Fitness

Exercise is a good thing, right? Well, like all things, exercise is good in moderation.
Fencing is a classic art, part of our history since the Middle Ages.
Incorporating yoga in to your current athletic programming is an excellent performance and mobility enhancer. The practice of yoga has evolved over thousands of years.
Do you know where your plantar fascia is? Chances are you don’t unless you have injured it and developed plantar fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia).
The female athlete triad is a devastating health problem facing females in athletics and sports today.
Stress fractures are the most common injuries in athletics today. Athletes with stress fractures usually seek medical treatment for these bothersome injuries after dealing with ongoing pain.
Acupuncture is one of the most frequently used therapies in complementary and alternative medicine today.
Strength and conditioning programming for older athletes is a growing interest area in research and practice.
A recent case study examined back squatting using two different chain techniques. Researchers compared linear and double looped hung supplemental heavy chain resistance to the back squat mechanics.
Substantial research is now being conducted to examine the health and medical benefits of practicing yoga, deep breathing, and meditation.
Snowboarding has become an exceedingly popular extreme sport in the last 20 years. For most snowboarders, training in the off season and working out in a gym can be an uncommon practice.
New research examined the impact of perceptions of support received from coaches and an athletes’ positive and negative self talk.
Recent research compared agility, body composition, power, and strength of NCAA Division-I (D-I) and Division-III (D-III) female athletes.
Diaphragmatic breathing is commonly use breath technique to reduce stress and relax the mind in yoga and meditation practices.
Take extra rest days even when you feel great and think you don’t need them. Try taking off at least 5-7 days if you are feeling the effects of over-training.
The Body Mass Index (BMI) has been used to assess body fat for many years. The BMI is number calculated using weight and height.
Balance ability is a fundamental aspect for a number of sports that require kicking, running, changes of direction, and jumping.