Sessions

2014 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ East Sessions

All Sessions

100: TRX®: Sports Medicine Suspension Training® Course
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NSCA 0.00

Thursday, 8:30am-5:30pm

This course takes your TRX Suspension Training® education to the next level. You’ll learn how to incorporate TRX Suspension Training into the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal diseases or disabilities. Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Competently demonstrate and teach the TRX sports medicine exercises and modifications.
  • Learn treatments for common injuries through case scenario formats.
  • Provide therapeutic and preventive exercise applications for common musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Join the official TRX directory of trainers and facilities.

This is a Level 2 course. It requires you to have previously taken a TRX Suspension Training Course (STC) or a TRX Group Suspension Training Course (GSTC) or be a licensed healthcare professional. Licensed healthcare professionals who have not taken the Level 1 STC or GSTC are required to complete the pre-course prep work prior to attending this preconference course. The prep work will be sent via email after registration is completed.

See more at: www.trxtraining.com/products/trx-sports-medicine-suspension-training-course-l2#sthash.ndAIDI8S.dpuf

Approved for continuing education credits from the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 7.0 ISSA, 0.7 NASM, 7.0 NATA, 8.0 PTA Global, and 8.0 SkillsActive REPS. CECs from other agencies are pending.

101: A Day of IMPACT—A Life of LEADERSHIP
Lecture presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.50, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 5.00, NASM 0.50, NSCA 0.50

Thursday, 10:30am-5:30pm

In this intensive, personal and professional program on leadership at all levels, business owner and industry leader Todd Durkin will provide an in-depth, experiential program to develop the leader within. This 6-hour preconference will provide you a unique opportunity to not only go through Todd’s IMPACT Leadership program, but also to dive deeply into working on your business instead of in your business.
Todd will deliver specific coaching questions to ignite action in multiple areas of your business and life to enhance your overall success. In addition, you will take part in a fully facilitated roundtable Mastermind experience that will allow you to connect with Todd and other fellow leaders for additional ideas, feedback and support.
Whether you are a one-person solo-preneur, a manager leading a large brand, an owner/operator of a training facility or a passionate fitness professional looking for a deeper entrepreneurial experience, this is your opportunity to seize the day and create maximum IMPACT in your life and those around you!

102: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM®): Women’s Fitness Specialist Workshop
Workshop presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NSCA 0.40

Thursday, 12:00-4:00pm

According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), more than half of all female gym members use personal training services. NASM developed the Women’s Fitness Specialist (WFS) credential to educate health and fitness professionals on how to effectively design exciting and engaging workouts to keep clients motivated. This workshop helps you recognize the female client’s unique needs, while teaching how to deliver training solutions throughout the different phases of a woman’s life. This workshop also helps prepare individuals for the WFS credential, covering the science behind the female body, fitness considerations for different phases, and specific nutritional needs.

Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand key anatomical and physiological considerations when working with the female client.
  • Better understand the unique needs of pre- and postnatal clients, and pre- and post-menopausal women.
  • Identify strategies to effectively transform women from “fat to fit.”
  • Discuss specific dietary female practices, including vegetarianism.
  • Implement key strategies for marketing your services as a Women’s Fitness Specialist.

Approved for 0.4 NASM CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending.

150: Making Dollars (and Sense) Using Different Training Philosophies
Lecture presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block A - Thursday, 6:00-7:50pm
Have you ever taken different educational offerings and then thought to yourself, “I’m totally confused“everyone seems to be saying something different?” What if, in fact, everyone is saying the same thing? What if you were shown how to take all this education and mold it into a client-centered program? Would that be helpful to you? Then join me as we dive into the beautiful aspect of fitness known as “variation.” Come see how to view your education from a client’s perspective. You will leave with clarity, practical case studies, and a system to help you assimilate multiple educational philosophies and strategies into the one that best fits your clients.

