Focus: To understand the main differences between each training apparatus and the pros and cons of using equipment for senior clients.
What You'll Learn The main differences in training equipment when training seniors and how equipment affects flexibility and mobility. Why is This Important? Some training equipment is better suited to younger clients and some equipment is better suited to older clients. Knowing which is which can help you create a better training experience.
If you spend any time in the gym, or even browsing through online or social media fitness groups, you will probably have noticed that trainers tend to attach a lot of emotion to a particular item of gym equipment. They also have ‘bespoke’ training methods; these days you can be a dumbbell expert, a kettlebell master, or a ViPR certified trainer.
In the real world though, you should be able to use the equipment you have available at any given time; not have your methods or workouts dictated by your personal preference for specific equipment. Below, I will try to explain the pros and cons of most popular training equipment and what you can use these different types of equipment for.
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