With more than 25 percent of Americans over the age of 65, learning to safely and effectively train the Baby Boomer population could mean a tremendous business opportunity. Make training more accessible to this special population by bringing it to their home. Incorporate balance and challenges for the core, upper and lower body and exercise modifications that takes into account musculoskeletal limitations including osteoarthritis and osteoporosis.
You will learn:
- Musculoskeletal changes associated with the aging process and “FITT” principles for working with mid-life and older adults
- Program design and safety considerations for working with clients at home
- Development of a home exercise program with progressions for core, lower and upper body strength, balance and stretching for mid-life and older adults
This course is included in our Senior Fitness Specialty Certification.
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