Tipping Toward Balance

Tipping Toward Balance
Author: Tracy Markley
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 118
Release: 2018-03-20
ISBN: 9781986552813
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Tipping Toward Balance Book Excerpt:

In this book I share eight exercises and the reasons why they have helped clients regain their balance. These particular exercises have helped clients stop tripping and falling and to regain the ability to feel safe in movement again. I also share some short stories of clients who all have various reasons for losing their balance. A range of personal and specific factors may play a role in the body's balance and walking gait as they become off-kilter. This leaves people feeling unsafe in their movements, which, in turn, causes the walking gait to change and slow down because they feel out of balance or unstable. At this point, individuals may find themselves tripping often and/or falling down. At any age, but often as we get older, the body can become weaker. That can be due to illness, lack of exercise, neurological challenges or a diagnosed condition. In many of these cases, the body begins to move more slowly. You can feel unsafe in everyday movements, even just walking. The center of the body, known as the core, must be built up in strength for the rest of the body to be able to perform movements at their best. Frequently, building core strength is thought to be achievable only when you get down on the floor and do crunches. Many clients with weakness or stability issues do not feel safe getting down to the floor. Consequently, that leaves them thinking it is a lost cause to attempt to strengthen the core muscles. Thankfully, this is not the truth ...

Foundations of Professional Personal Training

Foundations of Professional Personal Training
Author: Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc.
Publsiher: Human Kinetics
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2022-08-05
ISBN: 171821183X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Foundations of Professional Personal Training Book Excerpt:

Developed and written by canfitpro, Canada’s foremost education and certification provider for fitness professionals, this third edition of Foundations of Professional Personal Training contains essential information for building skills, creating systems to work with clients, and preparing for the Personal Training Specialist (PTS) certification. Extensively updated to match the certification standards, this edition includes the following: New chapters on periodization, screening and assessment, program design, and the canfitpro Personal Training Specialist framework Diverse client case studies to use for practice and application of concepts Details about canfitpro’s optimal health perspective, which integrates physical activity, nutrition, and mental well-being Strategies for cultivating the client–personal trainer relationship Contemporary information regarding inclusive training, training in a virtual environment, and building a business Foundations of Professional Personal Training, Third Edition, prepares new and prospective personal trainers for all aspects of their exciting profession. Providing key concepts of personal training, guidelines for program design and injury prevention, and considerations for working with clients, this text is an essential resource for preparation for the PTS exam and for a successful career in personal training.

Art of Surfing

Art of Surfing
Author: Raul Guisado
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2011-11-08
ISBN: 0762775726
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Art of Surfing Book Excerpt:

Surfing has evolved from a relatively obscure pastime to one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Today, there are millions of surfers across the globe. The Art of Surfing was the first book of its kind to avail participants, both beginner and advanced, with the same training and coaching principles of the more established and traditional sports. It has empowered both recreational and competitive surfers to prepare for and catch the best waves. This thoroughly revised and updated new edition—with 160 color photos—covers boards and equipment, the anatomy of waves, body position and stance, and techniques for everything from paddling to walking the nose. Special chapters on competition and training, biomechanics, and the psychology of surfing round out this first-of-its-kind textbook for the developing surfer. Inside you'll find information on: · The basics of boards and other gear, the anatomy of waves, and a review of basic maneuvers · Advanced techniques for everything, from paddling to turning to walking the nose · Basic and advanced exercises for improving flexibility, balance, and stability · Strength-training and power-building routines · Cardiovascular endurance workouts, as well as cross-training options · Tips on performance nutrition, and the latest advances in sports psychology A chapter on surf contests rounds out this coaching and training manual. Let The Art of Surfing help you develop a game plan to boost your physical, technical, and mental performance--and prepare to catch the next wave.

Athletic Journal

Athletic Journal
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1971
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Athletics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Athletic Journal Book Excerpt:

Vols. 9-12 include proceedings of the 8th-11th annual meeting of the American Football Coaches Association and of the National Association of Basketball Coaches of the United States, 3d-6th annual meeting.

Concepts of Physical Fitness

Concepts of Physical Fitness
Author: Charles B. Corbin,Gregory J. Welk,Karen A. Welk,William R. Corbin
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2006-12
ISBN: 9780073523576
Category: Health & Fitness
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Concepts of Physical Fitness Book Excerpt:

Concepts of Physical Fitness: Active Lifestyles for Wellness provides readers with self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. This well established text uses a proven conceptual format, brief concepts rather than chapters, to provide information in a useful and concise way, and is organized to focus on "process" or lifestyle changes with early coverage of planning so students can apply the concepts immediately.

Webster s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged

Webster s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language  Unabridged
Author: Noah Webster
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 2826
Release: 1971
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Webster s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged Book Excerpt:

Strength Ball Training

Strength Ball Training
Author: Lorne Goldenberg,Peter Twist
Publsiher: New World Library
Total Pages: 285
Release: 2007
ISBN: 9780736066976
Category: Sports & Recreation
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Strength Ball Training Book Excerpt:

Presents step-by-step illustrated instructions for nearly seventy Swiss and medicine ball exercises for strength, flexibility, and core stabilization. Includes Strength ball training DVD.