TRAINING PRINCIPLES & PERIODIZATION. PEP 201 University of Idaho. There is a difference between Physical Activity and Exercise…. Physical Activity (PA) ANY BODY MOVEMENT carried out by your skeletal muscles and requiring energy. Exercise (EX)
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PA is good for health, but EX IS NECESSARY TO IMPROVE PHYSICAL FITNESS!
You’re always using a combination of these three systems – The type of exercise dictates the predominant energy system!
Periodization is the smartest way to stay in shape! It should be applied to all types of exercise & training!
Rome wasn’t built in a day!
Patience and Persistence will yield great rewards!