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There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Health and Wellness for Life With Online Study Guide
The six dimensions of wellness model was developed by Dr. Bill Hettler, cofounder and president of the board of directors of the National Wellness Institute, which is an organization formed to provide health promotion and wellness resources to health professionals and individuals. The model demonstrates that all six types of wellness�physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, and occupational�must be present for a person to attain overall wellness (National Wellness Institute 2007).
Fitness Nutrition for Special Dietary Needs eBook
Learn how the dietary needs of a pregnant body change through the trimesters and with exercise.
Man's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
Your core consists of many muscles and muscle groups that work to stabilize your spine, shoulder girdle, and pelvis when flexed. Although your core is defined in various ways depending on the source, it typically includes the muscles of your torso, hips, and neck�basically everything but your limbs and head.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
Although the bent-over row is considered to be one of the best exercises for the upper back, it is also frequently performed with bad technique or modified more than usual.
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.
Kettlebell Training eBook
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
Dumbbell Training eBook
Training with dumbbells provides a variety of advantages. Some of the advantages are practical and some are physiological, but without a doubt, dumbbells will be a good addition to your training program.
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts eBook
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.
Endurance Sports Nutrition-3rd Edition
Your job beforehand is to respect the nutrition aspect of long-distance endurance competitions and eat in a way that prepares you physically and mentally for the challenge that lies ahead.