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So Your Doctor Told You to Exercise – Now What?

An introduction to a better life
3.3 (45 ratings)
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2,432 students enrolled
Created by Jane Curth
Last updated 1/2016
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
Discover WHY your doctor wants you to exercise...
Create AND get started on your VERY OWN personal exercise program...
Know the different types of exercise and how each matters TO YOU...
Find HELP & SUPPORT to achieve your goals for better health...
Much, much more!
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  • Doctor's permission to exercise

Do you need to exercise but don't know where to start? Has a doctor or anyone else told you that you need to exercise? Do you want to live a long, healthy life? Then this course is for YOU! It is designed for everyday people who are BUSY with jobs and family. It will give you a tool kit to get started exercising and be successful in reaching your GOALS. In the course we will go over

  • the benefits of exercise – feeling better and better mental health
  • the different types of exercise
  • how to just get started easily
  • setting good goals and making a plan
  • using proper rewards
  • the importance of accountability
  • devices, apps, and resources to help you in your journey

This 30 minute course will provide all this information and more to help you live LONGER and BETTER! As a college professor and personal trainer I've helped others with their struggle to be fit for over 20 years and I have some incredible success stories.

Don't delay! Add years to your life and life to your years!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for you if you are considering exercise but don't know where to start. It will provide you with basic tools to get started and be successful. This course is probably not for you if you are looking for an advanced exercise program.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 13 Lectures Collapse All 13 Lectures 38:27
2 Lectures 03:40

Now What?
Benefits of Exercise
1 Lecture 02:54
Benefits of Exercise
Getting Started
1 Lecture 04:20
Getting Started
Types of Exercise: Cardiorespiratory (Cardio)
1 Lecture 05:35

Take this short quiz to see if you know the facts about cardio!

3 questions

Types of Exercise: Cardio
Types of Exercise: Resistance Training (Weight Training)
1 Lecture 05:13

Take this short quiz to see if you know the facts about weight training!

Resistance Training
3 questions

Types of Exercise: Resistance Training
Don't Forget to Stretch!
1 Lecture 03:02

Take this short quiz to see if you know the facts about stretching.

3 questions

Don't Forget to Stretch
Let's Do It!
1 Lecture 04:48
Let's Do It!
Devices and Apps
2 Lectures 00:00
Wearable Fitness Devices
3 pages

Free Apps
2 pages
3 Lectures 02:55

Bonus Lecture
1 page

New Bonus Lecture
About the Instructor
3.5 Average rating
50 Reviews
5,143 Students
3 Courses
College Professor and Personal Trainer

I am a tenured college professor in Health, Wellness, and Physical Education, an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified personal trainer, and a Lebert Fitness Master Trainer. I am currently Founder/CEO of Healthyou, an online wellness coaching program, and a member of the Medical Fitness Network. I have helped clients and students with their diet and fitness struggles for over 20 years. Helping people on their wellness journey is my passion and I have some phenomenal success stories.

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