We�ve established that most machines allow movement only in a predetermined plane or movement path so that balancing the resistance in all directions is not necessary.
Wheelchair Sport eBook
Wheelchair sport can increase confidence and self-esteem, and it may provide people with a positive outlook on life. There is a wheelchair sport for almost everyone who wants to participate and for any level of expertise, from novice through to Paralympic competition.
Full-Body Flexibility-2nd Edition
These stretching techniques and terms will provide you with a clear understanding of the approach to stretching.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
Using the wrong technique during stretching can waste your time and increase your risk of injury.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
Weight Training 4th Edition eBook
Although the bent-over row is considered to be one of the best exercises for the upper back, it is also frequently performed with bad technique or modified more than usual.
Complete Conditioning for Rugby
Rugby is one of the most intriguing sports to analyse from a physiological perspective because it has such a variety of demands and each match is unique.
For endurance athletes, the normal progression of fitness begins by developing a good aerobic base (see figure 3.1).
Dumbbell Training eBook
1. Stand with the feet about shoulder-width apart and rest a dumbbell on the right shoulder.
2. Sit back until you are at the depth of a vertical-jump attempt. Keep the heels on the floor.
High-Performance Training for Sports
One of the more difficult problems that the performance team faces is determining when an athlete is ready to return to action after injury. The athlete can be placed under enormous pressure from the owner, coach, fans and media to get out on the track, field or floor in record time.
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.