There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Principles and Practice of Resistance Training
Increase your performance as an athlete with the appropriate amount, type, and timing of ingestion.
Youth Strength Training
Balance the demands of training with children�s need for recovery.
Strength Band Training-2nd Edition
It�s important to work the upper back muscles to prevent poor posture as well as shoulder and neck problems.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Weight Training-4th Edition
The exercises you select will determine which muscles become stronger, more enduring, and thicker. In addition, how you arrange, or order, the exercises in your program will affect the intensity of your workouts.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
For optimal transfer, strength training must adapt to a fighter�s needs, not the other way around.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
You will have a tendency to hold your breath throughout the entire exertion phase. Avoid doing this because it is dangerous!
Delavier's Women's Strength Training Anatomy Workouts
The squat belongs in the basic, multiple-joint exercise category because the hip, knee, and ankle joints are mobilized. As a result, the squat recruits many muscles in addition to the quadriceps: the glutes, hamstrings, lumbar muscles, and calves.
Endurance athletes often believe the more they train, the better the results. But according to the NSCA’s Ben Reuter, recovery time is just as important when developing an effective endurance training program.