As a Fitness Professional, it can help your career if you focus or specialise on a particular demographic as your client base. Training pregnant or postnatal/postpartum women is a great demographic to focus on. They need an exercise program just as much if not more than any other population group and as they can be considered a higher risk group, it’s essential that they have an appropriate program design with safe and effective exercises.
If you’re looking for a specialist course focusing on training pregnant or post natal or looking to become a female training specialist, check out Fitness Education Online’s internationally recognized CEU online courses. You will learn all about working with pregnant and post natal women including risk factors, staying within the scope of practice, and appropriate exercises and workouts while the woman is pregnant or postnatal / postpartum.
Women (Pre Post Natal) Courses
HOW DO YOU COMPLETE PRE POST NATAL PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION ONLINE?
Once you register for your Pre Post Natal Fitness Certification course, you will be sent your log in details. You then work through the pre post natal fitness courses at your own pace, watching the videos and reading the materials. At the course there is an assessment. Once you submit your assessment, allow our team 3 business days to grade your assessment. Assuming your pre and post natal fitness assessment is successful we will also send you over you completion certificate along with your CEUs / CECs. If unsuccessful, you are able to resubmit your assessment free of charge.
HOW MUCH IS A PRE POST NATAL PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION
Our Pre Post Natal Personal Training Certification Courses range from $110-$197.
WHY FITNESS EDUCATION ONLINE HAS THE BEST PRE POST NATAL PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS
Fitness Education Online is an internationally recognized CEU provider. Our courses are recognised with all the major registration bodies in the world including NASM, AFAA, Canfitpro, Fitness Australia, REPS New Zealand plus more. Our presenters are award winning international presenters.
WHY SHOULD A PERSONAL TRAINER COMPLETE A PRE POST NATAL PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION?
A Personal Trainer should complete a Pre Post Natal Personal Training Certification course if
- They are currently training pre post natal women
- They want to start training pre post natal women
Training pre post women isn’t covered in great detail in your initial Personal Training certification.
Completing a Pre Post Natal Personal Training Certification course ensures you are currently using the most up to date strategies in pre post natal fitness.
WHY SHOULD A FITNESS PROFESSIONAL COMPLETE A PRE POST NATAL PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION ONLINE?
There are numerous advantages to completing a Pre Post Natal Personal Training Certification course online
- You can take as long as you like to complete the course
- You can watch the videos over and over again
- Even after completing the course you log back in and review the course material
WHY SHOULD A FITNESS PROFESSIONAL COMPLETE A PRE POST NATAL PERSONAL TRAINING CERTIFICATION NASM RECOGNIZES?
NASM is considered to be a global leader in certifying fitness professionals and has been around for over 30 years. If a course is recognized by NASM – it has gone through a strict accreditation process.
WHY CHOOSE ONLINE VS. IN-PERSON PRE AND POST-NATAL CERTIFICATION?
Online pre and post-natal certification courses offer distinct advantages:
- Flexibility: Easily fit into busy schedules.
- Accessibility: No need for physical attendance.
- Cost-Effective: Generally more affordable than in-person options.
- Interaction Consideration: Lack the direct interaction of in-person sessions.
IS THERE A GROWING DEMAND FOR PRE AND POST-NATAL EXPERTS?
The market for pre and post-natal fitness expertise is expanding:
- Increased Demand: More individuals are seeking specialized fitness guidance during and after pregnancy.
- Market Opportunity: Opens doors to a niche market.
- Specialized Audience: Targets a specific demographic in need of expert fitness advice.
WHAT MODULES ARE COVERED IN THE COURSE
Pre Post Natal Personal Training
Module 1: Course Introduction
- Introduction to Pre Post Natal Personal Training
- Letter from the Author
- Scope of practice Pregnancy Specific
- About the presenter
- Download Ebook
- Train Women (As Women) In 3 Easy Steps
Module 3: Anatomy/physiology & exercise considerations
- Pelvic floor and Transverse Abdominus Understanding
- The mishfit 1,2,3 Method
- Abdominal Diastsis (abdominal mid-line weakness) or DRAM
- Change of Posture and Related Issues
- Hormonal Changes & Changed Endocrine Response
- Pelvic floor and Incontinence
- Common Physiological Considerations
- Common Physiological Considerations 2
- Pregnant clients exercising in supine position
- Post natal depression, stress and cortisol
- Podcast Interview: Training Post Natal Women
Module 5: Course Completion
- Course Completion / Pre Assessment
- Completion / Final Assessment
- Completion / Post Assessment
- Extra Resources
Module 2: Pregnancy timeline overview
- Considerations and contraindications for each trimester
- Podcast Interview: Training Pregnant Women
Module 4: Bonus: Core Restore Workout
- Sub30 Core Restore
- Introduction to Bonus Material
- Krista Sirota – Training women with TRX (practical
- Kylianne Farrell – Moving with Farrell (practical)
- Anna Saw from Eating Disorders Victoria – What is normal Eating?
