Complete Book of Personal Training

ISBN-10: 0736000135
ISBN-13: 9780736000130
Edition: 2004
List price: $81.00
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Book details

List price: $81.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 12/22/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

The Complete Book of Personal Training delivers exactly what the title promises and more, making it the most comprehensive and authoritative resource for you as a personal trainer, whether you are a newcomer to the field or have a well-established business.The book is truly a complete resource. It's full of information about working with clients and designing programs, and it's also a practical guide to all aspects of the personal training business. The Complete Book of Personal Training will help you in the all aspects of your profession:--Learn applicable information on fitness testing and assessment.-Identify your clients' goals and create fitness tests specifically for them.-Properly train and help special populations.-Understand the business side of personal training, including marketing yourself as a trainer, getting and retaining clients, and learning time management.-Learn how to expand your business.Noted author, educator, and personal trainer Douglas Brooks digs deep into the world of personal training, offering solutions to the challenges that trainers face in daily life and providing answers to many of the questions personal trainers ask throughout their careers. More than just a training manual, this text explores the best ways to run your business-from marketing and promotions to record keeping and retirement planning. The book includes a thorough index to help readers quickly locate any topic, and more than 100 photos accurately illustrate proper techniques for dozens of exercises.The Complete Book of Personal Training contains something for every personal trainer. It's the first reference of its kind to provide all the information you need to start, run, and grow a personal training business or career. The text is an essential tool to help you solve the daily organizational and business challenges of personal training.

Starting, Maintaining, and Growing a Successful Personal Training Business
Personal Training: Then, Now, and Into the Future
Breaking In: You (Yes, You!) Can Be a Personal Trainer
Starting and Refining Your Business
Getting-and Keeping-Clients
Expanding Your Business
Managing Your Time
Maintaining a Service and Client Focus
Legal and Professional Responsibilities
Control Your Finances-and Control Your Future
Foundations Behind Program Design That Works
Gathering Information (Screening)
Practical Fitness Testing and Assessment
Achieving Goal- and People-Oriented Programming
Periodization: A Model For Planned Results
Track Your Clients' Progress
Science Behind Accurate Exercise Programs
Right Workout Environment, Right Workout Equipment
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
Working Safely and Effectively With Special Populations
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
The Final Edge
Keep Your Personal and Professional Desire Burning Brightly
Bringing Personal Training Back to One on One

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