Note: This article was originally published in the January 2012 issue of The Wellness Beacon newsletter.
In order to develop an effective exercise program you must adhere to certain basic guidelines. Here are 7 principles of exercise that you can implement whether you’re a weekend walker or seasoned athlete:
You can remember these 7 principles by thinking of them as the 7 P.R.O.V.R.B.S. By implementing these P.R.O.V.R.B.S into your exercise program I can guarantee you’ll experience great gains in your overall health and physical fitness.
Disclaimer: The information provided is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Any reader who is concerned about his or her health should contact a physician for advice.
Before starting an exercise training program you should first make sure that exercise is safe for you. If you are under the age of 55 years and generally in good health, it is probably safe for you to exercise. However, if you are over 55 years of age and/or have any health problems, be sure to consult with your physician before starting an exercise training program.
Written by Nina Cherie Franklin