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Women's Health & Functional Fitness - SP

Online Course - Learn at your own pace.

  • Started 1 Feb
  • 180 British pounds
  • Online Session - Study at your own pace

Service Description

Module Aim This course helps CrossFit Affiliates or those working in functional fitness to gain confidence when working with womens at various stages of the female lifecycle. Not only will this course help you to understand how to advise and encourage increased physical activity for womens through their life cycle, but you will learn the about the main side effects of hormones and major life stages which may affect their ability to exercise. The course will also help Affiliates to design exercise programmes in line with individuals helping to facilitate changes in their life, maintain activities of daily life and mental well-being. Specifically, the module content will involve developing a critical understanding of the following areas in relation to working within a CrossFit/Functional Fitness Box: • The female cycle, hormones what do they do and how do they affect exercise • Stages of Pregnancy and the physiological and psychological changes • Benefit of exercise during pregnancy • Contraindicators of exercise during pregnancy • Exercises and scaling during pregnancy – at each stage • Physiological and Psychological Changes post birth • Benefit of exercise post baby and contraindicators of exercise post birth • How to introduce exercise back in safely effectively and appropriately • The symptoms and stages of menopause • Key hormones and their role in the menopause (and ability to exercise) • The benefits of exercise during and post menopause • How to programme safety and appropriately for women during the menopause. • Case Studies and specific challenges within a CrossFit Box for womens at different stages of their life The course is split into a series of online modules which have associated reading and resources. You can start and stop each module as you wish. This course is also available as a online tutor led course (see course list for details). You will also have access to the pre course manual and our FiiT for Life learning management system which includes academic resources as well as practical programming considerations and templates. We also welcome all coaches on our FiiT for Life courses to join our online community where you will have access to our team of specialists to ask for advice, share ideas and help grow your clinical exercise experiences.

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