The number of sets performed in a workout is one of the factors affecting the total volume (sets X repetitions X resistance) of exercise.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
The key to developing a truly functional training program is not to go too far in any particular direction.
Youth Strength Training eBook
Considering a youth strength training program? Important information to read before you do.
Youth Strength Training eBook
Photos, tips, and guidelines for a safe and beneficial bench press exercise for youth.
Fundamental Weight Training
The decision to start a weight training program is based on an end goal.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout II
Everyone has some muscles that do not develop as easily as other muscles.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments eBook
Information provided by a lactate threshold test has a number of purposes. By understanding the role that lactate plays in exercise metabolism, the exercise physiologist can use the information from lactate threshold tests to predict proper racing and training paces, and assess the fitness of a subject or the efficacy of the training program.
Developing the Core
Fast swimming relies on an athlete�s ability to simultaneously generate propulsive force with the arms and legs while attempting to minimize the drag resistance experienced as she knifes through the water.
Developing the Core eBook
Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
This chapter describes two steps to follow as you prepare for your first workout. Completing these steps will enable you to start your program and prepare a workout (log) sheet for your workouts.
For many men, making a commitment to exercise is not easy. But internationally recognized fitness and nutritional expert and personal trainer Ray Klerck, a former Men’s Health cover model, says there are many ways a guy can convince himself that making the decision to take better care of himself is the right thing to do.
Athletes serious about improving their physique and strength-training performance will do anything they can to achieve success. But according to Susan Kleiner, a registered dietitian and creator of the widely popular Power Eating program, advice given to strength trainers is often a confusing mix of fact and fiction.
Too often in American popular media, the primary focus of core exercise is placed on potential aesthetic benefits, such as “six-pack abs.” People should instead focus on the potential functional or sport performance benefits of core exercise.
Cutting-edge trainer Steve Cotter outlines the seven reasons why the kettlebell may be the best option for your fitness needs among the myriad options now available—and why you should make it your tool of choice.
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