This is a "HOW TO" book that is designed to benefit all ages at any level of fitness. It can also be used for cross training purposes to supplement other defined training programs in sports such as hockey, football and baseball. It contains over 200 body weight exercises, that you can use over a lifetime, and over 300 pictures to help teach proper form. It offers assistance to those new to training, in terms of knowing themselves physically and where to start, and even the seasoned "fitness buff" in terms of developing a variety of challenging new programs to test their level of fitness. No equipment or trainers are necessary! All you need is some loose clothing, limited space and your personal effort. The types of exercises included in this guide are designed to give you variety and make you feel challenged, while also providing interest and enjoyment for a lifetime. The exercises included are derived from training applications that include calisthenics, kick boxing, martial arts, plyometrics and yoga to name a few. They are combined to provide a FULL BODY workout consisting of a warm up, cardiovascular training, resistance (strength) training, flexibility training and a relaxing cool down. The guide includes a variety of sample programs that are provided, that can be utilized by all levels of fitness, until you reach a comfort level to create your own. Once you reach a level of comfort, the types of programs you can create, and even modifications to exercises for enhanced challenges, are endless. It is simply a matter of how creative you want to be. The sample programs incorporate many types of training methodologies that include Interval Training, Circuit Training, Cardio and Strength Training. There's even a 10 Minute Health Break designed for the office so that you can re-energize yourself during your work day. The guide also provides some advice concerning nutritional balance.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 3rd May 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 12.7 x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.31