Hey guys, as you all know from reading this site I try and devote a lot of time to making crossfit safer. Crossfit gets a lot of heat for causing injuries. I understand that. Instead of condemning it for this, I’d rather brainstorm as to how we can help fix this problem. I wanted to make a series of articles that goes over my basic ideas for creating a Crossfit atmosphere that has all the benefits of the sport without the same level of risk for injury pictures from instagram.
Group fitness is a tough thing to do properly. Ever since I started teaching bootcamp classes I always had a tough time trying to cater to everyone, making sure everyone gets a great workout and also stays safe. Given that my clientele were mostly between 35 and 55 years old, I really was concerned about people getting injured. Common difficulties I was facing were:
Unfortunately, group training like Crossfit is not personal training. When I first started coaching crossfit I was confronted with the same issues again. As trainers we’re constantly trying to cater to everyone and that’s not always possible. You can’t always give everyone the individual attention they need. There is however an excellent way to provide some additional attention to our clients, help prevent injuries and provide a greater overall experience fortnite kostenlos herunterladen auf pc.
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Most crossfit gyms have some type of introductory system that brings new clients up to pace on the basic movements and how to do them properly. This is a fantastic thing and we’ll talk about this further in the series. I really believe that each introductory period for our clients should also contain a screening process. Here’s what the screen should contain musicer kostenlos legal.
1. A Brief Medical History and some Background from the Client:
We’re not medical doctors but I really believe having knowledge of a person’s past medical history is incredibly important. Things to include in the screen:
Sidenote: Although the doctor is usually the final say in whether or not a person should be doing certain types of exercise, if your gym puts a major emphasis on crossfit as a sport, then don’t lie to yourself and a future client if you don’t think you will be able to accomodate to their needs. Let them know your honest opinion and refer them to someone that can help. Someone with a laundry list of health problems might be better off at a different place then a crossfit gym aternos server world.
2. Screening Tests, Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Your first session with a new client:
This may seem like a lot of work but most of it can really be accomplished by a new client filling out paperwork before the start of their first session. You as the trainer can briefly go over the paperwork to check out any red flags and to help you get acquainted to the client as an individual. From here you can start putting together a mental plan for the client. Blood Pressure and Heart Rate are also very fast and easy to administer. Pop this info into a folder and put it into a file cabinet for future use. This may have taken up maybe 15-20 minutes and if you’re doing an hour introduction session you’ve got 40 minutes to administer the exercise screen and to motivate our clients about doing way too many burpees for any sane individual, fun!
With this basic information we can really begin to have an idea of what the client’s training will look like in the next few months to progress them safely. Everyone should be treated differently based on the information obtained from this session, otherwise it’s a waste of time. Next week we’ll start by talking about which specific screening tests and assessments to use during the first visit.
Screens and Beans,
P.S. If you have anything to add to the history portion of your evaluation please let me know! This is truly a brainstorm session and I’d love it if others chimed in with their input in the comments section below. If you enjoyed the article please sign up for the newsletter in the top right hand portion of the page below the gigantic arrow
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