Sessions

2014 IDEA World Fitness Convention™ Sessions

All Sessions

100: STOTT PILATES®: Ultimate Back Care
Workshop presented by: Carol Burnham
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 4.00, BCRPA 4.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 4.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, ISSA 4.00, NAFC 0.40, NASM 0.40, NCCAP 0.40, NCCPT 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 4.00, NFPT 0.50, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.40, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 4.00

Wednesday, 8:00am-12:00pm
Statistically, more than half of the adult population will experience low-back pain, either acute or ongoing, at some point. Mat-based Pilates exercises can be a valuable tool in the prevention and care of these issues. In keeping with current research, this session, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, focuses on progressions through three levels of exercise modifications that are beneficial in a number of circumstances. Major focus is placed on creating awareness and endurance of the local stabilizers of the lumbar spine and pelvic region. Although individual injuries are not covered, generalizations for specific exercise prescriptions are reviewed as a foundation for program development. Exercise choices for the prevention of back injuries and scope of practice concerns are also discussed. Learning objectives: —Learn why and how STOTT PILATES exercise can be beneficial for back problems. —Understand the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization and how they relate to back problems. —Review exercise choice and program development for care and prevention of back issues. —Discuss recent research regarding lumbo-pelvic stabilization. • Approved for 0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

101: INSANITY® Instructor Certification
Workshop presented by: Vanessa Head
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.70, ACSM 7.00, AFAA 6.50, AFPA 7.00, BCRPA 7.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 7.00, CI 7.00, IFPA 7.00, ISSA 7.00, NAFC 0.80, NASM 0.70, NCCAP 0.80, NCCPT 0.70, NESTA 0.70, NETA 7.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 7.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 7.00, PTAG 7.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-5:00pm
INSANITY is a calorie-torching, shirt-soaking workout that is based on the principles of MAX interval training. It is designed to provide a safe, challenging and results-driven workout with no equipment necessary. When you get certified to teach INSANITY, you’ll gain the credentials—and the respect—that puts you in the most elite group of fitness pros in town. You’ll be a superstar who helps fill classes and deliver incredible results. Up for the challenge? In just one day, you’ll learn everything you need to teach the most intense cardio class ever put together. This workshop is taught by INSANITY master trainers who have been hand selected by Beachbody® to guide you through the certification process. Program highlights include: —Learn the complete predesigned workout from start to finish, including moves and music for a 30-minute or 50-minute class. —Instruct proper form and best practices for counting and cuing INSANITY moves. —Options for modification—how to regress and progress—so you can adapt the moves for students of all levels. —Create an intense, but fun, atmosphere that makes people want to dig deeper, push harder, and come back for more! • Approved for 0.7 ACE CECs and 6.5 AFAA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

102: RealRyder® Indoor Cycling: Certified Instructor Training
Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS, and Adam Reid
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 6.50, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:00am-5:00pm
This comprehensive 8-hour indoor cycling training certification is perfect for the new or veteran instructor, regardless of what kind of indoor bike you currently teach on. The bike that is “made to move” is setting the industry on fire. Experience our high-energy teaching approach that keeps your riders engaged and accountable. Light your class up with stellar cuing, inspirational coaching, motivating music selection and a ride they won’t soon forget. Enjoy greater biomechanical and metabolic benefits while capturing the fun of “real” outdoor riding, as you turn, lean and balance on a fully functional indoor cycle. This course includes: —RealRyder Indoor Cycling Training Education Manual e-book. —Session notes specific to the comprehensive training. —Master class playlists and Ryde profiles. —Upon successful completion of this course and a passing score of 80% or better on the post-course exam, each participant will receive a certificate suitable for framing. Once certified, participants are certified for life! • Approved for continuing education credits by the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 8.0 ACSM, 6.5 AFAA, 6.5 ISSA and 4.0 CanFitPro. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

103: Balanced Body® Barre™
Workshop presented by: Lizbeth Garcia, and Portia Page
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:30am-5:30pm
Combine the high-energy, music-driven fun of a barre class with the precision and alignment of Pilates in this intense, full-day introduction to the Balanced Body Barre system. Learn how to use the revolutionary Balanced Body Track System to create an endless variety of classes, and teach students how to move better by incorporating the Balanced Body movement principles into your cuing and class sequences. Whether you are an experienced group exercise or barre teacher, or a new teacher looking to add this hot new program, Balanced Body Barre will help you teach a class that can be easily customized for your clientele. The course includes a workout, a detailed manual, a DVD, and playlists to get you started. • Approved for 0.8 ACE CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

