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Free weights (dumbbells and barbells) add resistance to exercises, thus stimulating your muscles to gain in strength, size, or endurance, depending on how you tailor the exercises to your individual goals.
Athletic Development eBook
The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases & Disabilities 3rd Edition eBook
Learn the recommendations, precautions, and special considerations associated with exercise programming for patients with Alzheimer�s Disease.
Core Assessment and Training
Pain in the TFL is common for certain types of athletes such as distance runners. Likewise, irritation to the ITB has been a source of pain for those who ramp up their training mileage too quickly and those who train incorrectly.
Fitness Illustrated eBook
Learn what causes muscle soreness and how to minimize it.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
It�s important to work the upper back muscles to prevent poor posture as well as shoulder and neck problems.
Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
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.
Tai Chi Illustrated eBook
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.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.
Lifestyle Wellness Coaching-2nd Edition
The flow model of coaching characterizes the client�s journey as one of flowing toward the sea from a high source above the clouds.