WEFOUNDAcsm's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription


Seniors today are not only realizing the benefits that exercise and an active lifestyle can bring, but many are motivated to create their own exercise regimens that include participating regularly in exercise programs and hiring personal trainers.

The Baby-Boomer generation is moving into retirement years, and older seniors are living longer and want to remain active and healthy throughout their entire lives. Our bodies are made to move, but what exactly should an exercise program look like for seniors? How about seniors who have been sedentary their whole lives, and are only now deciding to make movement a part of their lives? What does an exercise program look like for older adults in their seventies, eighties, or nineties?

Read on to not only find out the most important components of a senior fitness program, but also practical examples of what a senior fitness program should look like.

Seniors today are not only realizing the benefits that exercise and an active lifestyle can bring, but many are motivated to create their own exercise regimens that include participating regularly in exercise programs and hiring personal trainers.

The Baby-Boomer generation is moving into retirement years, and older seniors are living longer and want to remain active and healthy throughout their entire lives. Our bodies are made to move, but what exactly should an exercise program look like for seniors? How about seniors who have been sedentary their whole lives, and are only now deciding to make movement a part of their lives? What does an exercise program look like for older adults in their seventies, eighties, or nineties?

Read on to not only find out the most important components of a senior fitness program, but also practical examples of what a senior fitness program should look like.

Written by experts in the field, Advanced Exercise Physiology: Essential Concepts and Applications builds upon foundational topics and looks further into key physiological components to help advanced students gain a deeper level of understanding.

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Textbook for graduate-level students enrolled in advanced exercise physiology courses; professional reference book for personal trainers and other fitness practitioners.


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