If you look at the information presented in most exercise physiology and sports nutrition books, you will notice an obvious omission of discussions of muscle cramps.
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Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
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It is important to perform the single straight-leg stretch to strengthen the abdominals.
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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.
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This stance is named for the shape that the arms hold, which is a circle. In this stance, you stand with your legs apart and knees bent, and you form an open circle with your arms in front of your body, with the palms facing each other or angled slightly down toward the Dan Tian.
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In strength training, it is difficult to reproduce this three-part sequence using only one technique to increase intensity.
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Runners are often reluctant to try yoga; their most common fear is that they are not flexible enough.
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Lean protein and easily digestible vegetables are a great combination of slow-release carbohydrate and protein.
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Proponents of stretching claim it helps prevent injuries, prevents soreness, improves performance, promotes body awareness, stimulates blood flow, and is mentally relaxing and centering.
This exercise builds on the principles of the Mat Work: Supine Spine Twist but incorporates a longer lever (the legs), intensifying the hip flexor work and the abdominal work, particularly that of the oblique abdominals.