212: NASM®: Women and Weight Lifting-Facts and Fiction Revealed!

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
Session Format: Lecture

We all know that current research advocates weight lifting for everyone. Yet, there are many myths surrounding this practice in women. In this session, we'll describe the unique anatomical and physiological factors that affect exercise, and examine the changes occurring in the female body during peri-, pre- and post-menopause. Also, see how stress impacts metabolism, muscle growth, fat deposition and training outcomes. Don't miss this session as we dispel the myths surrounding women and weight lifting, and offer training solutions to take your female clients from flab to fab!


Fabio Comana, MA, MS

IDEA Author/Presenter
Faculty Instructor for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and faculty in Exercise Scien... more less