IDEA World Fitness Convention™: The World's Largest, Most Comprehensive and Longest-Running Fitness Convention


SAVE THE DATE: The 2011 IDEA World Fitness Convention will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on August 11-14, 2011.


2011 IDEA World Fitness Convention information is now available! Visit this link: http://www.ideafit.com/conference/idea-world-fitness-convention-2011


 

2010 conference recap: Over 5,000 attendees gathered in Los Angeles, California on August 4-8, 2010 for the 26th annual IDEA World Fitness Convention. The event took place in the heart of L.A. LIVE — the most exciting new destination in Southern California and steps away from the Los Angeles Convention Center!

Attendees received 5 days of rewarding, rich fitness education with special guests including: Mario Lopez, Andre Agassi, the U.S. Surgeon General, plus 350+ groundbreaking sessions, 155 industry experts, 160+ fitness companies, and much more!



The IDEA World Fitness Convention is the #1 largest international fitness event in the WORLD — with up to 23 CECs and over 98% satisfaction rating. We hope to see you at the 2011 IDEA World Fitness Convention in Los Angeles!

 

Sessions

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165: Four Top Guns, Four Training Zones-Athletic Training That Brings It! (Standby Only)
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Join four top conditioning coaches as they bring you an authentic and effective fusion of their individual approaches to training. Learn some of their strategies and techniques for developing dynamic warm-ups and cutting-edge cool-downs. Experience speed, agility and deceleration training, strength and power development, and fast-paced metabolic conditioning at its finest. Vital information will be presented in each section focusing on the why behind the fun.

166: Energy Systems for the Game of Life
Workshop presented by: Scott Hopson
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Energy system development (ESD) is almost exclusively thought of as the cardio portion of our training, with little consideration given to its impact on the whole person. This session explores the power of purposeful ESD… its impact on mind, body and spirit as well as how to synchronize ESD training with other training components for real results that will have your clients feeling, looking and functioning better. We will outline some creative techniques with hands-on components using reactive training, speed, agility, quickness and the pure enjoyment of games.

167: MELT®-Adding Hands-Off Bodywork to Group Exercise
Workshop presented by: Sue Hitzmann, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
It’s time to take a proactive approach to aging and longevity. Delve into the innovative science that is allowing us to sustain wellness far into our retirement years. MELT is the very first hands-off bodywork treatment that reveals the missing link to pain-free living: a balanced nervous system and healthy connective tissue (the neurofascial system). Tap into this system and learn the “4-R’s” of MELTing. This is not just another myofascial release techniques session. We’ll show you new ways to use a foam roller.

168: Bridging the Gap Between Rehabilitation and Performance: Multidirectional Movement
Workshop presented by: Sue Falsone, MS, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
If you have athletic clients who are done rehabilitating from an injury, but are not quite ready to engage in high-level training (or return to full participation in a particular sport), this session is for you. Join us as we take a look at the performance-training continuum. Movement efficiency and motor learning will be discussed, as they are critical factors in developing high-performance athleticism. This session will focus on returning to multidirectional movement, thereby helping your clients to get back to serious performance training.

169: Schwinn® Cycling: Break It Up!
Workshop presented by: Mindy Mylrea
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Whether you’ve got new riders who aren’t sure about being on the bike for an entire class, or time-pressed fitness enthusiasts needing to multitask, come learn how you can give them each a fantastic workout experience by inserting a smart progression of off-the-bike breaks into your cardio segments! We’ll add in posture strengtheners, lower-body shapers and active flexibility. This new format preserves the authenticity of the ride and offers newbies and advanced riders a fun, effective way to get fit. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes.

170: Spinning®: Ladder Up
Workshop presented by: Sabrina Fairchild
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Ladders are a fun way to incorporate intervals. Planning ahead is crucial, so the lecture presents how to accurately create special ladder profiles. Guidelines will be given for aerobic ladders and anaerobic ladders and a ride will follow with a sample of both.

171: Keiser® Cycling: A Powered-Up Experience
Workshop presented by: Suzette O'Byrne
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Training with power can truly enhance your students’ cycling experience. Power not only makes a cyclist’s journey more interesting, it maximizes their riding potential. This workshop will detail the key components of power, plus cover other measurement tools such as RPM, distance and time. Be on the cutting edge as more and more of today’s indoor cycles become equipped with computers and power meters. This powered-up experience is a challenging, informative and seriously fun ride.

