Waiver, Release, and Assumption of Risk Form – Online Training
I, _____________________________________, have volunteered to participate in a fitness program provided to me by __THE BARIATRIC GURU LLC/FIT AND FLOURISHING(“Trainer”), which may
include, but may not be limited to, resistance training and aerobic or cardiovascular exercise. In consideration of Trainer’s agreement to instruct and train me, I do here now and forever release and discharge and hereby hold harmless Trainer and his respective agents, heirs, assigns, contractors, and employees from any and all claims, demands, damages, rights of action or causes of action, present or future, arising out of or connected with my participation in this or any exercise program including any injuries resulting there from.
THIS WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INJURIES
WHICH MAY OCCUR AS A RESULT OF (1) EQUIPMENT BELONGING TO TRAINER OR TO
MYSELF THAT MAY MALFUNCTION OR BREAK; (2) ANY SLIP, FALL, DROPPING OF
EQUIPMENT; (3) AND/OR NEGLIGENT INSTRUCTION OR SUPERVISION.
I,_____________________________________, have been informed of, understand and am aware that any exercise program, whether or not requiring the use of exercise equipment, is a potentially hazardous activity. I also have been informed of, understand and am aware that any exercise and/or fitness activities involve a risk of injury, as well as abnormal changes in blood pressure, fainting, and a remote risk of heart attack, stroke, other serious disability or death, and that I am voluntarily participating in these activities and using equipment and machinery with full knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the dangers involved. I hereby agree to expressly assume and accept any and all risks of injury, regardless of severity, or death.
I, ______________________________, understand that I am voluntarily participating in Trainer’s Online Training program, and that no in-person physical assessment will be performed prior to the design of my
program, and that Trainer will provide a fitness program based on the information that I provide. Any information that I provide that lacks detail, completeness, clarity, candor, and/or misrepresents reality in any way may result in a program containing inappropriate elements. I understand that the quality of the information that I provide is solely my responsibility, and that Trainer in no way shall be liable for any and all consequences and outcomes arising from the information provided.
I have been advised that an examination by a physician should be obtained by anyone prior to commencing a fitness and/or exercise program, or initiating a substantial change in the amount of regular physical activity performed. If I, ____________________________, have chosen not to obtain a physician’s consent prior to
beginning this fitness program with Trainer, I hereby agree that I am doing so solely at my own risk. In any event, I acknowledge and agree that I assume the risks associated with any and all fitness related activities and/or exercises in which I participate.
I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE THOROUGHLY READ THIS FORM IN ITS ENTIRETY AND
FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT IT IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY. BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT, I
AM WAIVING ANY RIGHT I OR MY SUCCESSORS MIGHT HAVE TO BRING A LEGAL ACTION
OR ASSERT A CLAIM AGAINST TRAINER FOR YOUR NEGLIGENCE OR THAT OF YOUR
EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OR CONTRACTORS.
This form is an important legal document that explains the risks you are assuming by beginning an exercise program. It is critical that you have read and understand this document completely. If you do not understand any part of this document, it is your ultimate responsibility to ask for clarification prior to signing it.
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Parent or legal guardian (if participant is under age eighteen) Date
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