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IDEA® World Convention Sessions Info
254: Schwinn® Cycling: Music Makeover—There’s an App for That!
Workshop presented by: Jeffrey Scott
Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50amMusic is the magic ingredient that helps your class stand out while keeping riders motivated from warm-up to cool-down. Whether the thought of finding, mixing and customizing music for your next cycling class overwhelms you or excites you, come see how making a memorable playlist is easier and more accessible than ever. We guarantee you’ll walk away with useful tools to set your playlist apart from the rest.
255: Keiser® Cycling: Road Race or Road Rage?
Workshop presented by: Krista Popowych
Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50amWhat's the difference between smart road cycling technique and just pedaling? What skills and drills are needed out on the course that may be missed in an indoor class? Provide a class based on road skills versus crazy road rage, and gain an understanding of real-road application and drills to increase your cycling efficiency and power, and improve your class planning and cuing skills. Come find out how to provide the best ride for ALL cyclists!
256: Stages™ Cycling: Triple Threat Mindset
Workshop presented by: Neil Troutman
Time Block D - Thursday, 8:00-9:50amAre you a triple threat indoor cycling instructor? Can you keep the Beat Junkies, the Traditionalists and the Power Purists coming back for more? To get results you need to be the perfect planner; independent of which playlist you choose and what style you use to deliver the goods. Get ready to run three stylistically different rides adaptable to any studio culture using the same music for each! This will change the way you view class planning and prep.
260: Body Weight Match-Up...A Challenge Arena Exclusive!
Time Block S - Thursday, 12:45-1:45pmYou won’t want to miss this super-charged body weight only workout in IDEA’s Challenge Arena in the Expo Hall. Your award-winning coaches have prepared several challenges designed to test your endurance, strength, agility, speed and yes, determination! Come to this session“join a team“and work together to reach a common goal. Plus, take home some great new ideas to challenge your clients and members when you return home.
270: IDEA Summer Games: The Ultimate Strength Challenge, Powered by SPRI®
Workout presented by: SPRI Faculty
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmWhether you are an experienced athlete or a fitness pro, have you ever wondered just how strong you really are? This IDEA Summer Games session will test your limits with weighted resistance and body weight exercises that are sure to leave no muscle untouched and give you a few new tricks to take home to your clients. Multiple challenge course trials allow you to better your score and compete for gold, silver or bronze medals. Experience new individual and team strength training drills in this ultimate strength challenge!
271: LIVING the Success Principles-How to Get From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be!
Lecture presented by: Jack Canfield, MS
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmKnowing how to achieve success is like knowing the combination to a lock. If you are missing any of the numbers, or have them in the wrong order, the lock won't open. In this fast paced, entertaining and powerful session, Jack will teach you his proven breakthrough success system that guarantees you greater levels of peak performance and success in every area of your life: your career, your finances and your personal life.
272: TRX®: Rotation Matters
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmThis session utilizes the TRX Rip™ Trainer to delve into what is perhaps the most important yet under-trained of all of the foundational movements. Learn why and how to integrate rotation into your training regimen. This eye opening session will take you through a rotational journey from how to coach the basic mechanics of rotation, all the way up to producing rotational power in high speed movements to benefit functional strength and high intensity training.
273: Functional Barbell Strength: Reps, Integration, Power (RIP), by Power Music | Group Rx
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmFunctional, rotational and undeniably motivational, RIP delivers results. You and your participants are after the same things: physical results, safe and motivating exercises, great music to drive the workout, and the thrill of the group atmosphere. RIP is the group barbell workout that incorporates functional orthopedic strength training. Every movement plane is attacked using weights and body weight. Learn what, why and how to deliver a scientifically researched RIP class that you can implement immediately, license free, customizable and affordable.
274: Program Design Made Simple
Workshop presented by: Chris Ecklund, MA
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmIn this session, we will provide trainers with a systematic approach to evaluating clients and designing programs that are effective, interesting and creative at the same time. The concepts covered in this session can be applied to both the private and small-group training settings. We'll delve into the foundational components of movement preparation, self-myofascial release, muscle activation, corrective exercise, core training, strength training and so much more. New personal trainers are encouraged to attend!
