Free weights (dumbbells and barbells) add resistance to exercises, thus stimulating your muscles to gain in strength, size, or endurance, depending on how you tailor the exercises to your individual goals.
Principles and Practice of Resistance Training
Increase your performance as an athlete with the appropriate amount, type, and timing of ingestion.
Bigger Faster Stronger 2nd Edition eBook
Learn about the positive effects the BFS program has on young children.
Periodization eBook-5th Edition
Continual monitoring of the training process is an often overlooked but essential part of implementing a periodized strength training plan. Monitoring the athlete�s progress allows the coach to determine whether the goals of the training plan are being achieved. The following steps will allow the coach to conceptualize, design, and implement a periodized strength training regimen.
Fundamental Weight Training
A trick for standing exercises is to bend your legs slightly and stagger your feet.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Weight training equipment intimidates some older adults. For others, budget constraints make membership in a fitness facility or the purchase of strength training equipment impractical. The exercise procedures described in this chapter should enhance your clients� strength training experiences and reduce the likelihood of injury, and they are inexpensive.
Men's Body Sculpting 2nd Edition eBook
The key to creating your own workout program lies in understanding body types and building a regimen that accommodates your unique form.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
Delavier's Mixed Martial Arts Anatomy
In strength training, it is difficult to reproduce this three-part sequence using only one technique to increase intensity.
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.
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.
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.
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