Food supplies us with fuel, otherwise known as calories. The body, regardless of age, gender, or activity level, burns a certain amount of calories just to stay alive.
Janet Evans' Total Swimming
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.
Health Professionals' Guide to the Physical Management of Parkinson's Disease
In those with PD, muscle activation patterns appear to be intact, but impairments are noted in the timing and magnitude of contraction of agonist and antagonist muscle groups.
The term cardio does describe one part of aerobic fitness, but it ignores the important effects of training on muscle fibers.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
In addition to increasing the amount of time you are active, you can also increase your daily physical activity by cranking up the intensity.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
Therapeutic Stretching eBook
Popularly known simply as MET, muscle energy technique is a form of stretching commonly used by sports massage therapists, sports therapists, osteopaths and some physiotherapists, chiropractors and fitness professionals.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Power Eating-4th Edition
To achieve superb shape and maximum performance, forgo the usual approach of three meals a day.
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.