Returning to Exercise Post-Pandemic
In this talk, Dan Gaz, MSc, discusses how athletes, weekend warriors and the general public can work toward prepandemic levels of physical activity, even when they have experienced long periods of inactivity.
Dan is an instructor in the Department of Exercise Science at Concordia University St. Paul and an Assistant Professor of Medicine and program manager at the Mayo Clinic. He is a Certified Wellness Coach from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences, an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, and a Certified Rhythm Analysis Technician with Cardiovascular Credentialing International.
Topics covered include:
- How to set realistic goals to return to regular physical activity
- Resources for home or outdoor gyms
- Movement recommendations
- Data that supports exercise after a long downtime
This presentation is part of the series, “Return to Play: Strategies for Athletes to Retrain and Recondition without Injury.” This series is for coaches, trainers and athletes of any level who want to learn proven, research-based strategies for athletes to retrain, recondition and return to peak performance in a post-pandemic world. All while avoiding injury.