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16 FREE Promotional Seminars Offered at IDEA World Fitness Convention

Join some of the biggest fitness companies at these FREE informative promotional seminars to learn the latest from some of the top fitness and nutrition industry brands. Access to these sessions are FREE with your conference registration OR your EXPO pass.

To attend one of these promotional seminars, go to the room/location of that session. You do not have to sign up for these classes ahead of time; however, these sessions could fill up quickly, so be sure to RSVP in order to secure your spot. They are brought to you by each company listed below.

Key:
(CC) Convention Center

Friday, August 9th


Company: Stroops
Title: Bridging the Gap Between the Weight Room & Playing Field
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 153 (CC)
Contact: Dani Tremelling
E-mail to Register: dani@stroops.com
Phone #: 801.776.3322
Website : http://www.stroopsperformance.net/

Description:
A fun, energetic workout that will leave you wanting more! Optimize your Performance training by training with resistance at the speed of sport! Stroops has done it again, providing high performance products in a safe atmosphere that will challenge the weekend warrior to the top level athletes. Come be part of Stroops, as we continue to change the way the world views Fitness and Performance training. Don’t miss your chance to win a Beast Battle Rope or Python Striker! Register today!


Company: Yoga Bent, LLC
Title: Mighty Body Band® Cross-training Fitness System
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 503 (CC)
Contact: Miguel Latronica
E-mail to Register: Miguel@yogabent.com
Phone #: 847-977-1811
Website: www.mbb.me

Description:
The MBB presentation will discuss many of the latest scientific research studies regarding the many different forms of stretch and strength exercise as it relates to the cellular and neurological processes of muscular regeneration. We will also explore the matrix of fascia, the body’s hydraulic/lymphatic network systems and pnf (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation) stretching as it pertains to the use and efficacy of the Mighty Body Band® product via the Latronica Method™.


Company: Dynamax
Title: Bust a Move! The Power of Dynamax Locomotion
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 403A (CC)
Contact: Courtney Austin
E-mail to Register: courtney@medicineballs.com
Phone #: 1-800-880-0469
Website: www.medicineballs.com

Description:
You have experienced the Sit-up toss and the Rotations, now experience the power of movement. In this class learn how to properly execute different throwing patterns and total body movement while walking. Learn to use the summation of force to transfer power and energy from your toenails to fingernails. Challenge your coordination and accuracy while developing power and strength in the trunk. This will be the first time teaching these exercises at an IDEA event, so don’t miss your opportunity.


Company: Kaia F.I.T.
Title: Functional Intense Training
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 515A (CC)
Contact: Kristen Loos
E-mail to Register: kristen@kaiafit.com
Phone #: (775) 841-2300
Website: www.kaiafit.com

Description:
Kaia F.I.T. is a core strengthening program that is based on functional exercise. Our holistic approach to health and fitness makes women leaner, stronger and more flexible, and gives them the energy they need to be more effective in their daily lives. Our program focuses on personal results achieved by working in a team atmosphere. Be a part of Kaia F.I.T. and realize your potential as a coach, an athlete and a devoted teammate.


Company: TRX®
Title: Build Your Brand with TRX
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 402A (CC)
Contact: Jessica Anderson
E-mail to Register: IDEA2013@trxtraining.com
Website: http://www.trxtraining.com/

Description:
Come see TRX founder, Randy Hetrick, discuss the development and evolution of the TRX brand. As an inventor, entrepreneur, athlete and former commando, Randy’s professional experience spans a broad range of domains. Randy will share the background behind the new, exclusive program, TRX CORE®, developed with solutions for your biggest challenges, helping you build your training business, get noticed and get more clients by leveraging the TRX brand. Lunch will be served. Space is limited.


Company: Core Stix, LLC
Title: Want a Powerful Core...Get off the Floor
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 515B (CC)
Contact: Julie Duenes
E-mail: Julie@corestix.com
Phone #: 855-COR-STIX
Website to Register: http://www.corestix.com/idea-registration/

Description:
Recent science has proven that traditional floor exercises may tone but they don’t build strength or function. Learn the science and application on how to effectively build functional strength and power in your core in the standing position by utilizing the Core Stix Training System. The Core Stix have been used for everything from rehab to professional sports conditioning, developed by the Strength and Conditioning Coach for 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Champions Pittsburg Penguins.


Company: The Dannon Company
Title: The Role of Yogurt in Fitness and Nutrition
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 511 (CC)
Contact: Jessica Smerling, RD
E-mail to Register: Jessica.SMERLING@Dannon.com
Website: http://www.dannon.com/yougurt_and_health.aspx

Description:
This seminar will discuss the benefits of yogurt and how it plays a role in fitness and nutrition. Topics include lactose intolerance, live and active cultures, nutrient density and dairy protein quality. We will also outline how dairy protein can be involved in exercise and muscle building.


Company: GenoVive
Title: Weight Loss Designed by Science
Time: 12:30pm- 1:30pm
Room: 402B (CC)
Contact: Sheila Bickham
E-mail to Register: sbickham@genovive.com
Contact E-mail: (504) 734-3030
Website: http://www.genovive.com/

Description:
GenoVive uses an individual’s unique genetic profile to determine the appropriate balance of macronutrient to work in sync with your metabolism to help you lose weight effectively. GenoVive is the first comprehensive program that offers an all-natural meal and exercise program for sustain weight loss. GenoVive will showcase the latest scientific development in the field of Nutrigenomics in room 402B of the Convention Center on Friday, August 9th at 12:30. Please come join us!