275: NASM®: Where’s the Gym?...Workouts You Can Do Anywhere!
Workshop presented by: Rick Richey, MS
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmGym access is not available to everyone, and not desired by others. This workout is designed to explore options for exercise tools and toys that fit into a gym bag and can be taken anywhere. More importantly, we will analyze movement and function to better understand the most important piece of exercise equipment that you always have with you—the body!
110: EXOS®: Train Like an Athlete-The Coach's Guide to Improved Sports Performance
Workshop presented by: Brent Callaway
Wednesday, 10:00am-5:00pmThe ability to develop, coach and correct movement skills has emerged as an important skill set for those looking to position themselves as sports conditioning coaches or performance specialists. The industry has spoken, and more clients are looking to train "like an athlete" and develop the movement skills needed to stay in top shape. Whether it is helping a client improve his running technique for an upcoming race, or a youth athlete improve her ability to change direction, the ability to effectively coach movement skills is needed. Attend this preconference event and develop the coaching skills needed to identify and articulate the characteristics that represent "effective technique" across specific linear and multidirectional movement skills. We will discuss how to identify and prioritize specific "technical errors" associated with each movement skill, and provide focused cues and drills that will be used to correct the prioritized movement errors. This course will not only provide a blueprint for those seeking to transition into sports performance, it will also provide an evidence-based guide to programming, coaching and correcting a diversity of movement skills. Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This preconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
111: Total Barre™ Create Great Choreography to Music
Workshop presented by: Kim Kraushar
Wednesday, 1:00-5:00pmThe Total Barre system provides the perfect opportunity to combine music and movement to create more than just a prechoreographed fitness class. In this workshop, created by the MERRITHEW team, learn how every aspect of choreography, from choosing individual pieces to stringing together the perfect movements, will motivate your classes and deliver exceptional results. The Total Barre workout segment platform and movement essences are used as the backdrop in the creation of effective full body classes. Explore every step of the choreographic process, including how to select music, how to hear counts and phrasing, and how to develop a music vocabulary. Next, learn how to match tempo, musical breaks, accents, lyrics and crescendos/diminuendos with physical versions of the same. Finally, discuss how the essence of each segment and movement principles serve as a guide to developing safe and effective choreography, while motivating classes. Learning objectives: 1. Apply the Total Barre foundational principles in the creation of individual exercise segments. 2. Discover how rhythm, pace, counts and phrasing contribute to effective choreography. 3. Learn how music selection and exercise choice can increase energy output and physical benefits. 4. Explore how the 11 segment system helps create dynamic workouts every time. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
112: Build a Stronger Business and Life in 12 Months-Work Smarter, Not Harder!
Lecture presented by: Trina Gray
Wednesday, 2:00-6:00pmWhat fitness professional doesn't want to build a better business and enjoy life more? Attend this special preconference offering and walk away with valuable tools for creating a smarter work–life balance plan, mastering time management, and organizing your business campaigns. Chock full of solutions, this action-packed seminar, presented by leading entrepreneur Trina Gray, takes you behind the curtains of her multimillion dollar fitness businesses to show you her successful 12 month marketing campaign, including themed boot camps, unique group training programs, client celebrations, nutritional offerings and special events. You'll leave with a blueprint for creating a comprehensive marketing plan with fresh fitness and nutrition offerings. To help you pack your business with loyal clients, Trina will also share tips on promoting your brand, growing programs and adding revenue with smarter social media strategies. Stop throwing programming and business ideas at the wall to see what sticks and relegating marketing to the bottom of your list. Your whole year will change with this one seminar. This preconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
113: Gray Institute®: Low Back Pain-Assessing and Progressing for Performance
Workshop presented by: Brett Bloom
Wednesday, 2:00-6:00pmLow back pain is frequent and all too common for many of our clients. This is an opportunity, not a problem. Get this“it's not the low back's fault! Assessing the entire body, especially the low back's best friends (subtalar/ankle complex, hip complex and thoracic spine complex), and progressing the entire body (tweaking numerous movement variables) is a must in alleviating low back pain and restoring function for the individual. In this Gray Institute® preconference session, come ready to learn by moving. Learn how“ • To assess the entire body utilizing a succinct and powerful process • To progress the mobility and stability of the body by leveraging movement variables • Applied Functional Science® empowers you, the practitioner, to train/treat low back pain, as well as the rest of the body! This preconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
114: NPE FAST-FORWARD™ Intensive Workshop: One Day to More Clients, More Profits, More Fun!
