WEBINAR | Essentials of Cardiovascular Disease and Exercise


This webinar was broadcast on 11/13/18. You are purchasing a recording. You have 30 days from purchase date to download the recording.

Presented by Eric Lemkin
Founder, Functionally Active Fitness

This webinar will focus on the different types of cardiovascular disease and how exercise professional can work with individuals with CVD.

Eric will discuss:
  • Proper monitoring of clients with CVD before, during, and after exercise.
  • How to properly design both cardiovascular and resistance training protocols for these individuals.
  • Recognizing symptoms during exercise and contraindications to certain exercise routines.
  • Strategies for exercise progression and long term recommendations.
  • Different types of medications used to treat CVD and how they may affect functional capacity, heart rate, blood pressure, cardiac output, and other measures.
  • Basic dietary recommendations for those with diagnosed CVD and those with multiple risk factors for CVD.

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Eric Lemkin graduated from Eastern Michigan University with both a B.S. and M.S. in Exercise Physiology.  He is a certified personal trainer through American Council on Exercise (ACE) and though American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM),  Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through National Strength and Conditioning Association( NSCA) , and Corrective Exercise Specialist  through National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

He spent 4 years in Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Cancer Rehab at a hospital-based wellness center in Raleigh, NC. . Eric has also managed corporate fitness centers and rehab centers around the U.S for GM, Ford, and Chrysler, Capital One, Honeywell, Gerber, GM, Medical Mutual of Ohio.

Eric is a faculty member of Exercise Etc., which provides continuing education for personal & athletic trainers. Lemkin has instructed hundreds of exercise instructors on topics of exercise techniques, balance & fall prevention, nutrition, strength and conditioning, core training, and power development.  He also teaches Anatomy and Physiology and other PE courses at University of Toledo, Owens Community College, and Washtenaw Community College.

In 1999, Eric founded Functionally Active Fitness where he offers private training, sport-specific training, boot camps, kickboxing, plyometrics, kettlebells, and senior fitness. His clients from age 12 to 82, ranging from highly conditioned athletes to stroke survivors.

Eric is married with 4 kids and 2 dogs.  He enjoys running 10ks and has done 2 Warrior Dashes and plans to do his first Tough Mudder in 2014. He will also do crossfit workouts and powerlifting. Eric loves crossword puzzles, yard work, and Words with Friends.

Learn More about Eric and his Studio at Functionally Active Fitness.