Get Fit, Stay Fit

Edition: 7th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2015-11-03
Publisher(s): F.A. Davis Company
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Fitness Decisions for Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition 

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Develop your own PERSONAL fitness & WELLNESS program!

Learn how to take control of your own well-being.

Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition and work together to show you how to create a complete fitness and wellness program you can follow from beginning to end or refer to whenever you need expert advice. You’ll find both the motivation and scientific knowledge you need to develop your own personal plan for healthy living and to make physical activity an integral part of that plan. You’ll also explore the roles of stress management, sleep, and nutrition in achieving your goals.

Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition

Now in full color, the 7th Edition of this popular text introduces you to the diverse range of physical fitness activities that can become a part of healthy living at any level of ability.

This immersive, multi-media, online learning platform lets you develop your own personal fitness and wellness program independently or as part of a class. It offers activities and exercise to guide you every step of the way, along with full-color videos that demonstrate every exercise in the text.

An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks for you.

Table of Contents

1.      Getting Fit: Why Should You Care?

2.      Creating A Healthy Lifestyle

3.      Starting Your Own Fitness Program

4.      Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness

5.      Improving Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power

6.      Increasing Flexibility Through Stretching

7.      Eating Right to Fuel the Body

8.      Developing and Maintaining a Health Body Image Through Diet and Exercise

9.      Practicing Safe Fitness

10.    Becoming A Wise Consumer

Appendix: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) Recommended Intakes for Individuals

Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition Labs

1-1 Importance of Physical Activity

1-2 Daily Fitness Schedule

2-1 Your Personal Stress Inventory

2-2 Health Style: A Self-Test

3-1 Medical History Questionnaire

3-2 Planning for a Physical Activity Program

4-1 Calculating Target Heart Rate

4-2 The Rockport Fitness Walking Test

4-3 Cooper's 12 -minute Walking/Running Test

5-1 Push-ups

5-2 Bent-Knee Sit-ups

5-3 Muscular Endurance Test

6-1 Trunk Flexion

6-2 Trunk Extension

6-3 Shoulder Lift Test

7-1 Nutritional Knowledge Survey

7-2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits

7-3 7-Day Diet Analysis

7-4 Calculating Caloric Intake

8-1 Calculating Body Mass Index (BMI)

8-2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits

8-3 Determining Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

8-4 Calculating Caloric Expenditure

8-5 Calculating Caloric Intake

8-6 Worksheet for Estimating Caloric Balance

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