The client told me that when she works out it can jump close to 200. She was given Beta Blockers years ago from the doctor, but stop taking them because she said they made her too tired all the time. She also told me that she knows when she needs to slow down or stop pushing to hard. I am pretty hesitant about the situation.
Now mind you I am new to the field and this is my first client. Any advise on the situition or even things I should stay away from?
She will need to be cleared by her doctor before doing any physical activity (at least with you or any other trainer). Once she gets the clearance you should contact her doctor and keep an open communication with him/her regarding your client (if you decide to take her). If you are not feeling comfortable training this client you should refer her to someone who has more experience training these type of clients. Also she might have other medical conditions that could make things even more complicated (for you and her). Her HR is too hi for training. Don’t forget to have her sign any waivers and liability releases as well. I hope this helps.