The Ultimate Light Dumbbell Workout

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Description

We all have 'em so let's start using them! There are so many enjoyable, different and unique ways to use 5, 8, 10 or 12 pound dumbbells in group fitness. Revisit the benefits of endurance-based strength movements in large- or small-group settings. Walk away with 10 multijoint exercises that are easy to teach and learn and are presented in 32-count sequencing for flawless execution in each and every class.

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AASFP
0.20
ACE
0.20
ACSM
2.00
ACTION
0.20
AFAA
2.00
AFPA
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
FAI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
ISSA
2.00
ISTA
0.20
NAFC
0.20
NASM
0.20
NCEP
2.00
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.50
NSCA
0.30
NSPA
2.00
PAI
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify appropriate loads for performing multi-joint exercises using light dumbbells in a fitness class setting.
  2. Compare and contrast four exercise science principles with respect to overload, exercise specificity and the law of diminished returns.
  3. Differentiate between the three planes of motion and identify exercises that occur in a primary, specific plane.
  4. Identify and address common faults in the performance of foundational moves including plank, push, pull, hinge, press and squat to maintain an organized, flowing exercise experience that is technically correct when using dumbbell training for large or small groups.
  5. Design dumbbell classes that include easy-to-implement movement patterns with a particular muscular focus that can be regressed or progressed for a variety of fitness levels.
  6. Coach, cue and communicate performance-based training dumbbell exercises using a direct, quick command format.

Course Content

The Ultimate Light Dumbbell Workout
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About the Author

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS, C.S.C.S. is an international fitness educator, twice published author (Human Kinetics) and 30-year fitness industry veteran. Irene is faculty at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and SCW Fitness. She is the Education Director for Octane Fitness, an Orangetheory Fitness coach and a RYKA Fitness Ambassador. Irene contributes to several fitness and consumer publications, is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ACE and NASM, an IDEA Fitness Expert, and contributing author to the newest release of the AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Manual. Irene holds positions on the advisory board for Diabetic Living magazine and the Egg Nutrition Council. Irene has starred in dozens of DVD's, has written 13 fitness instructional manuals (pre-natal, water fitness, small group training, kids fitness, HIIT program design, strength training, group exercise, etc.) and is a master trainer for TRX, Savvier Fitness, Power Systems, SCW Fitness Education, JumpSport and KnotOut. Her primary certifications include NSCA, ACE, ACSM, AEA, AFAA and YogaFit.