Transforming The Inactive.
Generally speaking, fitness professionals have not so far had a major
impact on the majority of Americans who are essentially
non-exercisers. However, through our efforts at the Y, we have
discovered it is possible to create successful programming for new
You can use your expertise and imagination to effectively reach out to
this unique group. You are likely to find - as we have - that little
can compare with the satisfaction of helping inactive clients
transform themselves into regular exercisers.
Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., is fitness research director at the South
Shore YMCA in Quincy, MA., and author of several fitness books
including the new releases, Building Strength and Stamina and Strength
Training Past 50.
Reproduced with permission from IDEA: The Health and Fitness Source,
(800) 999-4332, website www.ideafit.com.