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Develop your own PERSONAL fitness & WELLNESS program!

Learn how to take control of your own well-being.

Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition and work together to show you how to create a complete fitness and wellness program you can follow from beginning to end or refer to whenever you need expert advice. You’ll find both the motivation and scientific knowledge you need to develop your own personal plan for healthy living and to make physical activity an integral part of that plan. You’ll also explore the roles of stress management, sleep, and nutrition in achieving your goals.
Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition

Now in full color, the 7th Edition of this popular text introduces you to the diverse range of physical fitness activities that can become a part of healthy living at any level of ability.
This immersive, multi-media, online learning platform lets you develop your own personal fitness and wellness program independently or as part of a class. It offers activities and exercise to guide you every step of the way, along with full-color videos that demonstrate every exercise in the text.

An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks for you.
Key Features


  • Labs in the text feature personal exploration activities that focus on new ways to stay physically fit and increase your self-awareness about your current fitness level.
  • Fit Lists present just-in-time information about the steps key to achieving fitness goals.
  • Health Links are additional resources for exploring different health topics.
  • Safe Tips offer important safety guidelines for physical fitness and personal behavior.

  • Interactive Ebook, the Get Fit, Stay Fit text in an easy-to-use, online format
    Fitness Center, over 300, full-color, narrated videos demonstrate every exercise in the text.
  • Choices Exercises, audio simulations bring important concepts to life and let you make important life decisions in a safe environment and think critically about the decisions you make.
  • Wellness Labs, variety of lab activities let you explore more ways to stay physically fit.
  • Personal Reflection Exercises, this series of open response questions ask you to reflect on your personal experiences.
  • Chapter Tests, a quiz for each chapter/module accesses your progress.
  • Health & Fitness Tools, a variety of resources give you more ways to shape a healthy future.
  • Glossary

Instructor Resources

  • Davis Digital Version
  • Electronic Test Bank
  • Instructor Guide
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Image Bank
  • Resource Kits
Table of Contents

1.      Getting Fit: Why Should You Care?

2.      Creating A Healthy Lifestyle

3.      Starting Your Own Fitness Program

4.      Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness

5.      Improving Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power

6.      Increasing Flexibility Through Stretching

7.      Eating Right to Fuel the Body

8.      Developing and Maintaining a Health Body Image Through Diet and Exercise

9.      Practicing Safe Fitness

10.    Becoming A Wise Consumer

Appendix: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) Recommended Intakes for Individuals


Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition Labs

1-1 Importance of Physical Activity

1-2 Daily Fitness Schedule

2-1 Your Personal Stress Inventory

2-2 Health Style: A Self-Test

3-1 Medical History Questionnaire

3-2 Planning for a Physical Activity Program

4-1 Calculating Target Heart Rate

4-2 The Rockport Fitness Walking Test

4-3 Cooper's 12 -minute Walking/Running Test

5-1 Push-ups

5-2 Bent-Knee Sit-ups

5-3 Muscular Endurance Test

6-1 Trunk Flexion

6-2 Trunk Extension

6-3 Shoulder Lift Test

7-1 Nutritional Knowledge Survey

7-2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits

7-3 7-Day Diet Analysis

7-4 Calculating Caloric Intake

8-1 Calculating Body Mass Index (BMI)

8-2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits

8-3 Determining Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

8-4 Calculating Caloric Expenditure

8-5 Calculating Caloric Intake

8-6 Worksheet for Estimating Caloric Balance

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Get Fit, Stay Fit +
ISBN: 978-0-8036-4464-9
Author: William E. Prentice PhD, ATC, PT, FNATA
© 2016
Page Count: 352
Binding: Softcover

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