The Complete Book of Personal Training
Human Kinetics, 2004 - 589 trang
"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.
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History of the Fitness lndustry
You Yes You
Starting and Refining Your Business
Getting Your Business
Success in Small Markets
Getting New Clients
Avoiding Overtraining With
Calculating Percent lmprovement 269 to tne Next _eve
Science Behind Accurate Exercise Programs
Gauging Exercise Intensity
Counting Heartbeats With
Cardiorespiratory Conditioning Programming
lnterval Training and Fat Burning
Expanding Your Business
Hiring Additional Trainers and Staff
How Will Adding Employees
Right Workout Environment
Managing Your Time
Use Computers to Ease Time Burdens
Keeping Your Clients Motivated
Understanding What Drives Your Clients 165
Setting Professional Boundaries
Legal and Professional Responsibilities
Understanding Legal lmplications
Tax Business and lnvestment Records
Retiring at a Level of lncome
Gathering Information Screening
Practical Fitness Testing and Assessment
Practical Contemporary Personalized
A Model for Planned Results
Top Strength Exercises
Effective Program Design
Helping Your Clients Know What
Guiding Clients Toward Healthy Eating Habits
Managing Cholesterol HDL LDL
Training the Cardiac Patient
Types 1 and 2
Asthma and Your Client
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 495 Asthma Medications
Promises and Hope 503 Exercise Training Benefits for
Who ls the Older Adult?
Keep Your Personal and Professional Desire
Bringing Personal Training Back to One on One
Effective Program 506
Recommended Reading and Index