NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781782910
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Developed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), this book is designed to help people prepare for the NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) Certification exam or learn the basic principles of personal training using NASM's Optimum Performance Training (OPT) model. The OPT model presents NASM's protocols for building stabilization, strength, and power. More than 600 full-color illustrations and photographs demonstrate concepts and techniques. Exercise color coding maps each exercise movement to a specific phase on the OPT model. Exercise boxes demonstrate core exercises and detail the necessary preparation and movement. Other features include research notes, memory joggers, safety tips, and review questions.

Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 161072190X
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Education

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam helps you ace the National Academy of Sports Medicine Board of Certification Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NASM Personal Trainer Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive review including: NASM Personal Trainer Content, NASM Personal Trainer Testing Cost, Exercise Terminology, BMI, Males vs. Females, Respiratory Review, MET Review, Circulatory System, Course of Circulation, The Heart, Cardiovascular Conditions, Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale, Major Hormones, Nutrition Review, LDH vs. HDL, Anorexia vs. Bulimia, Axial Skeleton, Appendicular Skeleton, Muscular System, Contraction, Types of Muscle Fibers, Circuit Training, Detraining, Fluid Intake Recommendations, Periodization, Stretching Exercises, Heart Rate, Strength and Safety Guidelines, Order of Exercises, Injury Review, Exercises, and much more...

Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies

Author: Melyssa St. Michael
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054024
Release Date: 2011-03-08
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Want to turn your passion for fitness into a lucrative career? Each year, more than 5 million Americans use personal trainers to take their workouts to the next level—and this plain-English guide shows you how to get in on the action. Whether you want a part-time job at the gym or a full-time personal training business, you’ll find the practical, proven advice you need in this indispensable resource. Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies is for you if you want to become a certified personal trainer and start your own business—or if you’re a certified trainer looking to improve upon your existing practice. You get a thorough overview of what it takes to get certified and run a successful business, complete with expert tips that help you: Find your training niche Study for and pass certification exams Attract, keep, and motivate clients Interview, hire, and manage employees Update your training skills Expand your services This user-friendly guide offers unique coverage of personal trainer certification programs, including tips on selecting the right program and meeting the requirements. You’ll see how to develop your training identity as well as practice invaluable skills that will make you a great personal trainer. You also receive savvy guidance in: Choosing the best fitness equipment Creating a business plan, a record-keeping system, and a marketing campaign Performing fitness assessments Developing individualized exercise programs Advancing your clients to the next fitness level Managing legal issues and tax planning Offering additional services such as massage and nutrition consultation Training clients with special needs Complete with ten great starter exercises and a valuable list of professional organizations and resources, Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies gives you the tools you need to get the most out of this fun, fabulous career!

Secrets of the Ncsf cpt Exam Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1610722450
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Education

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the NCSF-CPT Exam helps you ace the National Council on Strength and Fitness Personal Trainer Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the NCSF-CPT Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the NCSF-CPT Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NCSF-CPT Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive review including: NCSF-CPT Content, NCSF-CPT Testing Cost, Exercise Terminology, BMI, Males vs. Females, Respiratory Review, MET Review, Circulatory System, Course of Circulation, The Heart, Cardiovascular Conditions, Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale, Major Hormones, Nutrition Review, LDH vs. HDL, Anorexia vs. Bulimia, Axial Skeleton, Appendicular Skeleton, Muscular System, Contraction, Types of Muscle Fibers, Circuit Training, Detraining, Fluid Intake Recommendations, Periodization, Stretching Exercises, Heart Rate, Strength and Safety Guidelines, Order of Exercises, Injury Review, Exercises, Breathing Review, Determining 1 Rep Max, and much more...

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer

Author: American College of Sports Medicine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781469826578
Release Date: 2013-03-22
Genre: Medical

ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.

EMT National Training AEMT Practice Questions and Study Guide

Author: Travis W. Holycross
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1481907646
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Genre: Education

250 questions, answers & rationales; based on national EMS education standards and NREMT skill sheets; detailed explanation of the NREMT question writing process; insider tips on how to pass the NREMT exam on your first try.--Cover.

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

Author: Jared W. Coburn
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450416221
Release Date: 2012-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training, Second Edition, is the authoritative text for personal trainers, health and fitness instructors, and other fitness professionals as well as the primary preparation source for those taking the NSCA-CPT exam.

Yogalosophy

Author: Mandy Ingber
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781580054621
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Genre: Health & Fitness

Jennifer Aniston. Kate Beckinsale. Helen Hunt. Brooke Shields. In addition to their fame, these actresses share something else in common: they owe their enviable silhouettes to fitness expert and celebrity yoga instructor Mandy Ingber. In Yogalosophy®, Ingber—one of the most sought-after fitness and wellness advisors in Los Angeles—offers up a unique 28-day plan to help readers achieve healthier bodies and happier minds. Building on the concepts offered in Ingber’s popular Yogalosophy® DVD, this handbook provides an accessible program of proven workouts and eating guidelines designed to tone and strengthen the entire body, inside and out. In addition to recipes and detailed body-sculpting workouts (which combine yoga postures with a wide range of other effective exercises), Ingber also offers up wise insights and thought-provoking anecdotes in each chapter, encouraging readers to establish a healthier, more life-embracing mindset. Full of girlfriend-y wisdom, Yogalosophy® is a realistic, flexible, daily plan that will help readers transform their minds, their bodies, and their lives.

ACE Personal Trainer Manual

Author: American Council on Exercise
Publisher: Amer Council on Exercise
ISBN: 1890720143
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Education

The ACE Personal Trainer Manual is an essential study tool for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and an excellent fitness and exercise resource students will use throughout their health and fitness careers.This Third Edition reflects the latest research findings and industry guidelines in the field of health and fitness. Revised and updated by the original authors and enhanced by the addition of a new chapter on health behavior and psychology, this text covers every aspect of personal training, from anatomy and physiology to injury prevention and legal issues.

ACSM s Advanced Exercise Physiology

Author: Charles M. Tipton
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781747260
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Written by international experts in physiology, exercise physiology, and research, ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology gives students an advanced level of understanding of exercise physiology. It emphasizes the acute and chronic effects of exercise on various physiological systems in adults and the integrative nature of these physiological responses. Chapters detail how different body systems respond to exercise. Systems include nervous, skeletal, muscular, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, metabolic, endocrine, immune, renal, and hematopoietic systems. Additional chapters explain how these responses are altered by heat, cold, hypoxia, microgravity, bed rest, and hyperbaria. Milestones of Discovery pages describe classic or memorable experiments in exercise physiology.

ACE s Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals

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Publisher:
ISBN: 1890720313
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Exercise

"Whether you are preparing to become an ACE-certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, or Lifestyle & Weight Management Coach, this textbook provides the foundational knowledge you will need before moving on to study the materials specific to your chosen certification. ... Each of the five chapters includes a study guide"--P. [4] of cover.

Fusion Workouts

Author: Vanderburg, Helen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492521389
Release Date: 2016-08-23
Genre: Health & Fitness

Fusion Workouts offers an approach to fitness, yoga, Pilates, and barre that offers efficient ways to gain strength, muscle definition and endurance, flexibility, and balance.