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Fitness Stepping

Fitness Stepping - 96 edition

Fitness Stepping - 96 edition

ISBN13: 9780873228350

ISBN10: 0873228359

Fitness Stepping by Debbie Ban Pillarella and Scott O. Roberts - ISBN 9780873228350
Edition: 96
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
International: No
Fitness Stepping by Debbie Ban Pillarella and Scott O. Roberts - ISBN 9780873228350

ISBN13: 9780873228350

ISBN10: 0873228359

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Author Bio

Pillarella, Debi : Body Works, Inc.

Debi Pillarella, MEd, is the owner of BodyWorks, Inc., and consultant to a number of fitness and health programs. She is also the program developer for FIRST. (Fitness Instructor Resource School and Training). A fitness professional since 1980, Debi has focused on teaching step aerobics since 1989. She has choreographed and starred in numerous videos on step exercise, including BodyWorks Step Right Up, which she also directed and produced, as well as Step Right Up, and Shape magazine's Totally Legs and Legs, Legs, Legs.

Debi has received numerous awards in her field. In 1985 she was recognized both as a Certified Fitness Professional by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and as a Gold Certified Fitness Professional by the American Council on Exercise. In 1990, she received an award of excellence for the video Energy Explosion from the AFAA. In 1993, she was awarded the Certificate of Merit for Fitness Programming by Fitness Management magazine. And, in 1996, she was honored for her educational expertise in Who's Who in American Education.

Recognized by IDEA as a three-star presenter, Debi travels extensively to train fitness instructors and conduct seminars and workshops on step exercise. Most recently, she coordinated IDEA's new Becoming a Group Exercise Leader Program, of which step exercise is a major part.

Debi is the author of several articles on fitness, including her contribution to AFAA's official text, Fitness Theory and Practice, a guide to group exercise programs used by more than 20,000 fitness instructors.

Debi is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and IDEA, the Association for Fitness Professionals. In addition, she is on the advisory board of ACE Certified News, a publication of the American Council on Exercise. She lives in Chicago, Illinois, with her husband, Jim, and their son, Joseph, and enjoys walking, running, strength training, computers, and reading in her spare time.

Roberts, Scott O. :

Scott O. Roberts, PhD, a fitness expert and personal trainer, has been involved in the fitness and exercise field since 1986. Scott's work has been recognized by Fitness Management magazine and Who's Who in American Education.

Scott earned a BS from California State University at Chico, an MS in exercise physiology from CSU at Sacramento, and recently completed his PhD in exercise physiology. He has served as a member of the ACE committees for Personal Training and Aerobic Dance Exercise.

Roberts is the author of several books and articles on fitness training, including The Business of Personal Training, Strength and Weight Training for Young Athletes, and Fitness Walking and Exercise Physiology: Exercise, Performance and Clinical Applications. He also has contributed chapters to both the ACE Personal Trainer and Aerobic Dance Instructor manuals, as well as for the AFAA Fitness Instructor Manual.

Scott enjoys exercise, music, and spending time with his wife, Julia, and their three children, Andrew, Daniel, and Michael, in Lubbock, Texas.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: Preparing to Step

Chapter 1. Step Aerobics for Fitness
Chapter 2. Getting Equipped
Chapter 3. Assessing Your Readiness to Begin
Chapter 4. Stepping the Right Way
Chapter 5. Warming Up and Cooling Down

Part II: Step Workout Zones

Chapter 6. Green Zone
Chapter 7. Blue Zone
Chapter 8. Purple Zone
Chapter 9. Yellow Zone
Chapter 10. Orange Zone
Chapter 11. Red Zone

Part II: Training by the Workout Zones

Chapter 12. Setting Up Your Personal Program
Chapter 13. Sample Stepping Programs
Chapter 14. Charting Your Progress