My number one goal when I work with my clients is to make exercise FUN! I want them to enjoy moving their bodies and make it an integral part of their daily lives. I also want to teach them choices that they can make daily that will make them be physically and mentally healthier. Here is a note that I received from one of my clients yesterday. I love how she included a time to drink water in between her sets and her selection of healthy snacks!
About the Author
Ryan Lockard, CSCS, CFNS, is the head trainer and founder of Specialty Athletic Training. He is the Immediate Past President of the Autism Society of Oregon's Board of Directors and is accredited by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, as well as by the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) as a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. Ryan has worked with children with special needs since 2007 and has over 10,000 hours of 1:1 instruction working with individuals that have various special needs.