The number of sets performed in a workout is one of the factors affecting the total volume (sets X repetitions X resistance) of exercise.
Periodization eBook-5th Edition
The overall development of athletes involves striking a balance between multilateral development and specialized training.
Women's Home Workout Bible eBook
Learn how and when to stretch.
Fundamental Weight Training eBook
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health
Rather than seeing nutrition as an obstacle, you can focus on positive food choices as part of your new healthy lifestyle.
ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health eBook
Physical activity recommendations are not new, although the message has been clarified in recent years. In 1996, the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical Activity and Health was considered a landmark on par with the 1964 Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health.
Man's Guide to Muscle and Strength, 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.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
It takes more than just lifting weights to own the ideal female physique—one that is strong, low in body fat, and high in lean mass, that provides muscle definition, and that functions well in everyday life.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Although many of the factors affecting the expression of muscular strength cannot be controlled by the fitness professional interested in assessing muscular strength, many can.
As a powerlifter, you must become familiar with the equipment and rules for the organization in which you lift. If you are planning to lift in more than one organization, make sure you are familiar with each organization’s rules because there is a good chance that there are differences.