At the Academy for Fitness Professionals the course we provide certified course called CFR PRO. CFR stands for Corrective Functional Resistance Professional. It’s like what we did is, we classify the entire fitness industry into three different big categories.
One is Corrective where you can put your yoga, pilates, your therapeutic exercise, your postural correction exercise, everything falls in that category that’s called Corrective.
Functional Training is about your ballistic training, suspension training, biometric training. We put all those things in that one particular category. Resistance is like finally bodybuilding and strength building goes to Resistance training part.
These three different categories have a three different specific goals and three different types of people where will we benefit out of it and sometimes we need to mix all three together to work at optimum energy on your training. So that’s where most of the people don’t know how to combine these three different aspects of fitness. For example, if somebody is a yoga trainer, they will say it’s like lifting weight its bad it’s going to pull your muscle or it’s not good for your nervous system. It’s actually it’s not right it’s like he doesn’t have a proper understanding about weight training he doesn’t know how to give weight training how to combine that weight training to this kinds, so we create a complete understanding on these three basic aspects of fitness. That’s our goal in our complete certification program. Once you finish the course, you know how to combine all the three aspects and to prescribe them.
Say for example your client who is preferring to build muscle, do you think he needs a corrective exercise? Definitely, he needs a corrective exercise. Do you think he needs a functional exercise? Yes. The ratios will change based on the individual course. Somebody for example if he wants to build muscle he needs to incorporate a minimum of 10 to 15% of their time on corrective exercise and maybe 15% of their time on the functional exercise remaining 70% of time goes to their resistance exercise because he should be having some kind of postural difficulties maybe some of his mobilizers will be tight some of his stabilizer muscles will be weak. Without correcting that if he gets into a strength training program what happens is that leads to injury. That’s why most of the people who get into the resistance training program, they come out with some kind of injuries because the posture is not taken there as an important aspect, nobody didn’t assess their posture.
Most of the trainers don’t know how to identify the tightness and weakness inside their mobilizers and stabilizers. So this program, this certification program will give you a complete idea about the assessment process, how to incorporate various aspects like corrective exercise and functional exercise and resistance exercise into the problem.