172: GRAVITY® :: Pilates With a Slant (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Helen Vanderburg
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
This course puts a slant on your thinking about traditional Pilates! Discover a revolutionary Pilates-evolved repertoire where traditional mat and reformer exercises meld on the easily approachable GTS® by efi Sports Medicine®. This GRAVITYPilates® course challenges core strength, dynamic stability and coordination. Learn how clients of any level can experience success right from the start!

173: YogaWorks®: Vinyasa-The Art of Moving Safely (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Kia Miller
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
In an ideal vinyasa practice we combine movement with breath and alignment, employing a refined sense of awareness in order to move purposefully. In this workshop, we’ll take a close look at how to safely and effectively practice or teach sun salutations and related movements. Included will be a step-by-step analysis of the body’s vulnerabilities as we move through different poses.  We will explore ways of aligning the body to keep students safe and progressing.  This session is for teachers and students of all levels.

174: The WOW Factor: Wellness of Water
Workshop presented by: Leslie Hewitt, DC
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
WOW! Finally an advanced aqua fitness class for athletes! Aqua is not just for older adults anymore. This session will show you how to incorporate power moves, anti-gravity non-weight-bearing and weight-bearing hydrotherapy techniques, power cues, proprioceptive training techniques, choreography tips and ways to focus on joint mobility. The tools gathered in this unique workshop are a great addition to any personal training or fitness program that assists clients with injury rehabilitation, inflammation reduction and improving brain function with spins done safely in water.

Wednesday

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020: YogaWorks®: SmartFlow Yoga— Deconstructing the Sun Salutation (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: Jesse Schein
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 4.75, NASM-CGT 0.70, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.60, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.00, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.60, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-4:00pm

Many yoga practices begin with, and are centered around, surya namaskar, the sun salutation. In this very special session, participants will experience a strong flowing practice based on sun salutations. Then, we’ll look at the functional anatomy of the shoulder girdle, focusing on how and why the joints and muscles work together to bring power and freedom to this area. Next, we’ll bring our awareness into each of the elements of this beautiful sequence; and finally, invite this ancient ritual to the sun to move us into the bliss of intelligent, flowing movement.

021: Celebrity Fortune and Fame! (L)
Premier Seminar presented by: John Spencer Ellis, EdD, MBA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.60, ACSM 0.60, AFAA 4.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.00, NESTA 0.60, NETA 0.60, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-4:00pm

Why be an average trainer when you can be a celebrity! Have you ever seen a fitness celebrity on TV and said to yourself “That should be me!” If so, this is the session for you. Your step-bystep blueprint for success begins with just showing up!

022: YogaWorks®: Rock and Roll Flow Yoga for Athletes and Fitness Buffs (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: YogaWorks® Faculty
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 3.75, NASM-CGT 0.50, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.40, NESTA 0.00, NETA 0.00, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-3:00pm

Part A: Rock and Roll Flow Yoga (WO) 10:00am–12 Noon: This is NOT your typical yoga class. Be prepared to sweat and have your butt kicked during this tough flow class set to a soundtrack that includes everything from classic rock to trance in Vinnie’s signature blend of hot, intense vinyasa flow yoga and precise alignment. This is yoga that will tone, strengthen and lengthen your muscles. It provides a moving meditation as the music helps you become centered, calming your busy mind. You’ll get a workout unlike any other yoga class you’ve ever taken.

