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Class 1: Introduction

  The Accountability of a Personal Trainer and Their Responsibility to the Clients

  What are the Traits of a Successful Personal Trainer?

  Moral and Ethical Responsibility to Your Client

  Liability and Insurance

Class 2:  Introduction to Professional Fitness Training

  What Does It Mean to Be a Certified Fitness Professional?

  What Do You Get from Being a Certified Professional Trainer?

  The Basics of Health and Fitness PAR-Q

  Calculating Your Client’s HMR, RHR, VO2 Max and Target Heart Range for Weight Loss

  Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercises and How to Implement Them

  MAP Fitness Principles

  Weight Training vs. Bodybuilding

  Detecting for Over training

  Reps, Sets, and How and When to Integrate

  Definitions of Training

Class 3:  Training Recommendations and Strategies

  Pre-train and Post-train

  Training for Mass (bulking)

  Training for Fat Loss

  Training for Overall Health

  Training for Strength

  Training for Specific Athletics

  Cross Training

  Specific Body Part Training (beginner, advanced, expert)

Class 4: at a glance (advanced class on chapter 9) Anatomy and Physiology

  Cardiovascular System

  Muscular System

  Skeletal System

Class 5: Pre-train Warm up

  Learning to warm up

  Back

  Chest

  Legs

  Arms

  Shoulders

  Core

  Avoiding injury by warming up

  Body squats

  Waste bends

  Side bends

  Lat stretch

  Pec stretch

  Hamstring stretch

  Quad stretch

  Calf stretch

  Biceps stretch

  Triceps stretch

  Shoulder stretch

Class 6: Intro to AASM Professional Fitness Training

  The Sendentary Human

  The Obese Human

  The Governing Body of Fitness

  The History of AASM

  AASM Certification

Class 7: Employment Opportunities in Fitness

  Introduction to a Career in Fitness

  Fitness Employment and Education

  Employment

  Mobile Service

  Distance Training and E-Train

  Group Fitness

Class 8: Biomechanics Basics

  The Human Frame

  Range of Motion (ROM)

  Functioning and Applying Muscle Movement

  Forces of Nature

  Time and Tempo

  Biomechanical Terminology

  Origins and Insertions of Muscle

  The Study of Muscles and Designations

  Muscle Over activity and the Kinetic Chain

  Foot and Ankle Muscles

Class 9: Fitness and the Human Systems

  Human Movement (Kinetic Chain)

  The Nervous System

  Neurons

  Muscular System

  Muscle Fibers

  Muscle Performance

  Movement of Muscle and Terminology

  The Skeletal System

  The Axial skeleton

  The Appendicular Skeleton

  Forms of Bones

  Joints and joint movement

  Joint Classification

  Bone Mass and Exercise

  Kinetic Chain Dysfunction

  Lifestyle Contributions

  Work and Occupation

  Regular Seated Position

  Injuries and Medical Issues

  Muscle Compromise

  Areas Affected by Kinected Chain Disruption

  Cardio respiratory System

  Cardiovascular System

  Heart Muscle

  Heart Pathway

  Heart Muscle Contraction

  How the Heart Operates

  Blood Vessels

  Blood Responsibility

  The Respiratory System

  Functionality of the Respiratory System

  Uncharacteristic Breathing

  Endocrine System

  Exercise and Hormones

  Exercise and the Endocrine System

  Growth Hormone

  The Thyroid

  The Human Digestive System

  Storage of Glucose in Digested Food

 

MIDTERM

 

Class 10: Sports Nutrition

  The Food Guide Pyramid

  Carbohydrates for Endurance and Recovery

  Protein Intake for Strength and Gaining Mass

  Essential Caloric Intake for Athletes

  Hydration for Athletes

  Electrolyte Considerations for Athletes

  Vitamins and Antioxidants for Athletes

Class 11:  The Professional Fitness Atmosphere

  Gym Attire

  Grooming

  Tact

  Fraternization

Class 12:  Sales and Marketing in Fitness

  Everything is Sales

  The Process

  Assessment

  Problem Solving with Empathy

  Education

  Taking the Pulse

  Body Fat Measurement

  Body Mass Index (BMI)

  Objections

Class 13: The MAP (Maximum Athletic Performance) Standard

  Stage 1. Athleticism – Balance Training

  Stage 2. Muscle Endurance – Crosstrain Implementation

  Stage 3. Maximum Output – Maximum Power

Class 14:  Maximum Athletic Performance (Athleticism and Balance Application)

Class 15:  MAPS (Muscle Endurance Application)

Class 16:  MAPS (Muscle Power/Maximum Output)

Class 17:  Application of the MAPS Model

  Unique Clients

  Seniors

  Children

  Prenatal Women

  Stroke Victims

  Heart Disease

  Clients with Osteoporosis

  Cancer Clients

Class 18: Fitness Psychology

  Encouragement

  Disassociation

  Apprising

  Self-Monitoring

  Social Support System

  Keeping the Motivation

  Consequences

  Self-Control

Class 19:  Exercise Application (illustrations)

  Athleticism

  Crosstrain/Super setting

  Maximum Output