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There are four basic functions of the torso muscles.
Bigger Faster Stronger 2nd Edition eBook
During the off-season, athletes should perform speed training on Tuesdays and Thursdays and lift on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Man's Guide to Muscle and Strength, A
Your core consists of many muscles and muscle groups that work to stabilize your spine, shoulder girdle, and pelvis when flexed. Although your core is defined in various ways depending on the source, it typically includes the muscles of your torso, hips, and neck�basically everything but your limbs and head.
Woman's Guide to Muscle and Strength eBook, A
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.
Developing Speed eBook
While track sprinting is a closed skill, athletes in field and court sports require reactive agility.
These exercises are the key skills and techniques that you will build your programs around, as you will see later in the book.
When implementing plyometric training to enhance performance in youth, the suggested approach is to integrate resistance, plyometric, and speed training into a progressive conditioning program in which the volume and intensity of training periodically change throughout the year.
Designing effective resistance training programs is critical for achieving optimal results. You can use great technique and train with great intensity, but unless you follow a program that has been well thought out, you will never achieve the best results.
Fitness Weight Training 3rd Edition eBook
You can train in one of two places: in your home or at a fitness facility. The following section discusses the pros and cons of each option.
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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