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Nutrition and overall health

Nutrition and overall health

Researchers of nearly all chronic diseases have studied the role of nutrition. (The term chronic is used to refer to diseases that often begin at a younger age and develop over time.) read more
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Assessments for Muscular Fitness

Assessments for Muscular Fitness

There is not one test of muscular fitness that is best. Rather, different tests can be used to safely and effectively assess muscular strength or muscular endurance in various age groups. read more
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Lower Body Stretches for Pregnancy

Lower Body Stretches for Pregnancy

Begin on your hands and knees (a). Slide your right knee up so that it is on the floor under your right shoulder and twist your lower leg so that your right foot is on the floor under your left hip. read more
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Health and Fitness Benefits of Aerobic Activity

Health and Fitness Benefits of Aerobic Activity

Regular and consistent aerobic activity improves your cardiorespiratory endurance. In other words, your heart, blood vessels, and lungs benefit from working harder than normal. read more
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Fueling Workouts

Fueling Workouts

From the oatmeal you eat for breakfast to the baked potato you eat for dinner, carbohydrate is the leading nutrient fuel for your body. read more
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Eating for Power

Eating for Power

To achieve superb shape and maximum performance, forgo the usual approach of three meals a day. read more
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Steps to setting up a preplan

Steps to setting up a preplan

The preplan is a written document that may be included as part of the emergency action plan (EAP) or may be a separate document. According to Stoffel (2001), the preplan accomplishes two things. read more
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Team bowling that requires more complex skills found in sports

Team bowling that requires more complex skills found in sports

Team Bowling may not sound like a game requiring even moderate physical activity. However, this game not only elicits some vigorous physical activity, but also requires more complex skills found in sports such as basketball, soccer, and most notably, team handball. read more
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Strengthen the triceps

Strengthen the triceps

The triceps muscle is located at the back of the arm and is used not only to straighten the arm but also to keep the elbow from moving when performing fine movements of the forearm, such as writing. The triceps muscle is also involved in pushing actions, as in opening doors. read more
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Developing Good Teammates

Developing Good Teammates

While playing on a team can be cherished many years later, it can also be an unpleasant episode in an athlete’s career, and in the extreme case a nightmare that extinguishes one’s passion for sports. The quality of the teammate experience often hinges on the coach’s ability to create a team culture that nurtures positive teammate behavior across the entire program. read more
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