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Workshops for Personal Trainers


Workshops are offered for certified personal trainers and others who are interested in learning about how to treat, manage, and prevent certain types of medical conditions through exercise.

​Topics to be covered include:
  1. What is osteoporosis and osteopenia?

  2. Who is at risk and why is it increasing? 

  3. Effects of osteoporosis

  4. Protecting your bones through exercise

    • Why exercise improves bones

    • How to start a strength training program

    • Which exercises increase bone density

    • The exercises that should be avoided and potentially cause fractures

  5. Balance and preventing falls

  6. Posture and body mechanics

  7. Guidelines for daily life activities to prevent fractures

Osteoporosis Workshop


This osteoporosis exercise lecture and workshop will be helpful to those interested in learning about the prevention, treatment and management of osteoporosis through exercise. If you have a client with osteoporosis or osteopenia you should understand how to teach them to exercise properly and safely in order to decrease the risk the progression of this disease.  According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 1 out of 2 women and 1 out of 4 men over 50 will have a wrist, hip, or spine fracture due to osteoporosis. Effective and safe exercise can improve your quality if life, overall health, and keep osteoporosis under control.



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