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Smarter Workouts Ebook With CE Exam

Smarter Workouts Ebook With CE Exam

$87.95 CAD

Product Format

    The package components are delivered online:
    • Smarter Workouts ebook
    • Continuing education exam
    Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple Ebook With CE Exam gives you efficient and effective workout programs that use only one piece of equipment. Help your clients work out in a shorter period of time without expensive equipment or gym memberships—all while targeting their personal goals.

    Exercise doesn’t have to be difficult to figure out. In Smarter Workouts, fitness expert Pete McCall explains the effects of exercise on the body so you can identify what will work best for your clients. Then you’ll gain access to fat-burning, core strength, and mobility workouts that will help produce real results.

    Upon completing the book, certified professionals can take the companion CE exam to earn continuing education credits.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the 60-question multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Explain the benefits of mobility training.
    • Create workouts by organizing the variables of exercise program design to improve mobility, core strength, and metabolic conditioning.
    • Identify different pieces of exercise equipment that can be used to design effective and efficient workouts.
    • List the foundational patterns of human movement.
    • Explain the difference between the contractile element and the elastic component of muscle.
    • Describe how fascial structures function as integrated systems to organize and control movement.
    • Demonstrate exercises that can be used to improve stability, mobility, dynamic balance, coordination, and strength.
    • Identify the anatomical components of the core region of the human body.
    • Describe the differences between linear and undulating periodization.
    • Identify effective strategies for recovering from a challenging workout.
    • Demonstrate effective strategies for exercising specific muscles.


    A continuing education course for strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers, athletic trainers, and other certified fitness professionals.
    Pete McCall is the owner and president of PMc Fitness Solutions. He is certified as a personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and also holds a CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

    For more than 15 years, McCall has been teaching and writing workshops and courses designed to meet continuing education requirements for certified fitness professionals. He has presented at conferences around the world and is one of only a handful of fitness professionals who have assisted in writing personal training textbooks for both NASM and ACE. He also contributed to the development of ACE’s Integrated Fitness Training Model of exercise program design.

    Throughout his career, McCall has worked with leading brands and established companies in the fitness industry, including Reebok and 24 Hour Fitness, where he is also a regular contributor to their online magazine, and Core Health & Fitness (the parent company of Nautilus, StairMaster, Star Trac, and Schwinn Indoor Cycling), where he is a master trainer and education content creator. He is a spokesperson for ACE and has been featured as a fitness expert in national publications such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Men’s Health, Shape, and Self.

    McCall earned his master’s degree in exercise science and health promotion from the California University of Pennsylvania.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 5 reviews
    D M

    found the course material repetitive - found the exam questions to be confusing - not to mention the marking - which marked some of my answers correct the first time around and then the same answers incorrect the second time around....

    John Laitin
    Smarter Workouts Ebook with CE Exam

    Comprehensive review of how to apply different exercises. Well written.

    Eryn Jagosky

    Smarter Workouts Ebook With CE Exam

    Ben Gustafson

    Great read, deeper understanding of human kinetics

    Diana Dawson-Young

    Smarter Workouts Ebook With CE Exam