndromes ultimately leading to joint replacement.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health eBook
Hypertension is the most prevalent cardiovascular disease. The American Heart Association estimates that approximately 73 million Americans age 20 and older (about one in three) and 1 billion people worldwide have hypertension.
Optimizing Strength Training eBook
Maximize your ability to optimally perform training on a given day.
Research has repeatedly shown that exposure to regular, frequent bouts of physical activity stimulates physiological and metabolic changes that benefit health. It is helpful to classify these as either (a) chronic effects, that is, adaptations to training acquired over weeks or months, or (b) short-term, acute responses to each individual session of activity.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 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.
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.