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Muscle & Strength Print CE Course-2nd Edition

Muscle & Strength Print CE Course-2nd Edition

$149.00 USD

Available As

    Print Course

    Course components can be delivered as printed products or online:
    • The text Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength, Second Edition
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    The Muscle & Strength CE Course covers all facets of optimizing the development of muscle and strength and provides the following:
    • Definitions of key terms and concepts
    • Evaluations of equipment options, including TRX, medicine balls, and kettlebells
    • Explanations of the role and importance of each muscle group
    • Latest nutrition information for losing fat and increasing muscle mass
    • Presentations of the best exercises, including body weight, for adding strength and mass
    • Descriptions and examples of many types of workouts and programs and their effects
    This course presents core concepts and tactics for training 13 muscle groups and the whole body. Understand how to increase muscle mass, achieve maximal strength, and maximize fat loss with strength programs that use free weights, weight machines, or body weight. Explore 116 training programs that can be tailored to individual needs and are rated according to workout duration, projected time frame for achieving measurable results, level of difficulty, and overall effectiveness. The study guide contains a course syllabus, chapter objectives, and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare you for the continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.

    Skills Active / REPs pre requisites can be found here:


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, athletic trainers, fitness coaches, and instructors.

    Table of Contents

    Part I:  Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives

    Part II: Learn and Practice With Jim Stoppani’s Encyclopedia of Muscle & Strength Book
    Part I Training Essentials
    Chapter 1 Core Concepts
    Chapter 2 Training Variables
    Chapter 3 Training Cycles
    Chapter 4 Strength Training Equipment

    Part II Training for Muscle Mass
    Chapter 5 Tactics for Building Muscle Mass
    Chapter 6 Programs for Building Muscle Mass
    Chapter 7 Training Cycles for Building Muscle Mass

    Part III Training for Maximal Strength
    Chapter 8 Tactics for Maximizing Strength
    Chapter 9 Programs for Maximizing Strength
    Chapter 10 Training Cycles for Gaining Maximal Strength

    Part IV Training for Maximal Fat Loss
    Chapter 11 Tactics for Maximal Fat Loss
    Chapter 12 Cardio Training for Maximizing Fat Loss
    Chapter 13 Programs for Maximal Fat Loss

    Part V Training Exercises
    Chapter 14 Chest
    Chapter 15 Shoulders
    Chapter 16 Back
    Chapter 17 Trapezius
    Chapter 18 Triceps
    Chapter 19 Biceps
    Chapter 20 Forearms
    Chapter 21 Quadriceps
    Chapter 22 Hamstrings and Glutes
    Chapter 23 Calves
    Chapter 24 Abdominals and Core
    Chapter 25 Whole Body
    Chapter 26 Calisthenics

    Part VI Nutrition for Maximizing Muscle Mass, Strength, and Fat Loss
    Chapter 27 Nutrition for Maximizing Muscle Mass and Strength
    Chapter 28 Supplements for Maximizing Fat Loss
    Part III: Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Instructions
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    Jim Stoppani, PhD, received his doctorate in exercise physiology with a minor in biochemistry from the University of Connecticut. After graduation, he served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the prestigious John B. Pierce Laboratory and department of cellular and molecular physiology at Yale University School of Medicine, where he investigated the effects of exercise and diet on gene regulation in muscle tissue. For his groundbreaking research he was awarded the Gatorade Beginning Investigator in Exercise Science Award in 2002 by the American Physiological Society. From 2002 to 2013 Stoppani was senior science editor for Muscle & Fitness, Muscle & Fitness Hers, and Flex magazines. He is currently the owner of the JYM Supplement Science and

    Stoppani has written thousands of articles on exercise, nutrition, and health. He is coauthor of the New York Times best-seller LL Cool J's Platinum 360 Diet and Lifestyle (Rodale, 2010) as well as Stronger Arms & Upper Body (Human Kinetics, 2009) and PrayFit (Regal 2010). He is also coauthor of the chapter "Nutritional Needs of Strength/Power Athletes" in the textbook Essentials of Sports Nutrition and Supplements (Humana Press, 2008). Dr. Stoppani is the creator of the popular training and nutrition programs Shortcut to Size and Shortcut to Shred, Dr. Stoppani has been the personal nutrition and health consultant for numerous celebrity clients, such as LL Cool J, Dr. Dre, Mario Lopez, and Chris Pine.