Videos are a valuable tool for personal trainers and fitness professionals to learn proper techniques, new exercises and special methods.
ACE's Guide to Youth Strength Training presents an overview of the basic fundamentals involved in designing and implementing a sensible, safe, effective, and time-efficient strength-training program for preadolescent boys and girls. Based on both research and first-hand experience, renowned strength training expert Dr. Wayne Westcott offers teaching tips, guidelines, and recommendations for anyone interested in youth strength training–particularly fitness instructors. The video also features an explanation and demonstration of how to perform various strength-training exercises that are appropriate for youth. This video also explores the role of strength training in helping to address the youth obesity epidemic, myths and realities concerning youth strength training, and prescription guidelines (exercise selection, workout frequency, level of resistance, number of sets and reps, and progressions) for developing youth strength-training programs.