Fibromyalgia and Exercise: Help Your Clients Get Their Nerve Back!
This webinar was live broadcast on June 25, 2019. You are purchasing a recording. You have 30 days from purchase date to download.
Presented by CarolAnn
According to the National Institute on Health (NIH), fibromyalgia affects over 5 million U.S. adults and an estimated 3-6% of the world population. While fibromyalgia is most prevalent in women (75-90% of those with fibromyalgia), it also occurs in men and children of all ethnic groups. Some of your clients may suffer from fibromyalgia and you may be an important source for relief. Fitness professionals can effectively work with those who have fibromyalgia providing them with a better quality of life through movement.
This webinar will provide fundamental information on the anatomy and physiology affected by fibromyalgia, causes of fibromyalgia, signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia, and traditional treatment for fibromyalgia. In addition, learn techniques on management of fibromyalgia through exercise. Learn how to design and prescribe a proper exercise program including basic nutrition to improve the quality of life for your clients with fibromyalgia. With progression tracking, your clients can experience a gradual and pleasant growth in their health and fitness status. You as their health and fitness coach can provide a positive experience to facilitate an effective path to better health and wellness.
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ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Known as the trainers’ trainer, CarolAnn has become one of the country’s leading fitness educators, authors, and national presenters. Combining a Master’s degree in Exercise Science/Health Promotion with several fitness certifications/memberships such as FiTOUR, ACSM, ACE, AFAA, and LMI, she has been actively involved in the fitness industry for over 25 years.
She has executed her leadership and business skills within her career through various positions such as Wellness/Fitness Coordinator, General Manager, and Studio Owner. She specializes in teaching functional movement, pilates, yoga, TRX, HIIT, weight management, and behavior modification. She is the creator and star of The Steel Physique Fitness on Demand series. She is a freelance health & fitness expert content provider for various companies and organizations such as eHOW.com and LiveStrong.com. She is currently the Founder and Director of Education for Chiseled Faith, a Faith Based Health and Fitness Program for churches.