Exercises Technique Manual

Provides instruction for nearly 60 resistance training exercises.

Exercises focus on total body, lower body, upper body, and abdominal. Manual provides detailed explanations on technique for each free-weight and machine exercise. Helps readers prepare for NSCA's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist or Certified Personal Trainer exam. Paperback. Full-size, 184 pages. 2008. Included DVD demonstrates the movements for each exercise.

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  • Total Body
  • Power and Explosive Exercises 
  • Snatch 
  • Power Clean 
  • Hang Clean 
  • Push Press (and Push Jerk)

Lower Body

  • Hip and Thigh (Multijoint) Exercises 
  • Front Squat 
  • Back Squat 
  • Hack Squat (Machine)
  • Deadlift 
  • Hip Sled (Machine) 
  • Horizontal Leg Press (Machine) 
  • Step-Up 
  • Forward Step Lunge 

Hip and Thigh (Single-Joint) Exercises 

  • Stiff-Leg Deadlift 
  • Leg (Knee) Extension (Machine) 
  • Lying Leg (Knee) Curl (Machine) 
  • Seated Leg (Knee) Curl (Machine) 

Calf (Single-Joint) Exercises 

  • Seated Calf (Heel) Raise (Machine) 
  • Standing Calf (Heel) Raise (Machine) 

Upper Body

  • Chest (Multijoint) Exercises 
  • Flat Barbell Bench Press 
  • Incline Barbell Bench Press
  • Flat Dumbbell Bench Press 
  • Incline Dumbbell Bench Press 
  • Flat Bench Press (Smith Machine) 
  • Vertical Chest Press (Machine) 
  • Assisted Dip (Machine) 

Chest (Single-Joint) Exercises

  • Pec Deck (Machine) 
  • Flat Dumbbell Fly 
  • Incline Dumbbell Fly 

Back (Multijoint) Exercises

  • Lat Pulldown (Machine) 
  • Bent-Over Row 
  • One-Arm Dumbbell Row 
  • Low-Pulley Seated Row (Machine) 
  • Seated Row (Machine) 

Back (Single-Joint) Exercises

  • Barbell Pullover 
  • Good Morning 

Shoulder (Multijoint) Exercises

  • Shoulder Press (Machine) 
  • Seated Barbell Shoulder Press 
  • Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press 
  • Upright Row 

Shoulder (Single-Joint) Exercises

  • Front Shoulder Raise 
  • Lateral Shoulder Raise 
  • Lateral Shoulder Raise (Machine) 
  • Bent-Over Shoulder Raise 
  • Barbell Shoulder Shrug 

Biceps (Single-Joint) Exercises

  • Barbell Biceps Curl 
  • Dumbbell Biceps Curl 
  • Hammer Curl 
  • Low-Pulley Biceps Curl (Machine) 
  • Biceps Curl (Machine) 

Triceps (Single-Joint) Exercises 

  • Lying Barbell Triceps Extension 
  • Seated Overhead Barbell Triceps Extension 
  • Triceps Pushdown (Machine) 

Forearm (Single-Joint) Exercises

  • Wrist Curl 
  • Wrist Extension


  • Abdominal Exercises 
  • Bent-Knee Sit-Up 
  • Abdominal Crunch

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