200: TRX®: Training for Body Transformation
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Every client wants to look better naked. Learn how to apply TRX training principles to guarantee your client's body transformation. This session unveils the best practices for weight loss and provides programming strategies and techniques to ensure success.

201: Core Connections
Workshop presented by: Chuck Wolf, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Integrated movement patterns require transmission of forces whether the movement is initiated from the ground up or top down. Discover how the toe, foot, ankle, hips, torso and arms are all a woven matrix that is actually part of the core. Learn how limitations in these regions can create deficits in the central unit function. Develop strategies to enhance core function by changing body angles, use extremity movements, and understand the fascial relationships that functionally feed the core.

202: Personalizing Group Training With Behavior Strategies
Workshop presented by: Hayley Hollander
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
The biggest reason why many group training programs fail is because we neglect to personalize the sessions to the client's preferences and behavior choices. In this workshop, you will learn a simple strategy to building client preferences into exercise selection, allowing every client to feel as though the workout was personalized to them.

203: 3-D Strength Training-Advanced Application (Full)
Workshop presented by: Derek Vandenbrink, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Three-dimensional strength training is dynamic, outcome-based and an extremely effective way to increase strength and function for all types of clientele. Discover the functional anatomy, integrated biomechanics, and the multiple elements of 3-D movement design and exercise programming. Walk away with an understanding of how to progress 3-D strength training and how to make it work for your clients!

204: Gray Institute: Balance Training in the New Millennium
Workshop presented by: Pat McCloskey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
The Gray Institute revolutionizes the all-important physiological adaptation of improved balance, and the multitude of benefits that come with effective balance training. You’ll learn extensive strategies and techniques for enhancing the functional capacities of all of your clients“from empowering your senior clientele to thrive more robustly, to enhancing the explosiveness and power of your athletes.

205: Anti-Aging Program Design Techniques (Full)
Workshop presented by: Pete McCall, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
The myofascial system responds to the lack of multidirectional movement by laying down collagen fibers between layers of fascial tissue. Sedentary lifestyles and repetitive movements during the aging process can limit optimal fascial development, leading to adhesions and loss of joint motion. This practical workshop will demonstrate how to use movement training and plyometric exercises to maintain resilient, youthful myofascial structures creating an anti-aging effect.

Thursday

100: TRX®: Sports Medicine Suspension Training® Course
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, NASM 0.80, NSCA 0.00

Thursday, 8:30am-5:30pm

This course takes your TRX Suspension Training® education to the next level. You’ll learn how to incorporate TRX Suspension Training into the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal diseases or disabilities. Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Competently demonstrate and teach the TRX sports medicine exercises and modifications.
  • Learn treatments for common injuries through case scenario formats.
  • Provide therapeutic and preventive exercise applications for common musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Join the official TRX directory of trainers and facilities.

This is a Level 2 course. It requires you to have previously taken a TRX Suspension Training Course (STC) or a TRX Group Suspension Training Course (GSTC) or be a licensed healthcare professional. Licensed healthcare professionals who have not taken the Level 1 STC or GSTC are required to complete the pre-course prep work prior to attending this preconference course. The prep work will be sent via email after registration is completed.

See more at: www.trxtraining.com/products/trx-sports-medicine-suspension-training-course-l2#sthash.ndAIDI8S.dpuf

Approved for continuing education credits from the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 7.0 ISSA, 0.7 NASM, 7.0 NATA, 8.0 PTA Global, and 8.0 SkillsActive REPS. CECs from other agencies are pending.

