Research Paper Title The Effect of Variation of Plyometric Push-Ups on Force-Application Kinetics and Perception of Intensity. Background To examine differences between ground-reaction-force (GRF)-based parameters collected from 5 types of plyometric push-ups. Between-trials reliability and the relationships between parameters were also assessed. Methods Thirty-seven highly active commando soldiers performed 3 trials of 5 variations of… Read More
Muscle conditioning consists of strength and endurance training. It should occur two to three times per week on non-consecutive days for specific muscle groups. Calisthenics are exercises that use body weight to produce resistance. They can be used for both muscle strength and endurance training.
The first step in any conditioning programme is to build an aerobic base. This requires two to four sessions per week of continuous aerobic activity (e.g. jogging or brisk walking) for 15 to 30 minutes at a moderate intensity. The target heart rate for many people during this form of exercise is approximately 130 to… Read More
EMOM is an acronym meaning: Every Minute On the Minute It is an intense form of interval training that has a a number of benefits. How it works is that at the start of every minute you perform a specific exercise with the intention of completing it within that minute. So, for example, you might… Read More
If you are serious about your outdoor exercises for fitness, there is a great need to start monitoring changes that occur in your body and the workouts you are involved. Tracking the progress of your fitness workouts do not sorely involve taking your weight each morning and wondering why you haven’t lost any weight. Tracking… Read More
1.0 Introduction This article provides a brief overview of altitude training and is primarily aimed at the lay person or exercise professionals new to this form of training. With numerous evidence-based fitness benefits, altitude training is becoming more readily available in commercial settings. This brief article takes a closer look at what altitude training… Read More
Until the late 1960s, the idea of exercising for good health and well-being was virtually non-existent. Then in 1968, Kenneth H. Cooper, a Major in the US Air Force Medical Corps, published a global bestseller in which he coined the term ‘aerobics’ and explained that the more the human body moves, the better it performs.… Read More