Lecture presented by: Sean Greeley
Wednesday, 10:00am-4:00pmFAST FORWARD™ is NPE’s 1 day fitness business building workshop that educates fitness professionals and business owners on business systems that will attract more clients and increase profits. Whether you offer group training, semi-private, or private training services, this power packed, 6 hour workshop is designed to help you develop a clearer vision for the growth path of your business, how to package, price and sell your services, as well as provide key marketing strategies that are tailor made to drive the right prospects to your facility. Participants will: • Learn how to develop and implement an intelligent 1 to 3 year strategic business plan guaranteed to grow your business • Learn how to create a compelling packaging and pricing model for your training services • Build a “big picture” marketing calendar and proven marketing system that will entice and assure new clients flow into your business throughout the year • Learn a 7.5 step sales process that communicates the value your business delivers, resulting in more closed sales The concepts learned in this preconference session will help you realize greater fiscal and personal success, as well as have more fun in your business. It’s time to reach your potential as a business owner and successful fitness professional! Lunch will be provided for all participants registered in this preconference workshop.
150: The Santa Monica Escape Walking Tour
Fun presented by: Ken Alan
Wednesday, 3:00-7:30pmEscape from the glitz and glamour of L.A. to the beautiful beachside community of Santa Monica. You’ll see the new post-modern civic center, the bustling 3rd Street Promenade, and Palisades Park, which overlooks Santa Monica Bay from Malibu to Catalina Island. We’ll also visit the world-famous Santa Monica Pier and play on the rings, swings and ropes at the beach before taking the light rail train back to the convention center. Total walk distance: about 3 miles.
283: Health Coaching for Fitness Professionals, Powered by ACE®
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmWith a global obesity epidemic, people need more help than ever. They need someone who can empower them to change their lifestyle behaviors. This session will address what a health coach really does. See how Jordan, a personal trainer turned health coach, set up his business as a health coach and how he works with clients in person and remotely. This session is a must for anyone who wants to become a successful and established health coach professional.
284: Nutrition Beyond the Calorie
Lecture presented by: Teri Mosey, PhD
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmIn recent decades, nutrition has been reduced to counting calories. But food has thermal natures, energetic properties and its own chemical signature that communicates with our DNA. We'll explore the full spectrum of food's characteristics and their influences on our health. Understanding the properties of food will allow you to make practical choices, not just in times of health imbalance but also for overall vitality. Come and learn more about how our food influences and nourishes us in times of need.
285: How to Create High Performance Outcomes
Workshop presented by: Michol Dalcourt
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmIn this interactive session, we uncover the many aspects of elite physical performance. Getting the most out of your body relies on myriad systems working together in balance to achieve an outcome. Each system needs to be trained under certain guidelines and often use different protocols to achieve maximal effects. We will address structured movement protocols along with structured recovery protocols to maximize neural, metabolic and mechanical overload and recovery. This is the proven way to reach optimum adaptations to create high performance.
286: 10 Simple Youth Fitness Assessment Solutions
Workshop presented by: Brett Klika
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmIf you work with kids, you are well aware that the most common methods of fitness assessment are outdated and nearly irrelevant. In this hands-on session, learn how to quickly and objectively assess basic movements to provide valuable information for all levels of youth program design. Discover how to use this information to create fun, dynamic programs that improve children's fitness, coordination and health. Go home with a blueprint you can use with kids immediately!
287: Club Spotlight: Holiday Sports Club Presents J-POP
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmJ-POP Dance is one of the original programs from the Holiday Sports Club. We will dance to the latest and most popular J-POP songs. You will also experience other essential Japanese culture such as karate, traditional Yosakoi dance, karaoke and more! Dance to great music, with great people, and have a great time. No one is judging you by your dance abilities, just have fun and feel the music!
