Sessions

2014 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™ West Sessions

All Sessions

606: Balanced Body®: Anatomy in Three Dimensions™: The Hip and Thigh
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Nora St. John, MS
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 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.

607: Purposeful Assessments for Better Function
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
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 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.

608: The Physiology of Fat Loss
Lecture presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD
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 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.

609: NASM®: Women and Weight Lifting
Lecture presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
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 B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
We all know that current research advocates weight lifting for everyone. Yet, there are many myths surrounding this practice in women. In this session, we'll describe the unique anatomical and physiological factors that affect exercise, and examine the changes occurring in the female body during peri-, pre- and post-menopause. Also, see how stress impacts metabolism, muscle growth, fat deposition and training outcomes. Don't miss this session as we dispel the myths surrounding women and weight lifting, and offer training solutions to take your female clients from flab to fab!

610: The Vegetarian Athlete
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
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 B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
From football fields, tennis courts and Olympic sports, vegetarian athletes are on the rise. This seminar will explore the potential health and exercise performance benefits of a plant-based diet. The quality of the vegetarian diet to meet nutritional needs and support athletic performance will be discussed. Topics include understanding various types of vegetarianism, adequate protein consumption, vitamin and supplementation considerations, along with nutritional strategies and sample meal plans for training and recovering from sports activity.

620: TRX® Training Zone: Circuit Workout
Workout presented by: Pete Holman, MSPT
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
The TRX Training Zone is a new anchoring solution that provides a revolutionary environment for functional circuit training. Learn how to skillfully use all of the elements of the TRX Training Zone to bring the best of Suspension Training®, Rip™ Training and functional conditioning together in one outrageously fun, effective and high-energy workout.

621: BOSU®: Athletic Core (Full)
Workshop presented by: Amy Dixon
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: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Using the BOSU Balance Trainer, Ballast® Ball, soft weighted fitness ball and tubing, you'll experience challenging core exercises that use multiple planes of motion and link the core to whole-body movement. Improve overall athletic movement capability and learn new exercises that are designed to deliver functional results!

622: LTS™: Advanced Body Weight Training for Athletes
Workout presented by: Marc Lebert
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
If you want to look like an athlete, it helps to train like one. Most people want to look athletic (and lose weight) but then proceed to train in a way that doesn't reap results. This sports training workshop gives you a complete athletic workout, from unique warm-up drills and functional movements to advanced body weight training utilizing the portable Equalizer™ and Buddy System™. This workshop will be fun and adaptable to make anyone feel and look like an athlete!

623: Create CrossFit-Style Programs and Challenges
Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc
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: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
CrossFit has been all the rage, but just because you don't work at a CrossFit gym doesn't mean you can't offer some really fun and challenging drills and competitions for your clients. In this session, you will learn how to design simple contests that will get your clients working hard, improving their overall fitness and laughing a bunch.

624: Create Raving Fans and Grow Your Business
Lecture presented by: Gail Edgell
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 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Are you frustrated that your marketing and advertising efforts are not bringing in new clients? Are you struggling to increase income from your current clientele? Learn the key elements you must have in your business to keep customers coming back and giving you an endless list of referrals.

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

610: The Vegetarian Athlete
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
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 B - Friday, 8:45-11:35am
From football fields, tennis courts and Olympic sports, vegetarian athletes are on the rise. This seminar will explore the potential health and exercise performance benefits of a plant-based diet. The quality of the vegetarian diet to meet nutritional needs and support athletic performance will be discussed. Topics include understanding various types of vegetarianism, adequate protein consumption, vitamin and supplementation considerations, along with nutritional strategies and sample meal plans for training and recovering from sports activity.

620: TRX® Training Zone: Circuit Workout
Workout presented by: Pete Holman, MSPT
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
The TRX Training Zone is a new anchoring solution that provides a revolutionary environment for functional circuit training. Learn how to skillfully use all of the elements of the TRX Training Zone to bring the best of Suspension Training®, Rip™ Training and functional conditioning together in one outrageously fun, effective and high-energy workout.

621: BOSU®: Athletic Core (Full)
Workshop presented by: Amy Dixon
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: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Using the BOSU Balance Trainer, Ballast® Ball, soft weighted fitness ball and tubing, you'll experience challenging core exercises that use multiple planes of motion and link the core to whole-body movement. Improve overall athletic movement capability and learn new exercises that are designed to deliver functional results!

622: LTS™: Advanced Body Weight Training for Athletes
Workout presented by: Marc Lebert
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
If you want to look like an athlete, it helps to train like one. Most people want to look athletic (and lose weight) but then proceed to train in a way that doesn't reap results. This sports training workshop gives you a complete athletic workout, from unique warm-up drills and functional movements to advanced body weight training utilizing the portable Equalizer™ and Buddy System™. This workshop will be fun and adaptable to make anyone feel and look like an athlete!

623: Create CrossFit-Style Programs and Challenges
Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc
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: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
CrossFit has been all the rage, but just because you don't work at a CrossFit gym doesn't mean you can't offer some really fun and challenging drills and competitions for your clients. In this session, you will learn how to design simple contests that will get your clients working hard, improving their overall fitness and laughing a bunch.

