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08/21/2020 8:00am • Session 111 • Lecture

No Sweat: Selling Exercise So People Want to Keep Buying It

Michelle Segar, PhD, MPH

This session has been approved by the following agencies:

ace 0.15 acsm 1.50 action 0.15 afpa 1.50 bcrpa 1.50 cdr 1.50 fai 1.50 issa 1.50 nafc 0.15 nafta 1.50 nbhwc 1.50 ncep 1.50 ncsf 1.00 neta 1.50 nsca 0.15 nspa 1.50 ptag 1.50

Exercise—everyone knows it’s good for them. So why is it that people find it so hard to stick with it? If you want to learn the hidden reasons why and an easy new way to help your clients and members transform exercise from a chore into a gift this workshop is for you! Join Dr. Michelle Segar to learn an easy science-based and time-tested method based on bestselling book, No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness. Attendees will leave this interactive session with new practical insights that they can immediately apply across contexts including personal training, coaching, fitness apps, and membership on-boarding, among others.

08/21/2020 9:30am • Session 121 • Lecture

Whole-Food, Plant-Based Fuel for Fitness

Kelly Jones, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

This session has been approved by the following agencies:

ace 0.15 acsm 1.50 action 0.15 afpa 1.50 bcrpa 1.50 cdr 1.50 fai 1.50 issa 1.50 nafc 0.15 nafta 1.50 nbhwc 1.50 ncep 1.50 ncsf 1.00 neta 1.50 nsca 0.15 nspa 1.50 ptag 1.50

Navigating all the trendy diets touted in the media is confusing for your clients. They come to you for sound advice, so you feel responsible for staying up to date. Whether you work with elite athletes, weekend warriors or anyone in between, Kelly will address the challenges you face when clients come looking for sports nutrition advice. She will also cover the basics of sports nutrition science with practical solutions to get your clients to increase their intake of whole and plant-based foods for optimal fitness, performance and health.

08/21/2020 1:00pm • Session 151 • Lecture

How Not to Diet: Evidence-Based Weight Loss

Michael Greger, MD, FACLM

This session has been approved by the following agencies:

ace 0.15 acsm 1.50 action 0.15 afpa 1.50 bcrpa 1.50 fai 1.50 issa 1.50 nafc 0.15 nafta 1.50 nbhwc 1.50 ncep 1.50 ncsf 1.00 neta 1.50 nsca 0.15 nspa 1.50 ptag 1.50

What does the science show is the best way to lose weight? Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature and developed this new presentation and a book, How Not to Diet. He will touch on the 17 ingredients for an optimal weight-loss diet, and cover some of the 21 tricks and tweaks for fast-tracking weight loss, including specific foods that can double as fat blockers, fat burners, starch blockers and appetite suppressants.