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Preparing for a successful career as an exercise professional

To be considered an exercise professional anywhere in Europe, proper accreditation by EuropeActive is a necessary requirement.

This book is the official primer for those seeking that accreditation and the multitude of benefits it brings.

These include: Industry recognition, professional status, higher earning potential, increased employment opportunities across companies, institutions and even countries, legal protection, better client relationships and much more.

The practical benefit is that this core, foundational knowledge will continue to be of benefit long past initial qualification and conforms up to EQF levels three and four.

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Training plans for road runners

Renowned running authority, coach and best-selling author Pete Pfitzinger has teamed up with Philip Latter, senior writer for Running Times, to produce this essential training guide covering the most popular race distances, including the 5K, 10K and half marathon.

Faster Road Racing provides a series of easy-to-follow programmes aimed at giving runners ongoing improvements in their race performances.

It contains detailed plans for specific distances as well as expert advice on balancing training and recovery, cross-training, nutrition, tapering and training beyond the age 40.

For serious runners who compete in numerous races at different distances throughout the year, these training plans are invaluable.

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Exercise guidelines are unrealistic for many

Walk in the parkResearchers say current exercise guidelines are unrealistic for many and argue that doctors should sometimes advise small increases in activity instead.

They warn the 150-minute weekly target is beyond the reach of some individuals, particularly the elderly and striving to reach these goals could mean the benefits of lighter exercise are overlooked.

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A patient’s guide to a healthy heart

For people who have been diagnosed with a heart condition it is only natural that they are concerned about the future and seek reassurance and help after the initial treatment phase.

The authors of The Healthy Heart Book have combined their backgrounds and extensive experience in physiotherapy and nutrition to provide this comprehensive guide to achieving a full recovery.

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A lifetime of running workouts.

Whether running for health, competitively, or both, Fitness Running includes established programmes to help runners achieve their goals.

Colour-coded and flexible, the 13 to 26 week programmes cover base building, fitness and training for short-distance events, half and full marathons.

It includes more than just workouts however and covers individualised testing for assessing running health and log pages for recording runs, results and health information.

It also contains specific recommendations for female runners and the latest information on gear and gadgets, cross-training, stretching and recovery.

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