Fitness Mastery Series: Ultimate Women’s Training Toolbox


    AU $49


    Tony Boutagy, Claire Norgate, Nardia Norman, Shira Kramer & Krista Popowych




    5 HOURS

    Course Type

    Network Original

    Course Overview

    "Women aren’t just little men’", as the saying goes.

    Hormonal, metabolic, cognitive, and behavioural differences abound that set your female clients apart from their male counterparts, all of which influence the way they train and the results they seek.

    From mental health, menopause and mindset, to pelvic floor and programming,  the Ultimate Women’s Training Toolbox covers the critical ages, stages and specific considerations that every women’s fitness professional should know.

    Learning Outcomes

    • Learn the specific anatomical and physiological details that make women and men so incredibly different
    • Uncover the complex relationship that exists between self esteem, food, body image, exercise, menstruation and mental health for training and coaching
    • Explore specific progressive overload techniques for developing female-centric training programs
    • Learn the particular strength training parameters that apply to women of all ages
    • Discover the current protocols and guidelines for delivering exercise that keeps expectant mothers happy, healthy and safe
    • Understand the physical and psychological changes that women in their 40’s, 50’s and beyond experience and how this impacts their training approach.

    About the Authors

    Tony Boutagy
    Tony is a personal trainer and director of the Sydney-based Boutagy Fitness Institute, a strength training facility for personal training clients and an educational centre for personal trainers. He is a research fellow at the University of the Sunshine Coast and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Fitness Research. Tony is a former recipient of Australian Fitness Network’s Author of the Year award.

    Claire Norgate
    Claire has spent the past 30 years studying health and wellness and has a passion for simplifying the complexities of the human body. Her varied occupations, including those of midwife, yoga teacher and academic, have inspired her to share her knowledge with her peers. Claire currently runs a successful personal training business, teaches group exercise classes and develops instructor training courses.

    Nardia Norman
    Recipient of Australian Fitness Network’s Personal Trainer of the Year award 2014, Nardia is a fitness industry expert with over 15 years’ experience in personal training, coaching and educating fitness leaders. An integrative training expert, she is renowned for her effective coaching methods and ability to guide clients and students to fulfil their true potential.

    Shira Kramer
    Shira is one of Australia’s leading women’s health and fitness professionals. An experienced physiotherapist, fitness leader, presenter and business leader, she is the founder of BeActive, a successful enterprise that has consulted to over 4,000 women at various stages of their pre- and post-natal journeys. A renowned global speaker and mentor for women’s health and wellness, Shira is passionate about keeping women active during all ages and stages throughout life.

    Krista Popowych
    Krista has been inspiring fitness leaders, trainers and managers for over two decades with her motivating and on-trend sessions. Her outstanding commitment to fitness education has seen her named canfitpro’s 2016 Fitness Presenter of the Year and IDEA’s 2014 Fitness Instructor of the Year. A highly sought instructor, trainer and educator, Krista is the Global Director of Group Education for Keiser®. She is also a TV personality, DVD creator and Adidas 3-stripe team sponsored member.



    Access Period

    CEC Expiry Date: 15/10/2023. In order to obtain AusActive CECs, this course must be completed by the CEC Expiry Date.

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