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Courses, Fitness News, Webinars

Advanced Reps, Sets and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength

Our course of the week this week is Advanced Reps, Sets and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength.

In it, you will discover the combinations of reps, sets and loads that are necessary for various strength training adaptations. You’ll learn to periodize a strength programme and gain command of the principles that produce results.

Take the course today and start designing strength training protocols using the most effective and efficient strength programming options.

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This continuing education exam is delivered online and tests your knowledge after viewing the webinar Advanced Reps, Sets and Loads for Hypertrophy and Strength.

The course is endorsed by The British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) for 1 point. Members of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS) can also earn 3 REPs points for the course.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to retrieve your certificate of completion from the My Courses/Transcripts area of the Education Center and submit it to your certifying organisation. Instructions for retrieving this certificate, as well as information on taking the exam, will be e-mailed to you when your order is complete.

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Books, Fitness News

Teaching safe and effective resistance exercise techniques

With unmatched demonstrations of free weight and machine exercises, this is a valuable tool for those preparing for certification or, those who design programmes for athletes and clients.

The fully updated, full-colour reference explains 70 resistance training exercises with step-by-step instructions, photos and online video demonstrations.

With the inclusion of additional exercises, it is the most authoritative and up-to-date resource in teaching safe and effective resistance training.

Normal Price: £61.49 | €93.44
HK Rewards Price: £49.19 | €74.75

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Learn the scientific concepts of exercise physiology

Practical Guide to Exercise Physiology guides readers through the scientific concepts of exercise physiology with highly visual, easy-to-follow content.

The text applies complex concepts of physiology to exercise programme design, giving personal trainers, strength and conditioning specialists and other health and fitness professionals an accessible resource to use with their clients. Written specifically for those in the fitness industry, the text covers various training goals and considerations when working with clients and athletes at all levels.

It takes an application-based approach in describing intricate physiological processes so that professionals can select and explain the appropriate exercises and physical activity regimens to clients.

Normal Price: £29.99 | €45.60
HK Rewards Price: £23.99 | €36.48

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Fitness News

Personal trainer put on 70 pounds to help his client lose weight

Adonis HillSo that his client didn’t have to undertake her weight loss battle alone, personal trainer Adonis Hill purposefully piled on 70lbs (five stone) in three months.

Client Alissa Kane had been overweight most of her life. So, Adonis, a 35-year-old trainer from Brooklyn, who had already overcome his own battle with weight and depression in his late-twenties, decided the best way to motivate Alissa was to go on the journey with her.

For three months, Adonis consumed 8,000 calories a day, eating doughnuts for breakfast, hot dogs or pizza for lunch, packets of Oreos as snacks and McDonald’s for dinner, as well as drinking bottles of sugary fizzy drinks. He also stopped exercising.

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Academic News

The essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students

Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th EditionEssentials of Strength Training and Conditioning is the essential text for strength and conditioning professionals and students.

This comprehensive resource explains the key theories, concepts and scientific principles of strength training and conditioning as well as their direct application to athletic competition and performance.

The scope and content have been updated to convey the knowledge, skills and abilities required of a strength and conditioning professional.

It now offers an expanded ancillary package for instructors with access to a 61-video collection, demonstrating resistance training exercises, plyometric exercises and exercises using alternative modes and nontraditional implements, bringing practical content to the classroom.

Price: £74.49 I €104.30

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Download the recording of this webinar

Presenter Thomas RiegerHow to distinguish the important from the unimportant: The skills, knowledge and competencies of fitness instruction

Professor Thomas Rieger, Chairman of the Standards Council of EuropeActive,  presented the latest European educational standards in fitness instruction.

He explained in detail how these have been developed and how you can use them in your own practice.

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A course for personal trainers working with breast cancer patients

This online course enables Personal Trainers help those recovering from breast cancer to build confidence and regain function through the use of specialised therapeutic exercises.

Understand how to safely work muscle groups affected by treatment and surgery and how to support the physical and emotional recovery of clients.

On successful completion of the course you’ll be able to:

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Dumbbell Training online course

This online course and exam is intended primarily for personal trainers and strength and conditioning professionals.

It will help you in developing resistance training programmes using dumbbells for both fitness and sport.

The package includes the book Dumbbell Training, which provides 15 programmes for increasing power, speed, agility and balance.

The concepts covered can be used with both clients and athletes across a number of sports and fitness aims.

Included are 78 exercises accompanied by step-by-step instructions, common errors and corrections, safety considerations, and training tips, making it simple to incorporate the exercises into client programmes.

Price: £154.99 l €201.50

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