Scotlea Publishing is the outlet for books and educational materials written by Dr. Patrick Hagerman.
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Fitness Testing 101 includes a wide assortment of tests from each of the major fitness areas so that a complete assessment of clients and athletes abilities and needs is possible quickly and efficiently. Fitness Testing 101 will help with preparing training programs for clients and athletes by providing information on strengths and weaknesses, and provides a source of comparison to help set goals and increase motivation.
This invaluable book covers the most effective body sculpting exercises—from free weights to machines—making it the perfect workout companion for the gym or home. Inside, readers will also find exercise tips; information on nutrition, cardiovascular exercises, and flexibility; tools, tables, and templates for resistance/cardio; meal and nutrition plans; heart rate and body mass charts; a caloric-content guide; and much more.
• Includes more than 400 illustrations
• Covers several variations of exercises, making it useful both in the gym and at home
A breakthrough in exercise science with roots in physical therapy, core conditioning targets the more than 20 muscles responsible for everyday movements. Core conditioning promises fewer aches and pains, increased strength and mobility, and better balance in doing everyday activities. With more than 80 exercises and 200 photos, this is the perfect book to give readers the edge in exercise.
It's time to get into shape - the easy way!Author and fitness expert Patrick Hagerman provides comprehensive information and customized workout plans for every age, ability level, and physical condition. With Hagerman as their coach, readers will be on the right track to fitness in no time, improving their health, self-esteem, and appearance.- Presented in a style easily referenced and cross-referenced for all ages and ability levels- Written by an experienced author and fitness expert- Well-illustrated for increased comprehension of programs and exercises- Caters to everyone from pregnant women to older men with lower back pain
Most traditional weight lifting programs are too general to benefit triathletes. This illustrated guide offers 60 exercises that build strength for swimming, biking, and running by replicating the muscle usage patterns specific to triathlon events. The exercises are organized by sport and muscle group, allowing triathletes to quickly find the best exercise for their unique training needs. Included are sample seasonal plans for each race distance, along with instructions on adapting training plans to individual needs that make it easy to develop a personal strength training program.
Resistance training is not just for the physically fit and athletic. Research has shown that resistance training programs provide health benefits to individuals with chronic medical conditions. The young and old alike can participate in resistance training programs that will improve overall health and well being. Resistance Training for Special Populations covers the assessment and development of training programs for people suffering from arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, diabetes, heart failure, and pulmonary disease. Resistance training programs for obesity, the elderly, and pregnancy are also covered.