288: All In One: Group Fitness Training, Volume 2
Workshop presented by: Yoav Avidar
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmAll In One is a revolutionary concept in group fitness training! This session incorporates strength and core exercises together in a choreography routine that is taught like an aerobics class. In this session, you will see how you can get it all in: cardio, strength, mobility, stability, balance and much more. Join Yoav in one of his signature classes and get a fresh new look at group strength and body conditioning workouts.
289: 101 Ways to BOSU®!
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmHow many ways can you BOSU? We promise 101 exercises on the spot that quickly morph into double the fun. Explore new ideas for cardio, strength, core and flexibility drills that are easily scaled for clients who are new to balance training as well as veteran participants. We'll explore building blocks to restructure drills for unlimited BOSU workouts. Come fill your toolbox with more than enough ideas to get you through the next year!
290: Body Bar®: Flex-N-Kick
Workshop presented by: Janis Saffell
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmThis workshop will provide the tools needed to stay on the cutting edge of strength training and kickboxing. Learn how to integrate cardio kickboxing and strength conditioning for a challenging interval/circuit training workout. Utilize the Body Bar FLEX for muscular endurance, strength, agility and power for a safe and effective cardio, upper and lower body kickboxing workout.
291: STOTT PILATES®: Prenatal Matwork™ With Stability Ball™ and Flex-Band®
Workshop presented by: Kim Kraushar
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmExpectant mothers will love this workout, specifically designed by the team at MERRITHEW. The stability ball is a perfect tool to use with prenatal clients and adding resistance with the Flex-Band exerciser delivers moves that realign the changing body, strengthen arms and shoulders and increase a sense of well-being. Learn to apply the most current medical information, exercise guidelines and research available on pregnancy and movement to innovative STOTT PILATES exercise adaptations.
292: Balanced Body® Fit: Bring It and Be Mindful!
Time Block F - Thursday, 2:30-4:20pmAre you ready to experience a supercharged circuit while experiencing mindful movement? Come learn strategies, exercise sequences and great programming ideas while experiencing the perfect balance of work and rest, strength and flexibility, focus and fun. You will leave this workshop with a template for creating successful circuits for clients of all levels of ability.
490C: Become the Expert and Explode Your Brand (SUCCESS ACADEMY)
Lecture presented by: Sara Gottfried, MD
Special Time: 3:35-4:05pm
Time Block 9 - Friday, 3:35-4:05pm (Special Time)Dr. Gottfried used to call herself "frumpy and fat." Now she is a New York Times best-selling author, a Harvard-trained MD, as well as a yoga instructor and mom of two. She built her brand from the ground up and will share her personal experiences and five secrets to success. Her presentation will have you dreaming bigger and strategizing your own unique expertise. You'll leave ready to explode your business and brand right away.
490A: High Performance Tips: Dominate Business and Life (SUCCESS ACADEMY)
Lecture presented by: Randy Hetrick
Special Time: 2:15-3:00pm
Time Block 7 - Friday, 2:15-3:00pm (Special Time)Randy Hetrick, founder of TRX®, has amassed three decades of unique accomplishments: collegiate athlete, 14 year Navy SEAL Officer, bootstrap entrepreneur, multi-patented inventor and CEO of a $50 million company that leads the world in functional fitness. Randy will share his remarkable journey as well as five tips for dominating in business and life, from blazing a new trail and serving a niche market to creating an award-winning workplace that values healthy lifestyles.
490B: FIX Your Life With Passion and Persistence (SUCCESS ACADEMY)
Lecture presented by: Autumn Calabrese
Special Time: 3:00-3:35pm
Time Block 8 - Friday, 3:00-3:35pm (Special Time)Autumn Calabrese is the creator of the 21 Day FIX, the number one selling infomercial in the world. This celebrity trainer shares her journey from bikini competitor to becoming a worldwide expert in fitness and nutrition. Learn how creativity and persistence opened many doors for Autumn and helped her create a thriving brand by never "working" a day in her life. She will share five tips on how you can, too.