- Antony Lo (the Physio Detective) – Stop hurting women with exercise
- Elka Troedson (women’s pelvic health physiotherapist – The functioning Abdominal Wall DRAM (Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominal Muscle)
- Julie Wiebe – Pelvic Health and the the high intensity athlete
A Comprehensive Approach Specialised Skills in Pre and Postnatal Fitness
Pre and postnatal fitness certification courses are meticulously designed to equip fitness professionals with the necessary tools to safely and effectively guide women through the transformative stages of pregnancy and postpartum recovery. The curriculum is comprehensive, covering a wide range of topics that include adapting exercise routines for different pregnancy stages, understanding the anatomical and physiological changes during pregnancy, and implementing postnatal recovery techniques.
One of the key focus areas is the adaptation of exercise routines. These courses teach how to modify workouts for each trimester, ensuring safety and effectiveness. This includes understanding the limitations and risks at each stage and tailoring exercises to meet the evolving needs of pregnant clients.
Postnatal recovery is another critical component. Instructors learn techniques to aid in physical recovery after childbirth, addressing common issues like weakened pelvic floor muscles and diastasis recti. The courses also cover psychological aspects, recognizing the emotional and mental health challenges that can accompany pregnancy and postpartum periods.
In terms of teaching methods, pre and post-natal courses often combine theoretical knowledge with practical training. Interactive workshops, case studies, and hands-on practice sessions ensure that instructors are well-prepared to apply their learning in real-world scenarios.
Enrolling in pre and postnatal fitness certification courses offers manifold benefits. For fitness professionals, it opens up new opportunities to specialise and cater to a niche market. It enhances their ability to provide empathetic, informed, and specialized care to women during a significant phase of their lives. Most importantly, it empowers them to contribute positively to the health and well-being of mothers-to-be and new mothers, making a lasting impact on their fitness journey.
WHAT ORGANIZATIONS IS THIS CERTIFICATION RECOGNIZED BY?
Currently NASM, AFAA, Canfitpro and Fitness Australia, REPS New Zealand
HOW MANY CEUs / CECs WILL I RECEIVE ON COMPLETION
Facebook Essentials for Fitpro’s:
NASM: 0.2 CEU
AFAA: 2 CEUs
Canfitpro: 1 CECs
HOW LONG DOES THE COURSE TAKE TO COMPLETE
Approx 4 hours
Expanding Career Horizons with Pre and Postnatal Fitness Certification
Acquiring this specialized certification and personal trainer continuing education opens up a spectrum of career paths. Certified trainers can find opportunities in conventional fitness centres, where their expertise in pre and postnatal fitness sets them apart. Healthcare settings also offer avenues for collaboration, where trainers can work alongside healthcare professionals to provide holistic wellness solutions.
Moreover, this certification paves the way for roles in maternity wellness centres, which are increasingly seeking skilled professionals focused on pre and postnatal care. Community health programs also benefit from such expertise, allowing trainers to contribute to public health initiatives and support community wellness.
Meanwhile, working as independent trainers offers the freedom to tailor unique programs for individual clients, providing personalized care and support during and after pregnancy, creating a comprehensive support network for clients during this crucial phase of their lives.
Success Stories: Elevate Your Fitness Career with Pre and Post-Natal Certification
Advance your fitness career with our specialized pre and post-natal certification. This training not only boosts your professional credibility but also expands your client base. By acquiring skills in pre and post-natal fitness, you cater to a more diverse and growing clientele, enhancing the demand and inclusivity of your services.
This certification is a crucial step towards becoming a recognized expert in a field that values safety and customized fitness programs. But don’t just take our word for it. Hear from our students, who are personal trainers just like you. They share how our comprehensive range of courses, workouts, drills, and games have empowered them to create exercise programs that are enjoyable, safe, and effective.
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