Mothers participate in an activity and recover from an event that is like NO other. Training for the Sport of Motherhood™ reviews the major physiological factors of the pregnant and postpartum client, system by system.This DVD clarifies the scope of practice and role of the professionally responsible trainer specializing in prenatal and postpartum fitness.Essential contraindications in accordance with current ACOG guidelines are outlined and the finer points of specific breathing techniques, pelvic floor, and core conditioning are also examined.In addition, the DVD explores the program-design opportunities associated with pregnancy, including all of the creative demands of sport-specific and post-rehab training.Among the topics covered:
- The power of hormones
- Weight gain and morning sickness
- What can we do?
- ACOG guidelines
- Guidelines for group exercise
- Training essentials
- Capitalizing on know-how