A short introduction--or refresher course--on the basics of menopause, this course addresses the basics of this much-misunderstood transition in a woman’s life. If you can’t quite get your head around the onslaught of information that greets you in mid-life, this course will help set you straight. Topics include: Stages of menopause and what they mean Menopause symptoms and changes that occur during the transition Hormones involved Hormone replacement treatment (HRT) Mythbusting HRT Alternatives (nutrition, lifestyle, fitness)
Menopausal Fitness: Training the Menopausal Client
Why Should You Enroll? Do you consider hormonal influences when designing programs for your clients? Have you worked with women in their 40s-60s that are frustrated that the fitness routine that has worked for them for decades is no longer working? Are you interested in learning how to help menopausal women get the most out of their fitness routine? Middle-aged women report a lack of understanding and education as a significant problem when picking a fitness professional. Stand out as a fitness pro that understands that women in mid-life need to be understood as having their own possibilities and challenges.