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The complete book of personal training

Author: Douglas Brooks
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2004.
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"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-establishd business. The book is truly a complete resource--it's full of information about working with clients and designing programs, and it's a practical guide to all aspects of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brooks
ISBN: 0736000135 9780736000130
OCLC Number: 51769201
Description: xviii, 589 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Credits --
pt. I. Starting, maintaining, and growing a successful personal training business --
1. Personal training : then, now, and into the future --
History of the fitness industry --
History of personal fitness training --
Personal training today --
Current issues facing the industry --
The future of personal training --
2. Breaking in : you (yes, you!) can be a personal trainer --
Sole proprietorship : owning your own business --
The making of a personal trainer --
Why personal training? --
How do I start? --
What qualification are required? --
Establishing credibility --
Setting up shop for your client's home gym or your training facility --
Business pitfalls : why trainers fail --
Developing your training style --
Where do you go with your training? --
How do you create success? --
Common traps that trainers fall into --
Making a first impression --
First meeting --
Client introductory packet --
First workout --
Fitness testing and evaluation --
Personal burnout --
3. Starting and refining your business --
Create a professional business image --
Advisory boards --
Deciding where to train --
Getting your business running confidently --
Policy : the foundation for running your business --
Pricing your services --
Billing and pricing options --
Payment plans --
Managing your business for the long term --
Personal training management directions for the future --
4. Getting--and keeping--clients --
Marketing yourself --
Market research and marketing --
Success in small markets --
Finding and keeping clients --
Warning : getting new clients may be the wrong focus --
Cultivating your existing core of clients --
Making the most of personal referrals --
Stealing clients --
Preserving current business and anticipating future opportunity --
Forces that shape consumer health, fitness choices, and interest --
Future trends you cannot afford to miss --
In search of clients : diversify your business, make plans, and take action --
Looking for clients? Remember, they're looking for you, too! --
Expanding your client base and keeping your existing clientele --
Cultivating referral opportunity --
Selling your services, professionalism, and image --
Training your sales skills --
The art of closing the deal --
Image, professionalism, and service --
Retaining clients --
Is your business in trouble? --
Know yourself and you can know your business --
5. Expanding your business --
Why should I consider expanding my business? --
Partnering with a retail business for new client referrals --
Hiring additional trainers and staff --
How will adding employees improve your business? --
Training the trainer --
Integrating the trainer into your business --
Compensating trainers : how do you fairly split up trainer-generated income? --
Product sales : moving toward full-service business --
Alternative revenues --
Speaker resources --
Informational sources : articles, books, and videos --
A final word --
6. Managing your time --
10 Tips for effective time management --
Notice where your time goes --
Delegate --
Use computers to ease time burdens --
7. Maintaining a service focus --
Being a professional : 12 commandments --
Keeping your clients motivated --
Keeping yourself motivated --
Asking for, getting, and using client feedback --
Setting professional boundaries --
Making the client-trainer relationship work --
Understanding what drives your clients --
Cultivating listening skills --
Developing real-life communication expertise --
Using communication skills in day-to-day personal training --
Developing verbal and nonverbal communication skills --
Motivating your clients --
Getting exercise done --
Using motivation magic --
Staying motivated --
Helping your clients change --
8. Legal and professional responsibilities --
Understanding the basics --
Avoiding lawsuits --
Practicing risk management --
Understanding legal implications --
Laying your legal and client-care concerns to rest --
Legal references and suggested reading --
Legal consultation --
9. Control your finances--and control your future --
Financial fitness --
Tax, business, and investment records --
Basic business decisions --
Retiring at a level of income you desire --
Tax-deferred savings and investments --
Investing for retirement--six key principles --
Different types of investments --
Understanding retirement plans --
Changing tax law and retirement plan options --
Estate planning --
Ready, set, retire! --
Financial issues : suggested reading. pt. II. Foundations behind program design that works --
10. Gathering information (screening) --
Exercise theory and individual client need --
Medical history and health questionnaire and lifestyle profile --
Red flags --
Physician-directed diagnostic testing --
Client interview --
11. Practical fitness testing and assessment --
Fitness testing-an optional motivational tool --
Initial and follow-up fitness assessments --
Using fitness assessment results --
Weaknesses with traditional testing and assessment approaches --
