Course components can be delivered as printed products or online:
• The text Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
• Study guide
• Continuing education exam
Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy goes beyond standard pull-ups, push-ups, and squats and details how to create a customized workout program for building a stronger, more toned physique without the need for free weights, fitness machines, or even a gym membership. Each of the 156 exercises includes step-by-step instructions demonstrating proper technique, and more than 170 full-color, stunning, anatomical illustrations depict muscles in action and point out which ones are being engaged.
The book also explains the benefits of doing a particular exercise, obstacles and precautions, and ways to make an exercise either easier or more challenging. Offering an array of equipment-free exercises, Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy will help you improve your clients’ strength, power, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory conditioning.
The study guide contains a course syllabus, chapter activities, and end-of-chapter learning activities to prepare you for the 25-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.
A continuing education course for personal trainers, group exercise instructors, fitness coaches, strength and conditioning professionals, and athletic trainers
Table of Contents
Part 1: Course Syllabus
Part 2: Learning with Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy
Chapter 1: The Bodyweight Challenge
Chapter 2: Arms
Chapter 3: Neck and Shoulders
Chapter 4: Chest
Chapter 5: Core
Chapter 6: Back
Chapter 7: Thighs
Chapter 8: Glutes
Chapter 9: Calves
Chapter 10: Whole Body
Chapter 11: Planning Your Program
Part 3: Exam and Evaluation
Exam Answer Sheet
Quotes for Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy by Bret Contreras
"Bret Contreras is hands down one of the top fitness professionals. If you want to learn the science and art of bodyweight training, there is no better resource than Bret's book Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy."
Brad Schoenfeld, MSc, CSCS, CSPS—Author of Strong and Sculpted and The MAX Muscle Plan
“Bret Contreras is extremely knowledgeable about biomechanics, and Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy is a tremendous resource for anyone wanting a better understanding of performing bodyweight exercises.”
Joe Dowdell, CSCS—Founder and Owner of Peak Performance, New York City