491: IDEA Summer Games: The Ultimate SAQ Challenge, Powered by SPRI®
Workout presented by: SPRI Faculty
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmThree of the most important attributes seen in high level athletes and weekend warriors are speed, agility and quickness. These vital training elements are seriously important in developing a complete athlete. Here's your chance to test your own skills in multiple SAQ course trials, consisting of cones, ladders, hurdles, line drills and more. Participants in this IDEA Summer Games session will compete for the quickest, fastest, and most agile individual, team or team player. Attendees will have the opportunity to vie for gold, silver and bronze medals in the ultimate SAQ challenge.
492: TRX® Coach Better: Coaching Redefined
Workshop presented by: Fraser Quelch
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmThis practical session builds on some of the fundamental TRX Training concepts and focuses on getting better results in the shortest imaginable time. Learn several innovative methods to quickly evaluate movement and identify key movement faults to ultimately Coach Better. Integrating key concepts from the newly launched TRX course curriculum, this session will deepen your understanding of human movement and provide a highly effective method of communication that will redefine your coaching standard.
493: Heart Rate Variability—The Science of Recovery Based Training
Workshop presented by: Mike Bracko, EdD
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmHeart rate variability (HRV) training is based on the science of recovery, preventing overtraining, and how stress affects our clients' ability to train. It accounts for all kinds of stress and monitors the day to day fluctuations in heart rate and intensity. We'll discuss the research behind HRV, the practical application of the training, and the best apps to use; then we'll put it to the test by performing a unique HRV training program using minimal equipment. See how you can use HRV training to gain maximum benefit from each workout. 494 Become a World Class Coach—Top Seven Must Do's to Create Success and Significance WSTodd Durkin, MAAll trainers want to be ultra successful. They want to maximize their impact in their studio/club and their communities, and scale their message beyond. There are some universal must do's if you want to achieve ultimate success and significance. In this session, world renowned coach Todd Durkin reveals details of the seven things you MUST do to be a great coach. In addition, he will share exactly how he created multiple coaching models over the past 10 years, including what works, what doesn't, how he manages and delivers these programs, and the essential tools and resources needed to operate a successful coaching program or business. This inspirational program will have your head spinning with ideas you can implement right away!
494: Become a World Class Coach- Top Seven Must Do's to Create Success and Significance
Workshop presented by: Todd Durkin, MA
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmAll trainers want to be ultra successful. They want to maximize their impact in their studio/club and their communities, and scale their message beyond. There are some universal must do's if you want to achieve ultimate success and significance. In this session, world renowned coach Todd Durkin reveals details of the seven things you MUST do to be a great coach. In addition, he will share exactly how he created multiple coaching models over the past 10 years, including what works, what doesn't, how he manages and delivers these programs, and the essential tools and resources needed to operate a successful coaching program or business. This inspirational program will have your head spinning with ideas you can implement right away!
495: HIGHX™, Powered by Lifeline®: TRAIN FOR LIFE™
Workshop presented by: Gabby Reece
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmExperience HIGHX, a workout where explosive training takes center stage. This 10 circuit course is designed to maximize the body's fat burning capabilities, build lean muscle, and optimize the body's hormone and physiological responses to exercise. Also featured, is the science behind this top notch fitness program, as well as coaching tips to get individuals and teams working together. See how the techniques learned in this workshop will build community in your club. Lifeline patented products power this superb circuit training format.
496: Glutes 'n Abs—Integrating Core Into Everything
Workshop presented by: Peter Twist, MSc
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmA sleek torso, ripped abs and powerful glutes are familiar goals many clients have shared with their trainers. Well, do you want to know how to achieve better than ever results that also transfer to strong powerful movement in life and sport? Re-imagine, re-engineer and re-boot your workouts with mind blowing glute work and core overload to gain optimal results. Learn how to manipulate overload variables for upper and lower body strength exercises, power drills, plyometrics and more into core integrated movement. Look great and move better! 497 Get Ripped and Don't Die Trying—Strength Training Versus HIIT WSTommy MatthewsOvertraining just to look great doesn't have to come at the expense of your health. In fact, it's just a one-way ticket to getting injured! This workshop looks at the benefits of strength training versus HIIT training and how they can be combined for maximum results. Smart training protocols, proper recovery methods, fat burning workouts and other tools for success will be covered in this special workshop. Walk away with new ways to get your clients ripped.
