About Andrea Leonard
Andrea Leonard is a 36-year cancer survivor and PFP 2019 Personal Trainer of the Year. She graduated from the University of MD and went on to get certified as a CES & PES and by NASM and CPT by ACE. She has also been certified as a CPT by ACSM and as a Special Populations Expert by The Cooper Institute. In 2004 Andrea founded the Cancer Exercise Training Institute to enable health and fitness professionals to work safely and confidently with cancer patients and has trained over 10,000 professionals in 28 countries to become Cancer Exercise Specialists. She is on the advisory board for the Medical Wellness Association and MedFit Network.
Creating Your Niche Market - Cancer Prevention, Treatment Management, and Recovery
By 2030 there will be over 23 million people worldwide living with cancer. This provides health and fitness professionals with an unprecedented opportunity to increase their membership and personal training revenue through group and individualized programming while empowering cancer patients and survivors to regain control of their lives and their bodies. Learn the fundamentals group and individual programming using scientifically-based, safe, and effective protocols.
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the different surgeries, including reconstructive, and the impact of these surgeries on physical mobility, posture, and activities of daily living
3. Understand the signs and symptoms of upper and lower extremity lymphedema and how to prevent and manage them