Fitness Training for Girls: A Teen Girl's Guide to Resistance Training, Cardiovascular Conditioning and Nutrition
Tracks Publishing, Oct 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
Sorting through the mental, physical, and emotional aspects of a girl's life during her teen years, this guide presents positive reasons and practical advice for making fitness a permanent part of her life. As society becomes more accepting of truly athletic women, teen girls are encouraged to overcome a “quitter's mentality” and develop physical confidence and mental toughness. A variety of nutrition tips and fitness facts allow girls to design individual workouts. Also included is information geared toward teens on weight lifting, cardiovascular conditioning, joining a gym, and working out at home.
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90 degrees arms are parallel arms extended athletic biceps curl Body weight exercise cardiovascular chart chest fly Core muscle Decline push-ups develop diet dumbbells eating right erect standing position Erector spinae exercise options Exhale feet flat feet hip-width Field hockey fitness training flat on floor flex Food Guide Pyramid Free weight exercise Front lunge fully extended girls glutes Heel raises Hold dumbbells Image Incline chest press inhale Lats/rear delts/biceps Leg press Lower back lower body lower weights Machine exercise Medicine ball exercises muscle groups one-arm rows opposite leg Overhead press palms facing parallel to floor press with barbell press with dumbbells Push press Repeat with opposite reps Resistance training Seated row side lunges sport-specific Squat toss Stand erect starting position Step-ups strength training stretch target zone toes Total body lifts Triceps upright rows week weight levels weight training weights and machines workout Wrist curl