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. Paperback. Book Condition: New. illustrated edition. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0880118016
Book Description Human Kinetics Publishers. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110880118016