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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114: POWER Kranking® (Full)
Workout presented by: Jim Karanas, MS
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Work your upper body like never before in this exciting new class. Thirty minutes on the new Johnny G Krankcycle® gives you a GREAT cardiovascular workout, builds upper-body and core strength and even provides full-body training through the stabilization required by the legs. Seated and standing movements use all muscles in the torso: arms, shoulders, chest, back and abs. This is a challenging workout! Upper-body training is the way of the future, and POWER Kranking is the way to maximum results. Repeated as session 313.

115: Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (Standby Only)
Workout presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Daniel Walsh
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
This hot, new workout that was offered for the first time at the 2009 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ is back! Indo-Row is a one-of-a-kind rowing workout that will truly change the way you think about group exercise. Working in teams, partners and as one crew, you will get world-class coaching and a transforming total-body workout that will leave you begging for more. Easy to learn, Indo-Row is perfect for group exercise instructors and personal trainers. No experience is necessary. Repeated (in workshop format) as sessions 151, 346, 376, 401 and 515.

116: Kangoo Jumps
Workout presented by: Robert De La Riva, and Aimee Nicotera, MS
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
KangooPower is an explosive, highly-motivating, non-choreographed, interval training program. It is specifically designed to challenge the whole body, building muscular strength and endurance. Each Jump move is designed to focus on core stability, ensuring a balanced workout, to challenge even the fittest participant as well as the new exerciser. Please bring a pair of long socks to this session. Repeated as session 314.

117: STOTT PILATES® Jumpboard Interval Training, Level 1 (Full)
Workout presented by: Matthew Comer, MS
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Learn to challenge and motivate your clients and classes using innovative and simple jumpboard combinations, separated by intervals of upper- and lower-body strength and flexibility exercises on the reformer.  This ultimate cardio/strength interval class challenges your client’s core and total-body strength, and elevates their heart rate, while focusing on proper jumping technique.  This new format will keep your clients and classes on the move. Repeated as session 315.

118: Peak Pilates®: MVe® Chair-Spring Into Action
Workout presented by: Stacey Lei Krauss
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Propulsive and plyometric training are effective training methods for power and strength.  The area that is generally overlooked when using these methods, however, is deceleration. This workout will demonstrate the advantages of plyometrics while also exploring how to control your weight and movement while being pulled back to earth. Overcoming gravity through graceful movement is a skill! This workout uses the MVe Chair as a biofeedback tool to help you practice these movements and transfer the concepts to your students.

119: BBU: Pilates Circuit Circus (Standby Only)
Workout presented by: Lizbeth Garcia, and Portia Page
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Pilates and fitness join forces to bring you a tough and challenging workout that incorporates small props, including the reformer, and the Pilates Arc?. This session will blend the music and variety of the fitness world with the stability, strength and length of the Pilates world. By incorporating the use of small props with larger equipment, we’ll add variety and spice to traditional exercises to provide a unique and fun edge to your classes and private sessions.

120: Alphabics: Ultimate Relaxation Exercise For All Ages
Workout presented by: Junko Jimenji, MS
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Time Block C - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
As we grow older, today’s exercises seem hard on the body and mind as they are mostly geared toward movements that are done on the upbeat, and they are at times agitating rather than invigorating. Alphabics is specifically designed for adults who seek to calm their minds and rejuvenate their body and soul through coordination between the patented Alpha wave music and movement sequences.

130: BOSU® Elevation
Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, 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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Elevate your workout with high-intensity training that focuses on speed, agility, explosive power and plyometrics. Using the BOSU Balance Trainer, the BOSU® Stax risers, and incorporating variations in height and intensity, you will learn brand new ways to super-charge your training and amplify your athleticism. Come prepared to be challenged with some advanced training techniques and break away from mainstream coaching. Whether you specialize in personal training, small group fitness, boot camps or circuit programs, Elevation training will give you the lift you need!

131: Step-Tonic™
Workshop presented by: Melanie Douglass, and Amy Nixon
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 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
StepTonic™ is a completely new way to step! No more L-steps, turn-steps or other “step” steps in this fresh, empowering and intriguing workout that mixes dance, strength, power and bold, electrifying music, making you move like never before!

132: EMPOWER™ Stepping
Workshop presented by: Gin Miller
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 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
EMPOWER your stepping workout with the use of soft, easy-grip resistance and Gin Miller's new STEPLIFT workout! For decades, we have been stepping at cadences that inhibit upper-body loading due to overuse syndromes and safety issues. Come and experience an alternative that will raise energy expenditure, tone and shape the upper body and improve posture. The results are empowering!

