Increase your performance as an athlete with the appropriate amount, type, and timing of ingestion.
ACSM's Worksite Health Handbook-2nd Edition
Ethnic minority or lower-income populations experience monumental economic and cultural challenges to healthy eating, physical activity participation, and many other health protective behaviors. Such barriers are inherent in the physical, social, organizational, and political environments of underserved communities.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
Abs Revealed eBook
Your attitude about training and nutrition must be unified and positive.
Developing Agility and Quickness
Games that incorporate quickness skills are a fun way to increase athletes� motivation and enthusiasm for training. The quickness games in this section also help athletes develop their situational-movement skills and body awareness.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
After administering the SFT to your clients or program participants, we suggest that you meet with them, either individually or as a group, to give them their feedback.
Developing the Core
Lie faceup on the floor with your legs bent. Place the arms and hands across the chest. Your upper back should be slightly off the ground to maintain constant tension on the target muscles.
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.
Exercise for Frail Elders 2nd Edition eBook
Seated Up-and-Down Leg March
Some of the most popular exercises can be performed with or without equipment. Upper-body exercises include the push-up or bench press, dumbbell row or pull-up, overhead press, biceps curl, and dip. Lower-body exercises include the squat, lunge, and calf raise.