Baby boomers who once fueled the growth of the fitness industry in their younger years are now gravitating toward fitness-related activities, including athletic competition, in their later years. This presents a significant opportunity for health and exercise professionals who are interested in serving this population. Learn more about some of the unique characteristics of senior athletes and how to develop safe and effective training programs that help them reach their competitive goals.Read More
Have you considered using power training with your active aging clients? Although it’s not appropriate for every client, many active agers can benefit from this type of training, particularly in terms of their ability to perform activities of daily living. Here are a few tips to begin incorporating power training into senior fitness workouts.Read More
Whether you are a seasoned instructor skilled in teaching active agers or new to that demographic, here are six tips for helping your participants stay forever fit.Read More
When you are training older clients, taking the time to identify your clients’ specific needs, likes and wants is a great way to help them make the connection between exercise and their daily lives, and can have a major impact on their commitment to exercise.Read More
Do you have an accurate vision of what it’s like to train older adults? Many people harbor stereotypes about working with older populations, but most of these couldn’t be further from the truth. Learn about these common misconceptions and why training this often-underserved and overlooked population could lead to your greatest success.Read More
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