Resistance training builds muscle, prevents and rehabilitates injuries, fights disease and is helpful in improving the way people look and feet. This source of biomechanical information on form and technique is written to help athletes learn the safest, most effective way to perform resistance training exercises. It shows the proper technique for 73 exercises that target every major muscle group. There are step-by-step instructions for set-up and technique, photographs show the correct start, finish and mid-point postitions, illustrations show which muscles should be used in each exercise, and there are tips for coaches on positioning and working with clients.
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Everett Aaberg has been both a teacher and practitioner of resistance training for over 15 years. He is currently the Director of Education and Personal Training for International Athletic Club Management, Inc., in Dallas, Texas. He’s also a national presenter and consultant for several fitness organizations and health clubs around the country. Formerly the Education Coordinator and Senior Trainer at the world-renowned Cooper Fitness Center, he now serves as an instructor at the Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research for a specialty certification course entitled “The Biomechanics of Resistance Training.”
Aaberg holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise sciences and recreation management with continuing education in exercise physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, biomechanics, and nutrition. He is a resistance training specialist and a certified personal trainer through some of the most highly accredited organizations in the United States—including the American Council on Exercise, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He’s also a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Aaberg has extensive practical experience in resistance training. He has instructed and trained thousands of athletes and fitness enthusiasts, coaches, fitness instructors, and personal trainers. Plus, he has personally used resistance training throughout his life for health and fitness, as well as for preparation for a variety of sports and athletic competitions. Not only was he a collegiate Academic All-American in football, he also has won several state and national powerlifting championships and bodybuilding titles, including AAU and NPC Mr. Colorado titles and the Mr. Junior America title in his class. Aaberg lives and trains in Dallas, Texas.
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Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0880118016
Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Resistance training is fast becoming the most popular exercise in the world. More and more people want to experience firsthand the benefits of a good resistance training program: building muscle, preventing and rehabilitating injuries, fighting disease, and improving the way people look and feel. It's your role as a personal trainer to help your clients achieve those benefits.This can only happen if your clients perform the exercises correctly. In fact, using improper technique not only dramatically reduces the potential gains, it also increases the risk of injury. Yet despite all the information now available on fitness assessment, exercise prescription, physiological adaptations, and other aspects of resistance training, until now there's been no reliable source for up-to-date, biomechanically sound information on proper exercise form and technique.That's why >Resistance Training Instruction> is so important. Written specifically to help you learn the safest, most effective way to perform resistance training exercises, the book shows you the proper technique for 73 exercises that target every major muscle group. Its clear approach and exceptional presentation set this book apart from anything else on the market. To help you isolate the targeted muscles and ensure proper mechanics, it provides important visual cues and helpful pointers for each exercise.- Step-by-step instructions for setup and technique- Photos showing the correct start/finish and mid-point positions- Detailed illustrations showing which muscles should be used in each exercise- Expert tips on positioning and working with the clientEverett Aaberg, an expert on resistance training, also provides valuable information on selecting and combining the exercises to form programs that are appropriate for each client's abilities and goals. He explains how to use science and physiology to determine specific program variables, such as sets, repetitions, tempos, recovery, and progression. He also presents several sample programs.With >Resistance Training Instruction>, you can be confident that you're helping your clients get the maximum gains from resistance training. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0880118016