Essay on My Client For A Physical Training Program
My client for this assignment is a 27 year old female. She is 5 ft. 3 in. tall, and her current weight is 141lbs. My client already partakes in regular physical activity. She is hoping to lose body fat and work on her agility and endurance. Her current exercise routine includes strength training 4-5 days per week, along with 30 min of cardio 3-4 days per week.
On her general & medical questionnaire, I learned that she leads a fairly active lifestyle. Currently, she is a full time student and a homemaker. Her daily activities include: cleaning, cooking, and homework. In her free time she likes to walk her dog, exercise at the gym, and go hiking. She has no current injuries, nor has she ever had surgery. Due to her current activity level, and her PAR-Q and general questionnaire answers, I see no issues with her partaking in a physical training program ((NASM), 2013).
The objective assessment shows the starting point for the client. She hopes to lose body fat, and from this assessment I will be able to monitor her progress. She is currently at a low acceptable BMI, meaning that she is close to being overweight. Her BMI is 24.7, a BMI of 25-29.99 is considered overweight ((NASM), 2013). A program designed around her losing body fat will be beneficial to lowering her BMI to a healthier range. Her waist-to-hip ratio is 0.75, which is an acceptable ratio for a female. A waist-to-hip ratio of 0.80 or above is…