Sessions

2014 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ West Sessions

All Sessions

625: 30 Partner Training Ideas That Work
Workshop presented by: Colin Carriker, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block C2 - Friday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
This hands-on workshop introduces 30 highly effective partner drills and exercises that personal trainers can successfully incorporate into their small-group and personal training sessions. These innovative partner exercises will utilize medicine balls and body weight for resistance. Trainers will take away various modifications to ensure participants of all fitness levels can safely participate.

626: Dynamax® Boot Camp Revolution: A New Way of Medicine Ball Training
Workshop presented by: Jeremy Shore
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block C2 - Friday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Dynamax Boot Camp Revolution will introduce you to a new style of boot camp. Using the medicine ball as a partner-based high-velocity tool, this new way of training will outperform any other. Teach your clients to optimize fast-twitch recruitment and power output utilizing speed as the overload mechanism, all while improving coordination, balance, agility and accuracy. These skills and drills will get your clients in amazing shape both mentally and physically.

627: Surge™ Reactive Stability Training
Workshop presented by: Casey Stutzman
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block C2 - Friday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
From the people who brought you BOSU®, meet Surge, a water-filled tool that imposes top-down instability the way it happens in life. Imagine a firefighter holding a surging hose, a parent holding a wiggling toddler, or an MMA fighter breaking a hold. Surge harnesses the physics of quickly changing fluid dynamics to replicate unstable demands on the body, and creates incredible think-react muscle actions. Learn the techniques, methods and overload principles to orchestrate reactive stability exercises that challenge even your fittest clients.

628: Nourishing the Heart
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block C2 - Friday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in America. Research has demonstrated that most heart disease is preventable and determined by our nutrition and lifestyle patterns. This seminar will link ancient teachings of Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine with modern science to provide an understanding of the energetic influences, physiological risk factors and role genetics may play in the development of heart disease. Using nutrition and lifestyle modifications, this seminar will explore strategies to prevent and reverse heart disease.

629: Boost Your Business by Creating a World-Class Team of Trainers
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block C2 - Friday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Explode your business with this secret to success. Team building is like a fitness program and it requires daily attention. Get the tools to create and foster a world-class team. In this interactive session, you'll brainstorm with fellow attendees, draw up an action plan and walk away with a checklist of ideas you can implement with your team over a 12-month period. In addition, learn how to mentor, connect, play and perform at optimal levels. Your team-building journey is just beginning.

640: TRX®: Advanced Core Training
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 D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Take core conditioning to an entirely new level with this practical session. Participants will learn how to build the most powerful, stable and athletically capable core possible by blending TRX Suspension and Rip™ Training in a highly effective fusion that culminates in an unforgettable workout.

641: Perform Better®: The Secret Sauce to Creating a WOW Training Experience!
Workshop presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
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
When it comes to delivering great results and a phenomenal experience, there is no doubt that new programming, innovative exercises and motivation all play a significant role in creating an extraordinary session. And, consistent WOW sessions over time create raving fans and a wildly successful business. In this workshop, Todd will share his secrets to designing programs that account for all ability levels, creating new exercises that challenge clients, motivational tactics, dialing in the right music, and the little things that make for a WOW experience.

642: BOSU®: Mobility and Stability for Active Aging
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 D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Learn exercises, sequences, drills and skills perfect for the gentle exerciser and active aging market. Moving through the body's functional positions for activities of daily life, this workshop will explore how the BOSU can provide assistance, resistance, cushioning and stimulus to amplify the impact for this important and growing market. Help your clients build functional strength, face their fear of falling, learn various ways to get up and down, move more efficiently through the entire kinetic chain, and make all of their daily movements easier to do!

643: Increase Your Income With Strategic Program Design for Small Groups
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
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
Begin with the end in mind! This workshop will demonstrate how strategic, goal-driven program design can enhance results, drive business and increase your hourly income. Review resistance training principles and how they can be manipulated in a small-group environment. Examine motor learning strategies that will enhance your ability to instruct multiple fitness levels and build your business through results.

