Strength Training Past 50


This course provides the trainer with general guidelines for senior strength training. These guidelines include teaching strategies and training procedures, detailed instructions for free-weight and machine exercises, modifications to meet each client’s needs, alternative exercises using bodyweight and elastic bands, progress assessments, and nutrition.

Continuing Education Units: 12 Credits

In the Strength Training Past 50 continuing education course, you will learn how to effectively train and improve the performance, health and fitness of adults over 50. Subject areas include:  fitness assessment, training principles, exercise techniques, training programs, and nutrition education, all specifically designed for adults over 50.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to improve your clients’ health, appearance and performance
  • Learn the numerous advantages for active adults
  • Learn how to reduce risk of disease, including decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes and osteoporosis
  • Learn how to keep your clients active and healthy
  • Learn the specific program design for clients past 50

Course Outcomes

  • Know how to assess your clients’ current fitness level
  • Know how to select the proper exercise equipment for clients over 50
  • Know how to train your clients with proper technique
  • Know the practical strength training principles
  • Know the sports specific programs for running, cycling, swimming, skiing, tennis and golf

Course Goals

  • Understand how to create a beginners training program
  • Understand how to create an experienced training program
  • Understand how to create an advanced training program
  • Understand how to design an exercise program for sports performance
  • Understand proper nutrition prescriptions for your clients

Package Contents

  1. Textbook
  2. Study Guide
  3. 100 question (multiple choice, open book) CEU Exam

E-Course Instructions

  • You will receive the links to the course materials and exam within 24-48hrs of purchase.


  1. CPR/First Aid Certified (recommended, but not required)


Weight 1.6 lbs
Dimensions 12.125 × 9.125 × 1.25 in

E-Course, Hard Copy

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