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Maximum Interval Training Print CE Course

Maximum Interval Training Print CE Course

$139.00 USD

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    Print Course

    Course components are delivered as printed products:
    • Maximum Interval Training book
    • Study guide
    • Continuing education exam
    Performance-based high-intensity training programs like P90X and Insanity have exploded in popularity over the past few years, and the Maximum Interval Training continuing education course builds on that concept—intense exercise periods combined with brief bouts of recovery—with a range of training modalities to deliver a more effective muscle-building program to clients. 

    For each of the 147 exercises presented in the text Maximum Interval Training, you’ll find step-by-step instructions, expert advice, and photo depictions. These exercises keep the body guessing while working every muscle to the max, which will help your clients blast through training plateaus. But rest assured that it won’t be more of the same. You’ll test your clients’ limits with a regimen of sprints, medicine balls, heavy ropes, kettlebells, sandbags, body-weight exercises, and suspension training.

    This course offers several ready-to-use programs targeting muscle groups for power, strength, endurance, quickness, agility, tactical training, and total-body conditioning as well as the assessment protocol that aids in the development of individualized programs.

    The study guide includes a course syllabus, chapter activities, and referenced answer key to prepare you for the 95-question 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, group exercise instructors, fitness coaches, and strength and conditioning professionals

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Course Syllabus
    Course Materials
    Course Instructions
    Learning Objectives
    Part 2 Learning with the Maximum Interval Training book
    Part I Maximum Interval Conditioning
    Chapter 1 Maximum Interval Training Advantages
    Chapter 2 Equipment Options and Safety Considerations
    Part II Maximum Interval Exercises
    Chapter 3 Bodyweight Training
    Chapter 4 Sprinting
    Chapter 5 Medicine Balls
    Chapter 6 Heavy Ropes
    Chapter 7 Suspension Training
    Chapter 8 Kettlebells
    Chapter 9 Sandbags
    Chapter 10 Alternative Training Formats
    Part III Maximum Interval Program Design
    Chapter 11 Testing Considerations and Variables
    Chapter 12 Protocols for Measuring Fitness and Performance Parameters
    Chapter 13 Interpreting Results and Setting Goals
    Chapter 14 Creating a Personalized Program
    Chapter 15 Using Periodization to Push Performance to the Next Level
    Part IV Maximum Interval Performance Programs
    Chapter 16 Strength and Power  
    Chapter 17 Speed
    Chapter 18 Endurance
    Chapter 19 Quickness and Agility
    Chapter 20 Tactical Training
    Chapter 21 Total-Body Conditioning
    Learning Activities Answer Key
    Part 3 Exam and Evaluation
    Exam Answer Sheet
    Course Evaluation
    Certificate Information

    About the Author

    John Cissik, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, is the president and owner of Human Performance Services, LLC (HPS), which helps athletics professionals solve their strength and conditioning needs. He coaches youth baseball, basketball, and Special Olympics sports and runs fitness classes for children with special needs. He has written 10 books and more than 70 articles on strength and speed training that have been featured in Muscle & Fitness, Iron Man, and track and field and coaching publications. He is also the author of Human Kinetics’ Speed for Sports Performance video program. Cissik specializes in education; strength training for baseball, basketball, and track and field; and speed and agility training. He has worked with athletes from high school to Olympic levels. In addition to his role at HPS, he is the director of fitness and recreation at Texas Woman’s University. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a strength and conditioning specialist and personal trainer and by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist. He has held level I and level II certifications from USA Track and Field and was certified with the former U.S. Weightlifting Federation.

    Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, NCSA-CPT,*D, FNSCA, is an assistant professor in the department of health sciences at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS). Before joining UCCS, Dawes was an assistant professor of kinesiology at Texas A&M at Corpus Christi and the director of education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Dawes has worked as a strength and performance coach, personal trainer, educator, and postrehabilitation specialist since 1997. A frequent presenter both nationally and internationally on topics related to health, fitness, and human performance, Dawes received his PhD from Oklahoma State University in the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology with an emphasis in health and human performance. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a strength and conditioning specialist and personal trainer, by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness specialist, and by USA Weightlifting as a club coach. He became a fellow of the NSCA in 2009.


    Quotes for Maximum Interval Training by John Cissik and Jay Dawes

    “Coach John Cissik is one of the most knowledgeable and insightful men in the strength and conditioning world. In Maximum Interval Training he outlines techniques for using methods such as kettlebells and and periodization to make your performance soar.”

    Steve Holman-- Editor in Chief, Iron Man Magazine

    “If you are seeking serious results through proven methods, this is the book for you! Whether you train others or are your own lab experiment, this book is an amazing resource for optimizing performance.”

    Shawn Windle-- Head Strength Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer, Indiana Pacers

    Maximum Interval Training offers superior guidance on high-intensity training involving heavy ropes, sandbags, medicine balls, body-weight resistance, sprinting, and kettlebells. Readers will benefit from John Cissik’s expert advice, insight, and instruction.”

    Glynis Nunn-Cearns-- Executive Director, Australian Track and Field Coaches Association