OBESITY & WEIGHT MANAGEMENT EXERCISE SPECIALIST
 
Summary
A comprehensive educational course for fitness professionals who seek to blend theory and practice on exercise and obesity in order to supervise customized and science-based exercise training programs in physically inactive adults struggling with the biggest global public health challenge of the 21st century.
Outline

Module 1 – Theory

1.1 Fitness professionals and the fight against obesity

1.2 Definition, diagnosis, causation and pathophysiology of obesity

1.3 Epidemiology overview and role of genetics

1.4 Exercise guidelines of cardiovascular exercise training in adults with obesity

1.5 Exercise guidelines of resistance training in overweight/obese adults

1.6 Research findings on different exercise modalities in the treatment of obesity

1.7 SMART goal setting and health promotion

1.8 Motivational and coaching techniques

   

Module 2 – Practice

2.1 Medical and health history appraisal

2.2 Fitness assessments protocols

2.3 Warm-up drills

2.4 Stability and mobility drills

2.5 Exercise engagement strategies

2.6 Fitness games

2.7 Partner exercises

2.8 Assisted resistance training

2.9 Exercise progressions and regressions

 

Module 3 – Practice

3.1 Program design and implementation

3.2 Circuit training in overweight/obese adults

3.3 High-intensity interval training in adults with obesity

3.4 Functional training in in adults with obesity

3.5 Instruction, execution and modification of exercise protocols

3.6 Recommended science-based training routines for adults with obesity

Module 4 – Theory

4.1 Small-group training concepts for adults with obesity

4.2 Case studies

4.2 Roundtable discussion

4.3 Recap quizzes

4.4 Review and summary

Material

Every participant will receive:

  • a 250-page Workbook (available in English, Spanish, Turkish, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, and Korean)

  • a Certificate of Attendance

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INTERVAL EXERCISE TRAINING SPECIALIST

Summary

The translation of science into practical application regarding the effectiveness of a high-intensity circuit-type integrated neuromuscular training program on body composition, performance, health, behavior regulation in exercise and vitality in sedentary adults suffering from obesity.

Outline

 

  • Introduction - Interval training

  • Examining interval training as a fitness trend

  • Defining all types of cardiovascular exercise

  • Analyzing all types of interval training

  • Continuous endurance training vs. HIIT

  • HIIT for health in real clients

  • HIIT for performance in real clients

  • HIIT for well-being in real clients

  • Concurrent training vs. hybrid training

  • Traditional HIIT protocols vs. alternate HIIT-type programs

  • Integrating HIIT and functional fitness in the gym setting

  • Designing hybrid-type HIIT protocols

  • Integrating fundamental movement patterns into hybrid interval training

  • Exploring research on hybrid-type training protocols in the fitness setting

  • Practice in pairs or small groups

  • Case studies

  • Recap quiz
     

Material

Every participant will receive:

  • a 100-page Workbook (available in English and Arabic)

  • a Certificate of Attendance