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Partner Workouts Ebook With CE Exam

Partner Workouts Ebook With CE Exam

$79.00 USD


Product Format
    The package components are delivered online:
    • Partner Workouts ebook
    • Continuing education exam
    In Partner Workouts Ebook With CE Exam, fitness expert Krista Popowych provides guidance on movement principles, exercise selection, and training environment setup for working out with a partner. You'll get advice on how to pair clients with partners for maximum benefits and how they might work out with available partners, including a friend, significant other, or child. Learn how to modify exercises and adapt workouts based on variances in individual partner goals, level of fitness, and relative size to get the maximum benefit from each workout.

    You'll find 15 ready-to-use workouts, along with nearly 100 exercises and stretches for creating your own perfect partner workout. Tailor workouts to your clients’ desired focus, including HIIT, strength workouts, cardio, and more. Most of the included exercises require no equipment at all, while others use readily available equipment such as resistance bands and medicine balls. Teaching tips will help with incorporating partner exercises into large- or small-group fitness programs, building comradery, and keeping clients coming back for more. With progressions and regressions for each exercise, you can learn to create workouts that are adaptable and scalable for every scenario.

    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 benefits of partner exercises and workouts.
    • Define the performance-based components of fitness.
    • Design a partner workout exercise program.
    • Define isometric contraction.
    • Describe the three planes of movement.
    • Explain how to perform various bodyweight, partner-resisted, small equipment, cardio, HIIT, partner solo, and flexibility partner exercises.
    • Discuss how the intensity of various partner exercises can be increased or decreased.
    • Create partner workouts based on partner characteristics such as fitness level, relative size, and goals.
    • Compare and contrast various workout formats: partner resisted, partner solo, partner assisted, partner equipped, and partner cardio.


    Certified fitness instructors and personal trainers who lead small- or large-group classes.
    Part I. Get Set

    Chapter 1. Benefits of Partner Workouts
    Chapter 2. Foundations of Partner Training
    Chapter 3. Training Equipment and Workout Space
    Chapter 4. Partner Roles and Goals

    Part II. Partner Exercises

    Chapter 5. Bodyweight Exercises
    Chapter 6. Partner-Resisted Exercises
    Chapter 7. Small-Equipment Exercises
    Chapter 8. Cardio and HIIT Exercises
    Chapter 9. Partner Solo Exercises
    Chapter 10. Flexibility Training

    Part III. Sample Workouts

    Chapter 11. No-Equipment Workouts
    Chapter 12. Small-Equipment Workouts
    Chapter 13. Cardio and HIIT Workouts
    Chapter 14. Full Body Workouts
    Chapter 15. Specialty Workouts
    Chapter 16. Flexibility Training Workout

    Appendix A. Personal Training for Partner Workouts
    Appendix B. SWEAT Self-Worksheet
    Krista Popowych, BHKin, is a renowned presenter and instructor of group fitness, personal training, and fitness management. She has traveled extensively to share her passion for fitness by educating instructors and trainers at conferences and speaking engagements across the globe. She received the prestigious international IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year award and has also been recognized for her countless contributions to the continual education of fitness professionals across Canada, receiving canfitpro’s Canadian Presenter of the Year honor three times.

    Popowych’s career has spanned the many transformations and innovations that have taken the fitness industry to where it is today. In addition to a degree in human kinetics (kinesiology), focusing on instructing and coaching, she holds specialty certifications as a Keiser indoor cycling master trainer and a Balanced Body integrated movement specialist, and she has multiple training certifications in disciplines such as Pilates, yoga, stability ball, TRX suspension training, kickboxing, BOSU, fitness trampoline, and Barre. She also holds leadership certifications from canfitpro as a Fitness Instructor Specialist (FIS) and a Personal Trainer Specialist (PTS), and she is a certified BCRPA Trainer of Fitness Leaders (TFL). She is the global director of group education for Keiser and the cocreator of The Ride, an on-demand indoor cycling and fitness platform.

    As a dynamic on-camera fitness instructor, Popowych has hosted and cohosted one of Canada’s most widely televised health and fitness shows and has hundreds of hours of featured video fitness and education content. In addition to being a freelance writer with contributions to IDEA Fitness Journal, American Fitness, Australian Fitness Network, Club Industry Fitness Business Pro, and canfitpro Magazine, she has been a fitness columnist and a source expert in magazines such as Shape and Chatelaine. Krista also gives back to the community by mentoring university kinesiology students and supporting various fundraising initiatives, sharing her time and talents. She is a board member and consultant for numerous influential fitness companies, contributing her insights and real-world advice. Krista lives in Vancouver, Canada, with her husband, son, and daughter. She loves spending time with all of her family and friends, keeping active, having fun, always learning, and living each day with a grateful heart.

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