732 : Defy Gravity—Expand Your Reach With Personal Training in the Water

Time Block O - Saturday, 4:00-5:30pm

Session Format : Lecture

by Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

2 Ratings

Type: Session

Item: CA15-S732


If you are a fitness professional who wants to expand your offerings, the water is a great place to jump in. In this lecture session, you will learn about the properties of water and how you can use buoyancy, three-dimensional resistance and hydrostatic pressure to develop and deliver real results to your clients. We'll examine equipment options, best practices, water concepts in one-on-one settings, and program ideas appropriate for clients of all ages and abilities.

About the Author

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS, C.S.C.S. is an international fitness educator, twice published author (Human Kinetics) and 30-year fitness industry veteran. Irene is faculty at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and SCW Fitness. She is the Education Director for Octane Fitness, an Orangetheory Fitness coach and a RYKA Fitness Ambassador. Irene contributes to several fitness and consumer publications, is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ACE and NASM, an IDEA Fitness Expert, and contributing author to the newest release of the AFAA Group Fitness Instructor Manual. Irene holds positions on the advisory board for Diabetic Living magazine and the Egg Nutrition Council. Irene has starred in dozens of DVD's, has written 13 fitness instructional manuals (pre-natal, water fitness, small group training, kids fitness, HIIT program design, strength training, group exercise, etc.) and is a master trainer for TRX, Savvier Fitness, Power Systems, SCW Fitness Education, JumpSport and KnotOut. Her primary certifications include NSCA, ACE, ACSM, AEA, AFAA and YogaFit.