Personal Trainer’s Guide to Working with Adolescents (females)
Are you working with adolescents? Find yourself coaching youth sports or being asked by parents to work with their kids?
This episode will keep you up to date on what to consider and what’s important working with this population.
Dr. Michelle Maddux received her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, AZ and her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. She is the Director of Operations and Product for Toolbox Genomics and the founder of Soaring Phoenix, a consulting firm dedicated to educating clinicians on the fundamentals of integrative and functional medicine. She is passionate about changing the paradigm of medicine and stopping the epidemic of complex chronic disease.
Dr. Maddux focuses on the areas of nutrition, integrative medicine, adolescent medicine and eating disorders. She is a part of a team collaborating on a Women’s Fitness and Hormones Course for MedfitNetwork.
Questions we answered in this episode:
While some trainers love this age group, many wellness professionals – or their bosses – are terrified of working with adolescents, what would you say to change their minds?
Let’s compare for listeners, say what might be the major difference in what a 13-year-old female should be doing in a workout versus a 23-year old?
What are the pros and cons of being a male trainer working with adolescents, specifically females?
How do listeners effectively target these age groups in advertising?
Or do they target the parents of adolescents?
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