Practical, contemporary, personalized approach to testing --
Creating your own fitness tests --
Determining what to test --
Cardiorespiratory endurance --
Muscular strength and endurance --
Posture and flexibility --
Body composition --
Body weight --
Percent body fat --
Blood pressure --
Successful testing and assessment --
Fitness assessment : suggested reading --
12. Achieving goal- and people-oriented programming --
Importance of setting goals --
Evaluating your client's goals --
Describing and recording goals --
Writing goals --
Identifying fitness goals --
Goal-setting checklist --
Scheduling your client's workouts --
Being honest with your client --
10 steps to effective program design --
Case study : program design for "real people" --
Fitness programming that fails to deliver results --
Promises, promises, promises --
Programming for life --
13. Periodization : a model for planned results --
Principles of periodization --
From athlete to fitness client --
Practical application of periodization principles --
Avoiding overtraining by including rest and recovery --
Avoiding overtraining with sensible progression --
Recovery from overtraining --
Knowing when to quit --
Last words on overtraining --
Software resources --
Periodization : suggested reading --
14. Track your client's progress --
Knowing where your client has been, where she is, and where she wants to go --
Reassessing your client's fitness level --
Using the "week at a glance" workout log --
Calculating percent improvement --
Detraining and the psychology behind maintaining progress --
Maintaining cardiovascular fitness --
Maintaining muscular endurance, strength, and power --
Maintaining flexibility gains --
Regaining fitness --
Taking your client's fitness to the next level --
15. Science behind accurate exercise programs --
Energy systems at a glance --
Energy spectrum --
Energy and food --
Immediate energy : ATP-CP system --
Short-term energy : lactic acid or glycolytic system --
Long-term energy : aerobic or oxidative system --
Training energy systems --
Physiology of warm-up and cool-down --
Physiology of cardiorespiratory training --
Physiology of resistance training and muscular fitness --
Physiology of flexibility training --
Physiology : suggested reading --
16. Right workout environment, right workout equipment --
Working out at a commercial training facility --
Working out at home --
Creating a home gym --
Working with minimal equipment --
Selecting essential equipment --
Equipment essentials : the final word. pt. III. Program design : application that bridges theory to practice --
17. Gauging exercise intensity --
How accurately does heart rate reflect oxygen consumption? --
Methods for determining target heart rate and training heart rate range --
Using percentage of maximal heart rate --
Case study : calculating recovery and exercise THRRs as a percentage of MHR --
Counting heartbeats with manual palpation --
Counting heartbeats using heart rate monitors --
Rating exertion : a method that uses perception of exertion --
Case study : playing the game--associating HR with exertion perception --
10-point exertion scale --
Talk test --
Final words on gauging exercise intensity --
18. Cardiorespiratory conditioning programming --
Training aerobically --
Case study--VO₂ and cardiorespiratory fitness --
Smart progression --
Running or walking 5K, 10K, and beyond --
Case study : 5K, 10K, and beyond --
Interval training and fat burning --
10-point exertion scale --
Interval conditioning terminology --
Guidelines for performing intervals safely and effectively --
Top aerobic exercise --
Cardiorespiratory conditioning : suggested reading --
19. Resistance training programming : a balanced approach --
What resistance training is and isn't --
Putting strength training myths to rest --
Planning your client's strength program --
Lifting technique --
Continuum of training programs --
High-repetition overloads --
Changing intensity for strength gains --
High-intensity training edge --
Functional training --
Changing a strength program --
Cross-training --
Make the most of the training system --
Strength training programming you can follow --
Strength training workout sheet --
15 top strength exercises (and how to do them) --
20. Flexibility training : effective program design --
Physiological and biomechanical basics --
Types and relative risks of stretching --
Which stretching methods work best? --
PNF stretching --
Active-isolated stretching --
How to develop flexibility --
Best approach --
Optimal time to stretch --
When not to stretch --
Stretching : putting it all together --
Stretching right : 15 classic flexibility exercises --
Stretching on the stability ball --
Flexibility : suggested reading --
21. Fueling your clients : before, during, and after workouts --
Eating for exercise --
Computing your client's daily calorie requirements --
Identifying correct food portion size --
Helping your clients learn how to read food labels --
Helping your clients know what diet to follow --
Building muscle safely and sensibly --
How your client should eat before, during, and after workouts --
Sport drinks and water intake --
Monitoring and guiding your client's eating habits --
22. Guiding clients toward healthy eating habits --
Playing the weight loss game --
Teaching clients to eat healthfully --
Helping your clients lose weight --
Personal reality check--let's get honest! --
Using the Food Pyramid --
Sharing the big picture of health and well-being. pt. IV. Working safely and effectively with special populations --
23. Managing cholesterol, HDL, LDL, high blood pressure, and heart disease --
