Get Trained to Train Plej Fitness

Plej’s Fitness Institute is a must for all fitness Trainers aspirants. We train-the-trainer thereby creating value for the ecosystem. A Plej certified trainer shall be competent enough to design and deliver high-quality, scientific training to clients based on their body type and fitness goals. At Plej Fitness Institute, we build strong careers. By inculcating professionalism among our trainees. We show how to deliver to customer expectations.These are the various modules for short-term and long-term courses offered by Plej Fitness Institute.

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Personal Trainer certification

A personal trainer is an individual certified to have a varying degree of knowledge of general fitness involved in exercise prescription and instruction.

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They motivate clients by setting goals and providing feedback and accountability to clients. Trainers also measure their client's strengths and weaknesses with fitness assessments. These fitness assessments may also be performed before and after an exercise program to measure their client's improvements in physical fitness. They may also educate their clients in many other aspects of wellness besides exercise, including general health and nutrition guidelines.

Special Population Training

This Course will help to customize the assessment Methods and design exercise program for people with health issues without aggravating the condition.

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Almost 60-70% of exercising population suffer from any kind of health issues.Exercise can be better solution for their health issue but at the same time exercise can also seriously aggravate the health issues.For example isometric exercises for hypertensive clients can shoot up the blood pressure.Therefore this course provides you the knowledge about understanding the heath issue,Customized exercise testing,customized & safe exercise programming and also the precautions & special considerations including home advice(Do’s & Don’t’s)

  • Coronary artery diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral vascular diseases
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Hypo & hyperthyroidism
  • PCOD
  • Asthma
  • Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Prthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain
  • Weight management
  • Older adults
  • Pre & post natal

Basic Anatomy & Physiology

This topic covers the knowledge about human body structure and their coordinated functions which will help fitness professionals to design exercise programs.

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  • Anatomical terms
  • Skeletal system
  • Muscular system
  • Cardiovascular system
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive system
  • Nervous system
  • Endocrine system

The knowledge of human anatomy and physiology will help the fitness professionals to understand the five important systems in our body-cardio-vascular,Respiratory,Nervous,Skeletal and Muscular.With this information it becomes easy for them to design exercises programs which are result oriented and more than that safe.As all the above mentioned systems are involved during exercise and physical activities so its very important for fitness professionals to have knowledge about human anatomy & physiology.

Biomechanics & Kinesiology

Biomechanics is the study of mechanical principles of human body, particularly the movement and structure. Kinesiology is the study of human movement with physical science and biological perspectives.

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  • Biomechanics of human movements
  • Motion & force
  • Mobility & stability of human body
  • Kinesiology of Upper body
  • Kinesiology of lower body
  • Kinesiology of Spine & pelvis
  • Core Anatomy

The knowledge about Kinesiology and biomechanics are very crucial for fitness professionals which helps them to analyse the human movements in accordance with the physical laws of nature.With this information they can choose the right exercise which is effective as well as safe.This helps the fitness professionals to gauze not only daily activities but also sports skills.

Exercise Physiology

Knowledge about exercise physiology will help to understand the bio energetic of exercise and also the acute and chronic responses of body to exercise. Basically the source of energy for different activities.

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About the course & what you will get:

  • Concept & benefits of physical fitness
  • Bioenergetics of exercise
  • Acute & Chronic responses of body to exercise
  • Hormonal responses to exercise
  • Relation between environment & exercise

This module helps the fitness professionals to understand exercise physiology.It also covers aerobic & anaerobic metabolism.Basically the energy source for different activities.Fitness professionals can choose the right exercise with the right intensity if they understand the source of energy for activities.Which is considered as exercise specificity & overload.

Plej Integrated Training

Plej Integrated training will help fitness professionals to design customized exercise programs and also helps to progress the programs.

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Course description & Topics covered:

  • Functional stability & mobility training
  • Resistance training
  • Cardio respiratory training
  • Exercise prescription

This course gives you the complete knowledge about all types of exercises which includes cardio, weight training, stretching & stability exercises. This course will also help you in planning the exercise program for different people with different goal and conditioning levels.

Functional & Physiological Assessment

A proper knowledge about assessment can provide valuable health,fitness and performance information like the conditioning levels,capacity,health issues & limitations for the trainers to design a customized exercise programme and also to gauge progress.