497: Get Ripped and Don't Die Trying—Strength Training Versus HIIT by Escape Fitness®
Workshop presented by: Tommy Matthews
Time Block J - Friday, 2:15-4:05pmOvertraining just to look great doesn't have to come at the expense of your health. In fact, it's just a one-way ticket to getting injured! This workshop looks at the benefits of strength training versus HIIT training and how they can be combined for maximum results. Smart training protocols, proper recovery methods, fat burning workouts and other tools for success will be covered in this special workshop. Walk away with new ways to get your clients ripped.
667: Schwinn® Cycling: Go With the Flow—The Cycling Coach's Survival Kit
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amTeach long enough and you'll meet Murphy—Murphy's Law, that is. Inevitably, what can go wrong will go wrong! The stereo doesn't work, microphone batteries are dead, new member walks in 10 minutes late, bikes are broken, etc. We've created your cycling survival kit so you don't have to! Walk away with a comprehensive list of what you need stashed in your bag, your head and on your phone to handle every moment like a pro.
668: Keiser® Cycling: Once Upon a Bike—A Cycling Story
Workshop presented by: Linda Freeman-Webster
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amTake your class to another level by adding storytelling and meaning to your drills. You'll learn to capture your audience with vivid descriptions and empower their inner motivation for being in class. In addition, you'll learn how to write a story that will have the biggest impact on your student's performance, focus and drive. When you tap into the mind, the body follows!
669: The Art of Coaching With Questions and Color, by ICG®
Workshop presented by: Chris Plourde
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amAs coaches we want to impact our clients as profoundly as possible. Sometimes it's about the art of questioning rather than the instructing. The IC7 Coach by Color® is a powerful tool for motivating your clients and getting their best performance. We will explore the power of asking questions as a coaching tool, give examples of effective communication to get the most out of client performance and tap into each instructor's true coaching potential.
670: Mastering Elastic Resistance, by Anchor Point Training
Workshop presented by: Chris Severs
Time Block M - Saturday, 9:40-11:30amThe unique properties and possibilities of progressive elastic resistance will be demonstrated in this session that explores several unique aspects of elastic resistance and how they can be exploited to create useful work. Learn about training vectors of force by anchoring resistance at different heights, using plyometric, isometric, eccentric and oscillating force. This session is for new and experienced trainers.
680: POP Pilates®: Showcase Party!
Workout presented by: Cassey Ho
Time Block U - Saturday, 12:00-1:00pmCome experience a dance on the mat...it's Pilates like you've NEVER seen before. Entrepreneur, author and YouTube fitness superstar Cassey Ho will be teaching POP Pilates LIVE in the Showcase Room! Gorgeous exercises choreographed to Top 40 hits, infectious energy and incredible motivation. You'll come out vibrating with a new found respect for how far you can push your body and your mind. This will be the most anticipated total body sculpting party of the weekend!
690: The Art of Nutrition and Health Coaching: How to Change Lives and Your Business (Nutrition Summit)
Time Block N - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pmClients who commit to change need a team of professionals to guide them. Specifically, they need their primary medical provider to understand the power of exercise and nutrition prescription; they require a fitness professional/health coach to shepherd their journey toward behavior change and safe movement; and they need a nutrition professional to design a reasonable eating plan. These experts will reveal secrets for harnessing the power of a referral network to both grow your business and get unparalleled results with clients.
691: 22-Minute Hard Corps
Workshop presented by: Tony Horton
Time Block N - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pmIn this routine I will be premiering two back-to-back workouts from my new program 22-Minute Hard Corps, which will be available to the public March 1, 2016, and was inspired by my visits to U.S. and joint military bases around the world. 22-Minute Hard Corps is a boot-camp–style program, made up of cardio, strength, core and functional exercises, with little or no equipment required. In this workout, which I’ve created just for IDEA, I’ll be combining the advanced cardio and resistance routines from 22-Minute Hard Corps. These include real-life types of exercises that the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines use to train during a typical 8-week boot camp. Get ready to get down, get up and get some!
