Fitness Instruction (12 month access)
Module 1- Fitness Instruction
Lesson 1: Introduction to Fitness
In lesson 1 we look at the physiological and mental benefits of exercise. We look at the different reasons people are exercising through three typical client profiles. Using the information learnt we identify how it best applies to you and create a personalised workout.
Lesson 2: Fundamental Principles of Exercise
In lesson 2 we explore the different ways in we are able to make changes to a training programme to ensure you are achieving results based on your needs.
Lesson 3: Thinking SMART (SMART goal setting)
In lesson 3 we study the art of creating goals which result in success. We will apply the SMART method and create goals for ourselves as well as obtain the skill to teach others how to use this goal setting method.
Lesson 4: Anatomy 101
In lesson 4 we study the most commonly used muscles. We will look at how these muscles work and move in relation to others as well as during a variety of exercises.
Lesson 5: Exercise application to Anatomy
In lesson 5 we utilise the knowledge obtained from the previous lesson to explore a variety of exercises for the muscles previously learnt. We will explore how these muscles move while performing certain exercises as well as how to ensure correct form and posture for optimal muscular recruitment.
Lesson 6: Physiology 101
In lesson 6 study the different biological systems most commonly referred to in exercise. Namely; The cardiovascular, the respiratory and the digestive system. We discover how they work and the effects of exercise on each system. In this lesson we will also look at how to test the systems and use the findings to adapt our programs accordingly.
Lesson 7: Fitness Testing
In lesson 7 we study different ways of testing the body to create a personalised workout program. Once we’ve looked at the theory we practically do the test ourselves and record the findings to apply to your workout programme.
Lesson 8: Energy Systems 101
In lesson 8 we study the different energy systems in the body. We discover how and when the body uses the energy systems and how they adapt to different types of training.
Lesson 9: Hydration and Healthy Eating Habits
In lesson 9 we discover the impact of healthy eating and proper hydration. We also look at how habits are formed as well as how to break bad habits and create new good ones.
Lesson 10: Popular Weight Loss diets and Myths
In lesson 10 we explore a variety of diets which have been said to aid in weight loss. We study the science behind the diet as well as the effectiveness.
Module 2- Fitness Instruction
Lesson 1: Fueling the Human Body
In lesson one we will have a look the different categories food is generally into. Carbohydrates, fats and proteins; most of use have a general idea of which food types fall under certain categories, in this lesson we will take our knowledge to the next step by looking each category in more detail.
Lesson 2: Carbohydrates, Fats and Protein
In lesson two we will have a look the different categories food is generally into. Carbohydrates, fats and proteins; most of use have a general idea of which food types fall under certain categories, in this lesson we will take our knowledge to the next step by looking each category in more detail.
Lesson 3: Nutritional Advising
In lesson 3 we will look at exactly what a nutritionist does, as well as how we as the general public are able to give nutritional advise to friends and family.
Lesson 4: Metabolic Training
In lesson 4 we will have a deeper look into what exactly metabolic training entails, in module 1 we superficially had a look at what metabolic training is and what the general programming for metabolic training is. In this lesson we will learn exactly how to programme effectively for all fitness levels for metabolic training.
Lesson 5: Resistance & HIIT
In lesson 5 we will discover how to create a strength training programme, using all the strength training principles and how they can be manipulated. We will also have a look at how we can create a H.I.T.T training programme effectively, and lastly we will see what they difference is between the two.
Lesson 6: Anaerobic and Aerobic Training
In lesson 6 we gain a comprehensive understanding of aerobic and anaerobic training programmes; the differences, how to programme for them and which is best suited to your needs.
Lesson 7: Flexibility & Mobility
In lesson 7 we will explore the importance of flexibility and mobility in all training programmes. We will discover the difference between the two, as well as when they can appropriately be used in a training programme. In this lesson we will also gain an understanding of how to apply flexibility and mobility into our personal programmes.
Lesson 8: Programming and Nutrition
In lesson 8 we use all the knowledge which we have gained when we studied the amount of repetitions and sets we need to achieve our health and fitness goals together with new knowledge about how to create our the first draft of our very own fitness programme. We workout how many calories we burn per workout session and calculate the required daily calorie consumption.
Module 3- Fitness Instruction
Lesson 1: Seven Fundamental Movements
For the human body to move effectively it needs to be comfortable and able to perform the fundamental or the primary movements. In lesson 1 we will have a look at how the seven fundamental movements were chosen or discovered, what the seven fundamental movements are, how to perform them, and incorporate them into our programmes.
Lesson 2: Planes Of Motion
As humans we do not only move in a 2D motion. Understanding the planes of motion aids individuals understanding and explaining movements more effectives.
Lesson 3: Common Injuries, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
Many people suffer from many different injuries, therefore it is important to understand the most common injuries, what their restrictions are, as well as how to prevent or recover from them. In lesson 1 we will have a look at all the different injuries and how to overcome them if possible.
Lesson 4: Common Injuries in the Fitness Industry
When we exercise the chance that we may get injured increases. In this lesson we discover the common injures and how we can either reduce the chances of getting injured, or how to treat the injuries.
Lesson 5: Back Pain
We often hear about or know people who suffer from back pain. In lesson 5 we will look at the common causes of back pain and how we could possibly reduce back pain where it is possible.
Lesson 6: Health and Safety in the Fitness Industry
Healthy and safety is always number one. Before being able to work in any fitness work space it is important to know all the health and safety protocols. In lesson 6 we will discover the basic health and safety practices to ensure safe exercising.
Lesson 7: Motivating Clients
The only way to complete a fitness programme is to remain motivated throughout the programme. In lesson 7 we discover different motivational techniques, as we have seen so far there are many different personality profiles therefore we find the best way to motivate each.
Lesson 8: Fitness Marketing
Getting people to know about your skill and knowledge is vital. Marketing is the best way to show people the value you can add to their lives. In lesson we will take a look at the basic principles of marketing and how we can apply them to the fitness industry.
Module 4- Fitness Instruction
Lesson 1: The Nervous System
So far we have learnt about the skeletal system, the muscular system, and the energy system. To have a full comprehension of how the human body works we need to discover the nervous system. When we understand all the systems in the human body we are able to create the ultimate workout plan to achieve our goals.
Lesson 2: Special populations
People who are born with limitations may also enjoy exercising. Naturally there are other methods that can be implemented to ensure they are enjoying and getting the full advantage of exercise.
Lesson 3: How to start a business 101
Generally fitness professionals work for themselves. It is not as simples as just looking for clients and training them. You need to ensure you have a solid game plan to achieve success.
Lesson 4: Handling a Potential Lead and Initial Enquiry
Once you have completed all the marketing the next step is to turn the potential client into a paying client. In this lesson we take a look at the well known methods to make this happen.
Lesson 5: The Fitness Industry
The same way you should have a game plan if you chose to start your own business. You need to have a game to for where you’d like to go and what you would like to achieve in the fitness industry. In this lesson we take a look at a few roles and responsibilities of careers in the fitness industry so you can decide where to next.
Lesson 6: Biomechanics 101
The main cause of injury is bad biomechanics. So far we have learnt about injuries and we have learnt about using the correct form. In this lesson we take injuries and the correct exercise for to the next level. We identify how the body need to move optimally and what we can do to overcome in correct body movements using biomechanics
Lesson 7: Final Programming
The fitness industry is a very close knit community. There is no set rules when it comes to networking, although in the fitness industry like minded people attract. In this lesson we will look at the world biggest fitness expos and conferences.
Lesson 8: Final Programming & Nutritional Advice
Throughout this course we have gained many different skills and knowledge to create a fitness programme from themselves or for others.
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