Learn about the positive effects the BFS program has on young children.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
Follow a weekly torso training schedule.
Training and diet are significantly interrelated. To optimize training-induced adaptations, the athlete must consume a diet that maintains the body’s energy stores. Dietary nutrients play a key role in maintaining prolonged, intense, and intermittent exercise; assisting in the replenishment of energy reserves after a training bout or competition; and altering the adaptive response to training.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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.
Weight Training-4th Edition
This practice procedure answers the question “How much weight or load should I use?”
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
At some point during your training cycle you may decide to add lifting gear such as knee wraps, groove briefs, a power belt, power suit, bench shirt, and wrist wraps. This gear could be used only for training. As the meet gets closer, start to use the gear you plan to use in competition.
Serious Strength Training-3rd Edition
The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
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.