Fitter, Stronger—Faster: Use Your Heart

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Video Chapters

  • Chp. 1 Introduction
  • Chp. 2 Going Back to the Basics
  • Chp. 3 Exercise Physiology Review
  • Chp. 4 Monitoring Rest Periods
  • Chp. 5 Practical Applications
  • Chp. 6 Hands-On Demonstration

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We all know that heart rate monitoring has been a very effective tool for measuring cardiovascular strength and endurance. Most trainers, however, have not considered that heart rate monitoring can provide objective feedback for strength training as well! It’s not enough for trainers to just assign sets and reps anymore. Learn how you can use heart rate monitoring to design strength training programs and individualize them to optimize exercise duration and intensity, as well as recovery.

This is a live recorded session from the 2009 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™
By Mark Baines, MS, Scott Gaines, MS

Mark Baines, MS

IDEA Author/Presenter

Scott Gaines, MS

IDEA Author/Presenter

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