101: A Day of IMPACT—A Life of LEADERSHIP
Lecture presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.50, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 5.00, NASM 0.50, NSCA 0.50

Thursday, 10:30am-5:30pm

In this intensive, personal and professional program on leadership at all levels, business owner and industry leader Todd Durkin will provide an in-depth, experiential program to develop the leader within. This 6-hour preconference will provide you a unique opportunity to not only go through Todd’s IMPACT Leadership program, but also to dive deeply into working on your business instead of in your business.
Todd will deliver specific coaching questions to ignite action in multiple areas of your business and life to enhance your overall success. In addition, you will take part in a fully facilitated roundtable Mastermind experience that will allow you to connect with Todd and other fellow leaders for additional ideas, feedback and support.
Whether you are a one-person solo-preneur, a manager leading a large brand, an owner/operator of a training facility or a passionate fitness professional looking for a deeper entrepreneurial experience, this is your opportunity to seize the day and create maximum IMPACT in your life and those around you!

102: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM®): Women’s Fitness Specialist Workshop
Workshop presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 4.00, NASM 0.40, NSCA 0.40

Thursday, 12:00-4:00pm

According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), more than half of all female gym members use personal training services. NASM developed the Women’s Fitness Specialist (WFS) credential to educate health and fitness professionals on how to effectively design exciting and engaging workouts to keep clients motivated. This workshop helps you recognize the female client’s unique needs, while teaching how to deliver training solutions throughout the different phases of a woman’s life. This workshop also helps prepare individuals for the WFS credential, covering the science behind the female body, fitness considerations for different phases, and specific nutritional needs.

Upon completion of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand key anatomical and physiological considerations when working with the female client.
  • Better understand the unique needs of pre- and postnatal clients, and pre- and post-menopausal women.
  • Identify strategies to effectively transform women from “fat to fit.”
  • Discuss specific dietary female practices, including vegetarianism.
  • Implement key strategies for marketing your services as a Women’s Fitness Specialist.

Approved for 0.4 NASM CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending.

150: Making Dollars (and Sense) Using Different Training Philosophies
Lecture presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block A - Thursday, 6:00-7:50pm
Have you ever taken different educational offerings and then thought to yourself, “I’m totally confused“everyone seems to be saying something different?” What if, in fact, everyone is saying the same thing? What if you were shown how to take all this education and mold it into a client-centered program? Would that be helpful to you? Then join me as we dive into the beautiful aspect of fitness known as “variation.” Come see how to view your education from a client’s perspective. You will leave with clarity, practical case studies, and a system to help you assimilate multiple educational philosophies and strategies into the one that best fits your clients.

Friday

200: TRX®: Training for Body Transformation
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Every client wants to look better naked. Learn how to apply TRX training principles to guarantee your client's body transformation. This session unveils the best practices for weight loss and provides programming strategies and techniques to ensure success.

201: Core Connections
Workshop presented by: Chuck Wolf, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Integrated movement patterns require transmission of forces whether the movement is initiated from the ground up or top down. Discover how the toe, foot, ankle, hips, torso and arms are all a woven matrix that is actually part of the core. Learn how limitations in these regions can create deficits in the central unit function. Develop strategies to enhance core function by changing body angles, use extremity movements, and understand the fascial relationships that functionally feed the core.

202: Personalizing Group Training With Behavior Strategies
Workshop presented by: Hayley Hollander
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
The biggest reason why many group training programs fail is because we neglect to personalize the sessions to the client's preferences and behavior choices. In this workshop, you will learn a simple strategy to building client preferences into exercise selection, allowing every client to feel as though the workout was personalized to them.

203: 3-D Strength Training-Advanced Application (Full)
Workshop presented by: Derek Vandenbrink, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Three-dimensional strength training is dynamic, outcome-based and an extremely effective way to increase strength and function for all types of clientele. Discover the functional anatomy, integrated biomechanics, and the multiple elements of 3-D movement design and exercise programming. Walk away with an understanding of how to progress 3-D strength training and how to make it work for your clients!

204: Gray Institute: Balance Training in the New Millennium
Workshop presented by: Pat McCloskey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
The Gray Institute revolutionizes the all-important physiological adaptation of improved balance, and the multitude of benefits that come with effective balance training. You’ll learn extensive strategies and techniques for enhancing the functional capacities of all of your clients“from empowering your senior clientele to thrive more robustly, to enhancing the explosiveness and power of your athletes.

