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Aerobic Fitness – PDF ebook

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Learn everything you need to know about Aerobic Fitness

The Aerobic Fitness ebook is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their health and learn about the human body, or even for people who want to educate others on aerobic fitness. Great for personal trainers, fitness instructors or anyone in the health and fitness industry. Whether you are wanting to improve your own fitness or even help others, the Aerobics Fitness ebook is 96 pages of helpful and insightful information.

Learn how to:

  • Keep yourself in top shape
  • Help others

A person with reasonable aerobic fitness usually has a healthy heart, lungs and circulatory system.  This means that they are able to breathe well, absorb plenty of oxygen into the blood, and efficiently transfer that oxygen throughout the body. It also means that waste products can be easily removed from the body by being absorbed into the the blood and carried effectively to where they can be eliminated.

By maintaining good aerobic fitness you will generally perform better in intellectual as well as physical pursuits; you will tend to resist illness better, live longer and find it easier to maintain a healthy mental state.

Learn about equipment, facilities and current trends within the fitness industry, including fitness testing, exercises, programming and safety.

This ebook is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their health and learn about the body, or even for people who want to educate others on aerobic fitness. Great for personal trainers, fitness instructors or anyone in the health and fitness industry.

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction

Differences between aerobic and anaerobic exercise

Chapter 1 Human Biology & Aerobic Fitness

Sources of ATP

Energy definitions

Energy production pathways from different foods

What happens during exercise

Training response

More on fatigue

Recovery from exercise

Other factors affecting performance

Human anatomy

The muscular system

The respiratory system

The circulatory system

The physiology of the circulatory system

Chapter 2 Equipment & Facilities

Where to exercise

Outdoor areas

Clothing and footwear

Music

Characteristics of equipment

Examples of equipment used in aerobic activities

Other types of equipment specific to aerobics classes

Aerobic home equipment

Maintaining equipment

Outdoors/park equipment used for aerobic exercises

Chapter 3 Exercises

How often, how hard

Exercise movement components

Running/jogging/walking

Cycling

Swimming

Rowing

Stepping & climbing

Skipping

Ball sports

Surfing

Horse riding

Skating

Skiing

Jumping

Tai chi (tai qi)

Wilderness areas

Safety

Gym/class exercises

Stretching

Muscle conditioning

Chapter 4 Special People & Situations

Pregnancy

Older adults

Children

People with disabilities &/or handicaps

Overweight people

Other health problems

Chapter 5 Safety

Aerobic classes

Safety related issues

Safety in other aerobic activities

First aid considerations

Identifying hazards

Pre-screening of clients

Legal liabilities for fitness instructors

Chapter 6 Fitness testing/Assessment

What do we test?

What can we measure?

Designing fitness tests

Chapter 7 Programming, Motivation & Leadership

Fitness/aerobics class design

Programming an exercise session

Designing exercise programmes

A typical aerobics class

Writing an exercise programme

Classes for different types of people

Configurations or patterns for movement

Motivation

Dealing with complaints

Chapter 8 Directory/Appendix

Courses

Equipment

 ISBN- 978-0-9871395-0-4

Pages- 94

Images- 63

 About the Author

John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup’n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA

Mr Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.

John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).

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