Reviews the fundamentals and principles involved in a sound resistance training program for teenagers. Featuring hands-on demonstrations, this video explains and shows the basic components essential to a well-designed, well-supervised strength training program for high school students. Among the topics covered are: NSCA youth strength-training guidelines, training concepts, program guidelines, exercise techniques and warm-up progression, functional versus absolute strength, core lifts, advanced student-athlete programs, and how much resistance is enough. Produced in cooperation with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Format: Video / 41 minutes
Author: Patrick Mediate, MA, CSCS*D (Greenwich High School, CT)
Second Author: Avery Faigenbaum, Ed.D, CSCS (University of Massachusetts)