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Exercise (cont.)

Web Links and More Information

Active at Any Size
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/nutrit/activeatanysize/active.html#activeat

American Volkssport Association (national walking clubs)
http://www.ava.org/

American Hiking Society
http://www.americanhiking.org/

Rails to Trails (walking/biking trails on abandoned rail beds)
http://www.railtrails.org/default.asp

The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
http://www.fitness.gov/

Surgeon General and Fitness - Report of the Surgeon General
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/fact.htm

Physical Activity and Weight Control
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health/nutrit/pubs/physact.htm

American Council on Exercise
http://www.acefitness.org/

Exercises for Every Muscle Group
http://www.exrx.net/

Vendors

http://www.flaghouse.com/

http://www.performbetter.com/

http://www.power-systems.com/

Collage Video
http://www.collagevideo.com/

Armchair Fitness
http://www.armchairfitness.com/

Training Plans

http://www.coolrunning.com/

http://www.halhigdon.com

http://www.jeffgalloway.com/

http://www.runnersworld.com/home/

Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, MD, MBA, FAAFP; American Board of Family Medicine

References:

Axler, Craig T., et al. "Low back loads over a variety of abdominal exercises: searching for the safest abdominal challenge." Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: June 1997 - Volume 29 - Issue 6 - pp 804-811

Borg, G. "Psychophysical scaling with applications in physical work and the perception of exertion." Scand J Work Environ Health. 1990;16 Suppl 1:55-8.

Francis, Peter R. "An Electromyographic Approach to the Evaluation of Abdominal Exercises." ACSM''''s Health & Fitness Journal: July/August 2001 - Volume 5 - Issue 4

Geliebter, A., et al. "Effects of strength or aerobic training on body composition, resting metabolic rate, and peak oxygen consumption in obese dieting subjects." Am J Clin Nutr 1997 Sep;66(3):557-63.

Gibala, M.J., et al. "Short-term sprint interval versus traditional endurance training: similar initial adaptations in human skeletal muscle and exercise performance." J Physiol. 2006 Sep 15;575(Pt 3):901-11.

Physical Activity and Health. Report of the Surgeon General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; 1996

Swain, D.P., Leutholtz, B.C. "Heart rate reserve is equivalent to %VO2reserve, not to %VO2max." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 1997, vol. 29, no3, pp. 410-414

Talanian, J.L., et al. "Two weeks of high-intensity aerobic interval training increases the capacity for fat oxidation during exercise in women." J Appl Physiol. 2007 Apr;102(4):1439-47.

Trapp, E.G., et al. "The effects of high-intensity intermittent exercise training on fat loss and fasting insulin levels of young women." International Journal of Obesity (2008) 32, 684–691;

Witvrouw, E., Mahieu, N., Danneels, L., McNair, P. "Stretching and injury prevention: an obscure relationship." Sports Medicine, 2004


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/20/2014

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