Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning-3rd Edition
Stretching has long been used in a warm-up, with the aim of enhancing performance and reducing the risk of injury.
Janet Evans' Total Swimming eBook
For some swimmers, a simple log book is sufficient, whereas others like to go into much more detail. In general, the more information that�s recorded, the easier it is to analyze past workouts and current progress.
In order to train more effectively, you need to make the distinction between the inner and outer abdominal muscles.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Heart Rate Training
One of the most valuable long-term pieces of information you can gather is resting heart rate.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health eBook
Physical activity recommendations are not new, although the message has been clarified in recent years. In 1996, the U.S. Surgeon General�s Report on Physical Activity and Health was considered a landmark on par with the 1964 Surgeon General�s Report on Smoking and Health.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body
The hamstrings are hard to see, which leads to an �out of sight, out of mind� effect.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 7th Edition eBook
Hydrostatic weighing (HW) is a valid, reliable, and widely used laboratory method for assessing total Db. Hydrostatic weighing provides an estimate of total body volume (BV) from the water displaced by the body�s volume.
Total-body exercises, those using the major muscles groups in both the lower and upper body, are the weightlifting movements, better known as Olympic lifts.