Continuing Education Courses

Strength Training for Clients Who Have Obesity: A trainer’s guide to analysis, design, and execution

Approved by American Council on Exercise. Earn two hours CE credit! Designed exclusively for the ACE Store for personal fitness trainers, health & wellness coaches, and strength & conditioning specialists.

Learn about the changes that occur to the brain with obesity and how to account for them when strength training your clients who have obesity. Determine ways to select safer and more effective exercises for your clients.

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.

 

Biomechanics of Assisted Stretching

Approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) and American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Earn four hours CE credit.

Developed for fitness professionals, Dr. Amy shows you how to use the three principles of force application that help you determine where to place your hands, what direction to push, and how much force to use when helping clients stretch. Stretch your clients safely and effectively using techniques for specific areas of the body.  During this workshop you will learn:

  • How the law of action-reaction relates to assisted stretching and how to apply it
  • To identify form errors that occur when principles of force application have been violated
  • How stretching can help alleviate chronic lower back pain and peripheral neuropathies

 

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