This guide to aerobic exercise describes the relationship between exercise and health, considers the effect of health factors like asthma and pregnancy, offers advice on clothing and equipment, provides guidance for creating an aerobics routine, and includes instructions for particular exercises. Black and white photographs and illustrations accompany narrative descriptions of the exercises. Worksheets are provided for listing health information, calculating one's target heart rate, setting goals, logging progress, testing fitness, and nutrition planning. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
New edition of a textbook that provides important exercise information that is difficult for an instructor to convey in a filled gymasium. Topics include goal setting, clothing and equipment, rhythmic aerobics, toning exercises, exercises to avoid, warming up and cooling down, nutrition and weight control, and care and prevention of injuries. Includes tips, bolded key words, and tear-out worksheets on chapter topics. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.