Prescribed medication from the GP and personal training

A unique section of Jane’s business is offering a personal training service to those individuals on prescribed medication from the G.P. Jane is a qualified G.P. referral consultant which allows her to offer this unique service. Personal trainers are required to adhere to a specific structured programme taking into account guidelines in order for them to exercise others on medication in a safe environment. Assessment and measuring progress are paramount. Fees apply.

Services re medication include:

  • Exercise for depression& low mood
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma and Copd
  • High Blood pressure
  • Obesity. overweight and metabolic syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Parkinson’s  and Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Post cardiac rehab
  • Post natal

All these are dealt within private practice to ensure you are safe, confident and cared for.

 

Guidelines for Training with medication.

  • Make sure your trainer is qualified
  • Ensure you are happy with your environment and time of day you are training
  • Inform your trainer of your medication, normally taken care of in your consultation/assessment
  • You may be asked to sign a disclaimer from
  • You may be referred to your G.P. before commencing an exercise programme.
  • Once you have engaged in the service at any point you are not feeling well, stop, inform your trainer, refer back to G.P.
  • Listen to the trainer’s guidance and listen to your G.P.

There is no reason why you should not exercise if on prescribed medication unless a medical expert has advised differently.

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