Are you in Canada? Click here to proceed to the HK Canada website.

For all other locations, click here to continue to the HK US website.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Courses or Access Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase online videos, online courses or to access previously purchased digital products please press continue.


Mare Nostrum Logo

Purchase Print Products or eBooks

Human Kinetics print books and eBooks are now distributed by Mare Nostrum, throughout the UK, Europe, Africa and Middle East, delivered to you from their warehouse. Please visit our new UK website to purchase Human Kinetics printed or eBooks.

Feedback IconFeedback
Strength, Conditioning, and Fitness Blog

Strength, Conditioning, and Fitness



How the human body adapts to strength and conditioning

How the human body adapts to strength and conditioning

In this live Facebook chat, Bob Murray, sports scientist and author of the new edition of Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology, discusses how the human body adapts to strength and conditioning. Learn more in Practical...

Read more >

Understanding delayed-onset muscle soreness

Understanding delayed-onset muscle soreness

BY ROGER EARLEOCTOBER 2020  Roger Earle, Human Kinetics Senior Acquisitions Editor and author of Weight Training: Steps to Success, held a LIVE chat on Facebook and Instagram where he discussed delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) and...

Read more >

Military-Inspired Training

Military-Inspired Training

BY AMY ASHMORE, PHDSEPTEMBER 2020 Military-inspired training is characterized by: Multi-joint, total body exercises. High volume sessions. Performing exercises with low loads. Multi-joint, total body exercises Multi-joint exercises like the deadlift, squat, leg press, lunge,...

Read more >

Cross-Educate Your Muscles Using Unilateral Training

Cross-Educate Your Muscles Using Unilateral Training

BY AMY ASHMORE, PHDAUGUST 2020 Unilateral exercises are one-legged or one-armed movements. The primary benefit of including unilateral exercises in your training programs is that you are using both sides of your body equally. The...

Read more >

Metabolic conditioning and designing your workout

Metabolic conditioning and designing your workout

Pete McCall, author of Smarter Workouts, discusses metabolic conditioning and how to design your workouts efficiently.   Metabolic Conditioning = Muscle Growth:Excerpted from Smarter Workouts by Pete McCall.  Exercise alone does not induce muscle growth. For muscle...

Read more >

The use of analogies in coaching

The use of analogies in coaching

Analogies are a great way to get athletes to connect concepts in their minds. Nick Winkelman, author of The Language of Coaching, describes his use of analogies in coaching. To learn more, check out The...

Read more >