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Generic Personal Training Issues
Fundamental Anchors and Beliefs in Personal Training
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Essential Beliefs, Values and Qualities
1.3 Personal Training Start-Up 101
1.4 Start Your Own Business
1.5 Action Strategies
1.6 In the News
1.7 Summary and Key Points
1.8 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Code and Ethics of Personal Training
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Code and Practice
2.3 Action Strategies
2.4 Summary and Key Points
2.5 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
The First Client Meeting — Keeping It Real
3.1 The Right Start
3.2 Determining Client Goals and Limitations
3.4 Action Strategies
3.5 Summary and Key Points
Effective Fitness Programme Design
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Holistic Physical Fitness
4.3 Muscle Strength and Endurance Conditioning
4.4 Body Composition Monitoring
4.5 Cardiovascular Conditioning
4.6 Joint Flexibility Conditioning
4.7 General Principles of Training
4.8 Overtraining
4.9 Incorporate Variety, Mixed or Cross-Training
4.10 Understanding Basic Sports Science
4.11 Considerations When Training Outdoors
4.12 Training in a Health Club
4.13 Training at Home
4.14 Action Strategies
4.15 In the News
4.16 Summary and Key Points
4.17 Technology Updates
4.18 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Designing the Flexibility Programme
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Health Benefits of Improved Flexibility
5.4 Basis Principles for Flexibility Training
5.5 Types of Flexibility Training
Table 5.1. Useful steps or pointers for static stretching
Table 5.2. Useful steps or pointers for ballistic dynamic stretching
5.6 Other Flexibility-Based Activities and Training Aids
5.7 Common Flexibility and Stretching Exercises
5.8 Action Strategies
5.9 In the News
5.10 Summary and Key Points
5.11 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Designing Strength and Endurance Resistance Programmes
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Different Methods of Resistance Training
Table 6.1. Considerations for using isoinertial machines
Table 6.2. Considerations for using isokinetic machines
Table 6.3. Considerations for using body weight
Table 6.4. Considerations for using free weights
Table 6.5. Considerations for using resistance bands
6.3 Conducting the Workout: Essential Knowledge and Sequence
6.4 Training for Muscular Endurance and Muscular Strength
6.5 Sample Resistance Training Exercises
6.6 Action Strategies
6.7 In the News
6.8 Summary and Key Points
Designing the Cardiovascular Programme
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Basic Principles of the Energy Systems
Table 7.3. Characteristics of the Oxygen Energy system
7.5 Three Basic Phases of a Training Session
7.6 Common Cardiovascular Activities
7.7 Cardiovascular Machines and Equipment
7.8 Monitoring Intensity of Cardiovascular Conditioning
7.9 Action Strategies
7.10 In the News
7.11 Summary and Key Points
7.12 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Designing the Nutritional Programme
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Professional Role of the Personal Trainer in Nutrition
8.3 What is a Healthy Diet?
Table 8.4. Carbohydrate foods in 3 categories
8.5 Understanding Hydration
Table 8.7. General ways to monitor hydration status
8.6 Dietary Supplements and Ergogenic aids
8.7 Principles of Effective Weight Management
8.8 Common Eating Disorders
Table 8.8. Two of the most common eating disorders
8.9 Action Strategies
8.10 Summary and Key Points
8.11 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Individualising Programme Design
9.1 Clients Have Unique Needs
Table 9.1. Possible barriers and what the trainer can do
9.2 Theoretical Models that Explain Lifestyle Changes
9.3 The Meaning of Maintenance
9.4 Assessing Fitness
9.5 Common Testing Protocols Backwards overhead shot put throw test
9.6 Monitoring Progress
9.7 Action Strategies
9.8 Summary and Key Points
9.9 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Exercise Considerations for Special Cases
10.1 Introduction
10.2 Exercise Planning for Managing Obesity
10.3 Exercise Planning for Older Adults
10.4 Exercise Planning for the Asthmatics
10.5 Action Strategies
10.6 Summary and Key Points
10.7 Recommended Readings and Website Resource
Client Acknowledgement and Indemnity
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