ACSMs Complete Guide to Fitness and Health

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ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health

The ultimate resource for maximizing your exercise and nutrition efforts. In this new edition of ACSM's Complete Guide to Fitness & Health, you have an authoritative reference that allows you to apply research-based guidance to your unique health and fitness needs. 

Featuring step-by-step instructions and full-color photos for the most effective exercises, sample workouts, practical advice, age-specific physical activity and dietary guidelines, and strategies for incorporating exercise and healthy nutrition choices into even the busiest of lifestyles, ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health is a resource that belongs in every fitness enthusiast’s library.

Key Concepts

  • Incorporate the latest guidelines for physical activity and nutrition into your daily routine to improve your fitness and overall health.

  • Optimize your weight and increase strength, flexibility, aerobic fitness, and functional fitness.

  • Improve health and manage conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, pregnancy, and Alzheimer’s disease through exercise and nutrition.

  • Monitor, evaluate, and tailor your exercise program for optimal results.



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