Discover functional training like you’ve never seen or experienced! This training is easy, fast and fun and it will revolutionize your health and athletic performance. It will become a new way of life! Functional training is a scientific method for personal training, workouts at the gym, at home or outdoors. The book is divided into three parts: The first, theoretical part explains the ‘why’ at the foundation of functional training; the second, practical part contains bodyweight exercises and exercises with various tools (sandbags, medicine ball, kettlebells). The final section proposes several specific training programs for strength, hypertrophy and weight loss. Welcome to the revolution in functional training! Get your focus and follow it!
The Complete Guide to Sports Nutrition is the definitive practical handbook for anyone wanting a performance advantage. This fully updated and revised edition incorporates the latest cutting-edge research. Written by one of the country's most respected sports nutritionists, it provides the latest research and information to help you succeed. This eighth edition includes accessible guidance on the following topics: maximising endurance, strength and performance how to calculate your optimal calorie, carbohydrate and protein requirements advice on improving body composition specific advice for women, children and vegetarians eating plans to cut body fat, gain muscle and prepare for competition sport-specific nutritional advice.
Author: Charles Bronson, Stephen Richards
Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
Charlie Bronson has spent three decades in solitary confinement, and yet has stayed as fit as a fiddle, gaining several world strength and fitness records in the process. Now, in this no-nonsense guide to getting fit and staying fit, he reveals just how he's done it.
The Warrior Diet
Author: Ori Hofmekler
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Along with the many benefits of leisure-class living comes obesity and its attendant ailments. In The Warrior Diet, Ori Hofmekler looks not forward but backward for a solution–to the primal habits of early cultures such as nomads and hunter-gatherers, the Greeks, and the Romans. Based on survival science, this book proposes not ordinary dietary changes but rather a radical yet surprisingly simple lifestyle overhaul. Drawing on both scientific studies and historical data, Hofmekler argues that robust health and a lean, strong body can best be achieved by mimicking the classical warrior mode of cycling—working and eating sparingly (undereating) during the day and filling up at night. Specific elements from the Warrior Diet Nutritional Program (finding ideal fuel foods and food combinations to reduce body fat) to the Controlled Fatigue Training Program (promoting strength, speed, and resilience to fatigue through special drills), literally reshape body and mind. Individual chapters cover warrior meals and recipes; sex drive, potency, and animal magnetism; as well as personalizing the diet for women. Featuring forewords by Fit for Life author Harvey Diamond and Fat That Kills author Dr. Udo Erasmus, The Warrior Diet shows readers weary of fad diets how to attain enduring vigor, explosive strength, a better appearance, and increased vitality and health. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Il libro per tutti gli appassionati di fitness, che non può assolutamente mancare nelle palestre. Un manuale con ben 80 schede pronte da stampare e 210 immagini di esercizi. Le ultime metodologie applicate per l'allenamento della massa muscolare e della forza. Le migliori tecniche per la perdita della massa grassa. Le schede per la riabilitazione e per svolgere ginnastica correttiva e posturale.
Harrison's Manual of Medicine: 16th Edition
Author: Dennis L. Kasper, Eugene Braunwald, Anthony S. Fauci, Stephen L. Hauser, Dan L. Longo, J. Larry Jameson
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
The authority of Harrison’s at the point of care! Covering the full scope of internal medicine, the new edition of this “mini-textbook” is thoroughly revised to reflect new content areas and quicker retrieval of clinical information. The manual continues to focus on diagnosis and therapy with an emphasis on patient care. Features a new section on Care of the Hospitalized Patient, with a new chapter on Procedures in Internal Medicine as well as a section on patient admittance orders.
This book clearly explains when and how different rehabilitation techniques should be applied in the aging patient, thereby enabling readers to identify and apply those rehabilitation strategies that will maximize quality of life and functional independence in individual cases. It is specifically designed for ease of consultation and rapid retrieval of the information most relevant to clinical practice. Prominence is given to the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach to rehabilitation, with discussion of a very wide range of aspects of rehabilitation in different disease settings. The breadth of coverage is illustrated by the attention paid to less commonly addressed topics such as visual and hearing rehabilitation, the role of robotics and 3D imaging techniques, variations in approach among health care systems, and rehabilitation in end-of-life care. The authors are international academic experts in their fields, guaranteeing a high scientific standard throughout. This manual will be an invaluable tool and source of knowledge for geriatricians and physiatrists but will also appeal to a wider range of clinicians, practitioners, and students.
This new text is aimed at allied health professionals, nurses and students, helping them to make the links between health promotion theory and practice.
Author: Shannon Sovndal
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
"Cycling Anatomy" emphasizes proper development of muscles to allow road cyclists to use the most efficient cycling technique. Full-color anatomical illustrations convey the most effective exercises.
Organized around the central theme of homeostasis, FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY is a carefully condensed version of Lauralee Sherwood's HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY: FROM CELLS TO SYSTEMS. It provides clear, current, concise, clinically oriented coverage of physiology. Many analogies and frequent references to everyday experiences help students relate to the physiology concepts presented. Offering helpful art and pedagogical features, Sherwood promotes understanding of the basic principles and concepts of physiology rather than memorization of details and provides a foundation for future careers in the health professions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Fitness Instructor's Handbook is the essential guide for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. This new second edition has been fully updated and covers every component of the industry standards for both Level 2 and 3 qualification, and offers the perfect blend of theory and practice on every aspect of health and fitness. Clear, concise and accessible, the content is organised with the specific needs of student and newly qualified fitness professionals in mind - it covers every aspect of the theory needed to work as a fitness instructor, and places it in a practical context. Topics covered include: the skeletal system muscles and tendons the energy system circulation and respiration components of fitness safety issues customer service screening clients planning and programme design exercise evaluation. Packed full of illustrations, case studies, revision questions and sample programmes, The Fitness Instructor's Handbook is the ideal book for both those new to the industry and experienced trainers.
The Shoulder in Sport
Author: Andrea Fusco, Andrea Foglia, Frank Musarra
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This multidisciplinary approach to the shoulder covers introductory topics, surgical solutions, rehabilitation and prevention, and electromyography of the surface.
Uno studio molto dettagliato sull'obesità e sui gravi problemi legati alle patologie associate. Il testo si divide in tre parti molto ricche di contenuti: nella prima parte viene trattata l'obesità come fenomeno patologico; la seconda parte affronta il tema della prevenzione con le strategie che hanno dato risultati positivi a livello internazionale, in particolare la Metodologia EPODE; la terza parte tratta le linee di intervento focalizzandosi sui Camps e sull'intervento in Arkansas che ha avuto risultati elevati per il contrasto all'obesità infantile, indicando una strada sicura da seguire per modificare lo stile di vita dei nostri figli. Molto interessanti e utili, infine, le proposte e i consigli per sviluppare un programma di intervento che risulti il più efficacie possibile.
Written by Brad Schoenfeld, PhD, a leading authority on muscle hypertrophy, Science and Development of Muscle Hypertrophy provides strength and conditioning professionals, researchers, and instructors with a definitive resource for information regarding muscle hypertrophy.