|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 0.5 CECs|
Please note: This course content was originally presented at the ACE Health and Fitness Summit: Coaching and Training Women, a virtual event.
Become a leader in supporting women on their fitness journey
Whether you’re looking to enhance your program design for women or understand the nuances of motivating this population, this course will help you level up your skills by covering the practical knowledge you need when working with women. Learn from five industry experts speaking from their unique expertise about the physiological, biomechanical, and behavioral aspects of coaching and training women—a group that accounts for more than 50% of gymgoers, according to the 2020 IHRSA Global Report. Refine your coaching expertise, expand your reach and move your career forward.
Module 1: Coaching for Confidence: Training strong women across all life stages
Presented by: Farel Hruska ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, Director of Education at Chuze Fitness
Explore lifetime physiology transitions, including pre and postnatal, important coaching tips for creating lasting behavior change, as well as the nuanced emotional and cognitive aspects of training women.
Module 2: PMS and Exercise: Managing Training and Recovery to Boost Quality of Life
Presented by: Jiji Pollock CPT, MS, Ph.D. Candidate in Health and Human Performance
Better understand your female clients’ PMS and period pain symptoms, so you can design personalized exercise programming.
Module 3: Better Biomechanics: Effective Training for the Female Body
Presented by: Keli Roberts ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Health Coach, and Group Fitness Instructor
Learn smart strategies for training the upper and lower body while keeping the specific needs of women in mind.
Module 4: Weight Gain and Menopause: What’s Estrogen Got To Do With It?
Presented by: Jan Schroeder, Ph.D. ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor, Professor of Kinesiology at Long Beach State University
Explore emerging research on hormonal influence on adiposity and menopausal transitions, as well as exercise strategies for this stage of life.
Module 5: Debunking Myths in Women’s Fitness
Presented by: Mychele Sims ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, NASM Certified Women’s Fitness Specialist
Investigate, discuss and debunk the myths surrounding women in fitness, empowering you to grow as a fitness professional as you support your clients in their goals.
Upon completion, you will be able to:
- Identify physical, mental and emotional changes/transitions women experience throughout different life stages
- Implement recovery management techniques and exercises that can improve PMS symptoms and quality of life
- Understand biomechanics and kinesiology considerations for the female body
- Identify the effect of estrogen on energy expenditure, appetite, and body weight
- Improve your communications and strategies for working with women
Loved this course. Eye opening, especially the menopause section, made me stop to think about researching hormonal factors in childbearing age women who have irregular periods and/or certain fertility issues.
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