When you stand, walk, lift or do any other activity, your core is working. Your core is a group of muscles that helps stabilize your body. Stronger core muscles can also help you recover faster after training or an injury by reducing your risk of re-injury. Challenging your core with exercises is an excellent way to improve strength and stability. A strong and stable core will also help you prevent injury in many sports and in everyday life.
The number one complaint that fitness & rehabilitation professionals hear during their first meeting with a client is back pain. In this four-hour course you will learn how to design an effective exercise program to help your client build a strong, healthy lower back. In this practical and hands-on course, you will learn the functional anatomy of the lower back, stretching exercises that, decrease stress on the back and strengthening exercises to improve back health. Exercises will be demonstrated and practiced during this session, providing you with material to assist your clients in improving their lower back fitness, balance, movement, strength, and core stability.
- Functional anatomy of the lower back
- Cardiovascular exercises and their effect on the back
- Quick, simple stretching programs that decrease stress on the back
- Equipment-free exercises that challenge the musculature of the lower back while decreasing stress on the spine
- Gym exercises that help build a strong back
- $97 plus HST – pre-registration, prior to October 14
- $127 plus HST – late registration, The course is on October 15
- Course fee includes comprehensive and detailed course manual.
About the Presenter:
- 8:45 am – 10:00 am
- 10:00 am-11:00 am
- 11:00 am – 11:15 am
- 11:15 am – 12:30 pm
- 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Rick Kaselj, MS