205: Anti-Aging Program Design Techniques (Full)
Workshop presented by: Pete McCall, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
The myofascial system responds to the lack of multidirectional movement by laying down collagen fibers between layers of fascial tissue. Sedentary lifestyles and repetitive movements during the aging process can limit optimal fascial development, leading to adhesions and loss of joint motion. This practical workshop will demonstrate how to use movement training and plyometric exercises to maintain resilient, youthful myofascial structures creating an anti-aging effect.

206: More Than Tabata: HIIT Research to Practice (Full)
Workshop presented by: Mike Bracko, EdD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Fitness professionals are bombarded with information about different types of cardio workouts: Tabata, long slow distance, high-intensity interval training, tempo, supramaximal interval training, and medium intensity interval training. But what does the research support as the best workout for clients to achieve maximum benefit for fitness, calorie burn and fat loss? Learn the research and experience several workout protocols that introduce and demonstrate differing loads and modes of exercise for stunning results.

207: Balanced Body®: Anatomy in Three Dimensions™: The Hip and Thigh (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Nora St. John, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
In this course, we will build the primary muscles of the hip and thigh with clay on specially designed skeletons using the Anatomy in Three Dimensions system. You will learn the origin, insertion and action of the major muscles of the upper leg as well as exercise strategies for creating strength, flexibility and balance. This is a great way to enhance your understanding of the muscles of the hip and thigh, and how they work together to create a balanced foundation for movement.

208: Purposeful Assessments for Better Function (Full)
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
With all the in-depth assessment techniques being taught in the industry today, are you doing the right things so your clients can achieve optimal results? Are you frustrated because the exercise programs you write might not result in the desired changes? Maybe it's time to assess the assessments. In this class, you'll learn how to objectively evaluate the information received from your present assessment procedures. Gain practical exercise progression skills in order to make daily adjustments to your clients' exercise programs so they may reach their desired goals.

209: The Physiology of Fat Loss
Lecture presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
Get ready for one of the most comprehensive lectures ever on the physiological and metabolic aspects of fat metabolism, caloric expenditure and fat loss. Get the latest research on the hormonal regulation of lipolysis during exercise, the effect of exercise on fat oxidation, the effect of glycemic index on fat metabolism, and strategies to enhance caloric expenditure with exercise. Ten (yes, 10!) groundbreaking exercise programs that maximize caloric expenditure and fat metabolism will be presented.

Saturday

300: TRX®: Training for Performance and Durability
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Suspension Training® is being utilized in every realm of training, from elite military and professional sports to fitness and rehabilitation. Learn how top professionals integrate Suspension Training principles and techniques to maximize performance and durability, and how you can apply these tactics for your clients.

301: 3-D Booty Call (Full)
Workshop presented by: Derrick Price
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
When it comes to training the glutes, we've evolved from using machines to focusing on movements such as dead lifts, squats and lunges. However, the story is still incomplete as these movements are performed repetitively in a uniplanar fashion when the glute complex is three-dimensional in nature. This session will explore specific strategies that improve both form and function to give your clients the booty they've always desired!

302: BOSU®: Accelerate and Elevate
Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Elevate your workout with high-intensity training that focuses on speed, agility, balance, power and plyometrics. Using the BOSU Balance Trainer and BOSU POWERSTAX™, you will learn brand-new ways to supercharge your training and amplify athleticism for all levels of fitness. Learn dynamic movement patterns that progress in intensity and complexity while incorporating variations in height. Come prepared to be challenged with advanced training techniques, enhance your exercise library, and accelerate results!

303: Functional Posture and Core Exercises for the Aging Spine
Workshop presented by: Shari Kalkstein
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Gain insight and understanding into some of the physical changes that occur in the spines of older adults. Several degenerative conditions, as well as osteoporosis, will be briefly discussed along with how to address them through appropriate/safe posture and abdominal/core strengthening exercises. Actual exercises performed by adults over 70 will be viewed and discussed, followed by a lab where attendees will practice what they have learned so that they can adopt and adapt the exercises for their clients back home.

