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Discovering Effective, Non-Traditional Strength-Training Equipment (Recorded Webinar)

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.1 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains:
  • American Council on Exercise

Kettlebells, sandbags, heavy ropes and vibration platforms are all examples of relatively new or re-introduced fitness equipment that have become increasingly popular around the world. Whenever a new fad is introduced in the market, it can be a challenge to identify whether it’s a gimmick or a legitimate training tool that can help clients achieve real results. In this webinar, you’ll review several of the latest trends and explore research behind why they may or may not be effective tools to add to your toolkit. In addition to the equipment listed above, you’ll discover the benefits of sandbags and Sandbells™, ViPR™, water-filled implements and weight sleds.

You will learn:

  • Benefits of exercising with non-traditional strength-training equipment
  • To identify how non-traditional strength-training equipment can help clients meet their goals
  • Appropriate ways to integrate non-traditional equipment into a client’s current exercise program
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