To do static stretching, athletes select a muscle and gently move across a joint until they feel a comfortable stretch on the muscle.
Sculpting Her Body Perfect-3rd Edition
Shapely biceps are a symbol of fitness and strength!
Functional Training for Sports eBook
The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Strength Band Training 2nd Edition eBook
Elastic resistance exercises can create different vectors of resistance that challenge core stabilization muscles.
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
The Athlete's Clock
We take a closer look at studies into the effects daily activity and caloric restriction have on animals, and what the results might mean for humans.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
One of the advantages of the metabolic diet is an increase in lean body mass without the use of anabolic steroids.
Recovery for Performance in Sport eBook
While performance outcomes are often the central focus for any athlete or sport scientist, compression garments may have greater advantages to improve recovery following an exercise bout (Duffield, Cannon, and King 2010).
The Athlete's Guide to Sports Supplements eBook
The supplement entries use the symbols listed in the following table to easily identify the supplements that have been proven to be beneficial or possibly beneficial for the corresponding performance variables.
Strength Training for Fat Loss eBook
The basis of this book is metabolic strength training, which means using innovative strength training concepts to accelerate metabolism in order to help you lose body fat while building and keeping muscle.
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.