Several studies have been performed to establish the amount of physical activity needed to maintain weight loss
Physical Activity and Health Guidelines eBook
Because infants and young children are not autonomous, guidelines for this population are aimed at parents, caregivers, schools, and the community.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual 2nd Edition eBook
Flexibility is the ability to move the body parts through a wide range of motion without undue strain to the articulations and muscle attachments. Maintaining a reasonable degree of flexibility is necessary for efficient body movement.
Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise
Like personal trainers and group exercise instructors, strength and conditioning coaches help others to improve their fitness. But strength and conditioning coaches differ from the others in one very important way�the clients they work with are focused on improving their performance or skill in a sport.
Yoga Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
The fifth spinal movement, axial extension, is defined as a simultaneous reduction of both the primary and secondary curves of the spine (see figure 2.36). In other words, the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar curves are all reduced, and the result is that the overall length of the spine is increased.
NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition eBook
For centuries, protein was considered the staple of the diet and the source of speed and strength for athletic endeavors.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
At some point during your training cycle you may decide to add lifting gear such as knee wraps, groove briefs, a power belt, power suit, bench shirt, and wrist wraps. This gear could be used only for training. As the meet gets closer, start to use the gear you plan to use in competition.
High-Performance Training for Sports
In high-level sport, small elevations in performance can have a significant impact on performance outcomes and can differentiate between winning and losing.