The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Women's Strength Training Anatomy
One of the main morphological differences between men and women is the greater amount of fat that women carry.
Women's Home Workout Bible eBook
Learn how and when to stretch.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
Functional training programs should always include total-body exercises that facilitate core stabilization and force transmission between the upper and lower extremities.
Heart Rate Training
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
NSCA's Guide to Program Design eBook
The primary movement patterns, duration of these movements, the number of movements, and the work-to-rest ratio are all critical variables that must be identified to prescribe appropriate exercises.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 Subscription
Most of us would agree that quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for as long as possible.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
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
Developing Speed eBook
Although speed can be improved, it is inaccurate to suggest that everyone has the capacity to become a sprint champion.
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction 3rd Edition eBook
In addition to being positive role models, group exercise instructors need to establish a comfortable emotional environment for their participants.