A skater�s perfect position to apply optimal power is his perfect position of balance.
Athletic Development eBook
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.
Qigong Illustrated eBook
The word qigong is simply translated as �the practice of energy cultivation over time;� however, the word holds a much deeper meaning.
Prescriptive Stretching eBook
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Exercise Testing and Prescription Lab Manual-2nd Edition
Body composition can be measured in many ways, including both laboratory and field techniques. Thus, this lab will focus on formulas and equations involving skinfolds, circumference, waist-to-hip ratio, and body mass index (BMI).
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.
Stronger Legs & Lower Body eBook
The following are common programs that may be used for various situations, such as when you are trying to develop strength, size, or endurance in a specific muscle or muscle group, or when time is short. You can use these ready-made workouts instead of your current program, or in addition to your current program, as a means of mixing things up.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Performing acceleration drills from specific starting conditions allows evaluation of the athlete�s technique for sport-specific situations.