644: Gray Institute: Bridging the Gap Between Corrective Exercise and High-Intensity Training
Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
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
The two major professional trends in the movement industry seem to be at odds with each other. How can somebody train in very high-intensity formats and still improve movement and compensation? This course will explore the Gray Institute's most effective strategies that remove the fence between these two seemingly conflicting specializations within our field. In addition to learning volumes of techniques, your professional thought process will be stimulated to greater levels of creativity and brilliance!

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

629: Boost Your Business by Creating a World-Class Team of Trainers
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block C2 - Friday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Explode your business with this secret to success. Team building is like a fitness program and it requires daily attention. Get the tools to create and foster a world-class team. In this interactive session, you'll brainstorm with fellow attendees, draw up an action plan and walk away with a checklist of ideas you can implement with your team over a 12-month period. In addition, learn how to mentor, connect, play and perform at optimal levels. Your team-building journey is just beginning.

640: TRX®: Advanced Core Training
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 D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Take core conditioning to an entirely new level with this practical session. Participants will learn how to build the most powerful, stable and athletically capable core possible by blending TRX Suspension and Rip™ Training in a highly effective fusion that culminates in an unforgettable workout.

641: Perform Better®: The Secret Sauce to Creating a WOW Training Experience!
Workshop presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
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
When it comes to delivering great results and a phenomenal experience, there is no doubt that new programming, innovative exercises and motivation all play a significant role in creating an extraordinary session. And, consistent WOW sessions over time create raving fans and a wildly successful business. In this workshop, Todd will share his secrets to designing programs that account for all ability levels, creating new exercises that challenge clients, motivational tactics, dialing in the right music, and the little things that make for a WOW experience.

642: BOSU®: Mobility and Stability for Active Aging
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 D - Friday, 2:00-4:50pm
Learn exercises, sequences, drills and skills perfect for the gentle exerciser and active aging market. Moving through the body's functional positions for activities of daily life, this workshop will explore how the BOSU can provide assistance, resistance, cushioning and stimulus to amplify the impact for this important and growing market. Help your clients build functional strength, face their fear of falling, learn various ways to get up and down, move more efficiently through the entire kinetic chain, and make all of their daily movements easier to do!

643: Increase Your Income With Strategic Program Design for Small Groups
Workshop presented by: Keli Roberts
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
Begin with the end in mind! This workshop will demonstrate how strategic, goal-driven program design can enhance results, drive business and increase your hourly income. Review resistance training principles and how they can be manipulated in a small-group environment. Examine motor learning strategies that will enhance your ability to instruct multiple fitness levels and build your business through results.

644: Gray Institute: Bridging the Gap Between Corrective Exercise and High-Intensity Training
Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
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
The two major professional trends in the movement industry seem to be at odds with each other. How can somebody train in very high-intensity formats and still improve movement and compensation? This course will explore the Gray Institute's most effective strategies that remove the fence between these two seemingly conflicting specializations within our field. In addition to learning volumes of techniques, your professional thought process will be stimulated to greater levels of creativity and brilliance!

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.

Saturday

729: Build Your Brand on Social Media
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Get behind-the-scenes tips on how to build a strong social media following to grow your brand, earn extra revenue and create raving fans. Learn smarter ways to post content that will get more eyeballs on your message. Take home strategies to gain more friends, followers and fans. After this session, you'll no longer relegate social media posts, tweets and pics to the last thing on your to-do list. You'll be compelled to focus on this important branding and business-building tool. #MustAttend

730: Natural Solutions to Pain
Lecture presented by: Dr Marc Bubbs ND
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.10, ACSM 1.00, AFAA 1.25, AFPA 1.00, BOC 1.25, CHEK 1.00, CI 1.00, IFPA 1.00, ISFTA 1.00, ISSA 1.00, NAFC 0.10, NASM 0.10, NCCPT 0.10, NCSF 1.00, NESTA 0.10, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
The more you train, stiff and achy joints start to influence how much or how hard you train. Joint pain and inflammation can build up and keep you off the playing field and away from exercise. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications are a short-term solution, but in the long term they will compromise your joint integrity and overall health. This lecture will explore natural anti-inflammatory herbs and nutrients that will cool your inflammation and get you back in the gym or on the field in no time!