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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139: Schwinn® Cycling: Make Your Mark
Workshop presented by: Juliane Arney
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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Good coaches are known by reputation—a reputation rooted in the ability to make a memorable mark on each athlete’s training experience. For cycling instructors, creating your own personal trademark adds the finishing touch to your coaching and turns regular rides into powerful workouts. Come learn the top trademarks used by Schwinn Cycling master instructors and make a mark of your own to brand every class you teach. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes.

140: Spinning® 101
Workshop presented by: Josh Taylor
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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
In this workshop, we will explore the foundation of the Spinning program. We will break down the core movements and define why we do each one. Come and join Josh in an instructor-to-instructor format that will give you a better understanding of the Spinning program.

141: Keiser® Circuit Boot Camp (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Krista Popowych, BHK
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, 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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Circuit Boot Camp is a heart-pounding, full-body workout that uses the Keiser indoor cycles, striders and resistance equipment for an efficient and effective workout. This workshop is appropriate for participants of all fitness levels. It incorporates muscle conditioning and high-intensity cardio intervals to challenge your students to reach their full potential. Taught to great music and with seamless transitions, this session is sure to inspire. Repeated as session 311.

142: CycleOps® Power Indoor Cycling-Training With Power 101
Workshop presented by: Danielle Foster, and Angie Sturtevant
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. 0.00

Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Up to now, applying the principles of training load has been a matter of guesswork for many instructors, trainers and participants. Those days are over! This workshop highlights the science behind power-based training, power versus heart rate and how to incorporate that knowledge into your workouts. Participants will experience PowerTap technology, which is available only on the CycleOps 300 indoor cycle. Repeated as session 512.

143: GRAVITYGroup® :: Compound Structure Two™ (Full)
Workshop presented by: Rob Glick
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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Looking to increase your members’ workout intensity? GRAVITYGroup :: Compound Structure Two is your answer. Here’s your chance to experience innovative compound movements that challenge balance, coordination and dynamic stabilization. Utilizing the principle of proximal stability with distal mobility, this workshop emphasizes three-dimensional complex movements to increase workout intensity.

144: Kranking®-The Next Revolution in Fitness (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Jim Karanas, 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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Experience the Krankcycle®, an incredible piece of equipment that provides your clients/students with cardiovascular training, cross-training for the lower body, functional training and postural balance for the upper body and core, and alternative strength training needs for individuals that do not like to lift weights. This workshop serves as a basic introduction to the Krankcycle and the Kranking Training System. It will also offer information on the basic operation and use of the Krankcycle and how to integrate this program in your club. Repeated as session 514.

145: Movement Observation and Coaching (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Paul Juris, EdD
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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
A strength-building exercise, from the motor learning perspective, is an expression of motor skill. Today’s functional approach to strength training poses significant challenges to performers who must develop appropriate movement solutions to often complex movement tasks. This workshop will present methods for the decomposition of motor tasks into their constituent parts, and identify critical prerequisite skills that performers must possess in order to execute these movements.

146: Cross Currents (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Bethany Diamond
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 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Circuit training, sometimes referred to as a metabolic circuit, is a high-intensity activity followed by recovery sets to produce body composition changes. In this session, we will discuss how water has always been a great environment for circuit training.

147: STOTT PILATES® Reformer Workout for Men (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: STOTT PILATES FACULTY
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, 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 D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
Adding specially-designed STOTT PILATES reformer exercises to a male client’s routine will boost athletic performance and strengthen the core to minimize the risk of injury. Learn how to tackle this total-body workout for optimum strength, endurance agility and conditioning. Discover how adding handheld toning balls to a reformer workout can build coordination and challenge the body from the inside out.

148: YogaWorks®: Back-Bending Flow
Workshop presented by: Malachi Melville
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 0.00, NSCA-CSCS 0.20, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50am
In this back-bending flow class, we will move through a series of poses linked by vinyasas that focus on opening up and strengthening all the parts of the body that support backbends. In order for a backbend to feel good, the shoulders, chest, hip flexors and spine need to be warmed up and educated. In this class, we will flow in and out of poses systematically, preparing you for bigger backbends.

