Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam Study Guide

Secrets of the NASM Personal Trainer Exam Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 161072190X
Year 2014-03-31
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Mometrix Media LLC
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***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...

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training

NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Training Author
ISBN-10 0781782910
Year 2008
Pages 552
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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.

Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies

Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies Author Melyssa St. Michael
ISBN-10 9781118054024
Year 2011-03-08
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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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!

AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam Secrets Study Guide

AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Afaa Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
ISBN-10 1609711440
Year 2014-03-31
Pages 100
Language en
Publisher Mometrix Media LLC
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam Secrets helps you ace the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam Secrets 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. AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to AFAA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer 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; Comprehensive sections including: Wellness, Standard Fitness Assessment, Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire, Body Mass Index BMI, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, METS Method, Closed Kinetic Chain Exercises, Open Kinetic Chain Exercises, Isometric Resistance Training, Different Types of Training and Equipment, Proper Position of the Body, Overtraining, Detraining, and Retraining, Performance or Training Levels, Bench Press, Incline or Decline Press, CVD Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Cancer, ATP Adenosine Triphosphate, Anaerobic Systems for Making ATP, Main Muscles and Joint Actions, and much more...

NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training Author Micheal Clark
ISBN-10 9780781768023
Year 2010-09-21
Pages 409
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training introduces the health and fitness professional to NASM's proprietary Corrective Exercise Continuum, a system of training that uses corrective exercise strategies to help improve muscle imbalances and movement efficiency to decrease the risk of injury. This textbook includes several new chapters that were not included in NASM's previous corrective exercise materials, including the rationale for corrective exercise training, assessments of health risk, static postural assessments, range of motion assessments, and strength assessments (manual muscle testing) as well as corrective exercise strategies for the cervical spine, elbow, and wrist. There are more than 100 corrective exercise techniques in the categories of self-myofascial release, static stretching, neuromuscular stretching, isolated strength training, positional isometrics, and integrated dynamic movements included in the text. These, along with corrective exercise strategies for common movement impairments seen in each segment of the body, make this text the premier resource for learning and applying NASM's systematic approach to corrective exercise training.

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

ACSM s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription Author ACSM
ISBN-10 9781609136055
Year 2013-02-01
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. The 9th edition focuses on evidence-based recommendations that reflect the latest research and clinical information. This manual is an essential resource for any health/fitness and clinical exercise professional, physician, nurse, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapist, dietician, and health care administrator. This manual give succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

ACE s Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals

ACE s Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals Author
ISBN-10 1890720313
Year 2010
Pages 317
Language en
Publisher
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"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.

Ignite the Fire

Ignite the Fire Author Jonathan Goodman
ISBN-10 1505787610
Year 2015-01-13
Pages 244
Language en
Publisher CreateSpace
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"A look at personal training that goes beyond the textbooks." - Muscle & Fitness Now in a revised, expanded, and upgraded edition, Ignite the Fire is the highly practical approach to personal training already relied on by thousands of trainers Worldwide. Repeatedly called one of the "best books for personal trainers", it provides a clear road map teaching you how to become a personal trainer, to getting a personal trainer certification, to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income. HAVE YOU EVER wanted to know the best, high-integrity techniques to get more clients, run a fitness business, or have a solid system for selling personal training? You're not alone. For years Jon's been asked these questions so he read, watched, researched and interviewed the best in the world to compile Ignite the Fire. This powerful book for certified personal trainers will show you how to: Find your dream job in the fitness industry (pg 26) Find, market to, and sell your ideal client while seamlessly dealing with objections (pg 64) Build amazing workouts for beginners (pg 124) Deal with difficult client types (pg 160) Develop multiple income streams while maintaining your reputation (pg 202) Ignite the Fire provides a clear road map to building your career from the bottom up so you can build a clientele, your reputation, and income.

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer

ACSM s Resources for the Personal Trainer Author American College of Sports Medicine
ISBN-10 9781469826578
Year 2013-03-22
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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.

Start Your Own Personal Training Business

Start Your Own Personal Training Business Author The Staff of Entrepreneur Media
ISBN-10 9781613083451
Year 2016-11-21
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Entrepreneur Press
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Personal training is an exciting industry to be in right now! Starting a personal training business can offer a satisfying combination of financial reward, a flexible schedule, and a career where you can make a profound difference in the lives of others. As skilled personal trainer, having good business knowledge and judgment can be the first step to earning a substantial income. In this revised guide, our experts teach you the nuts and bolts of starting a business, including everything from writing a business plan to finding a profitable niche. From boutique studios to partnerships with schools and private trainers, this book will help get you started on the right foot.

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition

NSCA s Essentials of Personal Training 2nd Edition Author Jared W. Coburn
ISBN-10 9781450416221
Year 2012-01
Pages 679
Language en
Publisher Human Kinetics
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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

Yogalosophy Author Mandy Ingber
ISBN-10 9781580054621
Year 2013-05-07
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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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.