Questions on programming includes plans, guidelines and schedules for training and eating. Programming includes a number of principles including specificity, individuality, frequency, intensity, type of exercise, progressive overload, and variation. Programming is not limited to weight-lifting, rather, it is applicable to all fitness goals.

Questions that are tagged as programming should include a basic program, scheduling, and SMART goals. Programs should be designed around individuals with specific goals in mind. The best programs are well-rounded in terms of muscular, cardiovascular, core, nutrition, sleep, and task specific training.

Although nutrition is an extremely important part of Physical Fitness, users should be reminded that nutrition questions unrelated to exercise are off-topic. To review the list of on-topic questions, click here.

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