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by huwwaters
Tue May 31, 2011 7:50 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: "Is the Exercise Cool-Down Really Necessary?"
Replies: 27
Views: 30752

Re: "Is the Exercise Cool-Down Really Necessary?"

I thought the whole idea behind a "cool-down", from what I've read here and there over the years was a means of active recovery. For example, if you've had an intense anaerobic exercise session, some gentle cardio - anything that gets your blood moving - would help move metabolites out of your muscl...
by huwwaters
Wed Nov 26, 2008 5:51 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Shoulders, External/Internal Rotation
Replies: 5
Views: 13931

Your rotator cuff is created by your internal/external rotators. Both of these muscles are crucial in shoulder stability and should never be neglected. Your external rotators (teres major/minor & infraspinatus) can either be done standing or seated. Same goes for your internal rotators (supraspinat...
by huwwaters
Wed Nov 19, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: severe rhomboid/lower trap pain, from overuse??? tightness?
Replies: 8
Views: 7839

I am complete opposite. Mine is the upper trapz (overactive and tight), so I need to work on mid/lower trapz/rhomboid work. I have also noticed when looking in the mirror that my left shoulder is longer than my right and when I have my PJ top on, my left shoulder a lot of times wants to go almost n...
by huwwaters
Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Vertical Jump - Mean Power Calculation
Replies: 11
Views: 23129

I had to plug your numbers into the calculator to see if it gave the same answer. It didn't. It gave 2401. I found this site: http://www.topendsports.com/testing/vertical-jump-power.htm They had 4 different calculations, all gave different answers and all were different than the calculator. What I ...
by huwwaters
Tue Feb 12, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Vertical Jump - Mean Power Calculation
Replies: 11
Views: 23129

Re: Vertical Jump - Mean Power Calculation

Does anyone know how mean power is calculated for the vertical jump calculator in exrx.net. I can't speak for the actual calculation used in the calculator, but power=work/time or forcexdistance/time In this case, force is equal to your weight, distance is the height of the jump and time is calcula...