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Maximum Interval Training Print CE Course

Maximum Interval Training Print CE Course

$189.95 CAD


Product Format

    Course components are delivered as printed products:

    • Maximum Interval Training book

    • Study guide

    • Continuing education exam

    Performance-based high-intensity training programs like P90X and Insanity have exploded in popularity over the past few years, and the Maximum Interval Training continuing education course builds on that concept—intense exercise periods combined with brief bouts of recovery—with a range of training modalities to deliver a more effective muscle-building program to clients.

    For each of the 147 exercises presented in the text Maximum Interval Training, you’ll find step-by-step instructions, expert advice, and photo depictions. These exercises keep the body guessing while working every muscle to the max, which will help your clients blast through training plateaus. But rest assured that it won’t be more of the same. You’ll test your clients’ limits with a regimen of sprints, medicine balls, heavy ropes, kettlebells, sandbags, body-weight exercises, and suspension training.

    This course offers several ready-to-use programs targeting muscle groups for power, strength, endurance, quickness, agility, tactical training, and total-body conditioning as well as the assessment protocol that aids in the development of individualized programs.

    The study guide includes a course syllabus, chapter activities, and referenced answer key to prepare you for the 95-question continuing education exam at the conclusion of the course.


    A continuing education course for personal trainers, group exercise instructors, fitness coaches, and strength and conditioning professionals

    Part 1 Course Syllabus

    Course Materials

    Course Instructions

    Learning Objectives

    Part 2 Learning with the Maximum Interval Training book

    Part I Maximum Interval Conditioning

    Chapter 1 Maximum Interval Training Advantages

    Chapter 2 Equipment Options and Safety Considerations

    Part II Maximum Interval Exercises

    Chapter 3 Bodyweight Training

    Chapter 4 Sprinting

    Chapter 5 Medicine Balls

    Chapter 6 Heavy Ropes

    Chapter 7 Suspension Training

    Chapter 8 Kettlebells

    Chapter 9 Sandbags

    Chapter 10 Alternative Training Formats

    Part III Maximum Interval Program Design

    Chapter 11 Testing Considerations and Variables

    Chapter 12 Protocols for Measuring Fitness and Performance Parameters

    Chapter 13 Interpreting Results and Setting Goals

    Chapter 14 Creating a Personalized Program

    Chapter 15 Using Periodization to Push Performance to the Next Level

    Part IV Maximum Interval Performance Programs

    Chapter 16 Strength and Power

    Chapter 17 Speed

    Chapter 18 Endurance

    Chapter 19 Quickness and Agility

    Chapter 20 Tactical Training

    Chapter 21 Total-Body Conditioning

    Learning Activities Answer Key

    Part 3 Exam and Evaluation

    Exam Answer Sheet


    Course Evaluation

    Certificate Information

    John Cissik, MS, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, is the president and owner of Human Performance Services, LLC (HPS), which helps athletics professionals solve their strength and conditioning needs. He coaches youth baseball, basketball, and Special Olympics sports and runs fitness classes for children with special needs. He has written 10 books and more than 70 articles on strength and speed training that have been featured in Muscle & Fitness, Iron Man, and track and field and coaching publications. He is also the author of Human Kinetics’ Speed for Sports Performance video program. Cissik specializes in education; strength training for baseball, basketball, and track and field; and speed and agility training. He has worked with athletes from high school to Olympic levels. In addition to his role at HPS, he is the director of fitness and recreation at Texas Woman’s University. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a strength and conditioning specialist and personal trainer and by the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer and corrective exercise specialist. He has held level I and level II certifications from USA Track and Field and was certified with the former U.S. Weightlifting Federation.

    Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS,*D, NCSA-CPT,*D, FNSCA, is an assistant professor in the department of health sciences at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS). Before joining UCCS, Dawes was an assistant professor of kinesiology at Texas A&M at Corpus Christi and the director of education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Dawes has worked as a strength and performance coach, personal trainer, educator, and postrehabilitation specialist since 1997. A frequent presenter both nationally and internationally on topics related to health, fitness, and human performance, Dawes received his PhD from Oklahoma State University in the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology with an emphasis in health and human performance. He is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a strength and conditioning specialist and personal trainer, by the American College of Sports Medicine as a health fitness specialist, and by USA Weightlifting as a club coach. He became a fellow of the NSCA in 2009.

    Quotes for Maximum Interval Training by John Cissik and Jay Dawes

    “Coach John Cissik is one of the most knowledgeable and insightful men in the strength and conditioning world. In Maximum Interval Training he outlines techniques for using methods such as kettlebells and and periodization to make your performance soar.”

    Steve Holman-- Editor in Chief, Iron Man Magazine

    “If you are seeking serious results through proven methods, this is the book for you! Whether you train others or are your own lab experiment, this book is an amazing resource for optimizing performance.”

    Shawn Windle-- Head Strength Coach and Assistant Athletic Trainer, Indiana Pacers

    Maximum Interval Training offers superior guidance on high-intensity training involving heavy ropes, sandbags, medicine balls, body-weight resistance, sprinting, and kettlebells. Readers will benefit from John Cissik’s expert advice, insight, and instruction.”

    Glynis Nunn-Cearns-- Executive Director, Australian Track and Field Coaches Association

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Wayne Koczka
    Maximum Interval Training

    Excellent course, well organized and very thorough.