Personal Training in the Great Outdoors

by Naomi Aaronson |   Date Released : 01 Nov 1999
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Naomi Aaronson

About the author: Naomi Aaronson

Naomi Aaronson MA, OTR/L, CHT, is a nationally known presenter and author. She is an occupational therapist and fitness instructor who has presented for Brick Bodies, the Cotting Connection, IDEA Fitness Fusion and occupational therapy students at Touro College and SUNY Downstate. Naomi is a continuing education provider for ACE, AFAA, and NASM. As a co-author of the learning CD "Breast Cancer Recovery: On Land and In Water" and "The Breast Cancer Recovery Exercise Program," Naomi seeks to educate fitness professionals throughout the world. In addition, her published works have been featured in ADVANCE magazine, Exploring Hand Therapy, IDEA Journal and MAMM magazines.

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malik, waseem | 22 Sep 2015, 13:14 PM

Preparation is key here I believe in training clients outdoors. Check your Insurance boundaries, Risk asses the area well and practice the rules of SEX ie , Safe, Effective, Exercise. Above all make the training FUN !
Bringing clients out of their comfort zone is really important and often they will be suprised how far they have actually progressed in their fitness levels. For some it can highlight weaknesses but they then have a goal to get themselves stronger in that weak area hence an agenda, a reason and will now be in control of their training.
Outdoor training is real, fun, multi functional and covers all areas of your Motor skills ie, Speed, Agility, Power, Co-ordination,, Balance and Reaction time.

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