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Body Mechanics: The Quality of Your Life is in Your Hands

Jen Puzio, Certified Personal Trainer

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27 Videos (1h 43m)
    • Course Promotional

      1:10
    • Course Introduction

      1:35
    • What is Body Mechanics?

      2:12
    • Reference Lines

      1:14
    • Directional Terms

      1:13
    • Planes of Motion

      1:41
    • Axes of Rotation

      1:57
    • Types of Joints

      2:52
    • Joint Motions

      6:17
    • Relationship Between Body Mechanics and Range of Motion

      7:25
    • Flexibility

      8:07
    • Proper Posture

      6:21
    • Causes of Back Pain

      2:27
    • Back Exercises

      2:54
    • Lifting Techniques

      3:08
    • Different Body Types

      3:09
    • Importance of Body Composition

      3:36
    • Measuring Body Composition

      10:51
    • Waist to Hip Ratio

      2:20
    • Why We Don't Want to Exercise

      2:37
    • Are You Fit? Test Yourself and See!

      3:39
    • Exercise Benefits and Fat Metabolism

      3:42
    • Your Heart Rate

      2:44
    • Strength Training Benefits and Guidelines

      4:40
    • Major Muscle Groups

      5:31
    • Stress

      6:50
    • Nutrition

      2:47

About This Class

Are you suffering from back pain?

Do you feel tired and have limited energy?

Do you need a way to alleviate back stress without doctor visits?

This course is designed to help you understand and appreciate the factors that go into keeping you healthy on a mechanical level with special emphasis on the back.

Learning activities that accompany the lectures will not only solidify the concepts you learn, but will also give you practical application of these concepts.

This is the one place with everything you need to start working on your posture and improving your quality of life!

The quality of your life is in your hands! In order to determine what measures you should take to improve your level of positive wellness, you must have an idea of your current lifestyle.  From there you know what you can improve on to enhance your quality of life.

Created for the novice to advanced level, this course will cover everything you need to know about body mechanics including:

  • basic terms and motions
  • joint motions
  • flexibility
  • the spine and posture
  • back exercise
  • lifting techniques
  • body composition and testing
  • determining caloric needs
  • cardio fitness
  • muscular strength and endurance
  • stress techniques
  • nutrition basics

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Jen Puzio

Certified Personal Trainer

I am passionate about inspiring and teaching others about health and fitness. As a NASM certified personal trainer, I love to share my knowledge showing others how to live a healthy lifestyle.

Growing up in New Jersey, I was an active child and participated in athletics. I spent my summer days and school afternoons either playing outside or running around a soccer field. Life has changed since then and society in general spends more time inside on technology.

Along with th...

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