Motivating People to Be Physically Active-2nd Edition
Implement stage-specific strategies for your community physical activity programs.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
Exercise scientists generally consider the best indicator of cardiovascular fitness to be the body�s ability to take in and utilize oxygen. The measurement of this ability is known as maximal oxygen consumption, or V. O2max. The most widely accepted predictor of cardiovascular fitness is one�s HR response to submaximal work.
The M.A.X. Muscle Plan
The MAX Muscle Plan begins with a MAX strength phase. During this phase you�ll focus on lifting heavy weights in a low repetition range.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
One of the advantages of the metabolic diet is an increase in lean body mass without the use of anabolic steroids.
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
A widely used clinical assessment of the appropriateness of a person�s weight is the body mass index (BMI), or Quetelet index. This value is calculated by dividing the weight in kilograms by height in meters squared.
Conditioning to the Core
The muscular structures of the abdominal and back regions play a dominant role in postural control, lumbar stabilization, and proprioception (what we call total body balance). As we have said, a well-functioning core can help reduce the risk and severity of injury and promote greater efficiency.
Fitness Running 3rd Edition eBook
This book outlines just eight types of workout. However, within each type, the sessions are extremely flexible so you can vary the length and pace to fit your ability and goal.
EuropeActive's Foundations for Exercise Professionals
As highlighted in the previous section, knowing the client is key to maximising motivation when it comes to exercise. This section aims to progress this forward by outlining key behavioural strategies that could be used to enhance motivation towards exercising.
Essentials of Eccentric Training With Online Video
Any exercise program requires two elements before the workout is performed: 1. Full-body warm-up: The exerciser should perform 5 to 10 minutes of general aerobics (e.g., cycling, rowing, walking, running, use of an elliptical trainer, or any other multijoint movement).