In an explosive-action sport, you may be tempted to refuel with a product that delivers an energy spike, something that jacks up the adrenaline.
The levator scapulae runs between the upper part of the shoulder blades and the top four cervical vertebrae.
Heart Rate Training eBook
You can use heart rate data to indicate too much training in the early stages, what we refer to as acute overtraining, or overreaching.
End Back & Neck Pain
If you have chronic spinal pain that has not been aggravated recently, here are some basic self-intervention activities to help you feel better.
End Back & Neck Pain eBook
Using the body mechanic techniques described here is the best way to reduce the harmful shear, torsion, and asymmetrical loading strains that break down tissue and lead to pain.
Developing Agility and Quickness eBook
Athletes who can move faster than their opponents have an advantage. For example, a faster athlete may be able to get to a ball more quickly than a competitor or may even outrun a pursuer.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
The majority of tests and training protocols emphasize lower extremity muscular power. However, upper extremity power production and performance are also exceedingly important for most sports and activities.
Tai Chi Illustrated eBook
This stance is named for the shape that the arms hold, which is a circle. In this stance, you stand with your legs apart and knees bent, and you form an open circle with your arms in front of your body, with the palms facing each other or angled slightly down toward the Dan Tian.
Fitness Professional's Handbook-6th Edition
Fitness professionals will encounter individuals who are on the verge of meeting the criteria for moderate or high risk but are not quite there.
Stretching Anatomy 2nd Edition eBook
Ideally, dynamic stretches are done as part of a warm-up program just before engaging in an activity.