FORTIFY YOUR FRAMETM
"Fortify Your Frame" is an innovative exercise program geared towards the principles of stability before mobility.
What do my certifications mean? As per their perspective websites…
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) are professionals who apply scientific knowledge to train athletes for the primary goal of improving athletic performance. They conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention. Recognizing that their area of expertise is separate and distinct, CSCS's consult with and refer athletes to other professionals when appropriate. To be eligible to take the CSCS examination, candidates must hold a bachelor's degree or currently be enrolled as a college senior from an institution that is accredited by one of the six regional accrediting associations.
The ACSM Certified Exercise PhysiologistSM (EP-C) is a health fitness professional with a minimum of a bachelor's degree in exercise science. The individual performs pre-participation health screenings, conducts physical fitness assessments, interprets results, develops exercise prescriptions, and applies behavioral and motivational strategies to apparently healthy individuals and individuals with medically controlled diseases and health conditions to support clients in adopting and maintaining healthy lifestyle behaviors. Academic preparation for an EP-C also includes fitness management, administration, and supervision.
Individuals with this certification are typically employed or self-employed in commercial, community, studio, corporate, university, and hospital settings. They take personal training to an advanced level by working with individuals with medically controlled diseases, and have mastered the necessary skills to perform pre-exercise health risk assessments and conduct physical fitness assessments. They may also focus on other health tasks to support clients in adopting and maintaining healthy lifestyle behaviors.
The ACE® Personal Trainer Certification is designed for fitness trainers providing one-on-one or small-group fitness instruction.
Upon successful completion of the ACE Certified Medical Exercise Specialist (CMES) Exam, you will have demonstrated the ability to apply
your knowledge of:
* Psychological aspects of working with clients with health challenges
* Biomechanical and physiological impact of many diseases, disorders and ailments
* Exercise programming and progression related to:
* Major cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases and disorders
* Metabolic diseases and disorders
* Musculoskeletal disorders
* Older adults, youth, and pre-and post-natal clients.