Squats for Athletes (Part 3)

Squats are an incredible lower body exercise. Targeting a large number of major muscles, squats develop the muscles of the back, pelvis, hips and thighs. Training routines can be formulated to increase strength, power, endurance, stamina, cardiovascular fitness and respiratory health.

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Squats for Athletes (Part 1)

Squats should be utilized by athletes to increase strength, endurance, lung power and heart health. Squats are a tremendous anaerobic and aerobic exercise. Squats target a large number of muscle groups and joints. Squats increase strength and endurance in the back, hips and legs.

The squat is a basic multi-joint exercise in which the … Read the rest

Lung Strengthening Exercises Part 2

Enhance your athletic performance with increased lung strength. Perform general and specific exercises to built robust lungs. Train harder for a longer distance with a healthier respiratory system.

Train hard using multi-purpose and specialized exercises to increase lung strength. Lung Strengthening Exercises Part 1 contains information about how aerobic exercise, anaerobic exercise and several types Read the rest

Lung Strengthening Exercises Part 1

Strengthen your lungs to enhance your athletic performance. Improve your health, fitness and functionality by increasing your lung power. Regular exercise strengthens the lungs and improves the health of the respiratory system.

Powerful lungs are a valuable asset for athletes. Formulate and follow a training program that builds powerful lungs. Use general and specific exercises … Read the rest

Proper Deep Breathing

Deep breathing brings an increased quantity of oxygen into the lungs. When air reaches the lungs it oxygenates the blood. The oxygenated blood is transported to your brain, muscles and organs.

Anatomy: Numerous muscles participate in normal breathing and deep breathing.

The diaphragm is a sheath of muscle spanning the bottom of the ribcage and … Read the rest