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Burgess Falls State Park & River Trail

Burgess Falls State Park & River Trail

Before it was the site of a water-powered gristmill and a hydroelectric plant, Burgess Falls State Park was home to Native Americans who used the land as a hunting ground. European settlers began settling in the area in the late 19th century as the numerous falls and rapid flow of Falling Water River were used to power grist and saw mills. read more
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West Tennessee

West Tennessee

One of the three Grand Divisions of the state, West Tennessee is the most sharply defined geographically. Its boundaries are the Mississippi River on the west and the Tennessee River on the east, and it encompasses an area of 9,000 square miles. read more
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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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