Why is the U.S. and most of the civilized world battling the bulge, and why is the obesity rate growing in epidemic proportions? What are we missing? Do trainers really know how to relate to and engage an obese client? Obese clients have special concerns and issues that must be handled appropriately. This presentation takes a very holistic and synergistic approach to providing practical, science-based methods to help trainers help clients escape the prison of excess weight.
Mark P. Kelly, PhD, CSCS, has been involved in the fitness business for 30 years as a teacher in universities and colleges, and as a corporate wellness director, trainer, group (boot camp) owner and instructor. A nationally ranked duathlete and competitive runner, he currently teaches exercise physiology at California State University, Fullerton. His company, Principle-Centered Health, specializes in assessments and corporate wellness. ... read more.