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Over the past three decades, the prevalence of childhood obesity has more than doubled for adolescents and has more than tripled for children.
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.
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Athletes need to build stamina in order to execute skills effectively.
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An aerobic workout should follow a consistent pattern to optimize safety as well as enjoyment. You should begin with a warm-up, which is followed by the main part of the workout, called the endurance conditioning phase.
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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.
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It takes more than just lifting weights to own the ideal female physique�one that is strong, low in body fat, and high in lean mass, that provides muscle definition, and that functions well in everyday life.
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The training principles just discussed provide a loose guideline for general training.
Once you have become familiar with a proper warm-up and the introductory kettlebell movements, it�s time to learn the classical kettlebell lifts.
In practical terms, the task of determining the proper height for a depth jump centers on the athlete�s ability to achieve maximal elevation of the body�s center of gravity after performing a depth jump.
Total-body exercises, those using the major muscles groups in both the lower and upper body, are the weightlifting movements, better known as Olympic lifts.
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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