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Maffetone Method: the Holistic, Low-Stress, No-Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness

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ISBN-10: 0071343318

ISBN-13: 9780071343312

Edition: 1999

Authors: Philip Maffetone

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This book focuses on a unique, painless approach to exercise that assures more fat-burning, increased energy, stronger bones and joint support, and improved mental well-being. The information applies to couch potatoes and serious athletes.
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 8/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

The Maffetone Method Questionnaire
The Method
Is Your Workout Working?
Too Fat?
Are You Aerobically Deficient?
Understanding the Basics
Defining Exercise Health and Fitness
Aerobic and Anaerobic
Muscle Fibers
Go Aerobic
Activity and Exercise
Training and Endurance
Overtraining and Undertraining
Exercise and Stress Stressed Out?
Any of These Sound Familiar?
Effects of Excess Stress
Stages of the Stress Reaction
The General Adaptation Syndrome
Your Stress List
Simple Ways to Avoid Stress
Exercises That Increase Stress
Stress Testing
The Structural, Chemical, and Mental Aspects of Exercise Structural Benefits
Chemical Benefits
Mental Benefits
Developing Maximum Aerobic Function Measuring Fat Burning
Top Reasons for Increased Body Fat
Why Build an Aerobic Base?
Developing the Anaerobic System Anaerobic Training
Sample One-Hour Workouts
Build Your Base
Summary of Anaerobic Benefits
Exercise and Heart Rate Measuring Your Heart Rate
220 or 180-Formula?
The 180-Formula
Modifying Your Heart Rate
The Use of Heart Rate Monitors The Maximum Aerobic Function Test
Steady Progress
MAF Test and Competition
Warming Up, Cooling Down, and Stretching Warming Up
Cooling Down
The Right Rate
Active Warm-Up and Recovery in Competition
Even for Golf
The Aerobic Deficiency Syndrome Quantity versus Quality of Life
Correcting ADS
The Overtraining Syndrome Three Stages of Overtraining
Menstrual Problems and Overtraining
Correction of Overtraining
Individualizing Your Program
A New Beginning: Starting Your Program Start Simply
Children and Exercise
Other Activities
Exercises to Avoid
Starting Out: Exercises to Avoid
Your First Workout
Modifying Your Program Is Your Workout Working?
Goals, Equipment, Aerobic Base
Direction and Measurement
Rehabilitation: Restoring Your Youth Quality of Life
Heart Disease
Blood Fats
Blood-Sugar Problems
Walking in Water
Changing with the Seasons Spring
Dressing for Successful Exercise
Exercise Footwear: Finding the Right Shoe How Shoes Can Cause Stress
Arch Function
Taping and Other Joint Support
Other Ankle Dysfunction
Proper Shoe Fit
How to Buy Athletic Shoes
Anatomy of an Injury NSAIDs
The Structural Injury
The Chemical Injury
The Mental or Emotional Injury
Mending Your Own Injury
The Correct Therapy
The Diaphragm Muscle The Diaphragm and the Abdominals
Breathing in Step
If Einstein Were Your Coach Bad Timing
Relative Timing
Training Schedules for Competition A Marked Improvement
Less Is More
Diet and Nutrition General Dietary Recommendations
The Top Diet Dos and Don'ts
Carbohydrate Intolerance
The Two-Week Test
The Importance of Snacking to Burn Fat
Follow the Plan
Balancing Dietary Fat
The Good, Bad, and Ugly Fats