Personal Training Quarterly

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december 2023 | Vol. 10 - Issue 4

Issue 10.4 of the PTQ contains articles on considerations for aspiring bodybuilders, concurrent cognitive and physical fitness training, front and goblet squats for the abdominals, and program design for the glute muscles.

Table of Contents


A Personal Trainer’s Guide to the Aspiring Bodybuilder by Kworweinski Lafontant, MS, CSCS, and Alexa Rukstela, MS


Concurrent Cognitive and Physical Fitness Training – Part Two by Gary Stebbing, PGDip, CSCS


Do Front Squats and Goblet Squats Provide Enough Training Stimulus for the Abdominals? by Nick Tumminello, NSCA-CPT


Program Design Considerations for Optimal Strength and Hypertrophy of the Glute Muscles by Ashley Hodge, MBA, CSCS

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Nick Tumminello, NSCA-CPT

Assistant Editor
Britt Chandler, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Director
Keith Cinea, MA, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D

Managing Editor
Matthew Sandstead, NSCA-CPT,*D

Publications Coordinator
Cody Urban

Editorial Review Panel
Scott Austin, MS, CSCS 
Alexis Batrakoulis, PhD, CSCS,*D, CSPS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D
Scott Cheatham, PhD, DPT, PT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

Kelli Clark, DPT, MS 
Daniel Fosselman 
Chris Kennedy, CSCS 
Justin Kompf, CSCS, NSCA-CPT 
Bojan Makivic, MS
Teresa Merrick, PhD, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Nate Mosher, DPT, PT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Tony Poggiali, CSCS 
Mike Rickett, MS, CSCS
Ronald L. Snarr, PhD, CSCS,*D, NSCA-CPT,*D, TSAC-F,*D
Leonardo Vando, MD
Josh West, MA, CSCS

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