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Dara Smyth - DS Strength & Fitness - Fully Qualified Personal Trainer - County Armagh

Now training clients at Revolution Nutrition, Fitness & Supplements - Unit 34 Armagh Business Centre, 2 Loughgall Road Armagh BT61 7NH

With over 8 years of experience and qualifications, Dara Smyth is considered to be one of the most sought after Fitness & Personal Trainers in the County Armagh Area. So we are very pleased to welcome Dara Smyth into the Revolution Personal Training Studio Armagh.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reps Level 2 Fitness Instructor
  • Reps Level 3 Personal Training & Advanced Fitness
  • Reps Level 3 Diet and nutrition
  • Primal Movement Qualified
  • UKSCA -  Strength & Conditioning Coach

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR EXERCISE AND HEALTH

  • Heart and circulatory system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Musculoskeletal system and its relation to exercise
  • Postural and core stability
  • Nervous system and its relation to exercise
  • Endocrine system and its relation to exercise and health
  • Energy systems and their relation to exercise

APPLYING THE PRINCIPLES OF NUTRITION TO A PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM

  • Principles of nutrition
  • Key guidelines in relation to nutrition
  • Nationally recommended practice in relation to providing nutritional advice
  • Relationship between nutrition and physical activity
  • Collect information relating to nutrition
  • How to use nutritional information
  • Principles of nutritional goal setting with clients
  • Collect and analyse nutritional information
  • Apply the principles of nutrition to a physical activity program

PROGRAMMING PERSONAL TRAINING WITH CLIENTS

  • Personal training programs
  • Importance of long term behavior change for personal training
  • Principles of collecting information to plan a personal training program
  • Screen clients prior to a personal training program
  • Identify personal training goals
  • Plan a personal training program
  • Personal training program
  • Achieve Goals with clients
  • Manage a personal training program
  • Review progress with clients

DELIVERING PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS

  • Instruct exercise during personal training sessions
  • Adapt exercise to meet client needs during personal training sessions
  • Review personal training sessions with clients
  • Plan and prepare personal training sessions
  • Prepare clients for personal training sessions
  • Instruct and adapt planned exercises
  • Bring exercise sessions to an end

DIET & NUTRITION

Diet and nutrition are so fundamental to a healthy lifestyle that you need to be able to confidently give clients advice based on fact not fallacies.

To achieve this, Dara includes:

Digestive system:

  • Elements and processes of the digestive system
  • How food is consumed and absorbed

Carbohydrates, fats, proteins and water:

  • Sources, functions and examples of each
  • Glycaemic index
  • Types of fat
  • Metabolism, fluid loss and dehydration

Micronutrients:

  • Breakdown of vitamins and minerals
  • Roles and sources
  • Appropriate supplementation

Measure of energy:

  • Bio-Energetics
  • Metabolism and metabolic rate
  • Calculating nutrient and energy requirements

Healthy eating guidelines:

  • The food pyramid
  • Portion guidelines
  • Food labels

Dara also covers issues relating to:

Weight management
Popular nutrition myths and diets
Religious and cultural dietary concerns
Eating disorders
Supporting clients to change
Designing a nutrition programs

Specialities

  • Transformations
  • Rehabilitation
  • Strength Condition
  • Mobility

 

Contact Dara on 07808126448 or use the form below.

Contact Dara Smyth for Personal Training Session