Fit Kids for Life: A Parents' Guide to Optimal Nutrition and Training for Young Athletes

Fit Kids for Life: A Parents' Guide to Optimal Nutrition and Training for Young Athletes

by Jose Antonio, Jeffrey R Stout
     
 

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Fit Kids For Life covers common misconceptions regarding strength training for children. Kids can safely use resistance training to get fit for recreational activities and sports. Weight lifting allows children to build strength, prevent injury, and improve motor skills. Coaching tips, gender-specific workouts, and training programmes are included. Youll also find

Overview

Fit Kids For Life covers common misconceptions regarding strength training for children. Kids can safely use resistance training to get fit for recreational activities and sports. Weight lifting allows children to build strength, prevent injury, and improve motor skills. Coaching tips, gender-specific workouts, and training programmes are included. Youll also find tips on pre- and post-exercise nutrition, staying hydrated while exercising, and healthy snacks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591200994
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Suzy Favor Hamilton will appear in her fourth Olympics in 2004. She is a six-time U.S. national champion in middle-distance events. At the University of Wisconsin, she was one of the most successful collegiate runners in NCAA history. Her popularity has led to cover stories about her in" Fitness "and "Runner's World."
Jose Antonio, Ph.D., is an exercise researcher and prolific author who has written five books and more than 300 articles on training and sports nutrition.

Stout earned his Ph.D. in exercise physiology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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