12 Fitness Related Courses at 100 Dollar
Fitness is the most PRIZED procession and anybody who is fit and healthy should consider himself lucky as this is one thing which money cannot buy and has to be attained by hard work and discipline.
Obesity is the major cause of concern and according to report in the October issue of archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
"Approximately one third of boys and girls age 12 to 19 in the united states do not meet standards for physical fitness."
Further report of this article states "The more physically fit a young person, the less likely he or she is to have a high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a number of other risk factors for chronic diseases, according to background information in the article."
Above facts have been highlighted to focus your attention to the point that how important health and fitness are.
But the arena of fitness has widened and now it includes a lot more and if you aspire to be a personal trainer or want to be your own person trainer than it is essential that you have knowledge of all fitness related fields which includes personal training, master training, aerobics, Pilates, weight management, senior fitness, youth fitness, yoga, health club management, CPR, First Aid, sports nutrition.
Now the question arises why you need to have knowledge of so many fields is knowledge of exercises not enough, then the answer is NO, it is not sufficient because each body is different and one fitness program may not suit all body types, so if you have knowledge of various fitness programs you can help yourself and your clients better as you can design a fitness strategy and bring positive results.
Below I have made a brief effort to explain all these fields for you to have their knowledge.
Personal training, A personal trainer is a fitness professional involved in exercise prescription and instruction. They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients. Trainers also measure their client's strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessments.
Master Training, master trainer is an advanced form of personal training and also known as training with weights and is often considered training for body builders.
Aerobics, Aerobics is a form of physical exercise that combines rhythmic aerobic exercise with stretching and strength training routines with the goal of improving all elements of fitness (flexibility, muscular strength, and cardio-vascular fitness). It is usually performed to music and may be practiced in a group setting led by an instructor (fitness professional), although it can be done solo and without musical accompaniment.
Pilates is a physical fitness system developed in the early 20th century by Joseph Pilatesin Germany, Pilates called his method Contrology, because he believed that his method uses the mind to control the muscles. Pilates is a body conditioning routine that helps to not only build flexibility, but also strength, endurance, and coordination in the legs, abdominals, arms and back.
Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India. The goal of yoga, or of the person practicing yoga, is the attainment of a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility. The word is associated with meditative practices in Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.