692A: Why Motivating People Doesn't Work (Club/Studio Track)
Lecture presented by: Susan Fowler
Special Time: 1:45-2:45pm
Time Block X - Saturday, 1:45-2:45pm (Special Time)Stop trying to motivate people. It is frustrating for everyone and doesn't work. What is the solution? This presentation from a top leadership researcher will map out a new way to get the best results from your staff and members. It has less to do with external rewards and more to do with meeting deeper psychological needs. Susan will share the science and strategy behind leading, energizing and engaging others.
692B: Increase PT Sales and Retain Top Trainers (Club/Studio Track)
Lecture presented by: Trish Blackwell
Special Time: 2:45-3:35pm
Time Block Y - Saturday, 2:45-3:35pm (Special Time)Do your trainers hate to sell? Do you? This session is your solution. To thrive in the industry, you must connect your services to consumers who need you. Trish teaches trainers to find the fun in sales by coaching on the most important ingredient: confidence. Success in sales will boost your staff's self–esteem. In return, they will invite more people and the cycle continues. Trish shares her inside secrets from leading PT departments for record breaking success.
693: TRX® for Pre– and Postnatal
Time Block N - Saturday, 1:45-3:35pmFinally, a practical TRX program for the pre– and postnatal client is here. Review the important program considerations for the various stages of pregnancy and follow it up with a down to earth approach to safely and effectively getting back into shape while under the constraints of the early stages of motherhood. Learn how to best approach the challenges of training the pre– and postnatal client for the most important job on Earth.
830: Schwinn® Cycling: Unapologetically Authentic
Time Block Q - Sunday, 9:40-11:30amThe indoor cycling category has become crowded with programs ranging from the uber athletic to beyond the bike concepts, making it confusing to know which direction to go for your students. This workshop will teach you how to stay true to the second most popular activity on the planet (outdoor cycling), while providing the excitement of the best group fitness experiences. Walk away with three fully baked, authentic and theme based rides that will impress the masses.
850: L.A. Urban Safari Walking Adventure
Fun presented by: Ken Alan
Sunday, 10:00am-12:30pmL.A. is home to some of the most iconic and fascinating architectural structures. On this walking tour you will see such master pieces as the historic and renovated L.A. Central Library and gardens, the world-renown Walt Disney Concert Hall, the Bunker Hill steps, the new Los Angeles Cathedral and much more. Be sure to bring a camera—you won’t want to miss out on capturing these majestic manmade landmarks. Total walk distance: about 4 miles
900: POP Pilates®: Instructor Training Course
Workshop presented by: Jules Fultz
Sunday, 8:00am-5:00pmPOP Pilates is an incredible fusion of ab-chiseling and total body defining moves choreographed to your favorite Top 40 hits. This intense, mat-based workout challenges students to rhythmically flow from one exercise to the next, developing a rock solid core while leaving no muscle untouched. While POP Pilates moves all originate from classical Pilates, the class design, relationship with music, sequencing and reps, differ from reformer classes and traditional mat classes. The fundamentals of breathing, core engagement and powerhouse-based movements are shared. However, the emphasis on moving to the beat of pop music is what makes POP Pilates so unique. The POP Pilates Instructor Training Course will offer you the practical application skills and foundation from which to offer safe, smart, effective, engaging and fun class experiences to groups of all levels. Upon completion of this course, each participant will: • Have the opportunity to become an Official POP Pilates Instructor • Receive an instructor manual • Gain access to the online POP Pilates Instructor in Training Portal, which provides specific choreography videos, 1:1 technique and form breakdown, complete choreography notes and so much more • Receive the official music playlist from Spotify • Have access to the Instructor Forums Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This postconference workshop has been approved for 8.0 AFAA, 0.8 ACE, and 0.8 NASM CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
901: Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED™: Instructor Certification
Workshop presented by: Kendell Hogan
