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September 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 4: Make the Gym an Inclusive Environment for Special Populations

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, AFAA 1.00 CEUs, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NASM 0.10 CEUs, NCCPT 0.10 CECs, NCEP 1.00 Units, NCSF 0.50 CEUs, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, NSCA 0.10 CEUs
$25.00
This quiz contains a feature article that examines the importance of looking beyond the inner circle of fitness clientele when aspiring to change lives. This article explores a few special populations and why it is business-savvy to serve and appreciate them all. View Details

September 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Food and Nutrition News, and Veggie-Focused Nutrition and Strong Bones

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, AFAA 1.00 CEUs, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NASM 0.10 CEUs, NCCPT 0.10 CECs, NCEP 1.00 Units, NCSF 0.50 CEUs, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, NSCA 0.10 CEUs
$25.00
This quiz covers articles that discuss the latest news and research on a variety of food and nutrition topics, including the benefits of trading animal fats for veggies fats, how fiber boosts successful aging, the FDA’s overhaul of the Nutrition Facts Panel, and slow-release coffee. It also contains an article that explores how to keep a veggie-focused approach without weakening your skeleton. View Details

"Eat Your Vegetables!" and Other Mistakes Parents Make - CEC Course

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
As a fitness professional, you know that raising active, healthier eaters is a top priority. This course shows attendees how to guide parents in their efforts to shape the child psyche so kids embrace fruits, vegetables and a myriad of other healthful foods without constant mealtime battles, bribes and downright coercion. The strategies are based on scientifically-proven strategies, expert advice and real-life examples. View Details

Six Steps to Better Program Design

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, ACTION 0.10 Units, AFAA 1.00 CEUs, CHEK 1.00 Units, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.10 Units, NASM 0.10 CEUs, NCCPT 0.10 CECs, NCEP 1.00 Units, NCSF 0.50 CEUs, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.10 CECs, NSCA 0.30 CEUs, NSPA 1.00 CEUs, PTAG 1.00 Units, PTIA 1.00 Credits, REPS NZ 0.75 Units, REPs UAE 1.00 CPDs, REPs UK 1.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 1.00 CECs
$64.00
Effective exercise selection can often be difficult and daunting. This six-step system will help you determine which exercises your clients will best tolerate...in every session! Learn skills to prescribe exercises to clients with pain or injury, properly regress and progress any exercise quickly, add an infinite number of exercises to your toolbox, and challenge clients to realize maximum gains. View Details

From Neck to Knees….More Than Just Core!

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NAFC 0.20 Units, NASM 0.20 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, NSCA 0.30 CEUs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PAI 2.00 Units, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
For many of our group fitness participants, when we say core they think abdominals. But we know there is a lot more to core training then just crunches on the floor. This workshop is designed to move you beyond crunches and fill your toolbox with a plethora of multiplanar exercises that effectively and specifically target the shoulder girdle, pelvic girdle and everything in between using body bars, tubing and your own body weight. View Details

A Different Look at Core Training: The Backside

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NAFC 0.20 Units, NASM 0.20 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, NSCA 0.30 CEUs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PAI 2.00 Units, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
Core training has become an integral part of everyone's strength training program. However, core training is defined differently depending on the exercise professional or individual. In this session, Lee will discuss the importance of creating a consistent definition of the core and core training. Focusing on the backside of the core, breaking down the deadlift and hip hinges, learn the fundamental progression that can be utilized by clients of all fitness levels. View Details

25 Things Your Client Must Know About Lower-Back Pain - CEC Course

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
The statistics are well known: 85% of people will experience lower-back pain in their lifetimes. The general public and media perpetuate outdated or inaccurate information regarding lower-back pain. Educating and clarifying the facts for your clients and members can serve them better and generate additional business opportunities for you. View Details

The Runner’s Clinic

AAPTE 1.50 Units, AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.20 CECs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
If your clients want to be better runners, they need to start by running and training better. This course teaches you how to run better through the use of running form drills and offers a special insider's view to the best lessons and workouts for runners, including lactate threshold runs, VO2max intervals and anaerobic capacity intervals. Explore the scientific and coaching view of the training process and leave with a new knowledge of running! View Details

The Matrix - Innovative Group Strength Design

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NAFC 0.20 Units, NASM 0.20 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, NSCA 0.30 CEUs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PAI 2.00 Units, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
A matrix is a pattern or an uncommon group of exercises that when combined can magnify the effects of any given exercise. By creating a matrix you can creatively pre-fatigue certain muscles in order to target others. In this workshop, Eve will show you how to choose exercises for a matrix and explain the benefits of structuring your workout that way. Come prepared to learn how to develop your own creative, effective and fun workout. Experience the power of the matrix! View Details

Shouldering The Load From The Ground Up

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ACTION 0.20 Units, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, ISTA 0.20 Units, NASM 0.20 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NCEP 2.00 Units, NCSF 1.00 CEUs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.50 CECs, NSPA 2.00 CEUs, PAI 2.00 Units, PTAG 2.00 Units, PTIA 2.00 Credits, REPS NZ 1.50 Units, REPs UAE 2.00 CPDs, REPs UK 2.00 CPD, W.I.T.S. 2.00 CECs
$64.00
Understanding the interaction between the lower extremity and the upper extremity is key to developing a true functional shoulder training program. Too often the shoulder joint is isolated from the rest of the body and is not allowed to work in a natural environment. In this session, we will look at functional integrated movement patterns of the legs and core, and their relationship to shoulder function. View Details