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Weight Training, Beginning

Weight Training, Beginning
Beginning weight training concepts and strategies. Specific exercises for a personalized strength training program including safety, fundamental skills, training considerations and general techniques for all lifts.
 Hours0.5 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 NoteCourse information and outline are found at Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining SWELL 191
Course Outcomes: 


Students will improve muscle strength and endurance through weight training exercise designed to improve posture and boost metabolism.


Students will demonstrate an understanding of safe weight training concepts and strategies by passing a written exam.

Lifelong Wellness

Students will learn general principles of fitness and wellbeing that will encourage lifelong wellness and assist in the active pursuit of their best selves.