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 Strength Training for Sedentary Adults
Wayne Westcott (South Shore YMCA)
US Price: $49.95
DVD | Length: 69 minutes

Strength Training for Sedentary Adults presents a comprehensive overview of why resistance training should be an integral component of a sound exercise program for inactive adults— particularly older adults. In detailed, step-by-step fashion, the DVD explains how to develop a resistance-training program for sedentary adults that is safe, time-efficient, and effective. The DVD also reviews the benefits of such a training regimen for participants.

Among the topics covered:

  • Strength-training benefits
  • Strength-training principles
  • Bringing attention to exercise
  • Special instructional techniques for educating and motivating
  • Achievements through exercise

About the Author

Wayne Westcott, Ph.D., is the fitness research director for the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Massachusetts. A prolific writer and highly sought-after speaker, Dr. Westcott is a world renowned health/fitness professional. In his extraordinarily active career, he has made over 450 professional presentations and has written over 200 published articles and two dozen books. For his professional efforts, he has been honored numerous times, including receiving the prestigious Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

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