The following Basic Strength training resource, designed for High School students (aged 14-18) in the USA, has been carefully aligned with NASPE National Standards, and covers:
- [3, 4] Muscular fitness
- [5, 6] Personal responsibility, accepting challenges
The object of ‘Basic Strength Training: Chest’ is to learn how to improve muscular fitness. Students will do this by performing multiple exercises focused on chest muscles. Strength training (ST) exercises fall into 1 of 6 categories:
- Weight/ machine
- Body weight
- Partner resisted
- Resistance band
- Stability ball
- Medicine ball
Please also see the accompanying Strength Training Content Card.
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