journal of strength and conditioning

Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Warm-up enhances body’s perfromance


April 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Performing low-load luteal muscle exercises involving the buttocks boosts strength and power in the lower body, especially before a workout."Exercises of this nature are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mixed-carb sports drink with protein improves stamina in female athletes


April 15th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A study has indicated that a "low-carb, mixed-carb" sports drink with added protein leads to prolonged endurance performance in trained female athletes.According to the study by Erin L. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wii fit can actually keep you fit: Study


March 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that playing Wii Fit video games could provide adequate exercise to improve health and physical fitness.These Wii Fit games, Step and Hula, 'can ... Read more...

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Resistance training good to lower blood pressure


January 17th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Resistance training is as good as aerobic exercise in lowering one's blood pressure (BP). The study, led by Scott Collier of the Appalachian State University in the US, ... Read more...

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Resistance exercise beneficial for cardiovascular health


January 16th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A new research has shown that resistance training has some similar effects as aerobic exercise in lowering a person's blood pressure.The research was conducted in the College of ... Read more...

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Pre-exercise stretching ‘kills runners’ strength’


October 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): A new study has found that static stretching before a workout lowers runners' endurance and make their body less efficient.While previous studies have illustrated the effects of stretching ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stretching prior to running may lower endurance


September 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that distance runners who stretch before running may not to be able run as far-and yet spend more energy doing it.The study was ... Read more...

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Weight training more effective in easing back pain


December 12th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): For people suffering from lower back pain, using weights can be more effective in easing the chronic pain than other forms of exercise like aerobics, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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