More than 62% of adults under 40 years of age arenot regularly physically active and 20% are notactive at all.
RecommendationsThe National Institutes of Health, Surgeon General,American Heart Association, Center for DiseaseControl, and American College of Sports Medicine haveALL produced position stands for recommendedexercise.
60 minutes 8-10 exercises 60 minutes3-5 days per wk 2 days per wk 1 day per wk
The Research QuestionCan Les Mills Group Fitness products satisfy these recommendations and make significant changes to people’s health??
The Program• 6 week familiarisation protocol• 12-weeks of 3 cardio, 2 pump, and 1 flow• 12-weeks of 4 cardio, 2 pump, and 1 flow• (cardio = attack, combat, RPM, or step)
The Tests: VO2Walking TestsEconomyMaximal Oxygen Consumption
The Tests: Blood DrawsTriglyceridesGlucoseCholesterol
The Tests: IDXABone DensityFat and Lean Percentages
The Tests: Psych FactorsBaseline: Demographics, Exercise Habits, SelfEfficacy, Confidence, Physical Activity BeliefsDaily: Rate of Perceived Exertion, Interest in Class,Motivation by Instructor, Group DynamicsWeekly: Past Week Feelings, Future Week Plan