Principles of Training

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  • Principles of Training
    • RIPSR
      • R - Rest and recovery
        • Recovery is the time you need to repair any damage caused by physical activity.
        • Rest is the amount of time you allow your body to recover.
        • You have to rest so that your body has fully recovered otherwise you will injure yourself.
        • You need to let your body have enough time to recover after a harsh training session.
      • I - Individual needs and differences
        • This means making the training sesion to match the needs of the individual.
        • Every person will need different trainng methods and needs therefore you need to have it designed right for them.
      • P - Progressive overload
        • This means gradually increasing the amount of work that you complete each session, without injury.
        • Overload means working your body harder than it normally would.
      • S - Specificity
        • This means matching your training session to the health/skill realted components for an activity. You need to make sure you are training the right parts of your body to meet your goals.
      • R - Reversibility
        • Ant fitness improvement or body adaptation caused by training will graduallt reverse and be lost as you decrease the amount of exercise you complete.
        • You need to balance your recovery time with reversibility.
        • If you rest for too long you will lose all benefits from you training session.
    • FITT
      • F - Frequency
        • How often you exercise
      • I - Intensity
        • How hard you exercise
      • T - Time
        • How long you exercise for
      • T - Type
        • What exercises you should do (specificity)


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