023: STOTT PILATES® Pilates With Props, Levels 1 & 2 (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: John Garey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 3.00, NASM-CGT 0.40, NASM-CPT 0.40, NCCPT 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.40, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Wednesday, 1:00-5:00pm
Need to add some interest to your Matwork™ routine? This innovative and upbeat mat-based workshop features exercises that increase in intensity and challenge. Beginning with those from the Level 1 workout, learn how to incorporate the Flex-Band® exerciser, Fitness Circle® resistance ring and Toning Balls™ to develop classes that will challenge and stimulate you and your clients. First-level exercises will serve to develop core strength and stability, while those in the second level will focus on mobility and agility. These workouts will give you tons of new

024: Spinning®: Everest “The Ride” (WO)
Premier Seminar presented by: Josh Taylor
CECs/CEUs: AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20

Wednesday, 6:00-8:00pm
Everest has become a universal symbol of human achievement…it is a metaphor for life. In life we are all climbing mountains—struggling to discover more about our own abilities and achieving success. The challenge is to push aside our fears and limitations, have a wish, pursue a dream and focus on a goal. Tackle your own summit and never ever give up on yourself. Make the promise, commit to the journey, push yourself to the next level and find Mastery…for you know in the end it will be worth it. Enjoy the adventure! The time has come, and it is time to

025: NFPT: Help All Clients With Partner-Assisted PNF and AIS Stretching (WS)
Premier Seminar presented by: Felix Doval
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.60, ACSM 6.00, AFAA 3.00, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.60, NCCPT 0.60, NESTA 0.60, NETA 0.60, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.60, W.I.T.S. 6.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-4:00pm

This course has been developed specifically for certified personal trainers who work with a variety of clients, ranging from professional and amateur athletes, to weekend warriors, general fitness clients and those who are in severely deconditioned states. The primary focus will be on how to properly perform and administer partner-assisted stretches utilizing proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) and/or active-isolated stretching (AIS) techniques.

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Thursday

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181: How to Design and Manage a Successful Medical Referral Program
Lecture presented by: Kevin Steele, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
Dr. Steele discusses how fitness facilities can build a very successful business model to work with healthcare professionals. Get vital information on how to work with family practitioners, internists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, osteopaths, chiropractors, physical therapists and hospitals, as well as select insurance companies. The focus is on creating a professional environment that is geared toward helping sedentary, at-risk people adopt a healthy lifestyle. (This session is for club owners or managers and independent personal trainers.)

182: HEALTH & FITNESS SUMMIT: Featuring U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin
Panel Discussion
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Time Block E - Thursday, 10:10am-12:00pm
The Surgeon General's number-one priority is to get Americans to move and exercise. We are honored that the new Surgeon General, Dr. Benjamin, has chosen the IDEA Convention to host a roundtable discussion of health and fitness leaders from the public and private sectors to provide input to her on how to accomplish this and make Americans healthier. You are invited to participate in this unique experience and let your voice be heard as we help shape the future of our nation's health!

190: BOSU® Amped! (Standby Only)
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Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
BOSU training just got caffeinated!  Join the BOSU Team for the workout of a lifetime, where you will experience brand-new exercises, sequences and drills designed to amplify the energy AND get great results!  Full of hard-core training and hard-core fun, this is also your opportunity to experience new BOSU accessories and training techniques that will give you more ideas than you can carry home. (This session is for personal trainers and group exercise instructors.)

191: Dancing With the “Step”
Workshop presented by: Yoav Avidar
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Whether you are a step addict looking for new excitement in your step classes, or you love to dance but never thought of trying it on the step, this workshop will give you tips on how to combine dance moves into your step routine and still keep your choreography well balanced, symmetrical and tap free.

192: FLEXI-SPORTS® Core Training With FLEXI-BAR®
Workshop presented by: Andy Sasse, Barbara Klein, Clay Grant, and Carol Murphy
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.30, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Experience a workshop that revolutionizes core training. Explore this new and proven method to improve strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Extensively tested and approved as an effective tool for promoting back health, the FLEXI-BAR will optimize strength in broad populations—from the fitness enthusiast and physical rehabilitation patient to the competitive athlete. Learn the simple principles behind FLEXI-BAR training and bring amazing results to your students or clients. (This session is for personal trainers and group exercise instructors.)

193: Indo Boarding: Surfing-Inspired Group Fitness
Workshop presented by: Grace DeSimone, Marc Santa Maria, and Terrell Pruitt
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Catch a wave with Indo Boarding! Here is a totally-new, unique, fun and challenging way to bring new clients into group exercise programs. The class focuses on creating a full-body workout that incorporates the concepts that surfing brings to fitness: improved balance and core strength and better flexibility, all while providing a real challenge to your cardiovascular system. You’ll be introduced to some new and innovative functional training movements that are performed on a safe, effective unstable surface that has applications for a wide range of clients.

