Sessions

2014 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ West Sessions

All Sessions

645: Spinal Stabilization Versus Pelvic Stabilization
Workshop presented by: Brian Richey
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Students will examine the differences between spinal and pelvic stabilization techniques. We will discuss the most common dysfunctions students will encounter and identify the most beneficial technique for the client. Students will see how modifying the client's intention can shift a traditional exercise from focusing on stability of the spine to the pelvis and vice versa.

646: Balanced Body®: Anatomy in Three Dimensions™: The Pelvic Floor
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Nora St. John, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Learn the anatomy of the pelvic floor by building the muscles using the Anatomy in Three Dimensions system. Then learn how to exercise it effectively to create pelvic balance, improve pelvic function and recover from pregnancy and childbirth. This experiential workshop will give you a new understanding of this critical area.

647: Protein and Prebiotics
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Protein is a vital nutrient for maximizing the results of physical training, promoting optimal postexercise recovery, and maintaining a healthy body weight. First, we will address what kinds of protein should be ingested, and discuss amino acid supplements as well as soy protein and its safety. Then we'll define prebiotics and their associated health benefits, as well as the distinction between pre- and probiotics. Daily intake recommendations for prebiotics and food sources that will help people meet these recommendations will also be covered.

648: Women, Hormones, Metabolism and Energy Expenditure: Unraveling a Complex Puzzle
Fun presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD, and Nicholas Beltz
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
This original lecture summarizes recently published research and the latest science on the physiological effects of hormones, metabolism and energy expenditure in women. A comprehensive review of fat metabolism, muscle fiber characteristics, body composition, endocrinology, caloric expenditure and female physiology related to exercise will be discussed. Resistance and aerobic training programs designed specifically for women will be presented, which are all based from scientific studies. This ultramodern lecture is a must attend for any personal trainer who trains female clients.

649: Your Business Starter Kit
Lecture presented by: Gail Sophia Edgell
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Are you just starting out in business and are overwhelmed as to what to do first? We can all agree that the to-do list for starting your business is extensive. In this interactive session, we will help you to clarify your niche, determine the marketability of your niche, establish strong lead sources and learn what to do with those leads, plus determine your marketing “funnel” for your business. Walk away with templates and resources to assist you in starting your business.

650: Common Mistakes in Corrective Exercise
Lecture presented by: Christopher McGrath
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Corrective exercise has been a popular practice in personal training for some time. While there are several approaches to corrective exercise, some strategies are oversimplified and others may be beyond the fitness professional's scope of practice. This lecture addresses professional boundaries, assessment tools, appropriate strategies, and fundamental principles in corrective exercise. Walk away with a new critical thought process that can be implemented into your existing corrective practices, and learn to address the obstacles faced when delivering corrections to clients who just want a

700: TRX®: Training for Performance and Durability
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, MSPT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

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 these top professionals integrate Suspension Training principles and techniques to maximize performance and durability, and how you can apply these tactics for your clients.

701: Boot Camps From A to Z
Workshop presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 8:45-11:35am
Boot camps don't need to be all serious business. In fact you can still offer a kick-butt workout and have clients laughing at the same time! Experience games and simple contests that will get your clients working hard. Utilizing medicine balls, tubing and the best equipment ever

702: BOSU®: Accelerate and Elevate
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts, and Amy Dixon
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

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!

703: Gray Institute: Balance Training in the New Millennium
Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block E - Saturday, 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

Thursday

500: TRX®: Sports Medicine Suspension Training® Course
Workshop
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISFTA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.80, NASM 0.80, NCCPT 0.80, NCSF 4.00, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

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.

501: A Day of IMPACT—A Life of LEADERSHIP
Lecture
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.50, ACSM 5.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 5.00, BOC 4.75, CHEK 5.00, CI 5.00, IFPA 5.00, ISFTA 5.00, ISSA 5.00, NAFC 0.50, NASM 0.50, NCCPT 0.50, NCSF 3.50, NESTA 0.70, NETA 5.00, NFPT 0.50, NPI 5.00, NSCA 0.70, NSPA 5.00, PTAG 5.00

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!

502: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM®): Women’s Fitness Specialist Workshop
Workshop
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.00, ACSM 0.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 4.00, BOC 3.75, CHEK 4.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, ISFTA 4.00, ISSA 4.00, NAFC 0.00, NASM 0.00, NCCPT 0.00, NCSF 2.00, NESTA 0.30, NETA 4.00, NFPT 0.50, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.40, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 4.00

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.

550: Making Dollars (and Sense) Using Different Training Philosophies
Lecture presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

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

649: Your Business Starter Kit
Lecture presented by: Gail Sophia Edgell
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Are you just starting out in business and are overwhelmed as to what to do first? We can all agree that the to-do list for starting your business is extensive. In this interactive session, we will help you to clarify your niche, determine the marketability of your niche, establish strong lead sources and learn what to do with those leads, plus determine your marketing “funnel” for your business. Walk away with templates and resources to assist you in starting your business.

650: Common Mistakes in Corrective Exercise
Lecture presented by: Christopher McGrath
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.30, ACSM 3.00, AFAA 2.75, AFPA 3.00, BOC 2.75, CHEK 3.00, CI 3.00, IFPA 3.00, ISFTA 3.00, ISSA 3.00, NAFC 0.30, NASM 0.30, NCCPT 0.30, NCSF 1.50, NESTA 0.29, NETA 3.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 3.00, NSCA 0.30, NSPA 3.00, PTAG 3.00

Time Block D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Corrective exercise has been a popular practice in personal training for some time. While there are several approaches to corrective exercise, some strategies are oversimplified and others may be beyond the fitness professional's scope of practice. This lecture addresses professional boundaries, assessment tools, appropriate strategies, and fundamental principles in corrective exercise. Walk away with a new critical thought process that can be implemented into your existing corrective practices, and learn to address the obstacles faced when delivering corrections to clients who just want a

Saturday

748: The “M” Word—Let’s Talk Menopause
Lecture presented by: Maria Luqué, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
Physical activity provides tangible benefits for the menopausal client. But this natural phase in every woman's life is still a big mystery surrounded by confusion, misinformation, and yes, quite a bit of secrecy. Women in mid-life need to be understood as a specific population with their own possibilities and challenges. This session will provide the most current research-based information on the effects of physical activity on quality of life through the menopausal transition, as well as advice on how to approach women in mid-life.

