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Ageless Intensity Ebook With CE Exam

Ageless Intensity Ebook With CE Exam

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    Online Course

    The package components are delivered online:
    • Ageless Intensity ebook
    • Continuing education exam
    In Ageless Intensity With CE Exam, fitness expert Pete McCall provides straightforward science-based information on how the same high-intensity exercise that provides a number of health benefits—from increased lean muscle mass to burning fat to reduced heart rate—can also influence human physiology in a way that can reduce the biological effects of time. Learn about the impacts of aging on the body and how to keep pushing clients to their limits while doing it safely, lowering the risk of injury, and building in the needed recovery for a body that may be starting to show signs of aging.

    You'll gain practical knowledge on the importance of strength and power, mobility work, and recovery as the keys to boosting efforts to build and maintain muscle, burn calories, and help joints stay mobile as the body ages. The exercises included are designed to be challenging and deliver tangible benefits to middle-aged and older adults. Save time with the predesigned workouts or customize a complete workout plan to maximize results and combat the effects of aging.

    Reaching the “over-the-hill” milestone doesn’t mean your clients need to slow down. Ageless Intensity is your guide to maintaining fitness with high-intensity exercise and workouts to help your clients remain active and stay in shape.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
    • Explain the health benefits of high-intensity exercise for older adults.
    • Define the term successful aging.
    • Describe how the benefits of strength training can help mitigate the effects of the aging process.
    • Discuss how exercise programs can help individuals to achieve successful aging.
    • Understand the importance of mobility training in improving stability and strengthening muscle tissue.
    • Identify the hormones responsible for promoting muscle growth.
    • Explain how strength and power exercises can enhance resiliency of the myofascial system.
    • Design an exercise program to help clients maintain activity and energy levels.
    • Describe how the benefits of high-intensity interval training can help support successful aging.
    • Identify the recovery strategies that can support optimal fitness.

    Audience

    Personal trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, and other certified fitness professionals who work with clients over 40.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. Slow the Aging Process
    Chapter 1. Functional Training Redefined
    Chapter 2. Change How You Age

    Part II. Improve How You Move
    Chapter 3. Mobility and Foundational Movement Patterns
    Chapter 4. Mobility Exercises and Workouts
    Chapter 5. Strength and Power Training Methods
    Chapter 6. Strength and Power Exercises and Workouts
    Chapter 7. Metabolic Conditioning and Workouts

    Part III. Plan for Longevity
    Chapter 8. Design Your Workout Plan
    Chapter 9. Extend Your Life Span

    Author

    Pete McCall is the owner and president of All About Fitness and host of the All About Fitness podcast. He is certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and he holds a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He is the author of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple.

    McCall is a sought-after resource for accurate, in-depth insight on how to get results from exercise. He is frequently quoted as a fitness expert in national publications such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Men's Fitness, Shape, and Self. McCall has more than a decade of experience educating personal trainers around the world, including teaching for both ACE and NASM. He is a master trainer for Core Health & Fitness (the parent company of Nautilus, StairMaster, Star Trac, and Schwinn), a content contributor for 24 Hour Fitness, and an adjunct faculty member in exercise science at both Mesa Community College and San Diego State University. He has delivered wellness education talks for the U.S. Navy (at Naval Air Station North Island), the White House, the World Bank, the International Association of Fire Fighters, and Reebok.

    McCall earned his master's of science degree in exercise science and health promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania, and he holds the Fellow in Applied Functional Science credential from the Gray Institute.

    McCall is a semiretired rugby player, playing front row forward (all three positions) for Santa Monica Rugby Club, Potomac Athletic Club, and the Boston Irish Wolfhounds, where he was a member of the 2007 men’s Division III national championship team. He enjoys mountain biking, obstacle course races, hiking, keeping up with his two children, and coaching youth rugby.

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