194: The Masala Bhangra Workout®
Workshop presented by: Sarina Jain
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Dance your way to fitness! The Masala Bhangra Workout is derived from two Indian words: Masala, meaning spicy in Hindi, and Bhangra, which is a traditional folk dance from the northern state of Punjab, India. This unique dance mixes cardiovascular with fun, and is suitable for participants of all ages and fitness levels. 

195: TRX® Power Stretch (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Dan McDonogh
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
This experiential session uses the TRX to provide a library of active, passive and dynamic stretches and then puts these techniques together in a flowing sequence. Bring your participants to new levels of flexibility with this cutting-edge approach to flexibility and sequence of full-body chain stretches.

196: Evolutions in Biomechanics
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
Much of what we have learned in traditional biomechanics cannot fully explain why we move the way we do. Conventional theories simply cannot accurately describe the way our bodies deal with mechanical forces. A new, emerging philosophy of biomechanics more accurately explains how we are designed. Using hands-on applications, trainers will walk away with a new understanding of how the body dissipates forces, why we are stable, myofascial anatomy and integrated training concepts.

197: 3-D Matrix Performance Series: Core Conversion
Workshop presented by: Doug Gray, and Gary Gray, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.15, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.15, W.I.T.S. 1.50

Time Block G - Thursday, 2:00-3:30pm
There is nothing new under the sun … certainly core training is one of those “nothings.” Training the core has been a central focus in the world of movement for quite some time. There is a reason for this…the core has everything to do with everything we do. This session will discuss what constitutes the core and how to best train the core for better function.

Friday

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382: Functional Exercise-From Bias to Continuum
Lecture presented by: Tom Purvis, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block K - Friday, 10:30am-12:20pm
So, if a functional exercise mimics daily activities, where does standing on the latest inflatable gimmick fit in? Is it just about making an exercise randomly more difficult? How truly functional is a functional exercise if it leads to musculoskeletal dysfunction? In our zeal to create interesting programs for our clients, we may have dismissed perfectly sound exercises that improve musculoskeletal function, and imposed challenges that our clients are unable to accommodate safely.

383: Women, Metabolism and the Hormone Highway!
Lecture presented by: Scott Josephson, MS, RD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block K - Friday, 10:30am-12:20pm
This session discusses the special concerns and questions women have, including peri-menopausal challenges, muscle strength, body composition, metabolism, the hormonal roller coaster and other physiological factors that play an enormous role in training. Explore practical and useful information to guide your female clientele about dietary intake, energy expenditure and exercise for a lifetime.

384: Growing Your Business in Spite of a Challenging Economy
Lecture presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block K - Friday, 10:30am-12:20pm
Yes! You can grow your business and increase profits in a depressed economy! In this enlightening session, you will get tips on how to improve your internal systems to increase efficiency, organization and profitability; create a competitive advantage and raving fans for life; and produce extraordinary results through effective time management. You will walk away with out-of-the-box strategies to create active and passive income, and ideas on how to foster a business culture that attracts clients.

390: BOSU® Xplode
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
The ultimate cross-training workshop—done up BOSU style! Learn a unique system for incorporating elements of strength, cardio, core, balance and agility into one full-body workout, and brand-new exercises that use minimal equipment and minimal space, but give MAXIMUM results! Take the versatility of the BOSU Balance Trainer to a whole new level and be prepared for a total-body meltdown!

391: Short Circuits (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Eve Fleck, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Short circuits are simple combinations of exercises that target the upper body, lower body and cardio. Each circuit is a standalone workout involving between three and five exercises, each challenging the full body in a simple, straightforward and extremely challenging way. This workshop will provide you with at least five complete short circuit workouts that you can take home and use right away. Some circuits will utilize no equipment and others will incorporate common training tools.

392: Take the Next Step
Workshop presented by: Kimberly Spreen, and Rob Glick
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Join Rob and Kimberly for an exciting, innovative cardio session that combines the SPRI® Slanted Riser™ with the Step® platform to enable you to create a reactive, slanted step surface. Add spark to your cardiovascular conditioning as you enjoy a fun, easy-to-follow step routine combined with high-intensity training intervals that provide extensive and intensive exercise variety and programming for all levels of participants. Are you ready for the Next Step?