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This course includes various methods of both physiological and functional assessment so that the trainer can decide the right battery of test for each individual.

Assessment helps for goal setting, determining health risks and even helping to build rapport with the client. Functional assessment will cover:

  • Various method to find the fat% and lean muscle mass.
  • Methods to test cardio respiratory fitness.
  • Methods to test muscle fitness.
  • Sports skill assessments: power, agility, speed & quickness testing.

Physiological Assessment will cover:

  • Various method to find the fat% and lean muscle mass.
  • Methods to test cardio respiratory fitness.
  • Methods to test muscle fitness.
  • Sports skill assessments: power, agility, speed & quickness testing.

Sports Nutrition and Supplementation

This course explains about sports nutrition which will help the trainers to design a customized meal plan according to the exercise schedule. It also covers the supplement recommendations and Nutrition for special population.

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  • Macro-nutrients structure & function: It includes carbohydrates,Protein & fat.
  • Micro-nutrients requirements & recommendations: All vitamins & minerals.
  • Basic physiology of digestion & absorption.
  • Dietary recommendations.
  • Anatomy of Food pyramid.
  • Knowledge of food labels.
  • Carbohydrate,Protein & fat with respect to sports nutrition.
  • Meal planning.
  • Supplementation.

Special nutrition considerations for:

  • Heart diseases
  • Obesity
  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy & Lactation

Resistance Training

Topics covered:

  • Benefits of resistance training
  • Metabolic function
  • Acute & chronic physiological adaptations to resistance training
  • Muscular strength & hypertrophy

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  • Muscular strength/power/endurance relationship
  • Training variables: frequency,exercise selection & order,training volume,intensity,tempo,rest intervals.
  • Training principles: progression,specificity,overload,reversibility
  • Periodization
  • Program design.
  • Weight training with equipment,free weights,probes and body weight
  • Myths & mistakes about weight training.

VO2 Max Training

Vo2 Max is the maximum volume of oxygen consumption and to increase Vo2 Max is the ideal goal of performing cardio exercises. This course will help you to understand it.

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Topics covered:

  • Physiological adaptations to acute & chronic cardio-respiratory exercise.
  • Components of cardio-respiratory workout
  • General guidelines for cardio-respiratory exercise for health,fitness & weight loss
  • Modes or types of cardio-respiratory exercises
  • Cardio-respiratory training phases

Mobility & Stability Training

This course will help to improve your clients mobility and stability to perform any kind of exercise more effectively and with less chances of injury. Mobility and stability are the two important factors to perform any exercise properly with less chances of injury.

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Topics covered:

  • Stability & mobility training
  • Movement training

It explains the co-relation between entire kinetic chain with reference to postural alignment of the joints.It focuses on the concept of “straighten the body before strengthening it” and restore good joint alignment and muscle balance across joints.With the complexity of current exercise equipment & the advanced nature of many exercises,trainers must give importance to stability & mobility equally.

Exercise Prescription

Prescribing and exercise program is as important as Doctor’s medicine prescription and this course will help you to design customized exercise program.

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Topics covered:

  • Exercise programme design for different people with different goals like: Fat loss, Weight gain, General fitness,sports skill enhancement and problem solving
  • Case studies

Designing an exercise program is an art or skill. But apart from giving more variations & workout patterns the focus has to be more on the principles to be followed while planning an exercise program. The exercise has to be a mirror image of assessment means meeting all the requirements of the client. This helps to design exercise program which is effective and risk proof.

Emergency handling

This will provide knowledge about handling emergencies from musculoskeletal injuries to heart attack. Gym is the place where the chances of injury and other risks are very high so it is very crucial for fitness professionals to know how to handle emergency situations.

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  • Sprain & Strain
  • Overuse injuries
  • Cartilage damage
  • Fractures
  • Shoulder sprain/strain
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Elbow tendinitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Low back pain
  • IT band syndrome
  • Patellofemoral syndrome
  • Shin splints
  • Ankle sprains
  • Achilles tendinitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Emergency assessments
  • CPR & AED
  • Dyspnea
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Heart attack
  • Syncope
  • Stroke
  • Hypoglycemic attack
  • Heat & cold illness
  • Seizures
  • Head injury