Professional Institute for Fitness and Nutrition Worldwide.
Senior Fitness and Nutrition Certification
The Personal Trainers Association Senior Personal Trainer educational program creates exciting new career opportunities for you. PROPTA training opens doors into the homes and gyms of valued personal training clients.
You can provide the best specialized one-on-one training for older adults ranging from typical healthy individuals, to post-rehab stroke and cardiac clients, to active senior athletes.
You will profit from PROPTA’s practical approach to fitness education. Below are descriptions of just some of the vital topics you will study:
The section entitled “Wellness-Oriented Custom Older Adult Training” provides complete step-by-step instructions for expanding a personal training business into a professional service that promotes total client wellness.
“Focus on Senior Athletes” explores working with high-fit seniors, older competitive athletes, and sports-minded older adults who want to improve their golf and tennis games.
“Points Training Systems” provides everything you need to quantify your client’s training program, thereby ensuring balanced training and adequate energy expenditure.
“Management Principles” addresses legal, business, and marketing considerations. It shows you how to perfect your teaching, communication, and motivational skills. And it discusses important gerontological factors that you need to fully understand in order to be an effective senior personal trainer.
Additional topics covered by the PROPTA Senior Personal Trainer certification course includes:
Risk Factor Considerations
Older Adult Programming Guidelines
Frequency, Duration, Intensity, Mode, and Progression
Exercise Interactions and Implications
Medical Clearance Requirements Techniques for Monitoring Intensity Levels
Common sources of naturally occurring carbohydrates include:
Fruits Vegetables Milk Nuts Grains Seeds Legumes Types of carbohydrates
There are three main types of carbohydrates:
Sugar. Sugar is the simplest form of carbohydrate and occurs naturally in some foods, including fruits, vegetables, milk and milk products. Types of sugar include fruit sugar (fructose), table sugar (sucrose) and milk sugar (lactose). Starch. Starch is a complex carbohydrate, meaning it is made of many sugar units bonded together. Starch occurs naturally in vegetables, grains, and cooked dry beans and peas. Fiber. Fiber also is a complex carbohydrate. It occurs naturally in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and cooked dry beans and peas. ... See MoreSee Less
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Supplementists™ are trained in all aspects of nutrition and supplements and qualified to advise people on improving their health through diet and lifestyle. Supplementists learn about vitamins, supplements and how to help clients supplement their diets to reach an ultimate life style. ... See MoreSee Less
Most health and nutrition experts agree that Americans should increase their consumption of fish. Fish are high in protein and are low in calories, cholesterol and saturated fat.
Some varieties also are excellent sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which have been found to decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke. Omega-3 fatty acids can promote fetal brain development during pregnancy. These benefits come from fatty fish such as salmon, lake trout, herring, sardines and albacore tuna.
Because of these health benefits, the upcoming Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015 recommend that adults eat 8 ounces of fish a week. Americans currently eat only half that amount.
It used to be that wild-caught fish were considered healthy. Over the past several decades, however, concerns have arisen about the effects heavy metal contaminants (such as mercury), pollutants (such as polychlorinated biphenyls, PCBs), pesticides, fertilizers and even trash have on the safety of water and fish. The demand for certain types of fish and some fishing practices, such as bottom trolling, have taken their toll on the environment and the availability of fish. ... See MoreSee Less