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Carol Michaels, MBA, ACSM, ACE,  IDEA  Personal Trainer of The Year, 2016,  

 Keynote Speaker

Carol Michaels Fitness


Carol Michaels MBA, ACE, ACSM is the founder of the Recovery Fitness®exercise program, developed to improve the recovery from cancer surgery and treatments and osteoporosis. Carol is an award-winning exercise specialist, nationally recognized presenter, and consultant, and is on the board of numerous organizations. She is the author of Exercises for Cancer Survivors, and the creator of a continuing education course in partnership with the National Federation of Professional Trainers. Carol was the 2012 PFP Trainer of the Year and the 2016 IDEA Fitness Personal Trainer of the Year. 

Workshop Description

Bridging The Gap Between Fitness and Medicine 

10/23/2021  |  8:00 am to 9:00 am


A fitness professional has the ability to bridge the gap between the rehabilitation center and a fitness center or personal training studio. We can help a client make the transition from physical therapy to an exercise program. Although there are exceptions, the deconditioned and those with chronic disease are often ignored by fitness centers. We can help those with chronic diseases and improve their quality of life by tailoring exercise programs to their specific needs and issues.  

This presentation will help fitness professionals learn how to work with the medical profession.  You will learn how to connect with the medical community in order to help those with chronic diseases improve their health through exercise. Many of us have learned how to work with clients who have a chronic disease but do not know how to go about establishing exercise programs in their community nor get the word out about their expertise to the public.

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