104: TRX FORCE®: Suspension Training® Course, Level 2 (Full)
Workshop presented by: Dan McDonogh, and Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:30am-5:30pm
This Level 2 advanced course teaches you the next level of TRX Suspension Training concepts, exercises and training principles. Building on what you learned from your Level 1 course, you will deep dive into TRX foundational movements and learn new exercises that were developed from our work with thousands of service members, in every branch of the military, using the most recent, cutting-edge science on the application of functional training for tactical athletes. Upon completion of this course you will be able to: —Apply advanced coaching and cuing techniques of course exercises. —Scale Suspension Training exercises to accommodate all levels of fitness. —Demonstrate exercises from the Tactical Conditioning Program. —Integrate exercises and workouts from the Tactical Conditioning Program into clients’ training programs. In order to register for this Level 2 course, you must have previously taken a Suspension Training Course (STC), a Group Suspension Training Course (GSTC), Cardio Tennis Suspension Training Course (CTSTC), FORCE Operator Course, or Sports Medicine Suspension Training Course (SMSTC). See more at: www.trxtraining.com/products/trx-force-level-2-suspension-training-course-level-2 • Approved for continuing education credits by the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 0.8 NASM, 8.0 AFAA, 4.0 CanFitPro, 7.0 PTA Global, and 8.0 SkillsActive REPS. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

105: BOSU®: Master Trainer Specialty Certification
Workshop presented by: Candice Brooks, Douglas Brooks, MS, and Shannon Fable
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:30am-5:30pm
This jam-packed day will not only provide you with a toolbox full of ideas to make the BOSU Balance Trainer more effective in your club, your classes and with your clients, but you will also learn the skills necessary to become a BOSU master trainer so you can educate other fitness professionals. This specialty certification not only takes you through the entire BOSU® Complete Certification, but also provides a road map to becoming a BOSU® Master Trainer with the goal to educate others. You will leave with 5 full workouts and skills that can be used right away in your own classes, as well as the next steps for beginning your BOSU Master Trainer journey. If you've ever thought about teaching other fitness professionals, let us help you get your business started with the ability to host the BOSU Complete Certification in your area, as well as several mini-workshops to keep ‘em coming back for more! Participants will receive the BOSU Master Trainer Certification Training Manual, and the BOSU® Complete Workout System Kit, which includes 5 DVDs, a 192-page manual, and 9 laminated workout charts. • Approved for 0.8 ACE CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

106: Schwinn® Cycling: Instructor Certification (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Julz Arney, and Jeffrey Scott
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 7.25, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-7:00pm
Get certified in the industry’s most respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. In one power-packed day, you’ll get the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on any brand of bike. This critically acclaimed certification is based on the newly updated Schwinn Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a specialized system that makes teaching simple for you and an incredible experience for your students. You will learn bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication skills, motivation techniques and more. Join us for the one indoor cycling certification that is always innovating, making it worth repeating to refresh your skills and inspire your teaching. Coffee and snacks provided. Plus, you’ll ride the Schwinn AC Performance Plus Bike + Echelon MPower™ with Watts console and discover how measuring wattage, mph, heart rate, calories and more turns up the volume on rider motivation! Take home exclusives include: —The Schwinn Cycling Workout DVD. —Your choice of one Power Music® Schwinn Cycling Signature Music Mix CD. —6 complete class plans with master trainer audio explanations. —A comprehensive resource manual. • Approved for 0.8 ACE CECs and 7.25 AFAA CEUs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

107: A Day of IMPACT—A Life of LEADERSHIP!
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.50, ACSM 5.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 5.00, BCRPA 5.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 5.00, CI 6.00, IFPA 5.00, ISSA 5.00, NAFC 0.60, NASM 0.60, NCCAP 0.60, NCCPT 0.60, NESTA 0.60, NETA 5.00, NFPT 0.75, NPI 5.00, NSCA 0.60, NSPA 5.00, PTAG 5.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-5:00pm
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 on those around you! • CECs are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

108: ACE®: Sports Conditioning Workshop
Workshop presented by: Jonathan Ross, and Anthony Wall
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 7.25, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
Sports conditioning workouts that incorporate advanced drills continue to rise in popularity, but fitness experts are concerned they may not be appropriate for all clients. This interactive, hands-on workshop addresses the science of sports conditioning and training energy pathways, and explores a systematic approach to designing programs. Discover skill-related parameters of fitness, including balance, agility, coordination, speed, reactivity and power, and how to tailor drills to specific population groups. Explore appropriate progressions in intensity, complexity and movement suitable to specific skill and conditioning levels. Upon completion, you’ll be able to: —Define key considerations for developing sports conditioning programs. —Conduct a thorough needs assessment before designing sports conditioning workouts. —Design, demonstrate and cue appropriate skill- and conditioning-level drills, exercises and movement patterns that address all parameters of fitness. —Discuss key nutritional and hydration strategies to help improve performance. • Approved for 0.8 ACE, 8.0 ACSM, 7.25 AFAA, 0.8 NASM, 0.8 NFPT and 0.8 NSCA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

