Exercise Smart - U.S. Edition by Earl Simmons

Exercise Smart - U.S. Edition

byEarl Simmons

Kobo ebook | May 20, 2014

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Exercise Smart is loaded with unique but easy to apply information. Learn how to exercise to get healthy. Learn how to choose an exercise program that is just right for you. (And all exercises are described and illustrated.) Learn how to exercise safely in all weather conditions.

This eBook is intended for the beginner who wants to improve his or her fitness level and general health as well as the person who has already attained some degree of fitness but wants to learn more and go on to the next level.

Written for men and women, Exercise Smart is a wonderful up-to-date reference you will return to again and again. Another sensible eBook you can trust from NoPaperPress. (U.S. units)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Benefits of Being Fit
Medical Checkup First
Cardio Self Assessment
Strength Assessment
Flexibility Assessment
Body-Weight Assessment
BMI-Based Weight vs. Height
The Road to Health

Exercise for Health
- Be More Active Every Day
- Calories Burned
- Types of Exercise
- Select the Right Exercise
- Aerobic Exercise: How Hard?
- Aerobic Target-Training Zone
- Aerobic Exercise: Intensity-Level
- Aerobic Exercise: How Often?
- Aerobic Exercise: Typical Workout
- Pulse Measurement
- Monitors For Aerobic Exercise
- Walking Program
- Get a Pedometer and Step Out
- Jogging Program
- Your Body’s Muscles
- Strength-Building Programs
- Additional Strengthening Exercises
- Other Exercises
- Missed Workouts
- Exercising in Hot Weather
- Exercising in Cold Weather
- Exercise Risks and Problems
- Avoiding Injury
- Keep an Exercise Log
- A Fitness Expert’s Ideal Exercise
- Workout to Stay Healthy

Life-Long Fitness
- Set Goals - Have a Plan
- Keys to Life-Long Fitness
- Make It Happen

Bibliography

Table 1 VO2max versus Fitness Level
Table 2 Push-up Performance
Table 3 Squat-Test Performance
Table 4 Sit & Reach Test
Table 5 Body Mass Index (BMI)
Table 6 Weight Profile vs. BMI
Table 7 BMI-Based Weight vs. Height
Table 8 Calories Burned vs. Activity
Table 9 TTZ: 20 to 40 year olds
Table 10 TTZ: 45 to 65 year olds
Table 11 Walking Program for Beginners
Table 12 Jogging Program
Table 13 Health Risks in Hot Weather
Table 14 Heat Index
Table 15 Wind-Chill Temperature
Table 16 Frostbite Risk vs. Wind-Chill
Table 17 Sample Exercise Log

Figure 1 Stretching Exercises
Figure 2 Dumbbell Exercises (a to c)
Figure 3 Dumbbell Exercises (d to g)

Title:Exercise Smart - U.S. EditionFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:Nopaperpress, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990044821666

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