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Ensure optimal results for your clients with the most efficient training and teaching techniques for resistance exercise. Covering all the major muscle groups, Resistance Training Instruction provides all the tools to improve the function, performance, and appearance of your clients.
Detailed illustrations combined with expert technical guidance demonstrate how to target specific muscles as well as the most efficient alignment, positioning, and lifting technique for each exercise. In addition, you will learn how and when to vary intensity, volume, recovery, and exercise sequencing to customize any routine.
Organized by movement function, emphasizing the connection between technique and results, each exercise provides the following:
With sample periodized programs, Resistance Training Instruction demonstrates how to develop base strength, improve whole-body fitness, and design advanced split routines by selecting, combining, and sequencing the best exercises for each client.
Used by the renowned Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research to certify personal trainers, Resistance Training Instruction makes it easy to achieve maximum gains for all of your clients.
Also see companion Resistance Training Instruction DVD Set.
Everett Aaberg has been both a teacher and practitioner of resistance training for more than 20 years. Considered one of the top professional trainers in the United States and a biomechanics expert, Aaberg is currently the director of fitness services and co-owner of the TELOS Fitness Center in Dallas, Texas. He is a highly sought-after international presenter and consultant, providing continuing education services for several fitness organizations and health clubs around the United States. He also serves as an instructor for the Cooper Institute, where his books are used for two of their most popular courses, The Biomechanics of Resistance Training and Optimal Performance Training.
Aaberg has been a certified personal trainer through some of the most highly accredited organizations in the United States, including American Council on Exercise (ACE), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Aaberg was recognized as an IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and has been regularly selected by industry and trade magazines as one of the top trainers in the country.
Aaberg holds a bachelors degree in exercise sciences and recreation management with continuing education in exercise physiology, anatomy, kinesiology, biomechanics, and nutrition. He was a collegiate academic All-American in football and has won several state and national powerlifting championships and bodybuilding titles, including Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) and National Physique Committee (NPC) Mr. Colorado titles and the Mr. Junior America title. Aaberg lives in Dallas, Texas, and trains at the TELOS Fitness Center.