SESSIONS WITH THE F.I.T. CLUB TRAINERS
**Note, students should be healthy enough to participate in these activities. If a child is unable to participate in Physical Education classes for health reasons, they should not participate in these activities but can still gain new information by watching the videos.
**Make sure that students have plenty of space to do these exercises.
**Children should consult their own pediatricians before starting any formal exercise/strength training program.
Cindie DeMello is a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified TRX Specialist.
Trish MacGillivray is an American Council on Exercise Certified Personal Trainer and a TRX Suspension Training Specialist.
Kara Scanlon is a Physical Education teacher.
Heart, Circulation, Bones and Muscles
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Human Body Reference Books
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