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492 A Client-Centered Approach to Program Design

By Steffi / September 27, 2021 / Comments Off on 492 A Client-Centered Approach to Program Design

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

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491 Well-Rounded Glute Training

By Steffi / September 27, 2021 / Comments Off on 491 Well-Rounded Glute Training

Glutes are getting a lot of attention these days, and rightfully so. They are an important component in everything from athletic performance and posture to a well-rounded physique. We’ll dive deep into the anatomy and function of the hips and glutes, proper glute activation, and isolation and exercise programming to maximize strength, power and glute…

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445 Positive and Compensatory Cuing for Clients

By Steffi / September 27, 2021 / Comments Off on 445 Positive and Compensatory Cuing for Clients

Do you want to effectively adjust your clients through manual corrections? Do you want your clients to react better to your verbal instructions? Explore the rationale and best practices of creating positive and compensatory cues to help your clients achieve better form in less time.

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440 Bringing Back Foundational Strength Training

By Steffi / September 27, 2021 / Comments Off on 440 Bringing Back Foundational Strength Training

Fitness programming is often complicated due to an emphasis on biomechanics, corrective exercise, metabolic conditioning and more. While those approaches have a place in client programs, they often overlook important strength training fundamentals. This session goes back to basics to explore how to create effective plans for muscular hypertrophy, endurance and strength. You’ll take home…

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412 Training Out of the Box

By Steffi / September 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 412 Training Out of the Box

The pandemic forever changed the fitness landscape, and more than ever before our clients and potential new participants have invested in home equipment to maintain their fitness routine. However, equipment without programming and accountability collects dust! In this workshop, we’ll discuss how to bring your expertise to the at-home fitness participant and how to create…

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410 5 Lifts for the Aesthetics-Focused Client

By Steffi / September 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 410 5 Lifts for the Aesthetics-Focused Client

While better physical health and wellness should be our motivation, let’s face it: Many engage in the fitness lifestyle to look good. Through back-to-back movements with minimal rest, this session will demonstrate how often-overlooked exercises can lead to peak pumps and muscle lumps. Get ready to make ugly faces while building pretty muscles with these…

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303 10 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Virtual Experience

By Steffi / September 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 303 10 Steps to Creating the Ultimate Virtual Experience

This unique session focuses on the key steps to creating an incredible virtual training experience that keeps your participants coming back for more and builds a community of fierce promotors! Take home the skills to deepen your engagement and expand your impact in a virtual environment for unparalleled and sell-out virtual training sessions. Your business…

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380 The Rebirth of Isometrics and Tempo

By Steffi / September 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 380 The Rebirth of Isometrics and Tempo

Improved stability, strength and performance is sometimes best achieved by slowing things down and learning to better control the moving parts. Isometrics and tempo work are two of the most underutilized training methods in the gym, so understanding the role of different contraction types can be a game changer. This hands-on workshop offers a first-person…

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363 TRX®Training Optimized

By Steffi / September 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 363 TRX®Training Optimized

This exciting session highlights the most impactful TRX®-based exercises for performance and illustrates how to best integrate other functional training tools to complement and enhance your training programs.

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360 Redefining Functional and Performance Training

By Steffi / September 26, 2021 / Comments Off on 360 Redefining Functional and Performance Training

Dig into the latest research on muscle physiology and performance training and apply those learnings to create more impactful training programs. This session is designed to challenge your ideas on functional and performance enhancement training. You’ll leave this session with information and skills that you can immediately apply to your programming.

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305 Back to Basics: Understanding Planes of Motion, Kinetic Chain Checkpoints and Joint Actions

By Steffi / September 24, 2021 / Comments Off on 305 Back to Basics: Understanding Planes of Motion, Kinetic Chain Checkpoints and Joint Actions

Why is it crucial to understand the three planes of motion, the five kinetic chain checkpoints and common joint actions? How do these concepts intersect and keep our participants safe? In this hands-on session, you’ll explore these fundamental ideas and highlight the importance of developing programs with these principles in mind.

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304 Fluid Core Training

By Steffi / September 24, 2021 / Comments Off on 304 Fluid Core Training

In this flowing, core-centered movement workshop, you’ll explore how to transfer the hours of training planks, curls, rotation and lifts into powerful and graceful movement. Experience the synergy of movement and music to build strength, endurance and power in a new, integrated way.

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383 Next Level Elastic Resistance

By Steffi / September 24, 2021 / Comments Off on 383 Next Level Elastic Resistance

Experience elastic resistance techniques like you’ve never imagined! Learn to capitalize on the unique capabilities of strength bands to provide variable resistance and full-body activation at high-movement speeds at any angle for every element of your workout.

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302 LIT 101: Low-Impact Training

By Steffi / September 24, 2021 / Comments Off on 302 LIT 101: Low-Impact Training

Working around the struggle to bring intensity for clients with injuries, compensations or still at the start of their fitness journey? This workshop will cover the proven strategies of low-impact training to safely bring appropriate intensity and results to your clients’ workouts with joint-friendly strength, cardio and HIIT methods.

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262 BOSU® Kinetic Line Training for Mobility & Movement Efficiency

By Steffi / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 262 BOSU® Kinetic Line Training for Mobility & Movement Efficiency

Start by exploring the latest science and principles for enhanced mobility training. You’ll discover how to observe the fascial lines of the body and, based on those observations, apply revolutionary flexibility training techniques to enhance movement quality. This session also covers the importance of specific breathing methods to stimulate a vagal nerve response for enhanced…

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261 Leg Work! Dynamic Lower-Body Anatomy

By Steffi / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 261 Leg Work! Dynamic Lower-Body Anatomy

Explore the action of the hips, knees, ankles and feet in this dynamic examination of lower-body anatomy. Through movement, three-dimensional models and a bit of fun, you’ll learn to see, feel and experience the actions of the lower body in a whole new way.

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260 Hot and Heavy: Properly Prep the Body for Big Lifts

By Steffi / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 260 Hot and Heavy: Properly Prep the Body for Big Lifts

Picking up the big weights has become increasingly popular among clients and in gyms, but improper heavy lifting is a leading contributor to gym-related injuries. This session will highlight the ideal stretches and movements to activate the muscles for hitting those sought-after PRs. You’ll learn the importance of muscle isolation and full range of motion…

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233 TRX® Beyond the Basics: The Evolution of Suspension Training®

By Steffi / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 233 TRX® Beyond the Basics: The Evolution of Suspension Training®

Redefine what you know about TRX® Suspension Training! This session provides a deep dive into the performance and coaching nuances of a series of highly effective TRX movements and combinations. Apply these impactful TRX sequences and coaching methods immediately and watch your suspension training evolve to the next level.

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232 Metabolic Madness: Timed Drills for Group Training

By Steffi / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 232 Metabolic Madness: Timed Drills for Group Training

If your participants enjoy hard-work training, this workshop is for you! Learn about creative high-intensity drills that you can plug into your group training sessions to keep your clients engaged and motivated. Focused on conditioning, cardio, core, and everything in between, you’ll empower your participants to overcome plateaus and reach their fitness goals with techniques…

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215 Assessment to Programming: A Complete Strategy for Success

By Steffi / September 23, 2021 / Comments Off on 215 Assessment to Programming: A Complete Strategy for Success

Movement assessment (observation) is a critical part of the foundation for developing effective and efficient movement in our clients. In this workshop, we’ll present various strategies and techniques for integrating assessment results into authentic and intelligent programming. Finally, you’ll explore real case studies that illustrate how to handle challenging experiences with those you coach.

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