Visual Sensory Difficulties

The visual sense helps us see and detect objects.  Many trainers have worked with clients who are blind. Modifications can be made to make their fitness session successful such as helping them visualize in their mind the exercise, using physical prompts to secure safety in their routines, and creating an…

HEAVY WORK FOR OUR SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATION

As trainers, we are more than the persons who work with our clients one to three times a week, but we are also a resource for parents, teachers, and those who work with our clients.  Many children and teens benefit from exercise because it is heavy work.  Many activities we demonstrate in the gym can…

How Employee Wellness Programs Support Sustainability

What do employee wellness programs have to do with sustainability?  If employees endure a stressful state of being for a long period of time, they experience burnout.  This affects a company’s overall productivity and profitability.  How does one sustain a stressful environment, attend to numerous job demands and sustain a…

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