Human Kinetics Articles News and Excerpts en 2008 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:06:49 CST 1440 Affino 5 RSS Generator Running Form Drills <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser1" style="float:left;"> Your running style is determined by your biomechanics, including the length of your bones, your muscle and tendon flexibility, the strength and endurance of various muscles, and the coordinated contraction pattern of your muscles and the resulting movement of your limbs. </div> </div> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:21:00 +0000 44 video clips highlight guide to core conditioning <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser2" style="float:left;"> Highlighted by 44 video clips, "Conditioning to the Core: Enhanced Edition" is the definitive guide to training the torso. There are 39 clips that demonstrate exercises, while five feature author and strength and conditioning coach Greg Brittenham discussing the importance of and proper methods for training the core. </div> </div> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:10:00 +0000 Kinetic Connections with renowned coach Nick Tumminello <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser3" style="float:left;"> Coach Nick Tumminello, the owner of Performance University International, is known as the “Trainer of Trainers.” He is also the inventor of the Core Bar and has written articles for more than 30 major health and fitness magazines, including "Men’s Health," "Men’s Fitness," "FitnessRx," and "Fighters Only". His first book, the acclaimed "Strength Training for Fat Loss," was released in March 2014. </div> </div> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:53:00 +0000 Understanding energy expenditure or output <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser4" style="float:left;"> To truly understand energy balance, we have to start by understanding energy expenditure or output. Your body’s natural way of maintaining balance is to replenish the calories it uses. </div> </div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Learn the 5 steps of the Physical Activity Pyramid <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser5" style="float:left;"> National physical activity guidelines for youth developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) recommend at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. </div> </div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:17:00 +0000 5 Rules for setting SMART goals <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser6" style="float:left;"> You may have learned about SMART goals in middle school. Here’s a quick review to help you remember the five rules for setting goals as you work your way through this book and set your own goals. </div> </div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:05:00 +0000 Become a game changer with enhanced edition of Complete Wide Receiver <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser7" style="float:left;"> Oklahoma’s Jay Norvell covers it all in unique guide now available through Apple iBookstore and Amazon Kindle store </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 16:51:00 +0000 Dominate the competition with enhanced edition of Complete Offensive Line <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser8" style="float:left;"> One-of-a-kind guide from Florida State’s Rick Trickett now available through Apple iBookstore and Amazon Kindle store. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:47:00 +0000 Pass Protection Drills <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser9" style="float:left;"> Players can work on pass protection drills during the off-season and the summer. Successful pass protection is a combination of balance and body control. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:08:00 +0000 Hanging Inverted Pike <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser10" style="float:left;"> Position the hands on a moderately unstable apparatus. The hands are directly under the shoulders with the arms perpendicular to the floor. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:18:00 +0000 The weight training programs you need for the body you desire&mdash;now with video <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser11" style="float:left;"> Expanded, enhanced, and improved, this new edition of the perennial best-selling guide provides an overview of weight training. From equipment selection to exercise technique, it has the information you need to get to work quickly, safely, and correctly, along with 40 videos illustrating many exercises found in the book. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:59:00 +0000 Sample Kettlebell Sport-Conditioning Programs <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser12" style="float:left;"> Along with each program, we also briefly discuss the primary movement patterns and qualities employed in the sport. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:53:00 +0000 Learn the fundamentals of nonprofit budgeting <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser13" style="float:left;"> The budgeting process for nonprofit leisure services is both technical and political. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:38:00 +0000 High-octane workout for a knockout physique <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser14" style="float:left;"> Featuring full-color photos, step-by-step descriptions of exercises and fundamental boxing skills, and a DVD depicting workouts, variations, and training tips, this special package contains everything you need in order to burn calories, increase power and strength, sculpt muscles, and transform your body. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:30:00 +0000 When did Tim Howard know he wanted to be a goalkeeper? <div style="display:block;"> <div id="ItemTeaser15" style="float:left;"> If you ask me when I really knew I wanted to be a goalkeeper, I trace it to when Tim Mulqueen started training me at a New Jersey soccer camp when I was 12 years old. </div> </div> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:13:00 +0000