Aggressive training brings increases in muscular size, strength, and endurance
ACSM's Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines-4th Edition
According to empirical data from the health/fitness facility industry, a typical health/fitness facility will invest between $20 and $25 per square foot ($215 to $270 per square meter) on fitness equipment before opening its doors to the public for the first time.
ACSM's Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship eBook
Considerable scientific evidence suggests that physical activity reduces the risk of several cancer types with the evidence classified as convincing or probable for colon, breast, and endometrial cancers; possible for prostate, ovarian, and lung cancers; and null or insufficient for other cancers.
Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition
A meatless diet does not guarantee good health and better performances.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
Ideally, dynamic stretches are done as part of a warm-up program just before engaging in an activity.
Yoga for Runners
Runners love to run, and to have longevity in the sport, they would be wise to develop a smart plan to mitigate the risk of injury.
Designing Resistance Training Programs 4th Edition eBook
Determining what is meant by a set not to failure can be difficult. In one of the studies discussed previously (Izquierdo et al. 2006), athletes experienced in weight training performed their normal periodized training for 16 weeks.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.
Facilitated Stretching-4th Edition With Online Video
Facilitated stretches entail virtually no risk of injury because there is little or no passive movement involved - the stretcher does the work.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.