The Role of Strength Training in Weight Loss webinar
Continuing education exam
Applying Nick Tumminello’s science-based approach to metabolic strength training, Strength Training for Fat Loss CE Course offers basic, tried-and-true programs for new and experienced professionals alike. This course uses the text Strength Training for Fat Loss to offer 30 workouts and 150 exercises for clients who are constantly looking for innovative ways to lose fat and develop lean muscle. Content focuses on the three Cs of metabolic training, a unique approach to accelerating metabolism and maximizing fat loss while maintaining and building muscle. In addition, the course includes a one-hour webinar that explains the beneficial effects of strength exercise on body composition, metabolic rate, and resting blood pressure, providing additional insight into the creation of strength training programs for clients that positively affect body composition and assist with weight loss.
An accompanying study guide outlines the course’s learning objectives, helping to focus on the important concepts in the text. The study guide includes a table of contents, course syllabus, key terminology, chapter activities, and a referenced answer key to the study guide.
This self-guided course allows users to work at their own pace and explore the material through a comprehensive text and study guide, finishing with a 75-question exam composed of multiple-choice and true-or-false questions.
Identify the health and performance benefits of fat loss through strength training.
Describe the three main concepts of metabolic strength training and understand how to apply them in workout programs for all levels.
Learn metabolic strength training exercises using a variety of equipment as well as body weight.
Understand nutrition concepts to accelerate metabolism for fat loss and how they complement strength training exercise programs.
Design effective metabolic strength training programs to meet specific goals for fat loss.
Learn correct positioning and technique for circuit, combination, and complex training routines with weight equipment and body weight.
Learn proper warm-up and cool-down techniques to use as part of strength training for fat loss.
Develop progressive, systematic strength training workout programs, which in combination with nutrition recommendations will result in fat loss for beginning and advanced exercisers.
Understand the science and research related to why strength training should be a vital part of any weight-loss program.
Part II: Learn and Practice With the Strength Training for Fat Loss Book
Chapter 1. Benefits of Fat Loss
Chapter 2. Strength Training and Fat Loss
Chapter 3. Nutrition for Fat Loss
Chapter 4. Circuits
Chapter 5. Combinations
Chapter 6. Complexes
Chapter 7. Body-Weight Training
Chapter 8. Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs for Fat Loss
Chapter 9. Fat-Loss Workouts
Chapter 10. Fat-Loss Training for Life
Study Guide Answer Key
Part III: Learning With the Role of Strength Exercise in Weight Loss and Wellness Webinar
Webinar Study Questions
Webinar Study Questions Answer Key
Part IV: Exam and Evaluation
Exam Answer Sheet
Text Table of Contents
Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Benefits of Fat Loss Chapter 2. Strength Training and Fat Loss Chapter 3. Nutrition for Fat Loss Chapter 4. Circuits Chapter 5. Combinations Chapter 6. Complexes Chapter 7. Body-Weight Training Chapter 8. Warm-Ups and Cool-Downs for Fat Loss Chapter 9. Fat-Loss Workouts Chapter 10. Fat-Loss Training for Life
About the Author
A continuing education course for personal trainers, strength and
conditioning professionals, and health, wellness, and fitness coaches
Nick Tumminello is the owner of Performance University
International, which provides strength training and conditioning for
athletes and educational programs for trainers and coaches all over the
As an educator, Tumminello has become known as the trainer of trainers.
He has been named 2016 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year by the National
Strength and Conditioning Association. He has presented at international
fitness conferences in Norway, Iceland, China, and Canada. He has been a
featured presenter at conferences held by such organizations as the IDEA
Health & Fitness Association, the National Strength and Conditioning
Association, and DCAC Fitness Conventions, along with teaching staff
trainings at fitness clubs throughout the United States. Tumminello
holds workshops and mentorship programs in his hometown of Fort
Lauderdale, Florida. He is the author of Building Muscle and
Performance: A Program for Size, Strength & Speed (Human
Kinetics, 2016) and Strength Training for Fat Loss (Human
Kinetics, 2014), has produced more than 20 instructional DVDs, and is
the coauthor of the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Program
Design Essentials and Foundations of Fitness Programming.
Tumminello is also a continuing education course provider for the
American Council on Exercise, the National Academy of Sports Medicine,
and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Tumminello has been a fitness professional since 1998 and co-owned a
private training center in Baltimore, Maryland, from 2001 to 2011. He
has worked with a variety of exercise enthusiasts of all ages and
fitness levels, including physique and performance athletes from the
amateur to the professional ranks. From 2002 to 2011, Tumminello was the
strength and conditioning coach for the Ground Control MMA fight team
and is a consultant and expert for clothing and equipment companies such
as Sorinex, Dynamax, Hylete, and Reebok.
Tumminello’s articles have appeared in more than 50 major health and
fitness magazines, including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Oxygen,
Muscle Mag, Fitness Rx, Sweat Rx, Status, Train Hard Fight Easy,
Fighters Only, and Fight! Tumminello is also a featured
contributor to several popular fitness training websites. He has been
featured in two New York Times best-selling exercise books, on the front
page of Yahoo and YouTube, and in the ACE Personal Trainer Manual. In
2015 Tumminello was inducted into the Personal Trainer Hall of Fame.