Friday, 14 June 2013

Yoga Misconceptions

Yoga has been practiced for many centuries. It is a traditional Eastern practice that offers numerous health benefits regardless of age and fitness level. Yoga is a particular exercise system that includes a number of subtle postures and stretching poses to strengthen most of the body parts. Many people are under many misconceptions about the conventional yoga practice. They like the graceful poses but hesitate to participate in Yoga because of the wide spread false impressions about the practice. Article: Yoga Misconceptions

Goal & Process Motivation

It is October 15, 1968 and in the high altitude of Mexico City a 24-year-old British athlete wearing number 402 is settled in his blocks out in lane six as he attempts to become Olympic champion over 400 metres hurdles. Now 44 years later, we analyse the reflections of David Hemery in his finest hour through recourse to the tool of Reversal Theory. The Article: Goal & Process Motivation

Wednesday, 12 June 2013

Developing Aerobic Capacity

In this article Dr. Matt Long & Jamie French, provide a brief overview of the physiological underpinnings which signify 'aerobic power' and sign posts the kinds of activities that can be done to improve aerobic capability within athletes. 'Aerobic power' is synonymous with the notion of 'V02 max'.