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13 Benefits of Strength Training for People Older Than 50

13 Benefits of Strength Training for People Older Than 50

According to Dr. Wayne Westcott, as many as 80 percent of men and women in their 50s and older have too little muscle and too much fat, leading to obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, low back pain, and numerous types of cancer. Fortunately, muscle loss is reversible, and research reveals that resistance exercise is effective for increasing muscle mass at all ages. read more
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 Dominate the competition with enhanced edition of Complete Offensive Line

Dominate the competition with enhanced edition of Complete Offensive Line

One-of-a-kind guide from Florida State’s Rick Trickett now available through Apple iBookstore and Amazon Kindle store. read more
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Use the magnet principle for defensive coverage in softball

Use the magnet principle for defensive coverage in softball

The magnet principle is a basic concept that can be used to help young players learn defensive coverage. read more
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The Pros and Cons of Fitness Facilities and Personal Trainers

The Pros and Cons of Fitness Facilities and Personal Trainers

You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option. read more
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Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners

Break-In Workout Programs for Beginners

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. read more
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Modern lifestyles, environments play large role in obesity epidemic

Modern lifestyles, environments play large role in obesity epidemic

If the obesogenic genetic risk profile has remained the same in humans since the obesity epidemic began, what has changed? The simple answer is that our environment has changed. read more
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Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

Maintain a solid strength-to-weight ratio

The strength-to-weight ratio is critically important in virtually all athletic endeavors, so athletes are rightly interested in ways to improve or sustain muscle mass. read more
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Kinetic Connections with renowned coach Nick Tumminello

Kinetic Connections with renowned coach Nick Tumminello

Coach Nick Tumminello, the owner of Performance University International, is known as the “Trainer of Trainers.” He is also the inventor of the Core Bar and has written articles for more than 30 major health and fitness magazines, including "Men’s Health," "Men’s Fitness," "FitnessRx," and "Fighters Only". His first book, the acclaimed "Strength Training for Fat Loss," was released in March 2014. read more
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Determine and develop running speed for fast plays

Determine and develop running speed for fast plays

In football, speed is generally measured by a player’s time in running the 40-yard dash. read more
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Mental Imaging

Mental Imaging

Why waste money on Wimbledon tickets when you can imagine a perfect serve? read more
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