I am new in Personal training, Please can u help to know which is best book for designing strength programs, I am actually seeking for the best program design book for designing program for all type of clients.
Please, let me know if any....
Also please let me know the best resources(like book, DVD, etc.) for preparing for NSCA CSCS exam.
Thread: Best Program Design book
12-22-2012, 02:20 AM #1
Best Program Design book
12-22-2012, 04:36 AM #2
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I'm the best program design book. Unfortunately, there's only one copy in all existence, and it's not an easy read.SQ 5x150kg BP 2x95kg DL 190kg OHP 62.5kg @ 70kg
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Starting Strength by Mark Rippetoe.
An essential read for anyone wanting to train beginner level strength trainees.Tired of boring cardio? Want to add a challenge to your workouts?
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01-14-2013, 12:37 PM #7
The book covers program design and peridiozation pretty well, usually with an example of three different sports. NSCA also has a Guide to Program Design book that looks pretty interesting. I personally haven't seen it but amazon allows you to look through certain pages of the book.
Also, I recommend looking into any Gray Cook, Alwyn Cosgrove, or Mike Boyle materials. All are very distinguished strength coaches with knowledge on movement and proper athletic programs and exercises.Performance Specialist
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Please note that to be eligible to take the CSCS exam, candidates must be CPR/AED certified and hold a
bachelor’s degree, be enrolled as a college senior at an accredited college or university or hold a degree in
chiropractic medicine. Contact NSCA Certification for more information on prerequisites for the CSCS exam:Performance Specialist
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