749: Energy Defined: What It Is and How Much Do You Need?
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
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.

750: How to Change Lives Without Ruining Your Own!
Lecture presented by: Brett Klika
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
Personal training is a highly rewarding profession. While a passion for helping others is what attracts personal trainers to the profession, unfortunately exhaustion, burnout and limited financial opportunity often gets them out. In this lecture, learn six simple strategies to create the life you want to live. Discover the one daily ritual that the world's most successful personal trainers swear by that helps beat burnout, empower others and boost earnings. Leave with a blueprint for changing lives for the better

760: TRX®: Advanced Suspension Training®
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, MSPT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
This is the cutting edge of Suspension Training®! Learn the next level of programming with new and demanding exercises and sequences, advanced coaching strategies and techniques, and important training nuances all wrapped in a scalable and principle-based approach that will boost your clients' results. This is a session you will not soon forget, and one your clients will love to hate you for.

761: The SandBell® Slam
Workshop presented by: Britny Fowler
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
Do you have clients short on time, short on space and short on results? Supercharge their results and your arsenal of workouts with the SandBell® Slam workouts. In this interactive session, you will see how you can create multidimensional workouts that are fun and challenging! Walk away with high-intensity cardio, strength and core-blasting workouts, and the tools to develop your own. Release some frustration with the signature SandBell Slam!

762: BOSU®: HIIT Drills for Personal Trainers
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
Intense, focused, efficient, challenging, rewarding and jam-packed with action from start to finish. Using the BOSU, learn the science of high-intensity interval training and its application to both fitness and sport. Take home a variety of high-intensity interval drills that are realistic for high-level athletes and mere mortals alike. Guaranteed to raise your heart rate, fitness level, calorie expenditure and the FUN factor!

763: Train to Play With Dynamax®
Workshop presented by: Jeremy Shore
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
Learn how to prepare your weekend warrior clients for any competitive event utilizing the Dynamax medicine ball. This high-velocity movement-based training will help them to develop true athleticism by activating and integrating the 10 physical skills (cardiovascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, speed, power, balance, accuracy, agility and coordination). From your high school athlete to your weekend warrior, Dynamax programming will improve overall performance, revealing your clients' athletic potential.

764: LTS™: Strength in Numbers
Workshop presented by: Marc Lebert
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
Small-group training brings more energy and profit. This session shows you how to maximize both with body weight training, time trials, cool couple configurations, circuits, and more. See how body weight training with the portable Equalizer™ and Buddy System™ results in unlimited program designs with hundreds of exercises in unlimited planes. Your group sessions will always be fresh, fun and challenging!

765: Functional Maintenance for Clients Over 75!
Workshop presented by: Brian Richey
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
Older adults present challenges that tend to magnify when a client is over 75. Due to chronic pain, balance issues and serious orthopedic issues, these clients haven't moved well in years. Their goals are modest. Mostly, they just want to maintain the fitness level they have. Come learn about functional maintenance and get techniques to help clients work out in an upright and standing position. Create safe exercises that challenge older adults while helping to improve or maintain function, thus slowing down further degeneration.

766: The Hips: Injury Prevention and Training (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.15, ACSM 1.50, AFAA 1.50, AFPA 1.50, BOC 1.50, CHEK 1.50, CI 1.50, IFPA 1.50, ISFTA 1.50, ISSA 1.50, NAFC 0.15, NASM 0.15, NCCPT 0.15, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.15, NETA 1.50, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.50, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 1.50, PTAG 1.50

Time Block H - Saturday, 4:05-5:35pm
The hips, an interdependent ring vital in abdominal and low-back function, has been described as the crossroads of the body. They often hold the key to enhanced function and performance. Michol will address practical anatomy and biomechanics of the hip, how to screen for proper hip function, and how proper function is vital to purposeful movement. Also, walk away with six steps to choosing the right hip exercise for clients and athletes.

Sunday

813: Saving Your Knees in a Quad-Dominant World
Workshop presented by: Brian Richey
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
Patello-femoral syndrome, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscus injuries are becoming too prevalent. Too many people are quad dominant and that could be leading to serious knee injuries. In this session, we will examine the anatomy and structure of the knee and lower extremity, learn simple assessment techniques to discover if your clients are quad dominant, and learn how to progress clients safely. Take away techniques to rehabilitate and protect the knees while developing increased strength and explosive power.

814: I Q U Do! The Art of Intelligent Coaching
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

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!

815: Use Technology to Transform Your Training
Lecture presented by: Patrick Jak
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
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.

816: NASM®: Explore Metabolic Cardiovascular Training
Lecture presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.75, AFPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISFTA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.19, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block J - Sunday, 10:05-11:55am
If metabolism is as unique as a fingerprint, then your client's program should be equally unique. Discover the latest metabolic cardiovascular training (MCT) techniques, built around VT1 and VT2 (unique markers of fat and carbohydrate utilization in your body). Learn how to assess, design and deliver unique programs to achieve true results for weight loss and performance. It's time to rethink the way you train, and retrain the way you think about cardio programming.
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