For the first time ever, four top male and female conditioning coaches join forces to bring you an unforgettable experience in the IDEA World Showcase Room! Join this elite team as they coach you through a custom workout that gives new meaning to the words teamwork and collaboration. You will benefit from the fusion of eight individual approaches to training and learn new strategies and techniques for dynamic warm-ups, balance, multijoint strength, core, agility, energetics and cool-down/mobility. Most importantly, you will leave fired up and inspired by these industry powerhouses!
Douglas Brooks, MS, Exercise Physiologist, is the Director of Programming for both BOSU® and RealRyder® Indoor Cycling. The ex-Kona Ironman® triathlete is currently the Director of Athlete Conditioning for Sugar Bowl Ski Academy where he works with elite junior and professional athletes. Douglas was inducted into the U.S. National Fitness Hall of Fame and has been honored by Can-Fit-Pro as the International Presenter of the Year. In 2014, Douglas was named IDEA’s Personal Trainer of the Year. Coach Brooks is the author of numerous books and cross trains according to the seasons. ... read more.
Amy Dixon is one of the most dynamic fitness instructors and Master Trainers in the industry today. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Lifestyle Management with an emphasis in exercise physiology as well as many other fitness certifications. Amy is a contributing fitness expert for many major Lifestyle magazines, a master trainer for Schwinn, BOSU, and GRAVITY and stars in many critically acclaimed fitness DVD's. She is a former World competitive power tumbler and coach and uses that experience everyday in her classes. With over 15 years of teaching experience, she is best known for her energy and enthusiasm for fitness. Her energy is contagious. She delivers a fun, performance based class and works hard to educate and motivate her students to achieve extraordinary results. She has also been a part of the Nike Rockstar Fitness Academy in Los Angeles. Her talents have been featured on MSNBC, The Today Show, ABC News, Exercise TV, Your LA, Fox News, and MTV. Her classes and insights have been reported in Women's Health Magazine, Health Magazine, Self Magazine, Shape Magazine, Variety Magazine, In Touch, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times. Amy is the Group Fitness Manager for Equinox in Santa Monica. Check out her website at www.amydixonfitness.com. ... read more.
Todd Durkin, MA, owns Fitness Quest 10 and Todd Durkin Enterprises. He is a human performance specialist who trains dozens of elite, high-profile NFL and MLB athletes and is the head of the Under Armour® Performance Training Council. Todd is also the recipient of the 2004 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and the 2005 ACE Personal Trainer of the Year awards. Certifications: ACE, NSCA ... read more.
Shannon Fable, 2013 IDEA and 2006 ACE Instructor of the Year, is the Executive Vice President of Learning & Product Development for the FIT4MOM® franchise. For more than two decades, she has helped impressive brands such as Anytime Fitness, Schwinn®, Power Systems, ACE, Silver Sneakers, and BOSU® as a fitness business and programming consultant. An experienced educator, freelance writer, and certified Book Yourself Solid® Business Coach, she helps fitness entrepreneurs navigate the industry and make more money. Fable serves as Chair of the ACE Board of Directors and is the founder and co-owner of GroupEx PRO®, a cloud-based group fitness management tool. ... read more.
Sherri McMillan, M.Sc. has been inspiring the world to adopt a fitness lifestyle for over 20 years and has received numerous industry awards including 2006 IDEA Fitness Director of the Year, 1998 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, 1998 CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year and 2005/2006 ACE Fitness Educator of the Year - Runner up. As a fitness trainer, fitness columnist for various magazines and newspapers, author of five books and manuals including "Go For Fit - the Winning Way to Fat Loss", "Fit over Forty" & "The Successful Trainers Guide to Marketing", and featured presenter in various fitness DVDs, she is a spokesperson for Nike, Twist Conditioning and PowerBar. She has presented hundreds of workshops to thousands of fitness leaders throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, England, Spain, South America, Asia and the U.S.A. She is the owner of Northwest Personal Training, two training studios in Portland OR and Vancouver WA that generated over $2,000,000 in revenues in 2009 and was awarded the 2006 BBB Business of the Year. www.nwFitnessEducation.com ... read more.
Fraser Quelch is the director of training and development for Fitness Anywhere® and the creator of the TRX training program. An expert in functional training and endurance athletics, Fraser has presented at events worldwide and is featured in 19 fitness DVDs. Fraser holds a bachelors degree in physical education. ... read more.
Keli Roberts is a specialized tier-three personal trainer at Equinox in Pasadena, California. She is a master trainer for Schwinn® Cycling and Glidingn, a Kettlebell® Concepts-sponsored athlete and is on the BOSU® development team. Keli is also known for her award-winning videos, books and training seminars. She is a spokesperson for ACE, a 2007 inductee to the National Fitness Hall of Fame and was awarded the 2003 IDEA Fitness Instructor of the Year Award. ... read more.
Peter Twist, MSc, is the president and CEO of Twist Conditioning, Inc. He is an exercise physiologist with a specialization in coaching science. Having coached in the NHL for 11 years, Peter has worked with over 700 professional athletes. Peter received the National Strength and Conditioning Association's 1998 President's Award and the Can-Fit-Pro 2003 Specialty Presenter of the Year award. Certifications: NSCA ... read more.