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802 Creating World Class Virtual Small-Group Training Sessions

By Michael Hilding / March 10, 2022 / Comments Off on 802 Creating World Class Virtual Small-Group Training Sessions

Small-group training continues to be one of the most popular exercise formats. The pandemic has highlighted the importance of physical activity, leading to new revenue streams for professionals. How can clubs continue to offer online training experiences? What does an online session look like? This class explores the logistics of creating online training sessions that…

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646 How to Provide Inclusive Nutrition Coaching

By Michael Hilding / March 8, 2022 / Comments Off on 646 How to Provide Inclusive Nutrition Coaching

Distinguishing between staying within the scope of authority while also providing sound nutrition guidance is a skill all fitness professionals should have. In this session you’ll gain a better understanding of how to appropriately guide clients and students with their nutrition needs and questions. You’ll find new strategies to educate individuals using inclusive messaging techniques…

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643 A Client-Centered Approach to Program Design

By Michael Hilding / March 8, 2022 / Comments Off on 643 A Client-Centered Approach to Program Design

Many exercise professionals can create the perfect exercise program and expertly cue form during personal training sessions, but helping clients achieve their own long-term goals requires a vision and plan you and your client should tackle together. The ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model (ACE IFT®) is a three-phase approach to exercise programming anchored in the…

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603 The Importance of Person-Centered Language to Encourage an Inclusive and Diverse Fitness Community

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 603 The Importance of Person-Centered Language to Encourage an Inclusive and Diverse Fitness Community

Exercise professionals have a critical role to play in the industry by approaching conversations with empathy, along with inclusive verbal and nonverbal language, and understanding community disparities. In this interactive session, you will enhance your communication skills through the practice of real-life scenarios and the discovery of implicit bias. Strengthen your awareness of the import…

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528 Chronic Back Pain: Training the Hips and Feet for Improved Results

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 528 Chronic Back Pain: Training the Hips and Feet for Improved Results

Chronic back pain sidelines tens of millions of people around the world. Disc injury is rarely the cause, and medical interventions are rarely the whole answer. Increased activity is the first recommendation. In this session, you will learn the impact of the kinetic chain on low-back function, and how to select appropriate exercises for the…

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458 Elevate Your Group Fitness Experiences by Incorporating Behavior Change

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 458 Elevate Your Group Fitness Experiences by Incorporating Behavior Change

Behavior change is an essential ingredient for achieving lifelong health and wellness goals. But, incorporating it into group fitness is known to be tricky . . . until now. Introducing the ACE Mover Method for Group Fitness! Learn a unique class design and delivery system, adapt it to meet your needs, and experience how simple…

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403 Why Behavior Change Coaching Is the Future of Fitness

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 403 Why Behavior Change Coaching Is the Future of Fitness

Everyone has goals they want to attain. Modern-day wisdom indicates that to reach their goals, especially for health and fitness, people need to simply double down on their motivation and willpower. Yet, observation and statistics on the health of our country clearly demonstrate that this approach is not working—not even a little bit! This session…

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335 Balance Training and Corrective Exercises

335 Balance Training and Corrective Exercises

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 335 Balance Training and Corrective Exercises

Falls are a serious threat to older adults, and when they occur, they often lead to hip fracture, traumatic brain injury, disability, nursing home admission, and even death. With the growth of the aging population, fall prevalence is expected to increase, making balance training a high priority for this population. In this session, we will…

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284 Your Brain on Exercise

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 284 Your Brain on Exercise

Health and fitness professionals have the opportunity to join allied health professionals in addressing the major epidemic of cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Although exercise has been proven to be beneficial to brain health and cognitive functioning, precise exercise prescriptions are not clear to the general public or those in…

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210 The Athletic Explosion Workout

By Michael Hilding / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on 210 The Athletic Explosion Workout

Help your clients unleash their inner athlete! In this session, Michael Piercy, former professional athlete and 2017 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, will take you through a heart-pumping, athletically charged workout utilizing techniques and tools you can use to create a sport-inspired small-group atmosphere in which clients can unlock their inner athleticism. Create sport-themed,…

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