Exploring The Fascial System, Part 5

by Annette Lang |  Date Released : 21 Oct 2010

Annette Lang is industry-renowned for her ability to communicate even the most complex subject matter very clearly, giving practical applications to her audience. She is one of the most widely-requested presenters at fitness conferences all over the world. In this edition of PTN audio clinics, Annette gives us her take on the evolution of education in the industry and how to apply information on the myofascial system across a diverse clientele.

  • Fascia as a metaphor
  • Outdoor activity
  • Industrial revolution
  • Mechanization
  • Aging of baby boomers
  • Increasing sedentary lifestyle
  • Functional training
  • How exactly does the body work?
  • A whole matrix
  • Assessments
  • How to communicate the value of training the myofascial system
  • Gainesville Health and Fitness
  • The workout is one small component
  • The complexity of the clients goal
  • Everything depends on who you talk to
  • Getting to most of the people
  • Myofascial training for hypertrophy
  • Stimulating more muscle fibers
  • Skills for the future
  • Observational skills
  • Objectivity in program design
  • Understanding the myofascial system
  • Where is Annette Lang?

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Annette Lang

About the author: Annette Lang

Annette Lang has been in the health and fitness industry since 1983, working in sales, education, management and personal training. She is one of the most sought-after presenters at health and fitness conferences in the US and abroad. She speaks on a variety of topics related to the education of fitness professionals, contributing to the integrity of the personal training business within health clubs. The conference groups include: Perform Better, The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Fitness Professionals and Associates (AFPA), the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), International Health and Racquet Sports Association (IHRSA), Club Industry, Towne Sports International (TSI) Summit, Reebok International, Sara’s City Workouts and more. In 2005, Annette presented at international conferences in Moscow and Portugal.

Annette is a Reebok University Master Trainer and helped develop Reebok Reactive Neuromuscular Training (RNT), Reebok Core Training, Reebok One to One Flexibility Training and Reebok Deck Training. She presents for Free Motion Fitness exercise equipment and is one of the original authors for www.PTontheNET.com. Annette was on the original team of the Equinox Fitness Training Institute, developing and teaching the nationally recognized education program for Equinox personal trainers.

Annette teaches at numerous health clubs on a regular basis, some of her programs being a standard component of the facilities’ education process. The clubs include Equinox, Crunch/Bally, Wellbridge, NY Health & Racquet and many private facilities. Trainers enjoy Annette’s practical way of teaching, making concepts easy to understand and relating topics to real life training on the gym floor. Annette works as a private trainer in New York City.

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