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Proper push-up form

Proper push-up form

Some of the most popular exercises can be performed with or without equipment. Upper-body exercises include the push-up or bench press, dumbbell row or pull-up, overhead press, biceps curl, and dip. Lower-body exercises include the squat, lunge, and calf raise. read more
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Five areas of physical fitness

Five areas of physical fitness

Each of the five areas of physical fitness plays an important role in being fit, and one is not more important than another. Think about the components of a car: What’s the use in having a nice-looking exterior if the motor is shot or the tires are flat? read more
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Learn how to assess and prevent heat-related illnesses

Learn how to assess and prevent heat-related illnesses

The key to prevention is balancing all the factors that influence body temperature so that the body temperature stays within a safe range. read more
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Exercise prescription for obese patients

Exercise prescription for obese patients

Initially, exercise and physical activity should focus on cardiovascular (i.e., aerobic) modes. read more
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Batting practice using six stations

Batting practice using six stations

When setting up a hitting rotation, cover as many of the six elements of offense as possible. The focus should be strictly on offense; do not use a defense. read more
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All coaches should strive to fulfill these six primary functions

All coaches should strive to fulfill these six primary functions

The primary functions of coaches have been extensively researched in recent years. 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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Design exercise routines to maintain mobility in elderly clients

Design exercise routines to maintain mobility in elderly clients

Having followed the component guidelines, the prescription process should continue with the selection of exercises that simulate the movements of everyday activities encountered by your client. This functional training involves physical activities that are designed to make tasks and activities of daily living easier, safer, and more efficient. read more
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Components of a weight training program

Components of a weight training program

Although you may have a specific weight training goal, there are several components for all weight training programs. First and most important, beginning and intermediate exercisers should start with a 5- to 10-minute aerobic warm-up, such as walking on a treadmill or jumping rope. read more
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Why Jim Stoppani thinks hundreds training is a good option for experienced strength trainers

Why Jim Stoppani thinks hundreds training is a good option for experienced strength trainers

When Jim Stoppani offers advice, the strength training community takes notice. After all, the former science editor at Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines has written thousands of articles on exercise, nutrition, and health while winning awards for his groundbreaking research. Stoppani also has over 575,000 followers on his Facebook page. read more
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