Course Breakdown

 

Unit 1 – Anatomy and Physiology

  • Review of movement terms and major joints
  • Basic skeletal and muscular anatomy

Unit 2 – VITALITY Concept

The Mind – Beliefs and Core Values, Goal Setting

  1. Strength Training
  2. Anaerobic vs. Aerobic Training
  3. Flexibility/Midline Stabilization
  4. Nutrition and Lifestyle
  5. Recovery & Renewal

Success – Setting new goals, Next Steps, Quality of Life

Unit 3 – Programming for Your Goals

  • Setting Goals (Appearance, GPP, Strength, Performance)
  • Program Options
  • What is CrossFit?
  • Training Bias vs. Targeting Weaknesses
  • Linear Progression & Periodization

 

Unit 4 – Adaptations to Training

  • Anaerobic vs. Aerobic
  • Power vs. Endurance
  • GPP vs. Specificity
  • What is CrossFit?

Unit 5 – Nutrition, Fitness, and Lifestyle

  • Scheduling and Implementation
  • Planning Your Training
  • Budgeting & Meal Planning
  • Eating with a Purpose
  • 30-day Challenge
  • Goal Setting & Priorities Assignments

 

Unit 6 – Applications, Gyms, and Personal Trainers

  • “You be the Trainer”
  • Gym Membership, Trainer, or DIY
  • What to Look For in a Gym
  • What to Look For in a Trainer/Coach

Unit 7 – Mental Health

  • Overview
  • Performance Psychology

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