Walking for Fun and Fitness / Edition 3

Walking for Fun and Fitness / Edition 3

by Jerald D. Hawkins, Sandra M. Hawkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534589324

ISBN-13: 9780534589325

Pub. Date: 11/27/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook is designed for college and University programs, health promotion programs, health/fitness clubs or anyone who wants to start an effective walking program. The text is divided into three parts: Part One is an introduction to walking, which discusses the why's; Part Two, fun and fitness through walking, discusses the how to's; and Part Three,

Overview

This textbook is designed for college and University programs, health promotion programs, health/fitness clubs or anyone who wants to start an effective walking program. The text is divided into three parts: Part One is an introduction to walking, which discusses the why's; Part Two, fun and fitness through walking, discusses the how to's; and Part Three, maximizing your walking program, discussing injury prevention, nutrition and weight management. Individuals will discover if the knowledge gained and the motivation techniques are utilized, walking will be fun and fitness will come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534589325
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/27/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.31(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Dedicationviii
Acknowledgmentsviii
About the Authorsviii
Part 1Introduction to Walking
1Introduction1
2Walking: Nature's Most Perfect Exercise?9
3Why Walking?13
Part 2Fun and Fitness Through Walking
4Exercise Principles and Fitness Walking19
5Proper Walking Technique27
6Preparing to Walk35
7Making the "Do It!" Principle Work for You47
8Prevention and Care of Injuries61
Part 3Maximizing Your Walking Program
9Nutrition69
10Weight Management81
11Resources for the Fitness Walker95
AppendicesWorksheets99
ACalculating Target Heart Rate Range101
BPersonal Walking Accountability Plan103
CEstimating Your Daily Energy Expenditure105
DWalking Logs107
Index119

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