Youth Strength

by Wayne Westcott |   Date Released : 03 Sep 1999
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Wayne Westcott

About the author: Wayne Westcott

Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., is fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, MA. He is strength training consultant for numerous national organizations such as the American Council on Exercise, the American Senior Fitness Association and the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation and editorial advisor for many publications including Prevention and Shape. He is also author of 20 fitness books including No More Cellulite, Building Strength and Stamina, Strength Training Past 50, Strength Training for Seniors, Complete Conditioning for Golf, and Strength and Power for Young Athletes.

Dr. Westcott has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Fitness Professionals, the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and the Roberts-Gulick Award from the YMCA Association of Professional Directors, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Governor’s Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports, and the NOVA 7 Exercise Program Award from Fitness Management magazine.

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Webber, Clayton | 06 Jan 2010, 18:22 PM

That is some very interesting reading and pretty discounts the traditional teachings as discussed initially in the article. I would be very keen to hear others opinions on the subject and do some more research into more recent findings.

Regards, Clayton
Adelaide Personal Trainers

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