Arcadium HQ calls for greater awareness within the industry around training pregnant women
A recent article in the Sunday Mail (9 Dec, 2018) has helped to shine the light on the need for greater awareness for personal trainers when it comes to keeping their knowledge and skill-set up to date when training pregnant women.
Arcadium HQ founder and pre and post-natal coach, Marley McDonogh, has raised concerns around the amount of accountability for trainers in the industry to ensure they have enough education or experience in training pregnant women to keep both mum and bub healthy.
As a leading expert, Marley spoke to the Sunday Mail journalist about how the mother should always ask questions of her trainer to find out what courses they have done and whether they have experience training pregnant women. Of course, pregnant women should also consult a doctor before commencing an exercise program. Read the article from the Sunday Mail here – https://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/call-for-personal-trainers-working-with-pregnant-women-to-be-regulated/news-story/906eadc3afcc60c435815c6cb8e90c77
Image originally published in Sunday Mail, 9 December, 2018. Image credit AAP/Josh Woning. Image shows: Anita Fitzpatrick, 38 weeks pregnant, with fitness coach Marley McDonogh.