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Exercise Programming for Obese and Weight Loss Clients

by Tanya Colucci, MS

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Description

Obesity is proliferating in the United States and clients who want to make positive changes in their lives are coming to us for help. Unfortunately, there are many who come with a host of musculoskeletal problems that impact their ability to exercise. This session will discuss exercise program design and corrective exercise strategies for clients with chronic conditions specific to the hip, knee and foot. In addition, case studies will be presented to show applicable real-life client success stories. Attendees will leave with a systematic approach to better program design for their weight loss clients.


By Tanya Colucci, MS

Video Chapters

1. Introduction
2. Statistics on Obesity
3. Five Elements of Life
4. Assessment Process
5. Corrective-Exercise Process
6. Common Injuries
7. Program Design Components
8. Stage Training
9. Sample Program

About the Presenter

Tanya Colucci, MS

Tanya Colucci, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Tanya Colucci, MS, is the CEO of Synergy Training Solutions and she is one of nine Master Instructors for the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is an adjunct professor at American University and teaches graduate courses in applied exercise physiology. Tanya holds a Master’s degree in Health Promotion Management and a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science. In addition to being certified as a Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement Specialist, Tanya has considerable expertise in postrehabilitation, chronic disease and working with pre- and postmenopausal women. Tanya is also a Myofascial Release Therapist (John F. Barnes), Reiki Master, 200-hour yoga teacher, Meditation Instructor, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach, and is in the process of becoming a Massage Therapist. Certifications: NASM -CPT, CES, PES, Schwinn Cycling Instructor