Principles of training (FITT)

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  • Principles of training (FITT)
    • Frequnce
    • Time
      • How long an individual will train for
    • Intensitiy
      • How hard an individual will train
    • Type
      • how an individual will train by selecting a training method to improve specific components of fitness
  • Reversibilitty
    • If training stops or the intensity of training is not sufficient to cause adaptation, training effects are reversed
  • Progressive overload
    • In order to progress, training needs to be demanding enough to cause the body to adapt.
    • Additional principles of training
      • Reversibilitty
        • If training stops or the intensity of training is not sufficient to cause adaptation, training effects are reversed
      • Adaptation
        • How the body reacts to training loads by increasing it's ability to cope with loads. Adaptation occurs during the recovery period after training.
      • Variation
        • It is important to var the training to avoid boredom and maintain enjoyment
      • Specificty
        • Training should be specific to the individuals sport/compon-ents of fitness

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