304: What Every Trainer Should Know About Fascia
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Muscles have long been thought to be the only relevant system in movement“the only regulators for tension. “Strengthen the muscular system if you want to jump higher, prevent knee injury, or move quicker,” was the common thought. But with new research comes a new understanding and perspective on the body. And things are changing fast! This thought-provoking and solution-oriented workshop will explore why we need to train the fascial system, and how to do it effectively.

305: Soft Tissue Solutions for Overcoming Stress
Workshop presented by: Cassidy Phillips, and Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Is it possible to get your clients to move and feel better instantly? Learn how the soft tissue is responsible for fluid and integrated motion, and how it can be severely hindered by stress and tension. This adherence ultimately influences the mind's perception of stability and its ability to support movement. In this workshop, experience holistic strategies to make immediate changes to your clients' mental and physical well-being through Myofascial Compression™ Techniques (MCT) and mental preparation. A better mindset and better movement in every session is better service and a better business.

306: CoreFitnessRoller®: Balance, Core, Strength (Full)
Workshop presented by: Nora St. John, MS, and Darya Bronston
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Combine core training, aerobic conditioning, strength training and the balance and release exercises of a foam roller in this inspiring workshop. The CoreFitnessRoller is a small, inexpensive piece of equipment that allows you to train clients in the gym or at home while focusing on key principles of alignment, balance, core control and functional movement patterns. Learn key exercises for working with anyone from the super fit to postrehabilitation clients. A detailed manual is included.

307: Real Solutions for Better Low-Back Function (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Chuck Wolf, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Explore the impact of the feet, hips, and thoracic spine on low-back biomechanics. Attendees will develop functional strategies to improve conditions such as sacroiliac dysfunction, low-back pain, spinal fusion, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, and the chain reaction upon spinal movements. Learn a regressive-to-progressive approach to improve functional strength and return to play for clients with back pain.

308: Regress Before You Progress-The Key to Optimal Results
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.30

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Trainers are constantly faced with reworking the exercise prescription when clients are not reaching their goals. Often, lack of client progress is due to dysfunction, which can be attributed to pain, injury or limitation in range of motion. Some people can't even handle their own body weight, let alone the forces that come with exercise. In this class, we will study exercise design strategies that intentionally require a client to go backwards (regress) in their training in order to finally make progress.

309: Perform Better®: R.I.P. Traditional Marketing
Lecture presented by: Todd Durkin, MA, and Lindsey Richardson
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, NASM 0.30, NSCA 0.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Are you looking to create a booming training business? Do you want to be the talk of the town and the leading training company in your community? Then it's time to say goodbye to traditional marketing vehicles and to lead with innovative, creative ways that capture the essence and emotion of your business. In this presentation, Todd and Lindsey will reveal five new nontraditional marketing strategies, tips to triple your online sales overnight, how to leverage your brand through social media, and much, much more!

Sunday

400: Balance Training for the Older Athlete (Boomerthlete) (Full)
Workshop presented by: Michael Rogers, Phd, FACSM
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
As more aging Baby Boomers continue to increase their athletic ability, there is a need to incorporate specific balance training into a regular exercise routine. Healthy adults can benefit from a variety of balance-specific training techniques to improve postural stability, which may improve performance and prevent injury, including falls. This workshop will discuss the scientific basis for progressive balance training and describe a variety of tools and exercises to develop balance training programs for older adults.

401: SandBell® Boot Camp, by Hyperwear® (Full)
Workshop presented by: Sergeant Ken Weichert
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
Hyperwear's SandBell is one of the most versatile tools on the market. Come discover how to supercharge your boot camp with dynamic individual challenges, partner work, team challenges, and one of the most intense fat-burning workouts of your life! With this tool, you will be able to prescribe an endless supply of tortuous modalities, ensuring your clients will never get tired of getting their butt kicked. Experience a multidimensional, interactive, full-body blast for every fitness level and every age.

