If your facility is low on available equipment, or you simply don't have the room for all the tools most trainers use with their at-home, in-club and corporate clients, you can still design effective programs using only body weight as resistance. Come get the facts on the many advantages to body-weight training, as well as information on limiting factors, proper progression, maintaining standards and preventing injury. All trainers need to be able to offer a wide array of body-weight-only resistance training options.
By Bill Sonnemaker, MS
- Differentiate between a traditional approach to exercise program design and that of an integrated approach.
- Understand how to manipulate acute variables to achieve specific neuromuscular adaptations (stabilization, strength, power).
- Design an integrated exercise program based on using only your own bodyweight.
- Design an integrated exercise program based on using only your partner's bodyweight.
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About the Author
Bill Sonnemaker, MS IDEA Author/Presenter
Bill Sonnemaker, MS, is the founder and CEO of Catalyst Fitness, Georgia's only fully-accredited and medically-recognized personal training and performance enhancement facility. He holds a master's degree in performance enhancement and injury prevention and is a well-known personal trainer and fitness educator. Certifications: ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA
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