The body is always seeking to maintain a state of homeostasis so it will constantly adapt to the stress from its environment. Training is simply the manipulation of the application of stress and the body�s subsequent adaptation to that stress.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Triathlon participation involves three activities: swimming, biking, and running. Each activity requires a coordinated pattern of muscle recruitment that produces motion about the joints and creates the power to make the triathlete move.
Serious Strength Training 3rd Edition eBook
One of the advantages of the metabolic diet is an increase in lean body mass without the use of anabolic steroids.
Conditioning to the Core
Select a medicine ball light enough to be thrown hard but heavy enough to provide resistance.
Conditioning to the Core eBook
Position the hands on a moderately unstable apparatus. The hands are directly under the shoulders with the arms perpendicular to the floor.
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
Muscles such as the biceps brachii are complex organs composed of nerves, blood vessels, tendons, fascia, and muscle cells.
Everywhere, things spin - heavenly bodies, subatomic particles, children�s toys, gyroscopes. Spinning is a fundamental action of the natural world.
The drills described in this section provide coaches with the seeds to develop appropriate practices for their players and, where necessary, to raise the challenges to even higher levels.
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.