EXERCISE MEDICINE FOR ADT
Welcome to your exercise resource if you are undergoing Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT). Our goal is to translate evidence based research into practice in order to refine the results of the research into a program that is accessible to everyone that needs it .
We are here to help you get into the right type of exercise prescription (ExRx) for PCS on ADT as quickly as we can. You can choose to try our free, self guided program or work with a virtual personal trainer.
Take back control by starting with a consultation with your program lead. From inexpensive, personalized recorded programs to one-on-one virtual personal training, we have a program for you. Start by opening the link to the form below during your next doctor visit and get their basic prescription for you.
We will assess your mobility and strength and design your first workouts around the issues you and your doctor have identified as priority issues to ensure that we progress you appropriately to achieve the best program for your treatment.
from inquiry to practical use
Our mission is to continuously keep up with current studies on exercise and ADT and translate peer reviewed proven research into practical programs for PCS.
WITH A CERTIFIED VIRTUAL TRAINER
From self guided to weekly personal training and everything inbetween, we have a program that will be a great fit for you.
We know that everyone approaches exercise in their own way. Science has shown that having a coach improves the effectiveness of a program. But we also know that many people like to workout on their own or in small group classes. That is why we have the option of you picking your exercise itinerary so to speak.
Exercise medicine is quickly becoming more than an adjunct to treatment as emerging research shows that it should be an essential part of treatment plans where there are no contraindications to exercise.
Research also shows that you will be more consistent in your workouts when you meet your trainer online. This reduces the session cost and gives most people easy access to a guided workout. Consistency is key to getting the desired result you need, our online format will ensure you have access to consistent workouts with the right intensity.
All you need is 30 minutes and an internet connection and to get you started.
WITH A CERTIFIED VIRTUAL GROUP INSTRUCTOR
We often find that there is a natural competitiveness to working out with others. This can be a great motivator to increase your intensity appropriately to get the best results out of our program.
If you feel that the small group format is the best fit for you then we have a group that we can place you in. Our small group program places you with a group from 4-6 men who are in a similar phase of treatment as you are.
PERSONAL FIT PLANS
WITH A CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER
Many people like to workout at their own pace and on their own time. Personal Fit Plans are a great way to give you complete flexibility.
Once you have completed your consultation and assessment, you will have a 30 minute 1-on- 1 session with your instructor who will record their own live stream for you to repeat for as long as you like. Simply contact the instructor when you are ready for your next workout.
It’s simple, inexpensive, personalized and very effective in getting you into the right program for your level of fitness and current lifestyle.
Low cost, personalized fitness plans done on your own time at your own pace.
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YOUR TRAINER. REAL RESULTS
THREE STEPS TO SUCCESS
Your Exercise as Medicine begins with a virtual assessment. We will need to review mobility, cardiovascular health and overall strength and conditioning before we start your program. Virtual assessments have been proven to be a safe and effective means of evaluation.
Our goal is to put you on the Impact + Resistance program for ADT but many clients will need to address priority issues before getting there. During the consult and assessment we will begin to form your initial exercise prescription.
CONSISTENCY IS KEY
Start your virtual personal training experience with myself or my partner and wife, Rachel. After we have a good understanding of your needs, goals and schedule, we will write your exercise prescription.
Your success is our success. We want to provide you with the best training for you treatment plan. We are going to do our best to motivate you and keep you consistent in your training schedule.
Virtual Personal Training has been proven to be more effective than in-person coaching for rural adults by the Veterans Association. Their research shows that clients are more consistent with their workouts when they don’t have to travel to meet their trainer. Just like with any fitness program, consistency is key. We will make sure that you have a primary instructor as well as a back-up who can fill in when we need to ensure your consistency.
WHY VIRTUAL TRAINING ON ADT
There is a whole body of research avaible that shows that impact and resistance training will reduce your risk of disability during your treatment as well as increase the effectiveness of the treatment itself. Exercise as medicine is a concept created by doctors to show that resistance training, aerobic exercise and impact workouts can be just as effective as a prescribed medicine.
DOCTOR APPROVED (pending)
We have consulted and been reviewed by leading researchers in the field of exercise and ADT. They have evaluated the program design, mode of delivery and results promised, and approve of thevirtualpersonaltrainer.com program and methods.
Impact + Resistance Training
POWIR4ADT utilizes 9 specific exercises that research shows to prevent disability in PCS on ADT. We start with bodyweight exercise and progress to resistance bands in order to achieve the results research shows possible.
MOBILITY & BALANCE
Before we begin any program we like to ensure that we have brought balance to the musculature of your body and that there is no limitation to your mobility. This guarantees quick results as we increase intensity and get you inot your prescribed exercise program.
We always have to start with what is most important in achieving your ultimate goal, this means addressing priority issues before managing the effects of ADT. Whether it’s weight loss, managing blood pressure or cholesterol or overcoming injury, we will make sure that your exercise prescription is right for you.
Low prices to assist you in your treatment plan. Please contact us if you have a custom plan in mind, we are open to all situtations, just as long as you keep training. Consistency is Key.
Personal Training 4-Monthly Pass
Get 4 thirty minute Virtual Personal Training Sessions each month. We record each session for you to repeat the workout 2 or 3 more times before our next appointment. Access to Nutrition App.
Personal Training 8-Monthly Pass
Get 8 thirty minute Virtual Personal Training Sessions each month. We record each session for you to repeat the workout 1 or 2 more times before our next appointment. Access to Nutrition App.
Personal Training 12-Monthly Pass
Get 12 thirty minute Virtual Personal Training Sessions each month. We record sessions on request and do data tracking and analisys on daily activity. Access to Nutrition App.
1-Time Personal Training
Purchase a personal training session any time you like. All sessions are 30 minutes in length and can be recorded for you to repeat as many times as you like.
1ST TIME ASSESSMENT
Your first assessment will be about 45 minutes in length and will include a funcitional movement assessment, goal setting and an introduction to our nutrition app and data colleciton app.
FOLLOW UP ASSESSMENT
Have a check-in with a trainer, get another functional movement assessment and re-evaluate your progress and set new milestones based on your current achievements.
Book a complimentary 15 minute consult to ask some questions and see if our program is the right fit for you.
GET THE EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION YOU NEED!
From consistent weekly motivation and accountability to progression in your workout, we have a plan to fits your treatment plan.