Presentation on theme: "Introduction To Weight Training Taking charge of your fitness goals!"— Presentation transcript:
1IntroductionToWeight TrainingTaking charge of your fitness goals!
2Weight Training Workout Weight Training Tips Click on an area to find outmore info!Warm UpStretchesArms & ShouldersAbdominalsCalfsChestGlutealsQuadricepsBackCool Down & StretchesSample WorkoutCredits
3Weight Training TipsBefore you work out, it is important to warm up your muscles before lifting weights.Warming up your muscles prepares your body to start lifting weights, and more importantly, can prevent injuries.The warm up consists of increasing your cardiovascular heart rate. This can be done by a 5 minute jog, a brisk walk, jumping rope, or any activity that gets your heart going!
4Warm Up Before you work out, it is important to warm up your muscles. Warming up your muscles prepares your muscles to exercise, whichcan prevent injuries.Warming up consists of increasing your cardiovascular heart rate. Thiscan be achieved by jogging for 3-5 minutes, jumping rope, or any briskactivity that gets your heart pumping!
5Stretches Arms- 1. Stretch straight arm across body. 1. 2. Bend elbow, put arm behind head, & push down1.2.Back- 1. Lay on back, bring knees to chest.1.2. Sitting back twist.2.Quadriceps- 1. Stand, hold toes, and pull up on leg.Calf- Stand, push against wall, and lean forward.Gluteals- Lunge forward,step forward away fromother leg.v
10Quadriceps Lifts Strengthens following muscles: Leg Extension Leg PressLeg ExtensionLeg Pressv
11Calfs Lifts Strengthens following muscles: Toe Raises on machine GastrocnemiusSingle leg Toe Raises with dumb bellsToe Raises onMachineToe Raises w/ Dumb bellsv
12Back Lifts Strengthens following muscles: Dumb bell Bent over Row ErectorsLever Incline RowDumb bell bent over rowLevel Incline rowv
13Cool Down & StretchesAfter you work out, it is important to cool down andstretch your muscles.After lifting, repeat the stretches that you did at the beginningof your program, and if you raised your heart rate considerably,be sure to walk around a little to cool down.v
14Sample WorkoutThis is an example of a sample workout for a general body strengtheningBench Press /10 /10/ /10Incline /10 /10 /10Leg Press /10 /10 /10Leg Curl /10 /10 /10Leg Extension /10 /10 /10Lunges /10 /10 /10Arm Curls /10 /10 /10Tricep pushdown /10 /10 /10Lat. Pulldown /10 /10 /10Squats /10 /10 /10v
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