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Dragon Door Publications
What it Takes to Be a Certified Russian Kettlebell Instructor
An Interview with RKC Team Leader, Dustin Rippitoe
I got my first Kettlebell (a 16kg) December 17,2004.1 remember the exact date because my life changed that day. I know how that sounds but it happens to be true. I bought, read and watched Pavel’s Russian Kettlebell Challenge a few months before and convinced my wife to buy me a Kettlebell for Christmas. I later convinced her to let me open it early and I will never forget laying hands on that first bell…
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Exercise and Pregnancy
This article is dedicated to Dr. James Clapp, a pioneer investigator in the fields of Medicine and Exercise Physiology. Dr. Clapp studied hundreds of women who exercised five or more times per week, performed weight-bearing exercise for 30-90 minutes at 65-90 percent of maximum capacity and compared them to healthy, active controls.
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As we look back in history at the trends of health and fitness, recreational endurance sport has evolved tremendously over the last few decades. The bellbottoms of the 1970s gave way to the punk hairdos of the 1980s as well as the sudden mass participation of the marathon event.
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Run Strong: Exercises to prevent injuries and run more efficiently
If you watch a group of runners in motion, you’ll see big differences in their gaits – so big that it’s difficult to define the “ideal” running mechanics that predict who will get injured and who won’t. Som e athletes with apparently inefficient motor patterns and poor posture get injured quickly, while others (who are luckier) seem to have higher tolerances for hte stresses and repeated impacts of running.
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Introducing…Human Motion.ca Strength & Conditioning Inc.
Can-Fit Pro’s Sport Performance Experts!
Who is Human Motion? Human Motion is Canada’s premiere training and sport performance company, offering personalized strength and conditioning and performance nutrition…but it is also much, much more!
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May & June 2008:
The Etiology of Overtraining Syndrome: Examing 3 Hypothese
In Recent years, much of the research in the field of exercise physiology has been directed at unveiling the etiology of Overtraining Syndrome (OTS). Overtraining is a general term used to describe the process of training excessively and the fatigue state and symptoms that may develop (Callister).
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TRAIN WITH KETTLEBELLS
Do you want the mobility of a gymnast? The core strength and leg power of a
martial artist and the physique of the men on the blockbuster movie 300? Then
start training with Kettlebells!
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HUGE Bang for Your Buck: The Use of PLYOMETRICS for
improved power, speed and fat loss
Looking for a workout that will get you over a plateau? Want to challenge yourself,
both physically and mentally? Ready to shed some body fat and show off those
hard-earned muscles you have worked so hard for over the winter months?
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Triathlon BC Quarterly Newsletter
- Core Strength for Kayaking
- Strength and Conditioning for Snowshoe Racing
- Training Essentials for the Mountain Biking Athlete
Training the Pregnant Athlete Part 1 and Part 2 | 1 December 2010 | Category: Research Many of the concerns of exercising while pregnant are centered on theories related to high body temperature, reduced delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the placenta and thus the baby, mechanical stress which may result in damage to the mother or baby and restriction of essential substrates for energy production. The effect of pregnancy on each of these “theories” is discussed with special attention to the numerous benefits, which result from a moderate to vigorous, weight-bearing exercise program.
Strength and Endurance Training: The General Prep Phase | 14 Aug 2009 | Category: Advanced Workout Although times are changing, still many endurance athletes are skeptical of strength training for fear it will add unnecessary muscle bulk and slow them down. Through practice and research, it is shown that strength training for endurance athletes can be crucial to their success, especially over the long term.
Gender and Cycling Performance | 17 Feb 2009 | Category: Exercise Science Performance differences between competing male and female triathletes within the events of running and swimming have decreased slightly over the last 30 years. However, in the cycling event alone, we are seeing this difference in performance slowly increase. Carmen explores the role gender plays in cycling performance.
Effects of the Menstrual Cycle on Performance | 15 Dec 2006 | Category: Special Populations Carmen examines whether hormones directly affect a female athlete’s endurance levels and looks at the effects of the menstrual cycle on sport performance.
Mechanical Tissue Damage | 01 Nov 2005 | Category: Functional Anatomy Carmen explores performance and exercise prescription with muscle soreness