109: Tabata Bootcamp™
Workshop presented by: Mindy Mylrea
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.90, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.90, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
Tabata Bootcamp is a revolutionary small-group training program designed to generate revenue for you and your facility. Based on cutting-edge HIIT exercises, sound nutrition and the latest behavioral science, you’ll learn how to run 8-week boot camps that will transform your clients’ bodies and their lives. This turnkey program will provide you with all the tools you need to be successful. You’ll learn the latest techniques in HIIT research, metabolic profiling, perfect exercise programming, body assessment, and motivational coaching skills for creating healthy habit-forming behaviors, including the Take 3 method for healthy eating, a behavioral science approach that will change the way they eat forever. This course includes an instructor manual, resistance tubing, access to the complete online library that contains over 70 workouts and nutritional support videos, Web membership and ongoing support at no additional fee. This is a complete turnkey program that generates revenue for you. • Please bring a bag lunch and snacks. Participants enrolled in this 9-hour course will work through lunch and be given two short breaks during the day. • Approved for 0.9 ACE and 9.0 AFAA. CECs from other agencies are pending. No CPR card is required. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Wednesday

100: STOTT PILATES®: Ultimate Back Care
Workshop presented by: Carol Burnham
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.40, ACSM 4.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 4.00, BCRPA 4.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 4.00, CI 4.00, IFPA 4.00, ISSA 4.00, NAFC 0.40, NASM 0.40, NCCAP 0.40, NCCPT 0.40, NESTA 0.40, NETA 4.00, NFPT 0.50, NPI 4.00, NSCA 0.40, NSPA 4.00, PTAG 4.00

Wednesday, 8:00am-12:00pm
Statistically, more than half of the adult population will experience low-back pain, either acute or ongoing, at some point. Mat-based Pilates exercises can be a valuable tool in the prevention and care of these issues. In keeping with current research, this session, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, focuses on progressions through three levels of exercise modifications that are beneficial in a number of circumstances. Major focus is placed on creating awareness and endurance of the local stabilizers of the lumbar spine and pelvic region. Although individual injuries are not covered, generalizations for specific exercise prescriptions are reviewed as a foundation for program development. Exercise choices for the prevention of back injuries and scope of practice concerns are also discussed. Learning objectives: —Learn why and how STOTT PILATES exercise can be beneficial for back problems. —Understand the STOTT PILATES Five Basic Principles of stabilization and how they relate to back problems. —Review exercise choice and program development for care and prevention of back issues. —Discuss recent research regarding lumbo-pelvic stabilization. • Approved for 0.4 STOTT PILATES CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

101: INSANITY® Instructor Certification
Workshop presented by: Vanessa Head
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.70, ACSM 7.00, AFAA 6.50, AFPA 7.00, BCRPA 7.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 7.00, CI 7.00, IFPA 7.00, ISSA 7.00, NAFC 0.80, NASM 0.70, NCCAP 0.80, NCCPT 0.70, NESTA 0.70, NETA 7.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 7.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 7.00, PTAG 7.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-5:00pm
INSANITY is a calorie-torching, shirt-soaking workout that is based on the principles of MAX interval training. It is designed to provide a safe, challenging and results-driven workout with no equipment necessary. When you get certified to teach INSANITY, you’ll gain the credentials—and the respect—that puts you in the most elite group of fitness pros in town. You’ll be a superstar who helps fill classes and deliver incredible results. Up for the challenge? In just one day, you’ll learn everything you need to teach the most intense cardio class ever put together. This workshop is taught by INSANITY master trainers who have been hand selected by Beachbody® to guide you through the certification process. Program highlights include: —Learn the complete predesigned workout from start to finish, including moves and music for a 30-minute or 50-minute class. —Instruct proper form and best practices for counting and cuing INSANITY moves. —Options for modification—how to regress and progress—so you can adapt the moves for students of all levels. —Create an intense, but fun, atmosphere that makes people want to dig deeper, push harder, and come back for more! • Approved for 0.7 ACE CECs and 6.5 AFAA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

102: RealRyder® Indoor Cycling: Certified Instructor Training
Workshop presented by: Douglas Brooks, MS, and Adam Reid
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 6.50, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:00am-5:00pm
This comprehensive 8-hour indoor cycling training certification is perfect for the new or veteran instructor, regardless of what kind of indoor bike you currently teach on. The bike that is “made to move” is setting the industry on fire. Experience our high-energy teaching approach that keeps your riders engaged and accountable. Light your class up with stellar cuing, inspirational coaching, motivating music selection and a ride they won’t soon forget. Enjoy greater biomechanical and metabolic benefits while capturing the fun of “real” outdoor riding, as you turn, lean and balance on a fully functional indoor cycle. This course includes: —RealRyder Indoor Cycling Training Education Manual e-book. —Session notes specific to the comprehensive training. —Master class playlists and Ryde profiles. —Upon successful completion of this course and a passing score of 80% or better on the post-course exam, each participant will receive a certificate suitable for framing. Once certified, participants are certified for life! • Approved for continuing education credits by the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 8.0 ACSM, 6.5 AFAA, 6.5 ISSA and 4.0 CanFitPro. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