Prevention plan for overall health --
Atherosclerotic disease --
Coronary heart disease --
Understanding CHD risk --
Understanding cholesterol levels --
Lowering cholesterol --
Blood pressure --
CHD therapies --
Prevention bridge --
Special section : interpreting blood panel reports --
24. Training the cardiac patient --
Role of personal trainers --
Exercise guidelines --
Medications and coronary heart disease --
Safety considerations --
Post-cardiac rehabilitation --
By the way, what's a MET? --
Case study : post-cardiac rehabilitation is more than just exercise --
Cardiac clients : suggested reading --
25. Diabetes mellitus : types 1 and 2 --
Effects of diabetes mellitus --
Understanding diabetes and its impact on personal health --
Classifying and defining the cause (etiology) of diabetes mellitus --
Pathophysiology of diabetes --
Long-term complications of uncontrolled diabetes --
Therapeutic interventions for diabetes mellitus --
Preexercise screening, assessment, and follow-up --
Common activity guidelines for type 1 and type 2 diabetes --
Working with type 1 diabetes during exercise --
Working with type 2 diabetes during exercise --
Exercise program progression --
Benefits and risks of exercise for clients with diabetes --
Final tally : risk versus effectiveness of exercise in diabetes --
Diabetes : suggested reading --
Resources --
26. Asthma and your client --
What is asthma? --
Treatment of asthma --
Chronic asthma --
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease --
Exercise and asthma --
Designing the exercise program --
Setting up the exercise program --
Considering the refractory period --
Managing an asthmatic attack --
Asthma medications --
Today's treatment approach --
Asthma : suggested reading --
27. Arthritis : osteoarthritis and rheumatoid --
Promises and hope --
Understanding the arthritis umbrella --
Osteoarthritis --
Rheumatoid arthritis --
Treatment of arthritis --
Traditional treatment approach to relieving arthritis pain --
Using supplements to relieve arthritis pain --
Exercise Rx : designing an effective program --
Exercise training benefits for the client with arthritis --
Physical decline of the arthritic client --
Exercise program goals --
"Wearing out" --
Exercise for clients with arthritis --
Two-hour rule --
Individualized health screening --
Perfect setup for success --
Arthritis : suggested reading --
Resources --
28. Working with older adults --
Disability zone --
Who is the older adult? --
Making physical activity meaningful and fun for the older adult --
Program design for the older adult : a balancing act --
General exercise guidelines for working with the older adult --
Importance of resistance training for older adults --
Individualizing programming approaches --
Growing old --
Secret of aging well --
Aging : suggested reading --
Resources --
29. Training the pregnant client : a special healthy population --
Moving beyond misconceptions and outdated guidelines --
Physiological concerns, adaptations, and changes during pregnancy --
Exercise guidelines --
Commonsense guidelines for exercising during pregnancy --
Cardiovascular exercise --
Resistance training --
Exercises or positions to avoid --
Recommended exercise protocol and modifications --
Stretching guidelines --
Stretches or positions to avoid --
Recommended stretches --
Postnatal exercise return --
Overall impact of exercise --
Pregnancy case study : a healthy client with special concerns --
Time to exercise judgment --
Using common sense --
Pregnant clients : suggested reading --
Resources. pt. V. The final edge --
30. Keep your personal and professional desire burning brightly--
Why do trainers burn out? --
How to keep personal training fresh --
The final edge --
Develop a style that is honest and sincere and that is you --
31. Bringing personal training back to one on one --
What a successful personal training business looks like --
What successful trainers look like --
Conducting outstanding personal training sessions --
Timeless essentials for the successful personal trainer --
Master trainer : beyond ordinary training --
Trainer's dream list --
Understanding the client's perspective --
Appendix : client introductory packet overview --
Recommended reading and useful health and fitness resources --
References and suggested reading --
Index --
About the author.
Responsibility: Douglas S. Brooks.

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    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh91000922> ;
    schema:name "Personal trainers--Vocational guidance"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/787804#Topic/personal_training> # Personal Training
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Personal Training"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1058658> # Personal trainers--Vocational guidance
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Personal trainers--Vocational guidance"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1062617> # Physical fitness centers--Management
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Physical fitness centers--Management"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/26378689> # Douglas Brooks
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1957" ;
    schema:familyName "Brooks" ;
    schema:givenName "Douglas" ;
    schema:name "Douglas Brooks" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780736000130>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0736000135" ;
    schema:isbn "9780736000130" ;
    .


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