624: Create Raving Fans and Grow Your Business
Lecture presented by: Gail Edgell
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 0.11, NETA 1.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 1.00, NSCA 0.10, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block C1 - Friday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Are you frustrated that your marketing and advertising efforts are not bringing in new clients? Are you struggling to increase income from your current clientele? Learn the key elements you must have in your business to keep customers coming back and giving you an endless list of referrals.

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.

Saturday

710: Practical Nutrition Tips
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
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
Learn practical tips to support healthy nutrition choices, starting with the food's origin and following its journey to the plate. Differentiate foods with nutritional value from the persuasion of product marketing by examining nutrition facts labels and providing general guidelines for choosing macronutrients. Explore the impact of food preparation on retaining nutrients, identify safe cooking methods, and get the information you need to make more informed nutrition choices that support health and vitality.

720: Top 10 TRX® Exercises
Workout presented by: Hayley Hollander
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Enjoy this metabolically challenging TRX Suspension Training® workout that is designed to maximally load the body while working in multiple dimensions. All you need to challenge your body to the core are 10 exercises of 10 repetitions each. Come work out with us!

721: Total-Body Core Training
Workshop presented by: Pete McCall, MS
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: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
The gait movement pattern is the default operating system for the human body. During the gait, the core functions as the axis of rotation as the thoracic spine and pelvis rotate in opposite directions while the body is moving in a vertical position. This practical workshop will help you understand integrated anatomy and learn strategies for using total-body exercises to create a strong and stable core.

722: LTS™: Cool New Tools and Programming for Boot Camps
Workout presented by: Marc Lebert
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
This session is sure to keep your group exercise and boot camp sessions fresh, fun and challenging with the portable Equalizer™ and Buddy System™! You'll experience a multitude of agility and mobility drills, compound body weight movements, unique unilateral rowing and manual resistance exercises, partner training, athletic conditioning drill sequences, unique class programming, and more! Your toolbox will be full after this one! This encore presentation has been updated for 2014.

723: Rolling for Resilience, by OPTP
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Angela Kneale, OTR
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 0.00, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
As a health and fitness educator who always cares for others, how well do you take care of yourself? Spend some time lying and rolling on OPTP's new STAR ROLLER™. Our bodies are designed for resilience: all of our cells, tissues, organs, structures and body systems continually monitor, balance, repair and restore for our optimal wellness. Physical health and resilience is interconnected with our thoughts, feelings and ways of being. Rolling allows you to playfully explore and observe posture habits, and restore and create healthful, efficient, balanced and joyful movement.

724: NASM®: Nutrition for Improved Performance
Lecture presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
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: 11:50am-1:05pm

Time Block F1 - Saturday, 11:50am-1:05pm (Special Time)
Consumer demand, fueled in part by more competitive-type events and the rising popularity of shorter, more vigorous exercise programs, has paved the way for research to explore and develop nutrition strategies for the pre-, during and post- stages of exercise. This session delivers knowledge and practical applications on hydration, and on protein and carbohydrate fueling to successfully educate, coach and drive success. Join us and learn how to train smart and hard to achieve success.

725: Perform Better®: Xtreme Sport Circuits
Workout presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
This is the workout you have been waiting for! World-renowned performance coach Todd Durkin delivers a high-energy, heart-thumping and exhilarating workout utilizing the latest tools, innovative exercises and motivational tactics to get the most out of your clients“and you. By integrating strength, speed, power, quickness, agility, reaction, mobility, recovery, and of course mindset, this workout will provide you with tons of new ideas for training weekend warriors, fitness enthusiasts and athletes of all ages to be their absolute physical and mental best!

726: The HIIT Wheel With Dynamax®
Workout presented by: Jeremy Shore
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Experience the best of Dynamax's high-velocity, partner-based exercises and programming, all formatted into one workout. Utilizing the HIIT Wheel you will create high-intensity interval training that leaves no client out and no rep undone. Wheel workouts are perfect for any fitness level and training goal, and can be integrated into one-on-one, small-group and boot camp formats.

727: Train Any Client, Anywhere, With TheraBand® Resistance Training
Workshop presented by: Mike Bracko, EdD
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 0.00, NSPA 1.00, PTAG 1.00
Special Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Time Block F2 - Saturday, 12:30-1:45pm (Special Time)
Do your clients tell you they don't have time to be in the gym? Then meet them where they can meet you! Maximize your personal and small-group training by taking TheraBand resistance training anywhere and guide them through a great workout. Take away 30 resistance exercises and progressions for delivery of closed kinetic chain movements. Just because your clients can't get to the gym, it doesn't mean they can't get the workout in!

728: Learn to Sell
Lecture presented by: Sherri McMillan, MSc
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)
Most personal trainers are uncomfortable with the selling aspect of personal training. Learn the words that enhance the selling process, how to overcome objections and how to develop a first phone call or consultation script. You'll review the best ways to perform a complimentary session, how to effectively encourage client referrals and how to close the sale. Walk away with the skills to get clients to buy your services.

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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