393: Resist-A-Ball® Cardio/Strength
Workshop presented by: Carol Murphy
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
If you’ve always thought ball training was just for strength, think again. Think calorie-burning, muscle-conditioning routines that give clients and gym members exactly what they seek—a time efficient, heart-pumping total-body workout that’s so much fun they won’t call it work. This workshop will show you how to combine easy-to-follow, yet challenging cardio moves and strength exercises in intervals, resulting in weight loss as well as toned abs, arms, hips and thighs.

394: Zumba® Gold
Workshop presented by: Joy Prouty
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Did you know that the number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double to over 70 million by 2040? This population grew up dancing, helped create the fitness industry as we know it today and still has energy, passion and the need for fun! Zumba Gold is specifically designed to take the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms created in the original Zumba program and bring them to the active older adult, the beginner and to special populations.

395: Personalizing Small-Group Training
Workshop presented by: Brett Klika
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.20, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Small-group personal training is a growing industry trend. Creating engaging, effective, results-based programs for small groups can present many challenges. How do you create a personalized feel, address individual goals and create results in a group environment where participants have different abilities, goals and motivations? This interactive, hands-on workshop will discuss and demonstrate the five key components of designing fun, dynamic, results-based small-group personal training programs in order to maximize the value and effectiveness for all clients.

396: The Progression Pyramid
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block M - Friday, 2:45-4:35pm
Motivated to constantly challenge their clients, the best trainers look for well-designed strategies they can use to achieve specific performance outcomes. If you are looking for new ways to overload and stimulate improvement (beyond the usual load and heart rate formulae), this session will provide you with a system of multiple variables that can be manipulated to stimulate improvement. These tools and concepts are sure to help your clients achieve the highest level of tangible performance in order to excel in sport and live a vibrant life.

Saturday

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579: Exercise Prescription: Going Backwards Before You Go Forward
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Saturday, 2:45-4:35pm
With each of our clients, we are constantly faced with the challenge of setting up the most effective exercise program to help them reach their goals. Often their success is limited by pain, injury or limitations in range of motion. In this session, we will take an in-depth look at the variables that can impact our clients’ success. We will see that in situations of pain or dysfunction, our clients can’t even handle their own body weight, let alone the forces that come with exercise.

580: What's New in the Food Industry
Lecture presented by: Jenna A. Bell PhD, RD, CSSD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 0.20, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block S - Saturday, 2:45-4:35pm
Whether it's driven by consumer interest or national guidelines, the food industry is continuously evolving. Products and brands emerge with better-for-you messages and labels on their packages. This lecture will take a look at the current trends in the food industry, discuss the science that may be driving their promotion, and see how they may (or may not) fit into a healthy diet.

581: Become a Presenter! (L)
Lecture presented by: Nicki Anderson, Shannon Fable, and Aprile Peishel
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 3.50, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.40, NETA 0.40, NFPT 1.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 4.00

Saturday, 2:45-6:35pm

In this jam-packed, 4-hour presentation, our team of experts will share what it takes to be a successful presenter, how to navigate the industry, the opportunity that exists, as well as several tried-and-true marketing tips. Other discussion points include assessing your skills, finding your niche and strategies on how to get started. You’ll get firsthand knowledge of what IDEA is looking for when reviewing presenter applicants.

590: Three-Speed Super Core (Standby Only)
Workout presented by: Tony Horton
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Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
This mid-section abdominal and core routine is unique because Tony takes you through a series of exercises that work the ENTIRE core, from your quadriceps to the top of your ribcage. This is NOT a one-speed crunch routine! We will vary the speed of each move. Like gears in a car, we’ll go from a super-slow isometric move right into a high-speed twitch burn. You'll be flat on your back, balancing on your bottom and working the torso, with plenty of time spent on your belly. Please bring a towel to this session.

591: Club Spotlight: Crunch® Presents Dance 2010
Workout presented by: Marc Santa Maria, Nadia Zaki, and Derek Mitchell
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Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Come move and stomp your way through two decades worth of Crunch's hottest dance programming. You're sure to learn a few new moves and burn a ton of calories in this epic class that rolls the many styles of dance that we've offered over the past 21 years into 60 incomparable minutes of exercise!

