Water Fitness Progressions
Author: Christine Alexander
Water fitness classes are more popular than ever—and with good reason, since they are fun, accessible, and effective. But how do you, as an instructor or trainer, keep them fresh? How do you continue to challenge your participants, who have varied interests and goals? Water Fitness Progressions has the answers.
Water Fitness Progressions is designed to help you create programs that gradually, and systematically, progress your participants. Inside you will discover the following:
• Over 150 ready-to-use lesson plans
• Variations of the shallow-water and deep-water exercises offer over 590 possibilities
• Specific programming for shallow and deep water
• Suggestions for introducing equipment to a workout
• High-intensity and low-intensity training plans
• Tips for using water resistance to improve strength
With step-by-step instructions, detailed photos, and expert advice, Water Fitness Progressions is the comprehensive, yet practical, resource that you’ve been waiting for. With an entire year of plans, you will spend more time teaching and less time preparing.
Beginning and experienced water fitness instructors, aquatic fitness personal trainers, and water fitness enthusiasts.
Part I. Shallow-Water Exercise
Chapter 1. Shallow-Water Periodization Stages
Chapter 2. List of Shallow-Water Exercises and Cues
Chapter 3. Shallow-Water Lesson Plans for Classes With a Single Objective
Chapter 4. Shallow-Water Lesson Plans for Classes With Two Objectives
Part II. Deep-Water Exercise
Chapter 5. Deep-Water Periodization Stages
Chapter 6. Deep-Water Exercises and Cues
Chapter 7. Deep-Water Lesson Plans for Classes With a Single Objective
Chapter 8. Deep-Water Lesson Plans for Classes With Two Objectives
I use this book all the time to help me plan interval progressions for my classes so that their aerobic fitness continues to improve. I got extra copies to give to my instructor friends. Chris