For endurance events, nutrition is key and timing is everything. Every endurance athlete needs two types of equipment. There’s the external equipment such as apparel and sport-specific gear. Then there’s the internal kind– food and fluid. But just as important as what you choose for nutrition and hydration is the timing, says Leslie
Try these keys for smooth (and effective) small group training. Small groups are hot. In 2011, about 7.7 million Americans participated in boot-camp-style cross-training classes, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. What’s more, 2.9 million of those people went to such classes at least 50 times a year.
Are your athletes or clients at risk for exertional rhabdomyolysis? Risk factors include if they are new to exercise, deconditioned, or are exercising in hot and humid conditions, combined with intense physical training. Discover a variety of preventative measures that can be applied to reduce the risk. Introduction Exertional rhabdomyolysis
Eating disorders are complex medical/psychiatric illnesses that can seriously interfere with a person’s daily activities and may even eventually cause death (1, 2). They cause serious disturbance to one’s daily diet, and may start as a result of altering the diet for the purpose of gaining or losing weight.
By: Joshua J Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES There has been much debate on proper squat techniques. Is it proper to maintain a vertical shin and prevent the knees from going beyond the toes? Is it better to squat and allow the knee to go beyond the toes? The