This feature article explores the genetic potential of clients to be responders or nonresponders to exercise. It breaks down why genetics cause all clients to respond differently to training regimens, and provides strategies for developing workout programs that are tailored to an individual’s needs.
After reading this article, you should be able to:
- Summarize the results of the research from the HERITAGE Family Study relating to the genetic potential of clients to be responders or nonresponders to a training regimen.
- Explain why all clients respond to exercise differently.
- Devise a step-by-step plan to help turn nonresponders into responders.
- Contrast the responses to different forms of exercise, such as weight training, cardio, yoga and interval training.
|April 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: How the Exercise Gene Affects Workout Programs ||Module|