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ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Internet (Exercise Prescription on the Net) is a free resource for the exercise professional, coach, or fitness enthusiast featuring comprehensive exercise libraries (>1400 exercises), fitness assessment calculators , and reference articles. The content of this web site is also available on CD-ROM . is a recommended resource in ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 5th ed. (pgs 224, 349). is also a NSCA authorized CEU provider. See our NSCA CEU approved study modules .

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Basic Structure Of The Program - Starting Strength - IS - We Lift Heavy Things Rip outlines a good beginner's plan and the guidelines to customize the rep/set counts for your abilities. The Starting Strength release 2 book is excellent and well worth buying even if you do an alternative beginner's plan. The Starting Strength program is in three phases, as you progress through the program. Eating for Your Best Workout Today’s post is courtesy of a special guest writer, Alyse Levine, MS, RD, who is a LIVESTRONG.COM nutrition advisor and founder of NutritionBite LLC. Whether you’re hitting the gym for 30 minutes or are training for a triathlon, what you eat can greatly impact your performance. The base of any active person’s diet should consist of unprocessed, wholesome foods and incorporate a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. What to Eat for Workouts Eat your carbs.

Exercise, Workout, and Fitness Center: Yoga, Cardio, Strength Training, and More Health & Fitness Center - Find health and fit... VIDEO 5-Minute Abs Workout This easy and fun abs routine incorporates 5 exercises, each one lasting 45 seconds with a 15-second rest. VIDEO 3 Things to Bring to the Gym What's a tennis ball got to do with your workout? Learn why to pack this -- and other essentials -- next time you hit the gym. SLIDESHOW 12 Basic Yoga Poses No matter the style of yoga you choose -- hatha, vinyasa, or hot yoga -- nearly all of them include a few key moves. See the most common poses. Sex Positions That Double as Exercise Missionary In a way, the missionary position is the physical equivalent of the old "I'm busy washing my hair" excuse -- it's the brush-off used when you're lazy, tired, or just not that interested. But despite being one of the most passive contortions for a woman, man-on-top can still provide a pretty good workout. "It depends on how enthusiastic you are about it, but missionary can be great for the core muscles," says Stacy Berman, a New York City-based certified fitness trainer and founder of Stacy's Boot Camp. "If your partner is thrusting toward you, you want to have an equal and opposite thrust back, and that requires a lot of core strength. It actually will start burning."

Skill Guidelines for Building Strong, Useful, Adaptable Athletes Introduction by Chris Salvato For reference and convenience, this document can be downloaded in PDF format here. For a brief primer into this article, check out Ryan Ford’s YouTube introduction. In order to succeed in a sport, fitness program, or physical activity, it is necessary to establish a diverse and intelligent strength and conditioning program. To maximize your gains in fitness and apply them to highly sport-specific skills, it helps to track your progress, set goals, and achieve balance in your physical capabilities.

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Molding Mobility Overview Mobility and flexibility go hand in hand, but mobility is more about movement quality. This program is intended for beginners looking to do one of two things: increase general range of motion in your movements, and/or help fix all the creaks, aches, and pops of age and bodily disuse

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