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The Book on Personal Training Workbook Set




Included are several programs for base strength, full-body fitness, and advanced split routines that show you how to combine the exercises into progressive strength programs. By varying intensity, volume, recovery, and exercise sequencing, you can design customized programs for reaching both immediate and long-term training goals. Personal Trainer Certification Topics Include, but are not limited to:

  • Starting, Maintaining, and Growing a Successful Personal Training Business
  • Foundations Behind Program Design That Works
  • Practical Fitness Testing and Assessment.
  • Achieving Goal- and People-Oriented Programming
  • Science Behind Accurate Exercise Programs
  • Program Design: Application That Bridges Theory to Practice
  • Gauging Exercise Intensity
  • Cardiorespiratory Conditioning Programming
  • Resistance Training Programming: A Balanced Approach
  • Flexibility Training: Effective Program Design
  • Fueling Your Clients: Before, During, and After Workouts
  • Guiding Clients Toward Healthy Eating Habits
  • Managing Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, High Blood Pressure, and Heart Disease
  • Training the Cardiac Patient
  • Diabetes Mellitus: Types 1 and 2
  • Asthma and Your Client
  • Arthritis: Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid
  • Working With Older Adults
  • Training the Pregnant Client: A Special Healthy Population
  • Anatomical Design and Function
  • Effective Exercise Selection
  • Optimal Exercise Technique
  • Core and Trunk Exercises
  • Compound Lower Body Exercises
  • Isolated Lower Body Exercises
  • Upper Body Pushing Exercises
  • Upper Body Pulling Exercises
  • Program Planning
  • Training techniques for strength, definition, and muscle size
  • Functional training exercises using the stability ball, medicine balls, tubing and more

Package Contents

  1. The Book on Personal Training Workbook Set ( 2 Volumes Included)


  1. James Bell, Ph.D.

 Contributing Authors:

  1. Karl Dauphinais, M.D.
  2. Robert Simons, Ph.D., CHES, MS

Additional information

Weight 5.00 lbs
Dimensions 12.125 × 9.75 × 2.25 in