Health and Wellness for Life With Online Study Guide
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is an umbrella term that includes several diseases that affect the heart or blood vessels. Learn more about high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and cardiomyopathy.
Promoting Physical Activity 2nd Edition eBook
Successful programs recognize and take into account the individual variability among people, including their physical activity preferences, interests, and readiness to make behavior changes.
Reversing the Obesogenic Environment
If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed.
Man's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
Unless you�re training for an endurance-based sport, are concerned about doing traditional cardio for your heart, or just love the high that you get when you go out for a long run, you really have little need for long, slow, steady-state cardio.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
The following are common programs that may be used for various situations, such as when you are trying to develop strength, size, or endurance in a specific muscle or muscle group, or when time is short. You can use these ready-made workouts instead of your current program, or in addition to your current program, as a means of mixing things up.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
When a muscle cell contracts, the molecules create and release bonds between the thick and thin filaments, which ratchet along each other and create a sliding movement that increases their overlap and draws the two ends of the myofibril toward each other.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
Body Trainer for Men
If you can do basic math, you can burn fat. No magic bullet, no secret, zero-calorie food, and no supplement�legal or illegal�works better, faster, cheaper or healthier than good, old-fashioned food.
Designing Resistance Training Programs 4th Edition eBook
Yes they can, especially when the exercise volume increases dramatically to the point at which performance gains due to an off-season training program are lost.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
If you�re just starting out or it�s been a while since you�ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you�re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises.