Mature Athlete

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Physical exercises are for everyone, including the mature population. Exercises allow older people to keep a healthy body and maintain their independence. The main health problems …

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Heat Illness

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Every summer, hundreds of people experience sun-related illnesses and heat. Being prepared and hydrated avoids theses situations. Why When an athlete exercises, his/her body temperature increase …

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Find The Gym For Your Goals (Part 1)

I read a Nerd Fitness article  and I learned good stuff. The gym can become an important part in your life. For this reason is important to choose your gym well otherwise you will become bitter. It’s not necessary to train in a gym to gain strength or to have a good physical condition. You …

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Fitness History – United States – The 1960 (Part 13)

President John F. Kennedy was a major supporter of fitness and health-related benefits to United States citizens. He continued the Presidential Council for Fitness Club Youth naming Bud Wilkinson as head of the council. The name was also changed to the Presidential Council on Physical Condition. Kennedy spoke openly about the need for the United …

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Histoire Du Fitness – Etats-Unis – Les années 1960 (Part 13)

Le président John F. Kennedy était un un partisan majeur du fitness et de ses avantages lié à la santé pour les citoyens des Etats-Unis. Il poursuivit le Conseil Présidentiel de la Remise En Forme de la Jeunesse en nommant Bud Wilkinson en tant que chef du conseil. Le nom a également été changé pour …

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Fitness History – United States – (20th century -1st World War) Part 10

20th centuries The 20th century symbolized the beginning of a new era for fitness leaders: the President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt had excellent physical condition and led the country in the new century. He acknowledged the importance of exercise and physical activity and had the power to encourage the citizens of United States …

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Histoire Du Fitness – Etats-Unis – (20ème siècles -1er Guerre Mondiale) Part 10

20ème siècles Le 20ème siècle symbolise le début d’une nouvelle ère pour les leaders du fitness : le président des Etats-Unis. Théodore Roosvelt avait une excellente condition physique et dirigeait la pays dans le nouveau siècle. Il a reconnu l’importance des exercices et de l’activité physique et a eu le pouvoir d’encourager les citoyens des Etats-Unis …

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Fitness History – United States (1700 – 1860) Part 8

United States – Colonial Period (1700 – 1776) Trials of colonial life ensured regular physical activity, however, during this period exercise programs or fitness programs didn’t exist. United States were an undeveloped country with a large portion of unexplored land with uninhabited regions. Lifestyle during this era was for plowing the land for crops, hunting …

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