Reconditioning from Sedentariness

by Gary S. Stebbing, CSCS
Personal Training Quarterly July 2019
Vol 6, Issue 1

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With the rapid development of technology, the daily demands for physical activity are significantly reduced. This article details four distinct phases for personal trainers to implement when working with clients coming from sedentary lifestyles.

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This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »

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Gary Stebbing is a specialist in physical training and mental skills preparation. He studied sport and exercise science at the undergraduate level and ...

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