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  • Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS
  • SubGenre:Exercise
  • Language:English
  • Pages:92
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098362331

Fundamentals of Fitness

by Callie Platte View author's profile page

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Overview

Fundamentals of Fitness looks at the science behind health and fitness topics such as weight loss, nutrition, muscle growth, and strength training. The information is broken down in a way that is easy to understand and allows the information to be easily applied to your life. Whether you are new to the fitness world or you are looking to increase the knowledge you have in order to better your current training program, this book provides the information you need. This book also provides information on how to avoid being scammed by the fitness industry. Many lies are used to get people to purchase useless fitness products and programs and this book will help prevent that from happening to you. Don't be tricked into wasting money on fitness hacks that will never work. Take your health into your own hands by learning about the true fundamentals of fitness. There are no shortcuts to get healthy fast, but there are tried and true methods based on science and this book will provide the building blocks you need to become the healthiest you possible. Some specific topics from the book include:

The real science behind nutrition and exercise – made simple.

The six compound movements behind every good program.

The many benefits of exercise.

Why soreness isn't always a good thing.

The basics of nutrition (and what not to eat).

How to achieve lasting muscle growth and fat loss.

Which "fitness influencers" to avoid.

The science behind supplements.

How to avoid the scams of the fitness industry.

Description

Fundamentals of Fitness looks at the science behind health and fitness topics such as weight loss, nutrition, muscle growth, and strength training. The information is broken down in a way that is easy to understand and allows the information to be easily applied to your life. Whether you are new to the fitness world or you are looking to increase the knowledge you have in order to better your current training program, this book provides the information you need. This book also provides information on how to avoid being scammed by the fitness industry. Many lies are used to get people to purchase useless fitness products and programs and this book will help prevent that from happening to you. Don't be tricked into wasting money on fitness hacks that will never work. Take your health into your own hands by learning about the true fundamentals of fitness. There are no shortcuts to get healthy fast, but there are tried and true methods based on science and this book will provide the building blocks you need to become the healthiest you possible. Some specific topics from the book include:

The real science behind nutrition and exercise – made simple.

The six compound movements behind every good program.

The many benefits of exercise.

Why soreness isn't always a good thing.

The basics of nutrition (and what not to eat).

How to achieve lasting muscle growth and fat loss.

Which "fitness influencers" to avoid.

The science behind supplements.

How to avoid the scams of the fitness industry.

About the author
Callie Platte is a kinesiologist and biomechanist with a Master of Science degree in kinesiology. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA.

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