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Nutrition Made Easy
     This seminar equips fitness coaches on the basics of nutrition-- from nutrition assessment and diet evaluation in a fitness center setting, to coaching clients on gradually changing their eating habits. Major nutrients in the diet will be covered -- carbohydrates, proteins, and fats; as well as the micronutrients -- vitamins, minerals, including antioxidants. Practical applications of nutrition like calorie counting, ingredient label and nutrition facts checking will also be discussed. Empowering fitness coaches with these information will help them give sound advice on nutrition. All these can then translate to better RESULTS in clients.
Anatomy for Fitness Professionals
      This lecture aims to provide fitness coaches with functional knowledge of anatomy and mehanics of movement of the human body - one of the foundations of personal training. Integration of its practical applications to exercise program planning and implementation will also be given equal emphasis during the seminar.
Posture Analysis and Corrective Exercises
Training Principles and Programming
     Knowing muscle imbalances in the body that causes poor posture is an advantage in fitness training. This would make a personal trainer more effective in guiding clients as they achieve their fitness potential. This is by ensuring correct alignment of the joints and maintaining proper body mechanics. This seminar also focuses on corrective exercises for the common postural deviations and muscle imbalances that fitness coaches often encounter with clients.
     This lecture will cover principles behind providing safe and effective training programs, suited for the unique needs of each individual. The lecture also teaches personal trainers on how to prepare for the first training session, and modify the different exercise variables to match each client's needs. Continuous planning for the subsequent training sessions, reassessment and monitoring will also be discussed in this lecture.
Fitness Programs for Special Populations
Heart, Lungs and Hormones : Responses to Exercise 
     This seminar will teach basic things that personal trainers need to know before designing an exercise program for a client with a specific condition. In a fitness professional's career, he may encounter clients who require special consideration when designing their fitness programs. Be it a health concern such as cardiovascular disease or special needs like pregnancy or diabetes -- these conditions should be identified and addressed prior to conducting assessments, as well as in designing client’s programs. It is also vital to ensure that the client has been cleared by his physician to engage in physical activity, before proceeding with exercise or exercise testing.
     Our bodies adapt to any increase in physical activity, any form of physical exertion, or as exercise is initiated and variables, modified. This lecture aims to describe what exactly is happening to these major systems in the body as a person exercises. Learning the principles behind body's responses to cardiorespiratory and resistance exercise can help a personal trainer plan an appropriate and Individualized exercise programs. Fitness coaches will also be able to understand mechanisms behind overtraining, detraining, and over-reaching.
  
Sports Nutrition
Bringing Coaching to Personal Training
       This lecture is one of the advanced levels of nutrition that serves to address  common issues about nutrition and hydration among athlete clients -- what to eat, how much to eat, in what form, at what interval, and the best timing. This will will give emphasis on how each individual, with varying health, fitness and sports specific goals; anthropometric measurements; level of fitness; nature of sports; and type of training; is unique. All recommendations that will be presented are based on up-to-date studies and position papers of the International Olympic  Committee, American College of Sports Medicine, Association of Nutritionists Dietitians (formerly American Dietetic Association), and the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

     This lecture empowers fitness coaches with effective communication skills and all the other elements vital to maintaining long-term client-trainer working relationship. This also prepares fitness coaches for the first training session, subsequent sessions (as rapport is being developed) while keeping the client constantly engaged as exercise program variables are modified.
  
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Stretching
     PNF stretching is one of the most effective forms of flexibility training for increasing range of motion. Sufficient range of motion, together with motor control allows the human body to move in an unrestricted and pain-free manner during activities of daily living. Using PNF as a means to increase flexibility is essential to a fitness professional’s arsenal of skills to provide their client’s or athletes their much needed functional mobility. This lecture aims to provide fitness professionals the theoretical basis and principles behind the development and use of PNF as a stretching technique, utilized to achieve a functional range of motion. Also discussed are the ways to effectively facilitate the stretches and safety factors when using this principle.
Physical Assessment and Evaluation
     This is also one of building blocks of personal training. This will equip fitness coaches with knowledge on the importance of assessment and evaluation prior to exercise/activity participation to accurately identify goals and ensure utmost client safety. This lecture-workshop also aims to help fitness coaches develop the skill and a system of comprehensive assessment in their fitness practice.