103: Balanced Body® Barre™
Workshop presented by: Lizbeth Garcia, and Portia Page
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:30am-5:30pm
Combine the high-energy, music-driven fun of a barre class with the precision and alignment of Pilates in this intense, full-day introduction to the Balanced Body Barre system. Learn how to use the revolutionary Balanced Body Track System to create an endless variety of classes, and teach students how to move better by incorporating the Balanced Body movement principles into your cuing and class sequences. Whether you are an experienced group exercise or barre teacher, or a new teacher looking to add this hot new program, Balanced Body Barre will help you teach a class that can be easily customized for your clientele. The course includes a workout, a detailed manual, a DVD, and playlists to get you started. • Approved for 0.8 ACE CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

104: TRX FORCE®: Suspension Training® Course, Level 2 (Full)
Workshop presented by: Dan McDonogh, and Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:30am-5:30pm
This Level 2 advanced course teaches you the next level of TRX Suspension Training concepts, exercises and training principles. Building on what you learned from your Level 1 course, you will deep dive into TRX foundational movements and learn new exercises that were developed from our work with thousands of service members, in every branch of the military, using the most recent, cutting-edge science on the application of functional training for tactical athletes. Upon completion of this course you will be able to: —Apply advanced coaching and cuing techniques of course exercises. —Scale Suspension Training exercises to accommodate all levels of fitness. —Demonstrate exercises from the Tactical Conditioning Program. —Integrate exercises and workouts from the Tactical Conditioning Program into clients’ training programs. In order to register for this Level 2 course, you must have previously taken a Suspension Training Course (STC), a Group Suspension Training Course (GSTC), Cardio Tennis Suspension Training Course (CTSTC), FORCE Operator Course, or Sports Medicine Suspension Training Course (SMSTC). See more at: www.trxtraining.com/products/trx-force-level-2-suspension-training-course-level-2 • Approved for continuing education credits by the following agencies: 0.8 ACE, 0.8 NASM, 8.0 AFAA, 4.0 CanFitPro, 7.0 PTA Global, and 8.0 SkillsActive REPS. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

105: BOSU®: Master Trainer Specialty Certification
Workshop presented by: Candice Brooks, Douglas Brooks, MS, and Shannon Fable
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 8:30am-5:30pm
This jam-packed day will not only provide you with a toolbox full of ideas to make the BOSU Balance Trainer more effective in your club, your classes and with your clients, but you will also learn the skills necessary to become a BOSU master trainer so you can educate other fitness professionals. This specialty certification not only takes you through the entire BOSU® Complete Certification, but also provides a road map to becoming a BOSU® Master Trainer with the goal to educate others. You will leave with 5 full workouts and skills that can be used right away in your own classes, as well as the next steps for beginning your BOSU Master Trainer journey. If you've ever thought about teaching other fitness professionals, let us help you get your business started with the ability to host the BOSU Complete Certification in your area, as well as several mini-workshops to keep ‘em coming back for more! Participants will receive the BOSU Master Trainer Certification Training Manual, and the BOSU® Complete Workout System Kit, which includes 5 DVDs, a 192-page manual, and 9 laminated workout charts. • Approved for 0.8 ACE CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

106: Schwinn® Cycling: Instructor Certification (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Julz Arney, and Jeffrey Scott
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 7.25, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 9:00am-7:00pm
Get certified in the industry’s most respected and progressive indoor cycling instructor training course. In one power-packed day, you’ll get the tools you need to become a successful and sought-after instructor on any brand of bike. This critically acclaimed certification is based on the newly updated Schwinn Cycling Coach’s Pyramid, a specialized system that makes teaching simple for you and an incredible experience for your students. You will learn bike fit, cycling science, class design, music, communication skills, motivation techniques and more. Join us for the one indoor cycling certification that is always innovating, making it worth repeating to refresh your skills and inspire your teaching. Coffee and snacks provided. Plus, you’ll ride the Schwinn AC Performance Plus Bike + Echelon MPower™ with Watts console and discover how measuring wattage, mph, heart rate, calories and more turns up the volume on rider motivation! Take home exclusives include: —The Schwinn Cycling Workout DVD. —Your choice of one Power Music® Schwinn Cycling Signature Music Mix CD. —6 complete class plans with master trainer audio explanations. —A comprehensive resource manual. • Approved for 0.8 ACE CECs and 7.25 AFAA CEUs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

107: A Day of IMPACT—A Life of LEADERSHIP!
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.50, ACSM 5.00, AFAA 0.00, AFPA 5.00, BCRPA 5.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 5.00, CI 6.00, IFPA 5.00, ISSA 5.00, NAFC 0.60, NASM 0.60, NCCAP 0.60, NCCPT 0.60, NESTA 0.60, NETA 5.00, NFPT 0.75, NPI 5.00, NSCA 0.60, NSPA 5.00, PTAG 5.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-5:00pm
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 on those around you! • CECs are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

