Components of a Training Program

A) Cardiovascular: Conditioning the heart muscle, vascular system, respiratory system.

B) Muscular strength: Increase muscle fiber, size, girth.

B) Duration: The amount of time spent during each workout.

C) Muscular endurance: The ability of the muscle to complete a repetitive movement.

D) Flexibility: Increase of the elasticity of muscle fiber.

Every training program must include all four components.

In summary: A fitness/training program will include a frequency of 3-5 days a week. The duration of each workout should be a minimum of 20 to 60 minutes (at your THR) and your intensity level should stay between 55% to 90% of your maximum output.

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