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ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness and Health, Second Edition, offers the most current exercise and nutrition guidelines along with assessments, exercises, activities, and programmes for varying ages, special conditions, and fitness goals. Authoritative and comprehensive, it makes adding, enhancing, or customising a fitness and health routine safe and effective.
This comprehensive resource explains the key theories, concepts and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance.
New research published in the journal Nature Communication suggests the fatter we are, the more our body appears to produce a protein that inhibits our ability to burn fat.
Drugs that mimic the benefits of exercise could soon become a reality according to new research.
For people diagnosed with cancer, the risk of cancer death falls as physical activity rises, according to a new analysis of more than 70 existing studies.