Metabolic syndrome affects approximately 50 million Americans, so fitness professionals encounter these types of clients every day. The cornerstone of management for this condition includes diet and exercise. Metabolic Syndrome: What You Need to Know! highlights the diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology, fuel utilization, and the independent effects of nutrition and exercise. The DVD emphasizes the fact that fitness professionals must be aware of screening strategies for metabolic syndrome, as well as the common medications used to treat this disorder. The DVD also reviews the scope of practice and referral options.
Among Topics Covered:
• Nutrition principles for the exercise professional
• Impact of weight loss on risk factors
• Omega-3 levels
• Vitamin D