Friday

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339: Schwinn® Cycling: Ride a Century!
Workshop presented by: Bethany Diamond
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
The cycling century—100 miles of pure endurance—is quickly becoming the new favorite for amateur riders. But pedaling triple digits can be daunting! In this workshop, you’ll learn the must-share components of distance cycling, and how to use this outdoor trend to reintroduce valuable endurance training to your classes in a way that is challenging and fresh. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes.

340: Spinning®: Aerobic Intervals-The Dieter’s Friend
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
Interval training is often in the press as the best way to train for weight loss. However, there are numerous types of interval training and some require an intensity level that is risky for overweight clients who may have other underlying health conditions. Understanding energy systems is crucial if we are to guide our riders toward weight-loss success. After discussing how to use energy systems effectively, we will experience an interval training session in the aerobic zone.

341: Keiser® Cycling: The Competitive Edge
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
This workshop is loaded with cycle training techniques that are taken straight from the road. Gain a better understanding of cycling elements such as time trailing, drafting, pedal stroke and others so you can connect your cycling experience to the world of outdoor riding. Give your students the competitive edge by adding a new dimension to their indoor cycling experience.

342: CycleOps® Power Indoor Cycling-Boosting Threshold Power
Workshop presented by: Danielle Foster, and Angie Sturtevant
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
The key to smart training is to boost your threshold power. This marker is the strongest predictor of endurance and performance, and it is the marker needed to determine appropriate power training zones. If you can raise your threshold power, you will be able to maintain your workload for a greater period of time before fatiguing. This session will focus on cutting-edge power-based training to amplify your threshold power.  This session includes a ride on the CycleOps 300 Pro indoor cycle. Repeated as session 542.

343: GRAVITYGroup® :: Amplified Resistance (Full)
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
What’s intense, exciting, lightning fast and works? This muscular endurance full-body group workout performed on the GTS® by efi Sports Medicine®! Pull your way to enhanced muscle development, core stability and increased joint range of motion. Learn how using body weight as resistance against gravity individualizes workouts within a group setting. This GRAVITYGroup training is your opportunity to amplify resistance in a brand-new, time-efficient way!

344: Kranking®-Biomechanics and Physiology (Standby Only)
Lecture presented by: Jim Karanas, 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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
Created by Johnny G, Kranking requires full engagement of muscles in the arm, shoulder and shoulder girdle. Learn the science, biomechanics and physiological benefits of the industry’s greatest new training system—Kranking.

345: Lactate Training: The "Acid Bath" You Need to Know About
Lecture presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
There are many questions (and controversy) surrounding lactate threshold training and how it is used. Many believe that all cardiovascular training revolves around lactate threshold and everyone should use it as a personal reference point for ultimate conditioning. Is this good or bad? Who is it for? How do you measure it? What is the difference between anaerobic, lactate and ventilatory threshold? This session will delve into the science of lactate threshold and answer these and other questions as they relate to practical application.

346: Indo-Row®: The Perfect Calorie Burn (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik, and Daniel Walsh
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
This hot, new workout that was offered for the first time at the 2009 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ is back! Indo-Row is a one-of-a-kind rowing workout that will truly change the way you think about group exercise. Working in teams, partners and as one crew, you will get world-class coaching and a transforming total-body workout that will leave you begging for more. Easy to learn, Indo-Row is perfect for group exercise instructors and personal trainers. No experience is necessary. Repeated as sessions 115 (WO), 346, 376, 401 and 515.

347: Triple Play: Aquatic Total-Body Conditioning (Full)
Workshop presented by: Stephanie Thielen
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.50, NASM-CGT 0.20, 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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
The simplicity of the triple play format makes this class effective and fun! A non-stop cycle of 10 minutes, repeated five times, of cardio, lower-body and upper-body exercises is the sure-fire aqua way to total-body conditioning.

348: STOTT PILATES® Jumpboard Interval Training, Level 2 (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: STOTT PILATES FACULTY
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 J - Friday, 8:20-10:10am
Give your clients and classes something to jump about with this pumped-up workout on the reformer. Increase intensity and challenge coordination and cardiovascular fitness using more complex jumpboard intervals, while ensuring safety and proper technique. Incorporate strengthening exercises for upper and lower body as well as the all-important core. Designed for intermediate- to advanced-level students, this plyometric workout will deliver all-over fitness.

