Metabolic Training

Continuing Education Course

Elevate Your Clients Fitness with the Metabolic Training Online Course

In the Metabolic Training online course, authors John Graham and Michael Barnes leverage their decades of experience to clarify the true essence of metabolic training. Often mistaken for any high-intensity exercise mix, metabolic conditioning (met con) is thoroughly explored to teach you its fundamental principles, achievable outcomes, and program developments.

Over 100 exercises categorized into:

  • 13 warm-up exercises
  • 18 total-body exercises
  • 18 lower-body exercises
  • 30 upper-body exercises
  • 14 core exercises
  • 10 functional training exercises

These exercises utilize body weight and various equipment such as dumbbells, kettlebells, battle ropes, sandbags, weighted sleds, exercise bands, suspension trainers, and medicine balls.

60 predesigned workouts forming the foundation of five training programs focused on:

  • Endurance
  • Fat loss
  • Lean muscle mass
  • Strength and power
  • Athletic performance

Each program is designed for all ability levels, from beginner to advanced, with progressive difficulty.

By completing the Metabolic Training package, you will:

  • Understand the basic components of metabolic training sessions.
  • Recognize common physiological adaptations from metabolic workouts.
  • Design effective training plans using periodization concepts.
  • Identify general warm-up movements for workout preparation.
  • Formulate workouts using total-body movements to boost metabolism.
  • Select lower-body exercises based on client goals.
  • Choose appropriate upper-body exercises for comprehensive programs.
  • Identify multiple core exercises.
  • Construct functional training routines with rope exercises.
  • Plan workouts to improve muscle endurance.
  • Develop effective programming for fat loss.
  • Create mass-building routines to maximize hypertrophy.
  • Design power-building programs to increase strength.
  • Differentiate sport-specific exercise routines from general client routines.

Who Should Use This Package?

This package is ideal for certified fitness professionals aiming to enhance their expertise in metabolic conditioning and provide superior training programs for their clients.

Continuing Education Credits

Certified professionals can take the companion CE exam after reading the eBook to earn continuing education credits.



  • Certified Fitness Professional (i.e. Personal Trainer, Group Fitness, Aqua Fitness or another fitness related certification)

Student Information

ACE: 0.6




NSCA: 0.7

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