Ch 9: Conditioning & Training Principles

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll find a series of lessons on conditioning and training principles you can use at your leisure to build your confidence in these concepts. Whether you're preparing for an upcoming exam or just want to refresh your knowledge, this chapter can help.

Conditioning & Training Principles - Chapter Summary

Our engaging chapter contains concise lessons on conditioning and training principles for you to work through at your own pace. Topics include the use of training and conditioning principles and aerobic exercises. Once you've completed this chapter, you should be ready to:

  • Identify the three principles of training
  • Understand how to monitor intensity and duration in aerobic exercises
  • Detail warm-up and cool down exercises
  • Explain safety considerations for static and dynamic stretching

Each one of these short lessons is accompanied by a handy self-assessment quiz to make sure you're ready for exam day. Feel free to go back as many times as needed to review the information again if necessary. Help from one of our experts is also available through the Dashboard if you find yourself stuck on any of the subjects.

5 Lessons in Chapter 9: Conditioning & Training Principles
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Using Conditioning & Training Principles

1. Using Conditioning & Training Principles

In this lesson, we will discuss conditioning and training principles. We review some of the principles associated with these two concepts. We present training plans for running and Crossfit. Importantly, we also discuss nutrition, rest, and recovery.

The 3 Principles of Training: Overload, Specificity & Progression

2. The 3 Principles of Training: Overload, Specificity & Progression

In this lesson, you'll learn about the three principles of training and how to apply them to any fitness program. You'll also gain a clear understanding of why incorporating these principles into your exercise routine is necessary to improve fitness.

Aerobic Exercises: Monitoring Intensity & Duration

3. Aerobic Exercises: Monitoring Intensity & Duration

Monitoring the measurable elements of aerobic exercise can aid in adjusting exercises to see greater gains in intensity, duration, and endurance. In this lesson we will review how to monitor these metrics and make assessments using the information acquired.

Warm-Up & Cool-Down Exercises

4. Warm-Up & Cool-Down Exercises

This lesson will discuss warm-up and cool-down exercises for cardio, flexibility, and strength training workouts. We will examine the importance of warming up before exercising and cooling down afterwards to prevent injuries.

Safety Considerations for Static & Dynamic Stretching

5. Safety Considerations for Static & Dynamic Stretching

In this lesson, we'll decipher the difference between static and dynamic stretching. We'll go over some important items that need to be thought about in terms of safety for both forms of stretching, as well as some steps on how to perform these stretches with a few quick pointers.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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