Saturday

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533: Three-Dimensional Step-Extended!
Workshop presented by: Rebecca Small
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
Back by popular demand, Three-Dimensional Step has been extended!  Turn your step on its end and start flowing from left to right, borrowing steps from all around you. This session will open your eyes to the possibilities of using three different step platforms in a north–south setting. Including everything from the set-up to the required teaching skills, this dynamic step session will inspire you and amaze you all at the same time.

534: Zumba® Toning
Workshop presented by: Jani 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 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
What’s intense, easy to follow and a fantastic workout? Zumba Toning—The Workout! Learn how to sculpt and tone your body by incorporating the hottest and most challenging choreography using the Zumba Toning Sticks. Get your heart and muscles pumping while you are dancing to the new Zumba routines. This class is your opportunity to expand your fitness knowledge in a fun and brand-new way! Repeated as session 164.

535: Advanced Concepts in Body-Weight Training (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Bill Sonnemaker, MS
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
Session Update: Loading Up the Core by Juan Carlos Santana has been changed to Advanced Concepts in Body-Weight Training with Bill Sonnemaker, MS.

536: Functional Pushing and Pressing Exercises (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Josh Rubin
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
This practical workshop will dispel common gym myths concerning lifting techniques and show correct form, based upon functional anatomy, biomechanics and kinesiology. Participants will understand how and why pushing and pressing exercises are to be performed correctly, learn to assess optimal shoulder range of motion during pressing exercises, use a Swiss ball as a bench, and see the versatility of cable pulleys for pushing exercises. Common injuries that can result from incorrect technique will also be discussed.

537: MELT® Hand and Foot Self-Treatment
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
This workshop explores groundbreaking science and hands-off bodywork techniques that can be applied to any wellness, fitness or therapy modality. Learn two signature MELT self-treatment techniques to directly affect the neurofascial net. These specialized techniques have been shown to enhance the responsiveness of the neurofascial network and rehydrate the connective tissue system. Learn to increase fascial extensibility and decrease pain and tension in your feet, hands, lower back and neck brought on by everyday stress, overuse and age.

538: Abdominal and Core for the Aging Spine
Workshop presented by: Shari Kalkstein
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 0.00, W.I.T.S. 2.00

Time Block Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
This seminar will provide you with insight and understanding into some of the physical changes that occur in the spines of older adults. Degenerative and postural conditions will be briefly discussed along with how to address them through appropriate abdominal and core-strengthening exercises. Actual exercises will be viewed and discussed during the presentation portion, followed by a lab where attendees will practice and learn exercises, allowing them to immediately adopt and adapt these approaches for their clients.

539: Schwinn® Cycling: MPower™
Workshop presented by: Jay Blahnik
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
It’s here! The brand-new Schwinn® Authentic Cycling™ Performance bike with the revolutionary MPower Console, and this is your chance to preview the bike and experience a ride like never before. See and feel the unique elements of the bike’s geometry, adjustments and resistance, and get a complete overview of the MPower Console as it measures watts, speed, distance, heart rate and calories. This workshop includes a complete ride experience with detailed notes. Repeated as session 569.

540: Spinning®: Bike Fit
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Josh Taylor
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
Bike Fit is a must-know topic for any Spinning instructor. This is an area where you as an instructor can make a huge difference for yourself as well as your students. To be able to fit someone properly on the bike is essential. Come and learn about the all-new Bike Fit tool that makes it all very simple! Optimal positioning on the bike is the foundation to safe and effective riding. So join Josh in this session that includes an in-depth lecture and hands-on application of the NEW Spin-Fit-System!

541: Keiser® Cycling: A Creative Connection (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Buddy Macuha
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
One of the challenges that many instructors face is trying to come up with interesting indoor cycling classes. Although biking postures are fairly standard, an instructor is not restricted in the number of ways a workout can be made creative, interesting and effective. Ride away with ideas for different styles of classes, plus add a creative spin to some of your favorite drills.

542: CycleOps® Power Indoor Cycling-Boosting Threshold Power (Standby Only)
Workshop presented by: Angie Sturtevant, and Danielle Foster
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 Q - Saturday, 9:40-11:30am
The key to smart training is to boost your threshold power. This marker is the strongest predictor of endurance and performance, and it is the marker needed to determine appropriate power training zones. If you can raise your threshold power, you will be able to maintain your workload for a greater period of time before fatiguing. This session will focus on cutting-edge power-based training to amplify your threshold power.  This session includes a ride on the CycleOps 300 Pro indoor cycle. Repeated as session 342.

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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.