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Youth Strength Training


Strength training impacts childhood obesity
Over the past three decades, the prevalence of childhood obesity has more than doubled for adolescents and has more than tripled for children.
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6 important considerations before implementing a youth strength training program
Considering a youth strength training program? Important information to read before you do.
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Properly administer a youth strength training program
When designing and overseeing weight programs for kids teachers should remain enthusiastic and focused on safety.
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A step by step guide for a proper bench press
Photos, tips, and guidelines for a safe and beneficial bench press exercise for youth.
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Rest and recovery time critical for youth strength training programs
Balance the demands of training with children’s need for recovery.
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Youth Strength Training
Programs for Health, Fitness, and Sport
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This text brings light to what has been an unclear and often controversial topic: strength training for children and young adults. Leading experts Avery Faigenbaum and Wayne Westcott guide you in developing safe, effective, and enjoyable training programs for ages 7 to 18.

© 2009
Book   248 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736067928

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