ShareFood and Nutrition Absorption and Delivery
Food and nutrition go hand-in-hand, and in this article we will take a look at how nutrients are absorbed and delivered throughout our body. Eating food is a daily activity that we partake in multiple times per day. Most of us are not concentrating on the nutritional value and the nutrients that are in the food, we are concentrating on the food itself and how it tastes. However, if you want to move close to living a fitness lifestyle, it is important to understand how food and nutrition interacts
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ShareHypertension (High Blood Pressure) and Exercise
Hypertension (High Blood Pressure): Adopting a healthy lifestyle can have a positive effective in preventing and treating hypertension. Here is what you can do…
Q) Ask Ray! Ray, I have been diagnosed with hypertension. My resting blood pressure is 145/92. Besides just taking medications I want to start an exercise program. What considerations should I have before I start?
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A) I understand the basis behind the question and will discuss hypertension and how to prevent hypertension, proper breathing during exercise
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ShareMajor Joints of the Human Body
Major joints of the human body will be discuses in this article and I will describe the bones and muscles involved in each joint. The major joints are the: knee joint, ankle joint and foot joint, spine joints, shoulder joint, elbow joint, and forearm joint. As an athlete or someone involved in physical fitness, it is important that you have an understanding of the biomechanical and kinesiological actions of the key muscles involved along with how the joint works in a strength exercises. It is
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ShareIncreasing Strength and Endurance Through Balance Training
Recently I attended a lecture entitled “Powder Days without Fatigue – How ski conditioning leads to fun days in the snow”. The presentation was given by Adam St. Pierre, MS of the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine. Adam’s main focus at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine is Exercise Physiologist and Gait Biomechanics. Adam specializes in coaching and training Cross Country Skiers, and is the Head Coach for the 8-13 year-olds of the Boulder Nordic Junior Racing Team.
Boulder Nordic Junior Racing
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