108: ACE®: Sports Conditioning Workshop
Workshop presented by: Jonathan Ross, and Anthony Wall
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.80, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 7.25, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 7.75, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.80, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
Sports conditioning workouts that incorporate advanced drills continue to rise in popularity, but fitness experts are concerned they may not be appropriate for all clients. This interactive, hands-on workshop addresses the science of sports conditioning and training energy pathways, and explores a systematic approach to designing programs. Discover skill-related parameters of fitness, including balance, agility, coordination, speed, reactivity and power, and how to tailor drills to specific population groups. Explore appropriate progressions in intensity, complexity and movement suitable to specific skill and conditioning levels. Upon completion, you’ll be able to: —Define key considerations for developing sports conditioning programs. —Conduct a thorough needs assessment before designing sports conditioning workouts. —Design, demonstrate and cue appropriate skill- and conditioning-level drills, exercises and movement patterns that address all parameters of fitness. —Discuss key nutritional and hydration strategies to help improve performance. • Approved for 0.8 ACE, 8.0 ACSM, 7.25 AFAA, 0.8 NASM, 0.8 NFPT and 0.8 NSCA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

109: Tabata Bootcamp™
Workshop presented by: Mindy Mylrea
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.90, ACSM 8.00, AFAA 8.00, AFPA 8.00, BCRPA 8.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 8.00, CI 8.00, IFPA 8.00, ISSA 8.00, NAFC 0.90, NASM 0.80, NCCAP 0.90, NCCPT 0.80, NESTA 0.80, NETA 8.00, NFPT 1.00, NPI 8.00, NSCA 0.90, NSPA 8.00, PTAG 8.00

Wednesday, 10:00am-7:00pm
Tabata Bootcamp is a revolutionary small-group training program designed to generate revenue for you and your facility. Based on cutting-edge HIIT exercises, sound nutrition and the latest behavioral science, you’ll learn how to run 8-week boot camps that will transform your clients’ bodies and their lives. This turnkey program will provide you with all the tools you need to be successful. You’ll learn the latest techniques in HIIT research, metabolic profiling, perfect exercise programming, body assessment, and motivational coaching skills for creating healthy habit-forming behaviors, including the Take 3 method for healthy eating, a behavioral science approach that will change the way they eat forever. This course includes an instructor manual, resistance tubing, access to the complete online library that contains over 70 workouts and nutritional support videos, Web membership and ongoing support at no additional fee. This is a complete turnkey program that generates revenue for you. • Please bring a bag lunch and snacks. Participants enrolled in this 9-hour course will work through lunch and be given two short breaks during the day. • Approved for 0.9 ACE and 9.0 AFAA. CECs from other agencies are pending. No CPR card is required. • Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
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Thursday

200: IDEA Rookie Rumble
Workout presented by: Shannon Fable, and Jeffrey Scott
Special Time: 7:00-8:00am

Time Block C1 - Thursday, 7:00-8:00am (Special Time)
If this is your first time at an IDEA event, join us at this session for a special IDEA welcome! To prepare you for a weekend of education, inspiration and perspiration, we have created a unique workout just for you. In this high-energy, movement-based session, you'll have the opportunity to meet and connect with other fitness professionals while learning interactive group workout games, drills and exercises.

201: TRX®: Circuit Training
Workout presented by: Dan McDonogh

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Individualized training in a motivating group exercise environment! This group strength workout uses timed sets and a grueling boot camp format to give participants an all-body burn in record time. Use nothing but body weight and the TRX to bring a completely new element to your group program that will light up your studio like never before.

202: Tabata Bootcamp™
Workout presented by: Mindy Mylrea

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Experience Tabata Bootcamp™, a revolution in small-group training. Based on cutting-edge HIIT exercise and the latest in behavioral science, you'll experience a glimpse of how this program will transform your clients' bodies and their lives. This workout combines the latest techniques in HIIT research, metabolic profiling, perfect exercise programming and motivational coaching that can yield big results for you and your clients.

203: ViPR™ Athletic for Group Exercise (Full)
Workout presented by: Matt Truscott

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Be one of the first in the world to participate in FitPro's brand-new ViPR group fitness program. ViPR Athletic is the metabolic conditioning class that trains your body as one unit for a fast, coordinated and powerful physique. Comprising a series of amplified ViPR stations plus team challenges, this sports conditioning whole-body integrated training session makes you move faster, feel stronger and become more agile, so you can put in an explosive performance when the pressure is on.

204: Body Weight Butt Blast
Workout presented by: Eve Fleck, MS

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Join the party and blast your butt using nothing but your own body weight. Learn to leverage yourself creatively to access parts of your glutes that you didn't even know were there. Come play with us and discover that there's far more to glute training than squats!

205: MMA Body Fat Attack (Full)
Workout presented by: Kevin Kearns, and Scott O'Keefe

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Kick your heart rate into high gear while performing the same moves mixed martial arts fighters use. These athletes are among the fittest in the world. Here is your opportunity to try their workouts and experience the intensity of MMA without the contact. Kick, punch and elbow just like a fighter and watch the calories just melt away. In addition, you will walk away with new MMA exercises you can use in your classes, or with your clients, on Monday morning.

