Principles of Training
Physical Preparation, Health and Lifestyle
•In order for the body to adapt it must work harder than normal.
•The body can be overloaded by manipulating four (five) key factors of training:
F I T T A
Frequency – How often?
Intensity – How hard we train?
Time - Length of time spent on an activity
Type – Describes the type of activity
Adherence – Ensuring the individual sticks to the programme
Progression: In order to improve and continue to develop, tha training programme must be made progressively harder.
Reversibility: capable of reestablishing the original condition after a change by the reverse of the change.
Tedium: the quality or state of being wearisome; irksomeness; tediousness.