Career Corner: Uplevel Your Knowledge to Attract (and Keep) Clients

May 23, 2019

IDEA FitPro U Labs offers free online courses.

Meet IDEA FitPro U Labs. Your source for free online courses. Each course is under 1 hour and includes activities to keep you on track and engaged. Plus, IDEA members can earn free CECs.

One of the best ways to attract new clients (and retain your current roster) is to continually uplevel your knowledge. Learn how to use a new piece of equipment, cut through the clutter of nutrition “facts” or master a new technique to amplify your clients’ results.

All this and more is available through IDEA FitPro U Labs. And it’s free. And IDEA Members can earn 3 free CECs.

Why is IDEA doing this?

“We are committed to deliver world-class, research-based education to fitness and wellness professionals. Although we reach 14K (of our 275K members) at IDEA World, we decided it was time to leverage technology to bring the industry’s best courses to life online,” said Kim Paulsen, GM Fitness Group, AIM.

Launched in May 2019, IDEA FitPro U Labs courses include these offerings:

TRX®: Trainer Basics

This online course delivers the basic skills you need to understand Suspension Training® fundamentals and use the TRX Suspension Trainer with your clients as well as in your own training. Learn to incorporate TRX Suspension Training into your practice to give your clients results that will keep them coming back for more. Course includes detailed instructional videos and precise benchmarks to gauge your comprehension.

IDEA: The Female Glute Relocation Program

You've heard of the hazards of too much sitting. This course provides innovative and efficient ways to activate, stimulate and ultimately relocate the glutes. You will also learn the fundamental principles for posture, hip alignment and pelvic floor stabilization to help you create a balanced lower-body program for your female clients.

IDEA: Translating Today’s Nutrition Science for Your Clients

While there may be no right or wrong studies, there are often misleading interpretations of research. Whether your clients are confused by all the new studies on sugar and fat, curious about the promise of nutrition alleviating chronic pain and inflammation, or wary of overhyped studies on superfoods, help them sort things out by getting up to date yourself with a clear look at today’s nutrition and literature.

And there's more!

Learn something today that you can use with your clients tomorrow.

Courses update regularly and are free to any fitness professional.

Visit ideafit.com/fitproulabs today.

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