143principle15 - increase demand (overload) in one of three...

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15 Principles (cont.) Progressive Overload • When amount of exercise (overload or stress) is progressively increased, fitness continues to improve • Fig.2.5 must use system at a level above which it normally operates - adaptation to function more efficiently - start slowly
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Unformatted text preview: increase demand (overload) in one of three ways Frequency / Intensity / Duration increase only one component at time Allows body time to adapt to change Fig 2.3, 2.4 Physical activity pyramid and health benefits....
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course KIN 143 taught by Professor Asmundson during the Fall '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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