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101: PRE-EVENT: Cardio Coach Certification Course by Star Trac®

The cardio equipment in a fitness facility can be used for a variety of different training purposes. And there are applications and best practices for steady-state, interval and variable modality training, each with its own benefits and outcomes. The new Cardio Coach Certification Course by Star Trac teaches coaches how to choose the right cardio…

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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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100: PRE-EVENT: Functional Aging Specialist Certification

The rapid growth of the aging population (age 50+) presents unprecedented opportunity for the fitness professional who understands how to train these clients effectively. This comprehensive and innovative certification program is just what you need to become an expert in functional fitness for mature adults. Boomers and aging adults come to you for your expertise.…

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131: A Systems Approach to Enhancing Mobility and Performance

The link between mobility and performance is clear; however, guiding our clients down this path can be cloudy because . life and injuries conspire against our ability to move freely. This session blends time- honored, tested training methods with new research and science to help you deliver a systematic approach to assessing and improving your…

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251: Maximize Your Maximus: Advanced Glutes Training

Do your clients constantly nag you about building a stronger rear? Do they complain about back pain? This session will dive deep on the structure and function of the glutes so that you have a full understanding of the kinematic motions that occur around the hips. You’ll learn glute anatomy, biomechanics, assessment, corrective exercise and…

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222: The Retention Blueprint for Trainers

It has never been more important than today to catch better than you chase. The fitness industry has shifted significantly due to a pandemic, flourishing tech solutions and growing competition. A clear retention strategy will now be as crucial as powerful programming and new client acquisition. Learn to stand tall and stand out with a…

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211: Corrective Exercise Strategies for the Shoulder and Hip Complexes

Shoulder and hip dysfunction are common issues facing today’s clientele. In this interactive session, you will learn how to perform a virtual as well as in-person assessment to identify common postural issues of the shoulder and hip complexes. You’ll then understand how to select the most effective corrective exercises for each client and how to…

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141: Progressive Programming for Active Aging

Training to prevent injuries and improve performance and strength should be at the forefront of your active ager’s fitness program. In this innovative session, you will discover imperative insights, tools and techniques for designing programs for clients who face limitations. Based on applied functional exercise science, you will develop solid action plans for guiding this…

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161: How to Program and Produce Exceptional Virtual Training Experiences

Navigating through a new pandemic world has presented some of the most unique challenges experienced to date. One of those challenges was to quickly transition to delivering online training sessions from a distance. Now that the dust has settled, we’ve learned that high-quality virtual training requires more than a Zoom account. In this session, you…

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264 Rock Your Online Courses and Classes

As the world shifts, wellness and fitness pros of all kinds are called to move their presence online, yet very few people are doing it as professionally or powerfully as they could. Rise above the rest with Sadie’s immediately useful DIY tips for navigating the online world, creating your best courses and/or classes, and using…

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232 Assessment, Corrective Exercise and Functional Training in the Virtual and Physical Training Facility

As the fitness landscape has changed, we have been pushed into a hybrid virtual and in-person training model. Some clients feel comfortable entering brick-and-mortar spaces while others do not. In this session, you will learn how to teach your clients to self-assess—whether online or in-person—and choose the most effective corrective exercises based upon the results…

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152 Functional Movement Patterns for Older Adults

The seven fundamental movement patterns can be incredibly beneficial for older adults of all ages and functional levels. In this workshop, we will cover techniques and strategies for applying the “Big 3” patterns—deadlift, squat and lunge—to this diverse group, including: teaching strategies; simple assessments to determine which clients “earn the right” to load these patterns;…

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114 The Innovative Fitness Pro: Top Tech Strategies for Business Success

Long before the COVID craziness, technology’s impact on the fitness profession was a spirited discussion. Now, we’ve been asked to fast-forward our understanding and embrace that, in the “”new world,”” having some type of digital presence is part of the survival toolkit. In this hands-on session we will bypass the usual suspects such as wearables…

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222 After the Injury: Functional Training Periodization

Anyone who has worked out consistently chomps at the bit to get back in the game quickly after an injury. Come learn how to do just that for all rehabbed fitness levels (after medical clearance) by creating periodized workouts and using some staple and common accessories. We will review a few common-case scenarios and you…

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