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Your guide to getting fit

This is a practical guide to understanding?tness and developing a successful personal?tness program. It provides basic physiological information and outlines the?tness process, allowing the instructor to serve as advisor while the student creates his or her own?tness program
Print Book, English, ©1995
Mayfield Pub. Co., Mountain View, Calif., ©1995
xv, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781559343800, 155934380X

1. How Fit Are You?

2. Physical Fitness Training Principles

3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance

4. Body Composition

5. Muscular Strength, Muscular Endurance, and Flexibility

6. Model Exercise Programs

7. Getting Started and Keeping Going

8. Eating Right

9. Model Weight Management Program

10. Managing Stress

11. Exercising at Home or at a Fitness Facility

12. Programs for Special Needs

13. Common Training Questions Answered

Appendix A: Desirable Weights for Men and Women

Appendix B: Sports and Activities

Appendix C: Food Exchange Plan

Appendix D: Revised Guidelines for Health Benefits from Exercise

Includes index