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

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Tracks Publishing, 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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Contents

Introduction
9
Fitness is key
17
Being positive
23
Goals
27
Gym
33
Stretching
37
Cardio
47
Resistance training
51
Body weight index
113
Eating
169
Summary Lets go
181
Resources
183
Bibliography
185
Index
186
Authors and Illustrator
192
Copyright

Sportspecific strength training
103

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\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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