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When designing a fitness programme it is very important to remember that the traing period and structure must be split up into three main sections. Warm up, Conditioning and warm down.

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Designing a fitness programme When designing a fitness programme it is very important to remember that the traing period and structure must be split up into three main sections. Warm up, Conditioning and warm down. Warming up is a must for all training programmes as it reduces the risk of injury this can come in the form of star jumps jogging and flexing. Warming up also increases muscle contraction and it also stimulates the cardio activity (heart rate). The warm up may also increase the mental preparation of the mind Conditioning Conditioning is the main bulk of the activity that is going to build your muscle strength etc. ...read more.

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Cool down You need to cool down to risk the chance of getting cramp as it releases lactic acid from the joints it also reduces the risk of muscle damage. When warming down it is suggested that you jog gradually decreasing intensity or stretching with the focus on the major muscles. Fartlek training The Fartlek training scheme is the variation of speed in activities that are predominantly aerobic. Interval training The interval training scheme is the alternating method between work and rest ie sprint - 10 seconds rest 1 minute. ...read more.

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You can also keep record cards. The Circuit Training improves major muscle groups and Aerobic respiration as well as strengthens the muscle contraction Strength Training The Strength training can be split into three main sections:- 1.Isometric or static 2.Isotonic or Dynamic 3.Isokenitic or sustained resistance The Isometric Activities strengthen the muscles but not the length of the muscles it is mainly for rehabilitation or perhaps Rugby. The Isotonic Activities are implemented by lifting a constant wait such as the concentric or eccentric stretches. The Isokenitic Activities are all about lifting an automatic adjustable weight. Flexibility Training -Flexibility -Muscle Length -Increases co-ordination -Increases movement of major muscle groups. AVOID Hyperextension and Hyper flexing the major muscles. ...read more.

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