There are around 60,000 qualified gym instructors and personal trainers in the UK alone, with several thousand more qualifying each year. The Register of Exercise Professionals' (REPs) Level 3 qualification is seen as the principal goal for all instructors, and a key part of this is advanced circuit training. Fitness Professionals: Advanced Circuit Training is the advanced companion to the definitive Fitness Professionals: Circuit Training. Building on the basics of the first book, this new title is the only book in the market that specifically deals with more complex and innovative circuit methods - including kettlebell exercises, boxercise and increasingly popular 'boot camp' military-style exercise - and which actively helps trainers in the industry achieve their professional qualifications. Using step-by-step guidance to planning and coordinating sessions and illustrated by quality photographs, Advanced Circuit Training is written in accordance with REPs national standards for Level 3.
Debbie Lawrence is a highly regarded fitness professional and author of several books by A&C Black. She writes learning resources and training manuals for a number of training organisations and award bodies, and delivers a variety of personal and professional development training programmes through Advance Resources & Training. She is an External Verifier for Central YMCA Qualifications, a qualified counsellor and a college lecturer on PGCE, BTEC and CYQ programmes. Bob Hope was a physical trainer in the Royal Navy for 23 years before becoming a YMCA tutor and lecturer.