Branch 2: Strength Branch

It’s time to add that all-important exercise stimulus: resistance training. Following many of the same principles that weight lifters use, athletes stimulate muscle power by applying appropriate resistance stimuli to the specific activity they are training for. That is, it is known that if you “overload” the specific muscle by repeatedly asking it to work…

Heart Zones FIT Points

Heart Zones FIT Points Thanks to Ken Cooper, MD, writing the paradigm-shifting book Aerobics almost fifty years ago, the world has taken a giant step forward by following his exercise prescription of counting “aerobic points”. He carefully designed a new generation of exercise and sparked a revolution in fitness that was based on important principles,…