Saturday, August 10th


Company: HumanX by Harbinger
Title: Functional Training - Perform Better, Live Better!
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 153 (CC)
Contact: Melanie Riley
E-mail: mriley@harbingerfitness.com
Phone #: 800-729-5954 or 707-438-7777 (intl)
Website to Register: www.humanXgear.com/World2013

Description:
Want to know more about Functional Training - proper form, function and body benefits -- but afraid to ask?! Here's your chance to learn -- and test out the new HumanX training tools -- with nationally recognized coaches LoJo and Simon. You'll not only learn the moves, but walk away with programming you can start using immediately! Limited to 50 and everyone receives free stuff - also the chance to win prize packs on site!


Company: BootyBarre, Inc.
Title: Shake Your Groove Thang with Bootybarre!
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 502A (CC)
Contact: Alex Ellis
E-mail to Register: info@thebootybarre.com
Phone #: 626-441-6309
Website: http://thebootybarre.com/

Description:
A sexy, energetic, fun workout that fuses fitness techniques from Dance, Pilates, and Yoga that will tone, define and chisel the whole body. And get this“ you don’t even need any dance experience and you certainly don’t need a partner! The Booty Barre® method is the perfect combination of strength and flexibility with added cardio to burn fat fast. Join the class with the creator Tracey Mallett and a LIVE DJ with fun prizes not to be missed!


Company: BOSU
Title: 3D XTREME™ Global Launch Workout
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 408 (CC)
Website to Register: http://tinyurl.com/3DXTREME

Description:
Presented by: Julz Arney, Jay Blahnik, Lawrence Biscontini, Candice Brooks, Douglas Brooks, Amy Dixon, Shannon Fable, Rob Glick, Stacey Lei Krauss, Mindy Mylrea, Keli Roberts, Greg Sellar & Helen Vanderburg
3D XTREME™ is a unique, high-intensity, team-oriented workout that combines functional, integrated, total body conditioning, explosive cardio, and interactive team challenges to get maximum results in a minimal amount of time. 3D XTREME™ can easily be taught by group fitness instructors and personal trainers, and is perfect for members who want to improve their overall fitness and athleticism. Designed to utilize BOSU® Balance Trainers, but on a smaller scale, and common equipment that you already have in your club.


Company: Les Mills West Coast
Title: Small Group Team Training – Future Trends and Insights
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 503 (CC)
Contact: Serrita Teer
Contact E-Mail: info.usa@lesmills.com
Phone #: 415.296.6067
Website to Register: www.lesmills-idea2013.eventbrite.com

Description:
Small Group Team Training is the new holy grail of fitness yet many operators struggle to make it work commercially in comparison to Personal Training and Group Fitness. This session explores best practice on program development, staff recruitment & training, scheduling, registration, payment models, and marketing.
Learning objectives:

  • Receive the latest research from Penn State University
  • Best Practice use of this research in Program Design
  • Lessons in World Class Program Management & Marketing


Company: World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)
Title: The Road to Financial Success: Increase Your Client Base by 30% and Make Money!
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 402B (CC)
Contact: Jay DelVecchio
Contact E-mail: jdelvec@witseducation.com
Phone #: 888-330-9487
Website to register: http://www.witseducation.com/special/worldidea.html

Description:
Join us –we’ll be giving away up to 50 FREE online courses!
You have passion but are you struggling with your business, reaching goals and generating enough income? Is it hard to ask clients for sales and “close the deal?” Join this seminar and discuss the sales process from generating leads to closing deals and retaining clients. Get tips on using social media and managing a sales team. Finally, we’ll go on a “tour” of the new online W.I.T.S. Sales Institute and our F.B.I (Fitness Business Institute.) Our Fortune 500 faculty is here for YOU!


Company: National Peanut Board
Title: The Power of Plant-Based Protein
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 402A (CC)
Contact: Lindsay Roberts
E-mail to Register: lroberts@golinharris.com
Phone #: 404.367.2772
Website: http://nationalpeanutboard.org/nutrition/plant-based-eating/

Description:
Hundreds of studies lead to this one conclusion: The healthiest diet on the planet is a plant-based diet. Come hear Sharon Palmer, registered dietitian and author of The Plant-Powered Diet, talk about ways to incorporate more healthy plants into your daily diet – whether you’re an omnivore or a vegan. In particular, Sharon will show you easy and tasty ways to meet your protein needs while eating a diet focused on plant-based foods.


Company: U-JAM Fitness®
Title: House Party, U-JAM Fitness®- Let The Music Drive You™
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 403B (CC)
Contact: Matt Marks
E-mail to Register: matt@ujamfitness.com
Phone #: 408-667-0724
Website: www.ujamfitness.com

Description:
Join creator Susy C, as U-JAM Fitness® unites world beats with urban flavor and takes you around the world, from Hip-Hop to Bollywood, with an athletic cardio workout that tones your body & leaves you begging for more! U-JAM Fitness® is Universal, Unique and eUphoric! So lace up your kicks and Let The Music Drive You™! In 3 years, U-JAM Fitness® has taken the nation by storm, with near 300 instructors, packing in 450 classes per week!


Company: Dynamax
Title: Dynamax HIT Wheel
Time: 11:45am- 12:45pm
Room: 403A (CC)
Contact: Courtney Austin
E-mail to Register: courtney@medicineballs.com
Phone #: 1-800-880-0469
Website: www.medicineballs.com

Description:
The Dynamax wheel is one of the hottest training templates available. This template based on a hub and spoke principal allows you to fully customize your workout to tailor your needs for the day. Total body, leg dominate doesn’t matter the wheel is the perfect tool. Learn the in’s and out’s of the wheel and start incorporating this programming tool today.