Although measuring skinfolds looks relatively easy, it is an aquired skill that needs to be practiced before it can be used in accurately determining body composition.
Endurance Sports Nutrition-2nd Edition
The biggest danger with multiday rides, runs, treks and tours, cycling classics, sports camps, and climbing expeditions is incomplete recovery—you slowly become glycogen depleted as each day passes and thus become increasingly fatigued.
Optimal Muscle Training-Paper
Learn about the potential for injury involved with increasing strength by lifting weights.
Remember that what you eat after a hard workout or competition affects your recovery.
Men's Body Sculpting-2nd Edition
The key to creating your own workout program lies in understanding body types and building a regimen that accommodates your unique form.
Heart Rate Training eBook
Several conditions may cause your heart rate numbers to skip all over the place.
Pilates Anatomy eBook
The powerhouse, or core, can be described as the area from the bottom of the rib cage to a line across the hip joints in the front and to the base of the buttocks in the back.
Man's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
Your core consists of many muscles and muscle groups that work to stabilize your spine, shoulder girdle, and pelvis when flexed. Although your core is defined in various ways depending on the source, it typically includes the muscles of your torso, hips, and neck—basically everything but your limbs and head.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Games that incorporate quickness skills are a fun way to increase athletes’ motivation and enthusiasm for training. The quickness games in this section also help athletes develop their situational-movement skills and body awareness.
Marathon runners were not alone in this belief. Cyclists in the race that was considered the ultimate physical challenge—the Tour de France—were advised similarly: “Avoid drinking when racing, especially in hot weather. Drink as little as possible, and with the liquid not too cold. It is only a question of will power.