ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness and Health
|Author:||American College of Sports Medicine|
You know the importance of good health, but not sure how to achieve it? How do you maintain health through the years as your body and lifestyle change? Do you introduce obstacles to physical activity and good nutrition? And do these questions sound familiar? In "ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health", you will find the answers and much, much more. This book features step-by-step instructions and full-colour photos for the most effective exercises, sample workouts and practical advice. It includes age-specific physical activity guidelines and even strategies for incorporating exercise into even the busiest of lifestyles. "ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health" is a resource that belongs in every family's library.
With 35,000 members, the American College of Sports Medicine is the largest and most-respected sports medicine and exercise science organisation in the world. Founded in 1954, the ACSM works to promote and integrate scientific research, education and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health and quality of life for people worldwide.
Chapter 1. Meeting and Exceeding the Physical Activity Guidelines; Chapter 2. Assessing Personal Fitness; Chapter 3. ACSM Program for Balanced Fitness; Chapter 4. Nutrition for Better Health and Fitness; Chapter 5. Adopting and Maintaining Healthy Habits; Chapter 6. Aerobic Activity; Chapter 7. Resistance Training; Chapter 8. Flexibility and Balance; Chapter 9. Children and Adolescents: Up to Age 17.