740: TRX®: Advanced Rip™ Training
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, MSPT
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 0.00, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
Take your Rip Training to the next level. Learn how to manipulate powerful variables and modifications, advanced techniques and new secrets to maximize the effectiveness of this amazing modality. Advanced Rip Training takes a systematic approach to peel back the next layer of programming that will allow trainers to coach, modify and progress clients of every level more effectively, bringing them world-class results.

741: Different PLAY for Different People
Workshop presented by: Rodney Corn, MA
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
PLAY has been around forever. It means different things to different people. Even though everyone does it and it is supposed to be fun, not everyone likes to PLAY the same way. The wrong type of PLAY can frustrate and upset people, while the right type can refresh and inspire people to move. Together, we'll explore different types of people and different types of PLAY. Learn how to match the right type of PLAY to the right person to enhance anyone's exercise experience.

742: The Latest in Pre- and Postnatal Fitness Training
Workshop presented by: Farel Hruska
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
If you work with women in their 20s, 30s and 40s, you most likely have clients who have either become pregnant, or have just given birth. Training this population can be tricky if you don't have all the information. In this session, you'll get access to the most current research and guidelines from some of the leading researchers in prenatal fitness. In addition, we'll discuss the principles involved in reconditioning the postnatal body. Finally, get a peek into the business of acquiring and retaining the mom market.

743: NASM®: From Barefoot to Parkour
Workshop 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 G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
From barefoot training and multiplanar, whole-body integrated movement-based workouts to free-flowing sessions that move with speed and efficiency in natural and urban environments, new emerging trends in exercise are afoot. Drawing upon the science of the human movement system and utilizing the elements of movement, adrenaline and manageable risk, learn how to safely deliver simple, progressive, but fun workouts that meet the needs and desires of athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike.

744: Smart Boot Camps
Workshop presented by: Christopher McGrath
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
High-intensity boot camps are popular, but they also carry risks. Most participants are not athletes. They have sedentary and stressful professions and they may have physical restrictions, making their participation in high-intensity boot camps a greater risk for injury and dropout. These realities are vital to consider when designing boot camp programs. Get practical strategies for leading high-intensity sessions that go beyond the burn and focus on a more comprehensive and sophisticated workout experience. Appropriate warm-ups will also be covered.

745: TPPT: Cold Myofascial Compression™ Techniques for Recovery
Workshop presented by: Cassidy Phillips
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
Recovery starts the minute you stop training. Experience the benefits of cryotherapy with Myofascial Compression Techniques (MCT) for enhanced recovery and regeneration. This session outlines some of the misconceptions surrounding inflammation and therapy for injuries, while defining the appropriate process for using cryotherapy to override pain sensation and prevent the development of future muscle imbalances. Learn specific programming and implementation strategies to apply cold MCT into your personal training program, and ultimately help your clients reduce muscle soreness and improve range of motion.

746: Gray Institute: Assess and Address Shoulder Dysfunction (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Lenny Parracino
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
This hands-on workshop will address the functional anatomy of the shoulder complex and explore useful assessment techniques that determine the action of the shoulder complex and its chain reaction throughout the whole body. Attendees will gain an understanding of the biomechanical reactions of movement and some of the common compensations through these assessment tools. Strategies can then be implemented to address the issues and goals of the client. Walk away with a new thought process for program design and movement prescription.

747: Mindful Approaches for Today's Personal Trainers
Lecture presented by: Lawrence Biscontini, 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 G - Saturday, 2:00-3:50pm
As fitness in the millennium has evolved, so too has the personal trainer. Come examine the full mind-body-spirit approach to personal training and see how “softer” forms of fitness can help you target the entire client’s health profile. This session focuses more on the how of the mind-body approach instead of the what. Take the time to discover the many aspects of mind-body training and challenge yourself to implement these techniques into your clients’ programs tomorrow. You’ll be glad you did!

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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