Thirty-five percent of Americans are impacted by obesity and 70% of Americans are impacted by overweight. Nearly 2.1 billion people worldwide are affected by overweight or obesity. Amy Ashmore, Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Austin, veteran professor and fitness educator, and the author of over two dozen fitness related publications, will discuss the changes that occur in the brain when obesity is present and how to account for these changes when strength training.
You will learn:
- How to design and execute a safe and effective strength training program for clients who have obesity.
- The mechanics of strength exercises.
- Tips for successful strength training sessions.