This title contains state-of-the-art knowledge for all aspects of personal training! Comprehensive and research-based, the second edition of NSCAs Essentials of Personal Training is the resource to rely on for personal training information and guidance, containing state-of-the-art knowledge regarding applied aspects of personal training as well as clear explanations of supporting scientific evidence. This essential reference was developed by the NSCA to present the knowledge, skills and abilities required for personal trainers, focusing on the complex process of designing safe, effective and goal-specific resistance, aerobic, plyometric and speed training programmes. Featuring over 200 full colour photos with accompanying technique instructions, this resource offers readers a step-by-step approach to designing exercise programmes with special attention to the application of principles based on age, fitness level and health status. It has its publicity through UK and European fitness and health magazines including BASES The Sport and Exercise Scientist and Health & Fitness. It is featured at fitness events throughout the UK and Europe.