Fitness Training for Girls: A Teen Girl's Guide to Resistance Training, Cardiovascular Conditioning and Nutrition

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Tracks Publishing, Oct 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
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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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Sportspecific strength training
Body weight index
Free weight index
Additional free weight exercises for sportspecific development
Machine index
Medicine ball index
Lets Go

Resistance training
Core muscle strength training
Core muscle exercise options
Recommended core conditioning programs

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About the author (2001)

Kristina Gaede is a five-time California State Champion gymnast and works as a certified personal trainer. Alan Lachica is a certified USA boxing coach and a certified personal trainer. Doug Werner is the author of all 12 titles in the Start-Up Sports series. They all live in La Jolla, California.

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