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There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Functional Training for Sports eBook
Follow a weekly torso training schedule.
The Strength Training Anatomy Workout
Going to the gym can be tedious. You have to get dressed, drive to the gym, and change into your workout clothes.
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The following are common programs that may be used for various situations, such as when you are trying to develop strength, size, or endurance in a specific muscle or muscle group, or when time is short. You can use these ready-made workouts instead of your current program, or in addition to your current program, as a means of mixing things up.
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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.
NSCA's Guide to Tests and Assessments
Gold Medal Nutrition-5th Edition
He must rise at five in the morning, run half a mile at the top of his speed up hill, and then walk six miles at a moderate pace, coming in about seven to breakfast, which should consist of beef steak or mutton chop, under-done, with stale bread and old beer.
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Be assured, you will not have to go to the lengths Laffit Pincay went to, to control your own body fat.
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.
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People sometimes have a tendency to emphasize the upper body in strength training programs because they often equate being strong and powerful with having big arms or a big chest. In reality, however, most sports are lower-body dominant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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