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ISBN-10 1449686834ISBN-13 9781449686833
ISBN-10 1449640486ISBN-13 9781449640484
Author(s): Alton L. Thygerson, Brigham Young University; Steven M. Thygerson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 422

Fit to Be Well: Essential Concepts offers simple, workable approaches for being healthy and fit that can be easily be added to a student’s lifestyle and schedule. It encourage students to increase their self-esteem and create a more positive self-image by improving their eating habits and incorporating healthier foods, increasing their level of physical activity, improving physical endurance, strength, and flexibility while reducing stress. Each chapter contains easy to follow guidelines to help students modify their lifestyle behaviors and make responsible decisions. New to the Third Edition • Healthy People 2020 and MyPlate • Life expectancy • Exercising in the heat, cold, air pollution, and at high altitude • Cross-training and interval-training • How to overcome excuses for not exercising • The FITT formula for designing an effective exercise program • Walking techniques, how to gauge walking speeds, and pedometers • And more!

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