The Body Blueprint Fitness Theory & Exercise Physiology Course is the prerequisite for becoming a Personal Trainer, instructor in the Weight Room, Group Fitness, Aqua Fitness, Yoga, Older Adult or adapted fitness instructor (special needs populations), and will prepare you for the provincial exam. Even if you do not plan to become a certified fitness instructor, everyone can benefit from our Fitness Theory and Exercise Physiology course to improve their well-being.
The Fitness Theory course can be taken in-class, on-line or by private instruction n to suit your needs.
We will teach you how your body functions and responds to exercise and increase your awareness of fitness and health. You will learn that through exercise you will gain physical, social and emotional well-being developing your active health.
You will learn the following topics:
Developing a Workout Program, including fitness principles, heart rate monitoring, and preventing injuries
Physiology, including energy systems, cardio-respiratory systems and fat burning
Anatomy, including bones and muscles and how they function during exercise
Exercise Risks and Sports Injuries and Treatments: Learn to avoid and recognize common sports injuries
Safety in Exercise Design: Learn the safest and most effective ways to workout
Nutrition, Diet and Exercise: You will learn about macro and micro nutrients, supplements and healthy eating for fitness
Strength, Flexibility and Cross-Training: Understand the principles of stretching, how muscles gain strength and how to combine the two for muscle balance
Whether you do the courses online or in-class, we make your learning experience fun! You will receive lots of feedback on your assignments so that you really learn the information presented. We do not rely on automated marking as some other companies do – you receive personalized attention to all of your questions and assignments. Your assignments are returned promptly – so no waiting! And they are marked by real people who care about your learning. We not only prepare you for the provincial exam, but you will enjoy learning the material so you truly understand it. You are more than just a student number with Body Blueprint. If you are looking to become a certified Personal Trainer or fitness instructor, this is the first course you will need.