206: Reebok Presents Les Mills CXWORX™
Workout presented by: Rebecca Garity, and Emma Barry

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
CXWORX is a short, sharp workout that strengthens and tones the body. It hones in on the torso and sling muscles that connect your upper and lower body, and is ideal for tightening your tummy and butt while also improving functional strength and assisting in injury prevention. This session also includes the science behind each exercise.

207: Reebok Presents Stoked 360
Workout presented by: Kira Stokes

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Shock and work the body 360 degrees with Kira's high-intensity interval workout. Serving as Kira's flagship workout, this sweat session combines elements of traditional and functional conditioning with creative cardiovascular intervals and unique body weight strength exercises. All elements are combined to create a smart, progressive flow of movement focused on the core as the powerhouse of the body. This powerful workout will get your heart pumping, muscles lengthened and body strengthened.

208: CANCELED: NXGEN Resistance Band Training (Full)
Workout presented by: André Labbé, PT

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
Be the first to experience the Next Generation Resistance Band. In this session, you will be introduced to this new form of elastic resistance, and be shown how to progress from isolated to integrated to functional movement patterns. See how advanced elastic resistance training techniques can be integrated into workouts for athletes at all levels. Stay on the cutting edge and see what the NXGEN buzz is all about.

209: Soul Train House Party
Workout presented by: Tahneetra Crosby

Time Block C2 - Thursday, 7:00-7:45am
No frills or fancy choreography. It's time to just break it down like you are at a house party and the Soul Train line just started! Can you just let go and turn your class into a fun zone full of fun party moves? You will take it from the party circle to the Soul Train line and finish it off with a unique hustle. This one is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!

Friday

400: TRX®: Advanced Rip™ Training (Full)
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
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.

401: Club Spotlight: Equinox® Presents Hang Tight and Move Free
Workshop presented by: Lashaun Dale, Team Equinox, and Lisa Wheeler
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Join the movement and experience a contemporary paradigm shift in physicality and your fitness. Move dynamically and with variety as you blend disciplines, aesthetics, performance and art. Release and rebalance tension and strength through hanging/balancing exercises and ground-based body weight and resistance training.

402: ViPR™: Shift Training-A New Way to Lift
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt, and Pete McCall, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Shifting is described as moving a mass horizontally across a field of gravity. Most of the time, strength programs are solely focused on lifting strategies (namely, moving a mass vertically in a field of gravity). While this offers many training and adaptation benefits, we feel it is incomplete. Michol will address the merits of shifting drills and shares biomechanical information to support this training. You will also learn many ViPR shifting drills to increase foundational and sport strength.

403: The MELT® Experience for Group Exercise
Workshop presented by: Sue Hitzmann, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Calling all group exercise instructors! Here is the breakthrough solution that immediately improves the results of every exercise modality while reducing the risk of pain and injury in your students. See how easily you can add Hands-off Bodywork techniques to your group cycling, sculpt, yoga, suspension training, Pilates and other group exercise formats. The moves of MELT® Length and MELT NeuroStrength simulate the techniques—and the results—of manual therapy. These unique concepts will improve your participant retention and set you apart in your field.

404: Sport Conditioning Goes Group! Take 2! (Full)
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Take the joy of movement from group exercise, subtract the choreography, add athletic and functional actions, and load motion to watch your classes fill up with students/clients who are passionate about sport and recreation. This new “twist” on sport conditioning brings the essence of functional exercise and athlete training into group exercise, blending the hot trends of small-group training, team coaching, Tabata and HIIT principles. Experience the exercises, flow, timing, setup and cuing from this unique small-group programming model.

405: SPRI®: Ropes Gone REALLY Wild!™ (Full)
Workshop presented by: Sergeant Ken Weichert
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Just when you thought rope training could not get any more challenging, SPRI Ropes Gone Wild elevates it to an entirely new level. Experience the power of dragging, pulling and jumping with the ropes to push performance beyond traditional training. Learn team strategies for inspiration, coaching techniques for precision, and new movements to keep workouts engaging, fun and intense. Pick up the slack and go REALLY wild!

406: PaddleFit™: Fitness for Stand-Up Paddling
Workshop presented by: Brody Welte
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
Stand-up paddling (SUP) is the fastest growing fitness and recreation activity on the planet and targets core strength, balance, coordination, endurance and stability. PaddleFit is anything but your typical fitness program and focuses on all aspects of SUP training. Even if you are landlocked, PaddleFit will demonstrate how to integrate SUP training into your current practice and learn powerful workouts that can be applied to both indoor and outdoor settings. See what the craze is all about!

407: Female Chain Reaction (Full)
Workshop presented by: Christina Christie, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
The pelvic core neuromuscular system (PCNS)—pelvis, core, and pelvic floor—has a unique biomechanical influence within both the female and male body. This course will help you understand three-dimensional PCNS movement from function to dysfunction. We will explore functional mobility techniques for the complete core, and exercise integration utilizing a variety of functional tools. Participants will understand how the PCNS can influence orthopedic injuries, how pregnancy will influence the PCNS and how pelvic core dysfunction may limit an individual's ability to exercise.

