Over the past three decades, the prevalence of childhood obesity has more than doubled for adolescents and has more than tripled for children.
The overall development of athletes involves striking a balance between multilateral development and specialized training.
Youth Strength Training eBook
When designing and overseeing weight programs for kids teachers should remain enthusiastic and focused on safety.
Abs Revealed eBook
Cardio is often misunderstood and is one of the most misused forms of exercise for just about any goal.
Weight Training-4th Edition
Although the bent-over row is considered to be one of the best exercises for the upper back, it is also frequently performed with bad technique or modified more than usual.
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.
Developing Speed eBook
While track sprinting is a closed skill, athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility.
Developing the Core
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.
Better Body Workouts for Women
If you are not looking to dramatically change the shape of your body and your outlook, put this book back on the shelf and walk away!
Strength Training for Fat Loss
If you�re just starting out or it�s been a while since you�ve done any strength training, I suggest that you perform the workout program in figure 9.1. Or, if you�re more comfortable beginning your training at home, figure 9.2 provides another beginner program that uses only body-weight and band exercises.
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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