Learn how to spend less time designing your strength-training classes and deliver quality workouts that will reach all ability levels in one class. Start thinking like a personal trainer in the group exercise room and create workouts that are well designed and delivered, even with constraints such as limited weights, limited equipment and multiple ability levels all in one room. Expand your knowledge with this simple system and work smarter, not harder. This course will help you redefine your idea of group strength training and become skilled at keeping your classes simple but completely effective.
By Shannon Fable
At the completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify the different types of group strength classes that exist today including descriptions, focus and outcome of each.
- Review the difference between muscular endurance and strength training.
- Define balance integration, muscular balance and muscular coordination.
- Compare the advantages and disadvantages of training for strength in the group exercise setting.
- Explore how each potential drawback from group exercise strength training can be turned into a positive.
- Understand strategies for programming, including purpose, descriptions and the need for predictability.
- Understand the need for QUALITY vs. QUANTITY when programming group strength classes, including the use of time and strategic breaks.
- Use techniques for creating a class plan that delivers a well-rounded muscular conditioning class.
- Implement the “Elevated E3 Program Design Protocol” for group strength classes.
- Evaluate appropriate exercises and sequences for inclusion in a high-level group strength class.