408: Women, Hormones, Metabolism and Energy Expenditure: Unraveling a Complex Puzzle
Lecture presented by: Len Kravitz, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
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 program designs, specifically for women, will be presented. This ultramodern lecture is a must-attend for any personal trainer who trains female clients.

409: Practical Nutrition Tips: From Food Selection to Healthy Preparation
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block H2 - Friday, 8:00-9:50am
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 exploring the market layout, examining nutrition facts labels and learning general guidelines for choosing the major macronutrients. Explore the impact of food preparation on retaining nutrients' inner qualities by identifying the safest cooking methods and understanding the science behind those associated with long-term health benefits.

Saturday

600: Runner's Revenge, Powered by GRIT™ Cardio (Full)
Workout presented by: Jeremiah Evans, Sheldon McBee, MS, and Dan McDonogh

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
This fun and interactive IDEA Summer Games outdoor session will take you through some skillz and drillz to help you pay the billz and up your running game! You will compete to win the gold, silver or bronze while learning both individual and partner exercises to improve mobility, stability and strength. Plus, learn how Les Mills GRIT Cardio can rapidly improve athletic capability on the road or the trails!

601: TRX®: Advanced Suspension Training®
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
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.

602: NASM®: True Metabolic Conditioning
Workshop presented by: Fabio Comana, MA, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
Metabolic conditioning is hot, and while many fitness professionals grasp the basic concepts of this training philosophy, many miss opportunities to leverage the secrets of mechanical, neurological, bio-energetic and biological specificity of this training modality. In this session, we will examine current training philosophies and discuss effective strategies to boost metabolism and total daily energy expenditure. You'll take away a variety of different metabolic cardio and resistance training exercise options that are guaranteed to deliver results.

603: From the Hip-An Exploration in Structure and Function (Full)
Workshop presented by: Pete Holman, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
This session challenges some of the current strength and conditioning concepts with regard to training the muscles of the pelvic girdle. In addition to reviewing the anatomy movement mechanics, we'll introduce the “cylinder”“ a concept equally as important as the hip hinge in generating power and enhancing durability. Pivot mechanics will also be addressed. You'll be introduced to the hip in a way that will create another dimension in your training, as well as provide a progressive approach toward improving performance and durability in clients of all fitness levels.

604: Trigger Point Performance: Cold Myofascial Compression™ Techniques for Recovery
Workshop presented by: Cassidy Phillips, and the Trigger Point Performance Team
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
Recovery starts the minute you stop training. Experience the benefits of cryotherapy with 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.

605: Don't Get Left in the Mud! Adventure Racing HIIT Tough-Strength
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
Adventure racing is experiencing phenomenal growth. In this cutting-edge session, you will learn how to train clients in a stable, controlled environment, and how to best layer specific skills that are necessary for this sport. See how both slow-tempo and ballistic drills are integrated with push–pull type strength exercises and plyometrics to replicate the actions your clients will experience while navigating a race. Walk away with techniques to prepare your clients for adventure racing in a way that allows them to be successful on race day“and 365 days a year!

606: SPRI®: 360 Locked and Loaded
Workshop presented by: Abbie Appel
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
Take aim at strength training from an unconventional perspective: workouts using alternating closed and open chain exercises. Using the SPRI Step360™ creates unstable challenges to experience intensity with a twist. Learn how moving in three planes of motion through six phases of training with zero rest will push performance without compensation.

607: Training the Untrained Athlete
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Justin Price, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
People want to have fun engaging in dynamic activities and playing games/sports. However, aches, pains, and musculoskeletal and movement imbalances can limit options and affect athletic potential. Learn assessment and correction techniques that can reduce the likelihood of injury and improve performance both in the gym and on the field or court.

608: Assessing Mobility as a Function of Stability
Lecture presented by: Greg Roskopf, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
In this session, we will look at the nervous system's involvement in muscle tightness and decipher why many people do not achieve positive effects from stretching. Trainers will gain an understanding of how the nervous system regulates motion and how limitations in flexibility may be part of the body's protective mechanism. Learn why stability through motion is critical to affect long-term changes in flexibility. This session is a must-attend for any trainer frustrated by a lack of success with various flexibility programs.

609: The Small-Group Experience-Smart Programming for Clubs
Lecture presented by: Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00

Time Block L1 - Saturday, 7:30-9:20am
Small-group training offers a personal, affordable solution for many clients in the club setting. For program directors and club owners, small groups offer a major profit center. But in order to make it work, program directors need to understand how to take the best from group and personal training and apply the skillsets to educate trainers to manage small groups with confidence. Learn the unique skills necessary to manage and educate trainers by utilizing best practices, and understanding costs and the myriad of program options available.

