Functional Walking

Alex Monacelli | Programs & Assessments | 21 Dec 2016

I am trying to develop a walking group ex class for seniors. I have thought of incorporating side steps, karaokes, walking backwards. Any other thoughts on what I can add?

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Swimmers

Luis Olivencia | Programs & Assessments | 11 Oct 2016

I have a group of swimmers that want to improve their swimming technique with weights, what movement are not recommended for swimmers ?and what should I focus on?

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Vasculitis

careen Paterson | Programs & Assessments | 25 Jan 2016

HI, I have just had contact from a potential client who suffers from vasculitis and rheumatoid arthritis. Can anyone recommend an appropriate fitness programme for someone with these conditions? Many thanks

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Clients nutrition tracking

Torri Smith | Nutrition | 20 Jan 2016

Any recommendations for online and/or app nutrition tracking for clients? Ideally I would like to find something where I can invite all my clients, see if they are tracking intake and see what they are logging. But, without them seeing each other's data. Any recommendations greatly appreciated.

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Exercise prescription for client with a history of colitis

Sarah El-Hawary | Exercise Science | 11 Jan 2016

I have been a PT for 9 years now, specialising in pre and postnatal exercise. I am also a Adult trained nurse. I have under taken various courses throughout my time as a trainer. I have currently completed a consultation with a new client who has a 10 year history of Colitis. Her goal is to be "fit and strong" in preparation to conceive. She is currently under weight, inactive and has a body fat percentage of 16%. She complains of the usual symptoms of her condition, fatigue, irritable bowel, inability to put on weight. She is currently taking Asacol and anti-inflammatory and this seems to keep flare ups a bay. I have asked her to ask her GP for a referral letter, however this is a first for me. She has complained that even a 10 minute walk leaves her feeling fatigued..... Needless to say, this client requires a program reflecting, timing of exercise session, type, nutrition to support this exercise among many other factors. She has not seen a dietician for some time and I have referred her back to seek advice regarding her wish to "get fit in order to conceive". And possible dietary support she may need. She is second generation Indian living in the UK. In the mean time I would welcome any suggestions and or experience other trainers have had with this condition and exercise prescription. I personally believe there is an appropriate exercise programme for each and everyone of my clients and that with a little bit of research you guys can help me achieve this for this client

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