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Protein Overload: Are You Eating More Than You Need?

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 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 0.25 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
Americans are obsessed with protein. We buy high protein bars, high protein cereals, protein fortified drinks, and we eat meat, eggs or dairy at nearly every meal. In fact, we eat more meat per capita than any country in the world. But why? Christopher, a health researcher at Stanford, will guide attendees through the protein maze with a research-based, common sense view toward understanding this nutrient's human impact, it's reasonable distribution at meals and nutrition options that could shift our cultural approach to it. View Details

July/August 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health and Fitness News, and Nutrition News

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, AFAA 1.00 CEUs, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 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 highlights the latest news and research on a variety of health, fitness and nutrition topics, including the risk of injury to kids in certain sports, catching the running bug, the correlation between obesity and migraine headaches, and the increase in yoga injuries. Also included, why you shouldn’t shun frozen foods, fending off type 2 diabetes by picking the right foods at the grocery store, and exercising while hungry to fire up your metabolism. View Details

Olympic Lifting – The Mechanics and Progressions

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CHEK 1.00 Units, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, NAFC 0.10 Units, NASM 0.20 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 0.30 CEUs, NSPA 1.00 CEUs, PAI 1.00 Units, 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
In this session, participants will learn how to execute and coach/cue the key Olympic lifts. Attention will be paid to proper setup, performance and scalability for the squat and press progressions, and we will analyze the proper technique and progression principles behind the snatch and clean and jerk. We'll also focus on athletic readiness as well as the biomechanics associated with power positions and lifts. If you work with athletes and weekend warriors, this is a must attend session. View Details

The Science of Functional Aging

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 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 0.25 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
Now more than ever middle-aged and older clients need credible information on how to live a long and healthy life. Establishing yourself as an authority on healthy aging with credible, evidence-based information can help you attract new clients by becoming the local celebrity and by helping current clients maximize their results. This session will review the latest scientific evidence on strategies to extend the human lifespan, with a special emphasis on exercise and nutrition. View Details

The Hidden Messages in Food

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 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 0.20 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
Have you ever wondered why you crave salty or sweet foods? Or have an aversion to fish or bitter greens? The characteristics of food, from the flavor to macronutrient content to color, all provide messages about our lives on a deeper level. This session will begin with a discussion to understand our cravings, aversions and relationship to eating, then we'll take a deeper journey to unravel the mystery of ourselves. Come learn the true meaning of using nutrition as a potential pathway for personal growth and evolution. View Details

The Female Physique: The Link Between Nutrition, Hormones and Strength Training

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 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
What female client doesn't want to get into superb shape? In this session, you will learn how nutrient timing and specific quantities of protein, fat and carbohydrate intake, in conjunction with various exercise protocols, will make a tremendous difference in your female client's physique! In addition, explore the specific role hormones play in fat storage, substrate utilization and metabolism. We'll also explore the practical link between the physiological and functional needs to create a superb training program that get's results. View Details

Solutions for Training Post-pregnancy Clients

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 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 0.25 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
After the baby is born, new moms often think they should bounce back to their prepregnancy state. Learn how to support your postpregnancy clients with movements that alleviate common aches and pains during the postpartum period. Learn about new mom hot spots such as carpal tunnel inflammation, separation of the rectus abdominus, tight hamstrings and weak transverse abdominus muscles. Walk away with a clear understanding of which abdominal exercises are safe for your postpregnancy clients and which ones to avoid. View Details

July/August 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Ergonomics for Fitness Professionals

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, AFAA 1.00 CEUs, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 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 the ergonomics of fitness and how to avoid your own on-the-job injuries. Your body is your business; protect your investment and keep your returns flowing. View Details

July/August 2017 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 2: Separating Fact From Fiction in Health News

AASFP 0.10 Units, ACE 0.10 CECs, ACSM 1.00 CECs, AFAA 1.00 CEUs, AFPA 1.00 CECs, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 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 focuses on recognizing fact from fiction when reviewing health and fitness news on the Internet. It’s easier than ever to spread bogus health information online, find out how to help your clients navigate the minefield of misinformation that abounds. View Details

Understanding and Interpreting the Functional Movement Screen

AASFP 0.20 Units, ACE 0.20 CECs, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFAA 2.00 CEUs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 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
First in a two-part series, this session features the seven tests that comprise the Functional Movement Screen (FMS). They are fundamental movement patterns that require a balance of mobility and stability, and place the individual in extreme positions where weaknesses and imbalances become noticeable. Participants will learn how to perform, score and interpret the FMS tests. (Session #276 is Part 2 in the FMS series.) View Details