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210: Using Behavior Change to Attract and Retain Senior Clients in a Digital/Virtual World

By Steffi / December 9, 2020 / Comments Off on 210: Using Behavior Change to Attract and Retain Senior Clients in a Digital/Virtual World

Only one in four older adults participate in regular physical activity. How do we attract and communicate to older adults in a virtual world? Understanding how to effect behavior change is the first step to helping older adults become more active. This session will discuss different methods of communication to talk to this population and…

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140: Nutrition Tips From the Trenches

By Steffi / December 9, 2020 / Comments Off on 140: Nutrition Tips From the Trenches

Gain the practical advice, tools and science-based information you need to make nutrition goals a reality. This informative and timely session will cover the foundation of establishing energy needs, macronutrient calculations, and building a better plate for health and performance, with time to address your nutrition FAQs. Learn how to navigate nutrition across virtual and…

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250: Balanced Body® Moving Fascia

By Steffi / December 8, 2020 / Comments Off on 250: Balanced Body® Moving Fascia

Fascia science has been evolving rapidly over the last several years. Review the latest insights into how fascia influences movement and learn exercises and strategies for bringing fascia to life for your clients. In this workshop, we will focus on understanding the structure and function of fascia as it relates to gliding, elastic recoil and…

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220: Your Brain on Exercise

By Steffi / November 12, 2020 / Comments Off on 220: Your Brain on Exercise

Fitness professionals have the opportunity to join allied health professionals in addressing cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This session will review the research on how certain exercise modalities can deferentially affect the brain, and provide an initial framework for the assessment and programming of cognitive health within exercise programs.

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160: Hypertrophy Best Practices: 8 Resistance Training Controversies and Research Updates

By Steffi / November 11, 2020 / Comments Off on 160: Hypertrophy Best Practices: 8 Resistance Training Controversies and Research Updates

Resistance training is a key component of most clients’ programs. Get up to speed on the recent research pertaining to the fundamentals of resistance training programming such as volume, intensity and rest intervals. This session will also explore controversial topics like rotating exercises, training to failure, functional exercise, the interference effect and more. You’ll walk…

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