For several years, the trend in the personal training industry has been to focus programming and movements on functional and/or integrated training. However, few group exercise instructors have taken advantage of the principles and techniques that are commonly employed in the functional training arena. Learn the concepts of integrative training, compound movements, closed-chain exercise, neuromuscular conditioning, biomechanics for real-life movements and how all of these integral concepts relate to teaching group exercise.
This is a live recorded session from the 2009 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference™
By Sherri McMillan, MS
Sherri McMillan, MSc, is the co-owner of Northwest Personal Training and Northwest Women’s Fitness Club in Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon. With a master’s degree in exercise physiology...