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October 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 1: Health and Fitness News, and Dieting and the Latest Science on Fat

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 and fitness topics, including ways to prevent strokes, gender differences in body image dissatisfaction, how payment systems affect gym growth and how to help kids be more active. Also included is a research article that discusses the new science on fat tissue, and what it might mean to fitness pros. View Details

October 2016 IDEA Fitness Journal Quiz 3: Exploring Reasons for Low Thyroid Function

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 contains a feature article that identifies 11 reason for low thyroid function. It explores how research reveals key pathways to supporting a healthy gland View Details

Where Do I Start? The Trainer's Guide to Exercise Prescription Course

by Peter Chiasson
AAPTE 2.00 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NESTA 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, 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
$69.00
If you are a new trainer, or simply need a refresher course on assigning the right exercises to your clients, this is the course for you. We'll discuss injury prevention through orthopedic assessment by looking at what bones are made of and how they are formed. Learn what gets in the way of motion and how we tend to compensate for limitations in motion. More importantly, we'll examine why the maintenance of muscular availability around a joint is imperative for optimal joint function. View Details

Scapular Stability: Shouldering the Load

by Brian Richey, Nora St. John, MS
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, 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
$69.00
The shoulder is called the gateway to the upper extremity for good reason. Without a strong and stable scapula you can't efficiently and effectively transfer power through your arms. Learn the clinical anatomy and pathology for most shoulder conditions and how to assess, train and progress these through exercise. View Details

Personalizing Small Group Training Course

by Brett Klika
AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, 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
$69.00
Small-group personal training is a growing industry trend. Creating engaging, effective, results-based programs for small groups can present many challenges. How do you create a personalized feel, address individual goals and create results in a group environment where participants have different abilities, goals and motivations? This course will discuss and demonstrate the five key components of designing fun, dynamic, results-based small-group personal training programs in order to maximize the value and effectiveness for all clients. View Details

Metabolic Training: The New Cardio Program

by Fabio Comana, MA, MS
ACSM 2.00 CECs, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, NETA 2.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, 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
$84.00
Frustrated with ineffective cardio programs that fail to deliver? Do your programs fail to hit weight-loss goals or push athletes through plateaus? Blame it on the older standardized programming guidelines that we still use. Why use maximum heart rate-based programs when MHR offers no correlation to performance? Metabolism is as unique as a fingerprint, therefore cardio programs need to be equally unique. Learn how to use new cutting-edge metabolism-based programs for weight loss and performance based on individual metabolic markers. View Details

Metabolic Syndrome Course

by Roberta Anding, MS, RD
AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, ISSA 2.00 CEUs, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, 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
$69.00
Metabolic syndrome affects approximately 50 million Americans, and as such, fitness professionals encounter these types of clients every day. The cornerstone of management includes diet and exercise. This course will highlight the diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology, fuel utilization and the independent effects of nutrition and exercise. Fitness professionals must be aware of screening strategies for metabolic syndrome as well as the common medications used to treat this disorder. Scope of practice and referral options will be reviewed. View Details

What's New in the Food Industry Course

by Jenna Bell, PhD, RD, LD
AASFP 0.10 Units, ACSM 1.00 CECs, CHEK 1.00 Units, CI 1.00 CECs, IFPA 1.00 Units, ISFTA 1.00 Units, ISSA 1.00 CEUs, NCCPT 0.10 CECs, NCSF 0.50 CEUs, NESTA 0.10 CECs, NETA 1.00 CECs, NFPT 0.25 CECs, 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
$69.00
Whether it's driven by consumer interest or national guidelines, the food industry is continuously evolving. Products and brands emerge with better-for-you messages and labels on their packages. This course will take a look at the current trends in the food industry, discuss the science that may be driving their promotion, and see how they may (or may not) fit into a healthy diet. View Details

Help Your Clients Change Anything™ Course

by VitalSmarts , Stacy Nelson
AASFP 0.20 Units, ACSM 2.00 CECs, AFPA 2.00 CECs, CHEK 2.00 Units, CI 2.00 CECs, IFPA 2.00 Units, ISFTA 2.00 Units, NCCPT 0.20 CECs, 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
$69.00
Used for decades by Fortune 500 companies around the globe, this revolutionary and new way of thinking about behavior change is now being made available to fitness professional and their clients looking to create healthier lifestyles. View Details

Power Core for Sports and Fitness Performance

by Mike Bracko, EdD
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, 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
$69.00
All movement starts from the core and its strength and stability are critical to athletic performance. In this workshop, we will combine vertical and horizontal exercises and show how you can help your athletic clients improve their performance. Trainers will learn 30+ versatile exercises done on one or two feet, on and off the floor, with and without equipment, as well as with and without partners. The exercises shown will not only focus on power, but on pelvic stability as well. Do not miss this encyclopedic session on core training. View Details