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Massive, Muscular Arms With CE Exam

Massive, Muscular Arms With CE Exam

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$99.00 USD

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    Online Course

    The package components are as follows:
    • Massive, Muscular Arms text
    • Continuing education exam (accessed online)
    Building strong, muscular arms takes more than hard work and dedication. It also takes a plan—one rooted in science, based on the latest research, and proven to deliver results. Massive, Muscular Arms With CE Exam brings you a plan and so much more.

    Massive, Muscular Arms takes an in-depth look at the underlying principles of biomechanics and anatomy to provide you with a better understanding of why your clients plateau and how small adjustments to the most common arm exercises can make them more effective. You will learn about the importance of training for strength and why low-rep strength work is a necessary component to building more aesthetically impressive arms.

    Packed with over 65 exercises designed to work deep into the muscles, you will be able to build programs for your clients or use one of the six featured training programs (for novices and experienced lifters alike) that are designed to blast through plateaus and take arm development to the next level. Safety considerations for more advanced exercises and advice on how to perform exercises correctly and reduce risk of injury are also included.

    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:
    • Describe the different types of muscle contraction.
    • Distinguish between the different rates of physiologic recovery.
    • Identify appropriate exercises in a proper warmup routine.
    • Recognize the differences between the three categories of exercises for the triceps.
    • Differentiate biceps exercises according to the area of the arm that is stressed.
    • List appropriate forearm strengthening exercises.
    • Discuss the importance of the use of bands in arm training.
    • Analyze different methods of recovery from training.
    • Summarize the importance of key performance indicators in training.
    • Evaluate nontraditional exercises for effectiveness and inclusion in a training program.
    • Design an effective program to maximize muscle strength and hypertrophy of the arms.

    Audience

    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning professionals, personal trainers, and other fitness professionals.

    Table of Contents

    Part I. The Science
    Chapter 1. Biceps, Triceps, and Forearms: Know the Goal
    Chapter 2. The Science Says . . . : A Smarter Way to Train
    Chapter 3. Whole-Body Integration

    Part II. The Exercises
    Chapter 4. Triceps Exercises
    Chapter 5. Biceps Exercises
    Chapter 6. Forearm Exercises
    Chapter 7. Nontraditional Exercises
    Chapter 8. Recovery Optimization

    Part III. The Programs
    Chapter 9. Gym-Based Programming
    Chapter 10. Limited-Equipment Training
    Chapter 11. Advanced Programming

    Author

    David Barr, CSCS, has been involved in the field of strength and conditioning for more than two decades, working with athletes ranging from young children to NHL players later inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. His research background includes work for NASA at the Johnson Space Center as well as clinical research on the effect of protein and amino acid supplements on muscle growth and recovery. He has also gleaned unique insight from his time working for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), where he was an instructor for the top-tier certification, the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

    Barr has published peer-reviewed research as well as dozens of print and online articles for Bodybuilding.com, T Nation, Elite FTS, and others. He has also published four books and four textbook chapters, including the protein chapter of NSCA’s Guide to Sport and Exercise Nutrition, Second Edition. He served as a technical advisor for Muscle & Fitness magazine, where he provided insider tips and tricks from the fitness models, bodybuilders, and figure competitors he worked with.

    Barr is currently a master instructor for Pain-Free Performance Specialist Certification (PPSC), which allows him to travel the world helping personal trainers and strength coaches achieve lifelong pain-free performance.

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