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101: PRE-EVENT: Jumping Into Plyometrics

Successful movement and performance outcomes are often determined by the ability to optimally leverage the ground, allowing for the efficient storage and release of power with great effectiveness. Jump training is a powerful—yet underutilized and often misunderstood—tool for helping clients improve movement efficiency, coordination and tissue tolerance. In this eye-opening workshop, you’ll learn the many…

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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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490 Rotator Cuff Problems and Training Solutions

Posture and lifestyle issues create a host of issues including limited shoulder ROM and rotator cuff impingement. Unfortunately, many common strengthening approaches perpetuate rather than help issues. During this session, you’ll discover the single-most common underlying factor contributing to chronic rotator cuff issues. Additionally, you’ll be able to apply the best assessments and corrective exercises…

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482 The Virtual Training Crash Course

This crash course is your fast track to getting online ASAP with all the tools necessary to keep your current clients happy and attract new ones. We’ll cover all bases: goal and mindset redirection, social media marketing mastery, strategic sales execution, and easing the fear of technology with a singular simple platform. This is an…

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481 Holistic Programming and Pre-Hab Training

How many times have you seen clients get injured because they progress to a heavy load without proper preparation? In this session, you’ll learn how to prepare your clients for more challenging loads by strengthening the areas around joints prior to increasing the loads. This holistic approach focuses on joint stability, core strength, movement readiness…

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480 Tight Hip, Twisted Core

Are you focusing on the psoas and ignoring the iliacus? The hip flexors connect the upper body to the lower body, and almost everyone has issues here, whether they know it or not. Unlocking the iliacus is the missing piece to support your client’s ability to move more efficiently and effectively. Level up mobility, strength,…

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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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444 The No-Stretching Guide to Tight Hip Flexors

Chronic hip tightness, lower-back pain and poor posture are often attributed to “tight” psoas, short hip flexors and weak glutes. However, this concept is largely based upon industry myth rather than reality. During this session, you’ll learn how understanding the anatomy of the psoas and hip flexors is instrumental for your client with tight hips.…

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443 The Forgotten Core: Neck and Shoulders

Muscle tension and weakness in the primary core (lower trunk/hips) is important. Underappreciated is the role of tension in the secondary core—the neck and shoulders. This results in poor strength, mobility and performance. Neck tension affects your form, and stretching isn’t enough. Learn how to identify and troubleshoot this secondary core and watch your clients’…

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441 Balanced Body® Reframing Stability: Working from the Inside Out

All too often workouts are about the muscles we can see—our “mirror muscles.” But there are deeper muscles that are far more important to your success in the gym. Weak stabilizing muscles often lead to injury and dysfunction, negatively impacting your client’s ability to see success. This session will show you how to build programs…

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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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415 Applying Corrective Strategies to Prevent Injury and Reduce Pain

Physical inactivity is a leading contributor to many health-related problems. Too often, the solution is to become more active, but many people don’t know where to start or what to do, and they simply start exercising. The data suggests, however, that many times this sudden increase in exercise leads to injury and pain, resulting in…

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414 Breath: The Secret to Posture and Performance

Clients often present with chronic tightness, discomfort and the inability to perform at the level they want. Suboptimal breathing—and strengthening programs that ignore breath—may be to blame. During this session, you’ll discover how breath directly impacts posture, ROM and stability. Additionally, we’ll explore real-world strategies for seamlessly integrating breathing techniques into your client’s warmups, strength…

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413 Fit by Numbers: Simple Outlines for Small Group Training

This hands-on session lets you experience four unique short workouts that you can easily plug into small-group training plans to help all participants meet their short- and long-term goals. Using fun but simple outlines—all based on unique rep or time patterns—you can keep your clients engaged and excited for the long term. This session also…

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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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411 Balanced Body® Injury Prevention: Creating Resiliency through Movement

What do we want from our body? To be strong, fit and—most importantly—injury-free. If you’re injured, you can’t train to your maximum ability. That’s why we need to help our clients develop resilient bodies with the ability to spring back after being stressed. We’ll delve into creating a more resilient body through proper movement, exercise…

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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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385 Prenatal Truths and Myths

There is a lot of misinformation floating around about what our pregnant clients can and cannot do. In this workshop, you’ll dive into the latest recommendations and research surrounding prenatal moms, discussing and moving through cardio, strength, core and restorative movements that you can incorporate into programs for soon-to-be moms.

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384 The Neuromyofascial Channel – Beyond the Core

Beyond the muscles we consider our core, there is an inherent, dual, neuromyofascial core system that functions to stabilize, support and protect our spine and organs so we move with efficiency and specificity. This lecture breaks down the system into simplified models to explain how to approach neck and lower-back pain and improve performance while…

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