Whilst many pregnant women do understand the benefits of exercise during and after pregnancy, it’s essential that their exercise programmes are carefully managed and monitored.
Any fitness professional working with pregnant women, or new Mums must have a specialist set of skills to ensure their clients’ comfort and safety. A body that’s been through a long and strenuous process such as pregnancy needs careful monitoring. And one carrying a precious cargo needs to be handled with care!
Our Ante and Post Natal Exercise Qualification covers a range of skills you'll need to have under your belt if you plan to work with pregnant women. As an Ante and Post Natal Fitness Instructor, you'll understand the anatomy of pregnancy, how the ante and postnatal periods affect the body and how to structure exercise sessions for women both during and after pregnancy.
With pregnant women in Scotland now tackling the obesity problem head-on, more and more qualified specialists will be required to help guide them in their quest for healthy motherhood. If you're ready to develop your skills, speak to the Focus team about our Ante and Post Natal, or Obesity & Diabetes Specialist courses.Got what it takes? Our part-time courses are actually ideal for those that are looking to get ahead, without interfering with current work commitments or even compromising that crammed social schedule! Our popular Focus Training courses relating to this blog post on obese pregnant women given personal trainers include our gym instructor courses, exercise referral courses, sports massage courses and the extremely popular personal trainer courses. You'll study at home using our online study portal and be supported all of the way by our experienced Focus Training tutors. You'll also be asked to attend one of our venues to learn the practical skills you'll have to put your learning into practice. All our courses are actually intended to provide you with the essential tools to become a fully-certified fitness professional. Via our main page you can find more educational information on personal training courses.