402: 3-D Exercises for the Menopausal Client
Workshop presented by: Hayley Hollander
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
One of the biggest changes a woman faces during menopause is the loss of bone mineral density and the breakdown of connective tissue. In this workshop, learn how the structure and make-up of the female anatomy will determine what exercises and force profiles will be important for your menopausal clients. Take home a toolbox of 3-D exercises to keep your clients motivated and charged toward movements that are designed just for them.

403: Anatomy in Motion (Full)
Workshop presented by: Christopher McGrath
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
Anatomy is often looked at as a constant, “This muscle attaches to these bones. It moves that joint.” For a body at rest, this may be a true, but for a body in motion, the conventional way to look at anatomy doesn’t tell the entire story. Outside influences affect the way our muscles respond and react. This session looks at anatomy from a principles-based perspective rather than an origins-and-insertions perspective. Myofascial connections and anatomical sling systems will be discussed as well as exercise options that complement these principles, leading to a truly functional experience.

404: TPPT: Get on the GRID®: SMRT for Every Body
Workshop presented by: Cassidy Phillips
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.00

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
Learn how, why and when to use the GRID foam roller and integrate Self-Myofascial Release Techniques (SMRT) into your sessions. Trigger Point Performance's unique approach to SMRT unlocks the body for optimal movement and can help to decrease the risk of injury, enhance performance and speed up recovery. This hands-on session teaches you to release key muscle groups and how to scale compression on the GRID so that any level of fitness can benefit. Plus, we'll share popular SMRT protocols that support specific activities.

405: Gray Institute: Assess and Address Core Dysfunction (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Pat McCloskey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
The thoracic spine is a functional three-dimensional cage capable of reacting, compensating and causing significant reactions in all parts of the body. In fact, it is the core to core training. This course will cover function, assessment and movement recommendations specific to the core. Join us as we explore the core and its relationship to the whole client. This seminar encourages direct participation and interaction to enhance the ability to assess and address client function. It is designed for all fitness professionals.

406: Energy Defined: What It Is and How Much Do You Need?
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
Energy is a term that is often used to describe a particular attribute about certain foods and other dietary products. However, this term is often misunderstood and misused. In this session, we will define energy and take a look at the types of foods that should be consumed to get the proper amount. More specifically, we'll discuss the best time to consume energy and how different types of energy impact one's ability to exercise.

407: Use Technology to Transform Your Training (Full)
Lecture presented by: Patrick Jak
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block I - Sunday, 8:00-9:50am
Technology is changing how we communicate, do business, entertain and even get fit. Learn about simple tools used to create training plans as well as more sophisticated devices that track movement, biological functions and performance. From apps and social media to heart rate monitors. From GPS tracking to complex software and metabolic testing, technology can create a positive impact on how you interact with your clients. Discover ways to incorporate technology and how to avoid the shortcomings of training in a high-tech world.

410: I Q U Do! The Art of Intelligent Coaching
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
Have you ever recorded yourself training or coaching a client? Were you happy with how you sounded? Do you feel like your cues give you the intended result? If the answer is no, then this workshop is for you! Learn the art of intelligent cuing with simple strategies that will make all the difference with your communication skills. No matter what type of client you train, being an effective coach is an art form!

411: When Emotion Meets Motion
Workshop presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, NASM 0.20, NSCA 0.20

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
As fitness professionals, we are taught exercise principles rooted in physical sciences. Unfortunately, this information rarely leads to a client-centered, personalized exercise experience. See how emotions, postures and movement are all interconnected, and how each can be simply manipulated. We are now empowered with the tools necessary to help our clients change their lives on their terms. This workshop will open your eyes to what happens when emotion meets motion and how you can apply the insights learned here, tomorrow.
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