PE.720 Weight Training

Spring 2006

MIT's state of the art weight room.
The MIT Wang Fitness center, a state of the art weight training facility. (Image courtesy of John Kern.)

Course Highlights

This course features a full set of lecture notes, and video demonstrations of proper weightlifting techniques.

Course Description

This 12 session course is designed for the beginning or novice weight lifter, or for those who have experience lifting but lack proper instruction. We will provide an understanding of the biomechanics involved, muscles used for a given exercise, and program development.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this section: .rm.

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Prof. Halston Taylor

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week for 6 weeks
1 hour / session