Running Injuries

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More than 40 million people in the United States run regularly. Although there are many health benefits from running regularly, there is also a risk of injury. Injuries from running usually involve the muscles, tendons, joints, and bones of the legs. Most are due to repetitive activity rather ...Leer más

Selecting & Effectively Using Hydration for Fitness

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Water is the most essential component of the human body as it provides an important role in the function of cells. Important functions of water include transportation of nutrients, elimination of waste products, regulation and maintenance of body temperature through ...Leer más

El ACSM revela las tendencias del 2014 en fitness

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En diciembre del 2013 el American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) publicó los resultados de la encuesta sobre las tendencias en fitness alrededor del mundo. En total 3,815 profesionales —desde entrenadores físicos certificados hasta expertos en fisiología del ejercicio— ...Leer más

Selecting and Effectively Using Running Shoes

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Running shoes should be selected after careful consideration. With so many brands and styles of shoes on the market today, it is important to find the best fit for your feet and your needs.

Consider the following when choosing a running shoes:

La utilización del alcohol en los deportes

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Con base en un análisis exhaustivo de las investigaciones disponibles relacionadas con los efectos del alcohol sobre el rendimiento físico humano, la posición del Colegio Americano de Medicina Deportiva (ACSM, por sus siglas en inglés) es que:

1. La ingesta aguda de ...Leer más

Perceived Exertion

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ACSM current comment

Around the world in health clubs on the walls beside treadmills, stationary bikes and step machines, one often sees a scale going from 6-20. This is called an RPE Scale, which stands for ...Leer más

Explosive Exercise

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ACSM current comment


Explosive exercises, characterized by maximum or near maximum rates of force development, are effective for enhancing physical ...Leer más