Lower Body Training With CE Exam
Online CourseThe package components are as follows:
- Lower Body Training text
- Continuing education exam (accessed online)
The book includes programs using maximal, submaximal, and dynamic training methods. The programs—categorized by beginner, intermediate, or advanced—target specific goals such as hypertrophy, strength, or athletic performance. Plus, there are variations for making staple exercises even more effective.
Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe the anatomy of lower body musculature.
- Explain the basic principles of lower body training.
- Create specific and realistic training goals.
- Balance the use of quad- and hip-dominant exercises in designing a lower body training program.
- Explain how to strengthen the posterior chain muscles.
- Maximize lower body training through isolation and plyometric exercises.
- Vary a training program based on strength, athletic, or hypertrophic goals.
- Recommend at-home equipment to optimize lower body training goals.
- Discuss how to achieve a balance between bilateral and unilateral training.
AudiencePersonal trainers, strength and conditioning professionals, and other certified fitness professionals.
Table of ContentsPart I. The Scientific Approach to Lower Body Training
Chapter 1. Meet the Muscles
Chapter 2. Create Better Balance Through Movement
Chapter 3. Go Beyond the Basics
Chapter 4. Set Realistic Training Goals
Part II. The Exercises
Chapter 5. Quad-Dominant Exercises
Chapter 6. Hip-Dominant Exercises
Chapter 7. Isolation Exercises
Chapter 8. Plyometric Exercises
Part III. The Programs
Chapter 9. Hypertrophy Programs
Chapter 10. Strength Programs
Chapter 11. Athletic Performance Programs
Chapter 12. At-Home Training Programs