Personal Training Study

In this section, I will be helping people study for their personal training certification exam. I have study materials such as study guides, practice tests and flashcards for all of the major personal training certifications such as the NASM CPT, ACE CPT, ISSA CPT, and the CSCS (With more to come!) Instead of this category page, you should be using the certification study hub which will be kept more up-to-date.

Currently, here are the free study materials for personal training certifications on my website.

Chapter 20 – Clients With Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions

Chapter Objectives: Know the Pathology and risk factors of hypertension, heart attack, cerebrovascular accident, peripheral vascular disease, asthma, and exercise induced asthma. Know the stages of various diseases and how exercise can be used to enhance client quality of life. Understand the time it is appropriate to refer a client to a medical professional. Health …

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Chapter 19 – Clients With Nutritional and Metabolic Concerns

Chapter Objectives: Discuss the scope of practice for personal trainers that work with people with nutritional and metabolic concerns. Talk about the appropriate prescription of exercise and design of programs for people that are obese, overweight, or have hyperlipidemia, eating disorders, or even diabetes.  Discuss the general guidelines for nutrition of people with nutritional and …

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Chapter 18 – Clients Who Are Preadolescent, Older, or Pregnant

Chapter Objectives: Discuss the developmentally appropriate physical activity programs for preadolescents that demonstrate understanding for age specific needs and concerns. Describe the health benefits of exercising as a senior and outline the exercise guidelines for the older adults. Talk about exercise recommendations and precautions for pregnant women. Preadolescent Youth Preadolescent youth is defined as the …

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Chapter 17 – Plyometric and Speed Training

Chapter Objectives: Give details on the mechanics and the physiology of plyometric and speed enhancing exercises. Know the phases of the stretch-shortening cycle. Discover the different roles of plyometric and speed training. Give device on the proper use of equipment during plyometric exercise performance. Make safe and effective plyometric and speed training programs. Give instruction …

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Chapter 16 – Aerobic Endurance Training Program Design

Chapter Objectives: Make Aerobic Endurance Training Programs on the basis of specificity and client goals. Determine the right mode of aerobic exercise. Decide on aerobic endurance training intensity and duration.  Understand the interactions and effects of intensity and duration on training outcome. Find the intensity by calculating with the target heart rate zone, RPEs, and …

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