Month: April 2016

Learn the scientific concepts of exercise physiology

Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology guides readers through the scientific concepts of exercise physiology with highly visual, easy-to-follow content. The text applies complex concepts of physiology to exercise programme design, giving personal trainers, strength and conditioning specialists and other health and fitness professionals an accessible resource to use with their clients. Written specifically for those in the fitness industry, the text covers various training goals and considerations when working with clients and athletes at all levels. It takes an application-based approach in describing intricate physiological processes so that professionals can select and explain the appropriate exercises and physical activity regimens to clients. Normal Price: £29.99 | €45.60 HK Rewards Price: £23.99 | €36.48 Find out more

Lessons from history on the perils of golf from Tantalus to Ernie Els

Danny Willet has become the first British champion of the Masters for 20 years, the last being Nick Faldo in 1996. With the general rejoicing of Willett’s victory, it’s all too easy to forget those for whom the tournament didn’t turn out quite so well. Spare a thought, if you will, for former world number one, Ernie Els who endured nightmarish first hole at this year’s tournament. It took poor Ern nine shots at the par four (including six putts!). The full horror of this ordeal can be witnessed again below, although golfers of a more nervous disposition may wish to look away now…