Women's Fitness Specialization
Women have different needs for exercise at different stages of life! Help your clients successfully move through the life stages with NASM's specialization in women's fitness!
Women’s Fitness Specialization (WFS) gives you the opportunity to design and customize fitness programs for your female clients.
Aside from the obvious gender differences such as pregnancy and some aging-related conditions (e.g., changes in menopause), how much consideration is generally given to the anatomical and physiological differences between men and women when creating programs for female clients?
From adolescence to the prenatal and postnatal period, from hectic schedules to physical limitations, all women are different and their needs are unique. That is why we have created a program that is perfectly tailored to the requirements of your clients and their individual needs.
A regular and properly designed training program is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for women of all ages and ages.
In this online course, you will learn about exercises and their modifications for flexibility, strength, crust, balance, plyometrics and cardiorespiratory training. In addition, you will learn everything you need to know about fitness assessments, psychological considerations, nutrition and how to improve your business by working with women.
Why become a Women's Fitness Specialist?
The program is designed according to the anatomical and physiological needs of women. This online course aims to enable personal trainers to develop results-oriented programs.
You will learn how to apply the NASM Optimum Performance Training (OPT) modelto meet all of your clients ’goals.
Through the NASM Specialization for Women’s Fitness, you will reach a completely new number of clients who need a more personalized approach.
You will enhance your career, earnings and customer base by training women of all ages and different body types.
Apply for the Women’s Fitness Specialist course, and earn a world-renowned certificate from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), an organization that has more than 35 years of experience and leadership in the fitness industry.(www.nasm.org).
How does an online course work?
The advantage of the online course is that you can listen wherever you want and when you want, at a time that suits you.
You have a total of 5 years right to access the course content.
Education includes: theoretical manual, presentations, video presentations, script with exercises and their modifications, database of recordings with exercises, questions for exam preparation, as well as the final test.
The training isin English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand.
The exam is in the form of a test in which you recognize the correct answers.
What will you learn in the course?
Each stage in a woman’s life comes with its challenges and benefits. We’ll examine the unique physical and medical aspects of biological women to help be more aware of these stages, women-specific health issues, potential risk factors, and how these may affect exercise programming and goal setting.
An overview of the changes that happen to a woman’s body throughout her lifespan (puberty, pregnancy, and menopause).
Get an up-close look at metabolism, regulating hormones, and unique aspects of a woman’s physiology to understand weight concerns.
A close look at the physiological and anatomical considerations when working with pregnant and postnatal clients. It will also cover exercise modifications based on these changes.
A review of the physiological and anatomical considerations of perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause, and exercise modification strategies for common symptoms.
Understand the components of fitness assessments, how to implement both subjective and objective assessments, and also review assessment modifications for prenatal and menopausal clients.
This chapter unpacks the rationale behind flexibility training for women and the guidelines for training methods, including precautions for pregnant and postnatal clients.
We look over the benefits of cardiorespiratory training that helps women maintain optimal health and manage the dynamics of a changing body throughout their lifespan.
Bring the importance of core, balance, plyometric (reactive), and SAQ training techniques to the forefront.
See why resistance training and weightlifting is a vital component of women’s exercise programming while understanding how to apply training guidelines and modifications to help clients achieve their goals.
This chapter shows you how to take the information identified through the assessment process and design safe and effective progressive programs to meet the needs and wants of your female clients utilizing NASM’s OPT™ Model.
See how important of a role nutrition plays for women across their lifespan through general nutritional guidelines and considerations for this population while staying within a fitness professional’s scope of practice.
Explore the psychological and motivational elements to consider when working with women in a health and fitness setting. Additionally, techniques for implementing effective communication, maximizing goal setting, and improving motivation will be discussed.
We’ll break down the business and ethical responsibilities of a WFS while exploring how to market and sell these services.
After the completion of the course, you will take an online final exam from the comfort of your own home, or wherever you prefer to take tests. The test is 100, multiple-choice questions. You are allowed to go back and reference the course while taking the exam. The exam is timed and cannot exceed 90 minutes. To pass, you need a score of 70% or higher and you have up to 3 attempts to pass.
Frequently asked Questions
The Women’s Fitness Specialist (NASM-WFS) course is worth 1.5 NASM and 15 AFAA CEU credits.
You need to know English. The course is in English, with a transcript below each video presentation (also in English) that makes it much easier to understand. It will not be a problem for you to follow the lectures if you have studied this language before.
You can start online course whenever you want. You determine the time when you will attend classes depending on your free time. You can access the content from your phone, tablet or desktop, wherever you are.
You have a total of 5 years right to access the course content from the day of activation. You get access to the exam separately from the content and you have one year right to access the exam from the day of activation and a total of 3 attempts to pass the exam.
The final exam is administered online. It is all multiple-choice questions and can be taken on your personal computer or mobile device, upon completion of the course content. It consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and 90 minutes for completion. You must score a 70% or higher to pass, and you will have 3 attempts.
Don’t worry! You’ll have 3 attempts within one year to pass the final exam. If you do not pass the first time, you can pause, go over the areas you were not sure about again, and then try again. You can also buy additional tests at a price of 149 euros.
When you successfully pass the exam, the certificate will be immediately available to you in electronic form on your NASM account.
No, you do not need to renew your NASM Women’s Fitness Specialization. Once you pass your final exam, your NASM-WFS specialization certificate never expires.
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You receive the literature in electronic form and have constant support during and after the training. You can ask any additional questions by e-mail and you can expect an answer as soon as possible.
Women's Fitness Specialization
58.300 RSD (499€)
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