Sunday, 8:00am-5:00pmThis 8 hour course is designed to systematically prepare you to teach and coach a high intensity, metabolic-driven Jillian Michaels BODYSHRED class within a group exercise setting. You will be introduced to new concepts, teaching tools and a motivating delivery style that will change the way you view teaching fitness, while expanding your own professional growth. This training course includes the science that informs BODYSHRED along with interactive, practical application of the methodology and a creative experience of the moves and programming. Participants will be required to pass a practical exam at the end of the training and a written exam within 2 weeks after the workshop to become a fully certified BODYSHRED instructor. Requirements: 1. Instructors must be at least 18 years old. 2. Instructors must hold certification as a trainer from a recognized national fitness association, such as NETA, YMCA Foundations of Group Exercise, WITS, NFPT, NESTA, AFAA, ACE, ACSM, ISSA, NCSF, NCCPT, NASM, or AAAI/ISMA. 3. Instructors must attend the 1 day, in-person BODYSHRED Instructor Certification workshop, pass the practical examination administered at the end of the workshop, and pass the Web-based at-home written exam with a score of 80% or better. 4. Prior to teaching BODYSHRED, instructors must be affiliated with a BODYSHRED-approved gym. Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This postconference workshop has been approved for 0.8 ACE, 7.5 AFAA, 0.8 NASM and 0.5 NESTA CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
902: BOSU®: Beyond Balance-Keys to Anti-Aging
Sunday, 8:30am-3:30pmDon't miss this 6 hour certification course that will give you the tools to train your clients in the critical elements associated with anti-aging! Functional strength and balance training are key components to improved performance and successful activities of daily life at any age. This course will explore how the BOSU Balance Trainer can enhance total body fitness and balance with games and sequences that build strength, challenge proprioception, and ultimately promote efficient movement through the entire kinetic chain. Receive research-based ideas to learn why certain movement patterns are important for the active aging population, and how to implement these cutting edge movement skills and training techniques into group workouts and personal training sessions. Get new ideas for active aging workouts that make functional strength and balance training empowering and fun! Participants will receive the BOSU Active Aging - Training Manual, the BOSU Mobility and Stability for Active Aging DVD, a comprehensive list of practical take-aways from cutting edge, peer reviewed research on active aging, and hands-on practical experience. Lunch (1 hour) is on your own. This postconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
903: CIZE® LIVE: Instructor Training Workshop
Workshop presented by: Joie Walsh
Sunday, 9:00am-5:30pmMake your best move, become a CIZE LIVE Instructor! CIZE LIVE was created by Shaun T, who has an extensive dance and fitness background along with a track record of delivering incredible results. This highly sought after program is backed by extensive nationwide Beachbody® advertising, to make it the class everyone wants to take! Become a CIZE LIVE instructor in just one day. You'll learn how to properly do the moves, cue to the beat of the music, and break into a serious sweat without getting bored! The professionally choreographed routines are broken down so they're super simple to learn“and teach! You'll be able to get ANYONE to dance. Get the latest dance workout routines with fresh music from Shaun T's favorite playlists, and marketing tools to keep your CIZE LIVE classes packed and your dance crew coming back for more! Participants will receive access to the CIZE LIVE Instructor Manual and Workshop Outline, digital access to the current CIZE LIVE Round (choreography, corresponding music and choreography notes) and hands-on practical experience from our master trainers. Lunch (45 minutes) is on your own. This postconference workshop has been approved for 0.7 ACE CECs, 7 AFAA CECs, 4 canfitpro CECs. CECs from other agencies are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.
904: Metabolic Conditioning: Myths, Mysteries and Monster Workouts
Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pmJoin Len for a comprehensive review of the metabolic and physiological processes that drive physical exercise and athletic performance. Scientific studies will be presented showing how the body adapts to cardiovascular and anaerobic training. Several myths and misconceptions about fat burning, muscle acidosis, metabolic stress, extreme conditioning and substrate utilization will also be presented. Every exercise professional will leave with nine cutting edge, research-based cardiovascular workouts and seven evidence-based anaerobic training programs (each program includes five to six exercises). This postconference workshop qualifies for CECs from several certification agencies. Exact CEC hours and approvals are pending. This is not a certification. Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.