Sunday

800: HIIT: Stop the Madness! (Full)
Workshop presented by: Ryan Halvorson
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
High-intensity interval training in its various iterations has become increasingly popular these past several years. While the method yields quick results, it also comes with a significant risk of injury. This session will educate attendees on the science and concepts behind this modality, and demonstrate how to coach participants safely through these fast-paced workouts. Attendees will also develop the skills to effectively lead groups with varying limitations and skill levels so that each person feels challenged appropriately.

801: Back to Basics With Trunk and Spine Anatomy (Full)
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Beverly Hosford, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
“Abs” is one of the biggest buzzwords in our industry. Can you differentiate between multifidus, iliocostalis, longissimus and quadratus lumborum? Anatomy knowledge is essential and will set you apart from other professionals. We all learn anatomy when getting certified, but it can slip away over time. Unlock the solutions to client low-back concerns and better abdominal definition by enhancing your foundation in anatomy.

802: Choosing Footwear Is Not About Your Feet
Lecture / Workshop presented by: Justin Price, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
There is so much conflicting information about which are the best shoes, that choosing the right footwear can be confusing. This session will teach you things you never considered when buying new shoes, assessments to help you decide which shoes are best for you, and exercises to help prepare your body to adapt to the right footwear.

803: All You Need Is YOU!
Workshop presented by: John Garey, MS
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
Whether you're on the road or just in need of a full-body workout that requires no equipment at all, this workshop will give you tons of ideas for program design. You'll learn basic-to-advanced exercises, complex movement patterns, progressions and regressions that will challenge you and your clients at any fitness level.

804: Social Media Makeover-Seven Mistakes to Avoid
Lecture presented by: Amanda Vogel, MA
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 0.00, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
Everyone knows that social media marketing is here to stay for fitness businesses and facilities. But, understandably, not everyone is clear on best practices for posting relevant and professional content (nope, it doesn't involve being plugged in 24/7). Whether you're hesitant to use hashtags, or you've been known to dump a #gazillion of them into one post, this session is for you. Bottom line: knowing the

805: Nutrition in the News-The Truth Behind the Media Headlines
Lecture presented by: Christopher Mohr, PhD, RD
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
From the health benefits of bacon and saturated fat to the headlines saying “gluten is this generation's tobacco”...it's hard to keep current on the latest and greatest nutrition trends. Most importantly, it's hard to sort through the marketing and hype associated with the multimillion dollar nutrition industry. This dynamic session will cover this year's hottest nutrition topics and trends so you and your clients are armed with the most up-to-date, truthful nutrition information.

806: R.E.D. Warrior™
Workshop presented by: Jani Roberts
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
The Warrior Experience™ empowers individuals to recognize and achieve their limitless potential. Through a unique combination of fitness, martial arts and dance movements (presented in a circuit and interval training format), you will help your students develop greater self-confidence, clarity and passion so they may break through self-imposed limits and reach new heights. Take away concepts you can implement to create a well-rounded fitness and mind-body experience.

807: Step Metamorphosis
Workshop presented by: Lynne Skilton-Hayes
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.00, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
Why do so many instructors teach step but have never tried teaching multiple step formats? The conversion is easier to make then you think. Use the same choreography and the same teaching strategies, but see how the class morphs into something completely different simply by adding another bench into the mix. It's a simple conversion for an amazing end result, with little to no extra work for the instructor.

808: STOTT PILATES®: Extreme Pilates-Athletic Conditioning on the Mat (Full)
Workshop presented by: PJ O'Clair
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
This workshop, developed by the Merrithew Health & Fitness team, demonstrates dynamic movements that take full advantage of the body's own weight and gravity. Guaranteed to develop ultimate strength and stability, particularly through the core, this workshop features an intense abdominal series, sequences with rotation and mobilization, as well as a section dedicated to front and side planks. Learn mat-based sequences in an interval format that increase in speed and intensity and work through the local and global stabilizing and mobilizing systems.

809: Pilates for Osteoporosis
Workshop presented by: Teresa Maldonado Marchok, PT
CECs/CEUs: ACE 0.20, ACSM 2.00, AFAA 1.80, AFPA 2.00, BCRPA 2.00, BOC 1.75, CHEK 2.00, CI 2.00, IFPA 2.00, ISSA 2.00, NAFC 0.20, NASM 0.20, NCCAP 0.20, NCCPT 0.20, NESTA 0.20, NETA 2.00, NFPT 0.25, NPI 2.00, NSCA 0.20, NSPA 2.00, PTAG 2.00
Special Time: 7:30-9:20am

Time Block P1 - Sunday, 7:30-9:20am (Special Time)
As Boomers continue to populate our classes, you need to acquire the skills to address the growing issue of osteopenia and osteoporosis. Uncover the science behind bone loss and gain an understanding of what will keep your clients safe. Experience mat work utilizing the mini-ball and resistance band, as well as a few standing routines that target femoral neck bone building, core strength, balance and fun! This workshop will give you the confidence and tools to work with this growing population safely and effectively.
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