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Fitness Through Aerobics

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KEY BENEFIT: Fitness through Aerobics, Seventh Edition, teaches steps and methodologies for performing all types of aerobic dance exercises, as well as strength and flexibility exercises that contribute to proper technique. Readers like this book for its straightforward, accessible writing style and the wide range of topics and activities it covers. Fitness through Aerobics, Seventh Edition, illustrates step-by-step exercises, highlights various exercise methodologies, teaches injury prevention, and provides coverage of new trends in aerobics in addition to basic information like warm-up/cool-down activities and injury prevention. This book also supplies a list of websites and worksheets that make it easy for readers to access and apply information. KEY TOPICS:  Aerobics, Wellness, and You!; Individual Differences: Let's Talk About You; The Aerobics Look: Clothing and Equipment; Fitness Components and Exercise Principles; The Aerobic Target Zone; Setting Goals and Reaching Your Dream; Posture: A Dynamic Concept; Warm-Up/Cool-Down: Flexibility; Rhythmic Aerobics: Variations and Styles; Body Toning through Resistance Exercises; Weights, Bands, Water, Stability Balls: Adding Resistance; The Mind-Body Connection; Nutrition and Weight Control; Prevention and Care; A Lifetime of Aerobics. For all readers interested in fitness and aerobics.

Table of Contents

1. Aerobics, Wellness, and You!

2. Individual Differences: Let's Talk About You

3. The Aerobics Look: Clothing and Equipment

4. Fitness Components and Exercise Principles

5. The Aerobic Target Zone

6. Setting Goals and Reaching Your Dream

7. Posture: A Dynamic Concept

8. Warm-Up/Cool-Down: Flexibility

9. Rhythmic Aerobics: Variations and Styles

10. Body Toning through Resistance Exercises

11. Weights, Bands, Water, Stability Balls: Adding Resistance

12. The Mind-Body Connection

13. Nutrition and Weight Control

14. Prevention and Care

15. A Lifetime of Aerobics

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805354553
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Location:
San Francisco
Author:
Bishop, Jan Galen
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Aerobics
Subject:
Aerobic exercises
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20070227
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.84x8.56x.50 in. 1.24 lbs.

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