There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Fundamental Weight Training
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal.
Golf Anatomy eBook
When we speak about strength in golf, we are talking about a complex, multifaceted concept.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
It is very costly, and in most cases impractical, to measure 24-hour energy expenditure or to monitor physical activity energy expenditure through either direct or indirect calorimetry.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Developing Endurance eBook
The athlete sits on the floor with the legs extended straight in front of the body; the arms are bent at 90 degrees at the sides.
Delavier's Sculpting Anatomy for Women
The core and abdominal muscles play an important role in the body�s aesthetics. Getting a muscular and toned belly in a few months is possible with targeted exercises. Say good-bye to your love handles and belly!
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.
Conditioning Young Athletes
Stabilizers are relatively small muscles that anchor or stabilize the position of bones to give prime movers a firm base from which to pull.
Combination workouts bring two or more disciplines into a single workout, either for convenience or for specific race preparation.
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.