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!
First 4-6 Weeks
Rome wasn’t built in a day!
Patience and Persistence will yield great rewards!