592: Rotational Circuit (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Petra Kolber
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Join in on this non-stop, no nonsense approach to full-body training. Developed with the group instructor in mind, this workout is designed to target the entire body in less than an hour. The workout alternates between easy-to-do cardio drills and highly-effective strength-training exercises. Logical sequencing and progressions are at the core of this dynamic session. So bring out the best in your students and make the most of the 60-minutes that you have.

593: Up on Stage!
Workshop presented by: Ilyse Baker
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 0.75, NASM-CGT 0.10, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.00, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Come on, you know you’ve always wanted to be on Broadway. Now’s your chance (sort of)! With Bob Fosse flair, Ilyse will show you how you can keep your heart pumping and your spirits lifted. Dance to upbeat Broadway tunes that light up the IDEA World Fitness Convention stage. This is a non-stop cardio dance workout that also includes tips on how to instruct the popular Broadway dance moves, and ends with one fabulous routine. Broadway, here we come!

594: Club Spotlight: 24-Hour Fitness® Presents Hip Hop Hustle™
Workout presented by: Chalene Johnson, and Monica Gray
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Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Burn up the dance floor and burn calories, too! Hip Hop Hustle blends simple dance moves with fun! Now, don't let the term "hip hop" scare you. Hustle is a paint-by-numbers dance workout that feels more like a night out on the town than exercise! For decades, people everywhere have loved the Hustle. Our Hustle has got super hot moves that will transform your body.

595: TRX® TEAM Training Camp (Standby Only)
Workout presented by: Dan McDonogh
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Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
TRX® TEAM is literally changing the game of how group training is delivered. Capitalizing on the powerful elements that make teams successful, this athletic and innovative session positions your instructor as a coach, your workout as a practice and the entire class as teammates bent on achieving a common objective. Using individual practice, cooperative challenges and competitive environments, TRX TEAM will take you to a place that you can’t go on your own. Group training will never be the same!

596: Motion Drivers :: What Turns YOU On?
Workshop presented by: Jeff Groh
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.00, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.00, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block T - Saturday, 4:50-6:00pm
Enjoy a fun and interactive journey into functional biomechanics by understanding how our bodies are driven to act and react to environmental variations of daily life. Learn a practical thought process to refresh your assessments, training sessions and passion for enhancing human motion. Appreciating the complexity and grace of motion drivers will help turn your clients on to a healthy and active lifestyle.

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743: Group Ex Pro: Streamlining Group Ex Management
Lecture presented by: Shannon Fable
CECs/CEUs: AFAA 1.75, NASM-CGT 0.00

Time Block V - Sunday, 9:40-11:00am
Session Update: Session has moved to Timeblock D, please see session 157

744: Diabetes and Exercise
Lecture presented by: Roberta Anding, MS, RD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block V - Sunday, 9:40-11:00am
Diabetes is a complex endocrine disorder that affects the body’s ability to regulate glucose, and insulin secretion and utilization. Loss of normal insulin physiology results in changes in how fuel is used in the body, and how storage and hydration occurs. Many clients with diabetes have macro- or micro-vascular complications from their disease, which alters their ability to fuel appropriately, maintain hydration status and train. This session will review type 1 and type 2 diabetes and the metabolic complications that are associated with this disorder.

745: Understanding the Powerful Relationship Between Omega-3 and Protein
Lecture presented by: Jeff Leighton, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, NASM-CGT 0.00, NASM-CPT 0.20, NCCPT 0.10, NESTA 0.10, NETA 0.10, NFPT 0.50, NSCA-CSCS 0.10, W.I.T.S. 1.00

Time Block V - Sunday, 9:40-11:00am
Exercise is a form of trauma. “No pain, no gain” is a great slogan but it has its downside. Pain resulting from exercise results in muscle loss via inflammatory mediators called cytokines. Omega-3 oil can modify inflammation and make protein supplements more effective, as well as optimize exercise periods. This lecture will provide many powerful nutritional insights, such as how to deal better with inflammation, disease prevention, and improved training and recovery times.