The Complete Guide to Personal Training: 2nd Edition

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Sep 6, 2018 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
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A revised and updated second edition of the popular Complete Guide to Personal Training. Expertly written and suitable for anyone working as, or training to be a Personal Trainer.

This is a complete reference guide for fitness professionals who prescribe exercise programmes to clients. This guide contains practical tips for designing a range of appropriate client exercise programmes. Importantly, it focuses on the best ways you can sustain a financially successful business in this area and how you can stand out from the crowd.
It includes:
- The foundations of personal training
- Planning and delivering exercise programmes
- Training methods and exercise techniques
- Nutrition
- Health and safety
- Setting up
- marketing and growing a successful business.

The book also includes all Level 3 requirements detailed within the Health and Fitness National Occupational Standards and the Qualifications Framework relating to personal training and has been awarded 3 CPD points by the Register of Exercise professionals.
 

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Contents

About this book
1
Foreword
3
Introduction
4
The Foundations of Personal Training
9
Plan Exercise Programmes
27
Deliver Exercise Programmes
96
Manage Exercise Programmes
116
Working With Special Populations
180
Nutrition Exercise and Weight
210
Health and Safety in Practice
251
Sales and Marketing in Practice
271
Appendices
314
Glossary
320
References
325
Index
329
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Morc Coulson is Senior Lecturer and programme leader of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Sunderland. He was Chair of the CPD endorsement panel at Skills Active for many years and is a Level 4 Specialist CPD course evaluator. He is the author of a number of books including The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, The Complete Guide to Teaching Exercise to Special Populations and Practical Fitness Testing (all published by Bloomsbury).

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