You have reached the United States portal for Human Kinetics, if you wish to continue press here, else please proceed to the HK site for your region by selecting here.


Please note if you purchase from the HK-USA site, currencies are converted at current exchange rates and you may incur higher international shipping rates.

Human Kinetics Logo

Purchase Digital Products

If you are looking to purchase an eBook, online video, or online courses please press continue

Footprint Books Logo

Purchase Print Products

Human Kinetics print books are now distributed by Footprint Books throughout Australia/NZ, delivered to you from their NSW warehouse. Please visit Footprint Books to order your Human Kinetics print books.

Feedback IconFeedback

Excerpts — Fitness for Life 6th Edition With Web Resources-Cloth

What Is Physical Fitness?

Physical fitness refers to the ability of your body systems to work together efficiently to allow you to be healthy and perform activities of daily living.

Read more →

The Physical Activity Pyramid

National physical activity guidelines for youth developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) recommend at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day.

Read more →

Free Weight Exercises

Seated Overhead Press - Weights: barbell. This exercise requires two spotters, who stand by the lifter’s shoulders on either side of the bench.

Read more →