It’s time to take aging sitting down! Discover how incorporating a chair can increase access to your fitness offerings by catering to clients of all abilities. Perfect for deconditioned clients or those overcoming injuries, you’ll learn how to design seat-based programming that doesn’t lack intensity or fun, guaranteed to get a “seated” ovation from all of your students!
What is missing from your clients programming is a solid power-based leg circuit. Explore the principles of using power to develop leg circuit programming. From body weight, to plyometrics and a few other modalities in between, we will give your clients the best leg workout ever!
Experience a dynamic balance between effort and ease…challenge and release…”fire” and “ice”. Push yourself…and surrender yourself, all while honoring your body and mind every step of the way. Our active aging clients will experience a release of expectations opening the physical and mental self to an inspiring good time!
This workout combines everything (including the kitchen sink ) to create complete chaos in your kickbox class. Using drills, weights, and quick power moves, this is sure to get your heart pumping and your mind and body working! Up your game and take your kickboxing program to the next level.
Schwinn Indoor Cycling meets Barre in a fusion program that has been taking the country by storm. Amazing cardio combos on the bike flow into elongating, strength-based barre training on the floor using the bikes as barres. Finally, barre students work in the cardio and die-hard cyclists get the flexibility and elongation training their bodies crave.
Enjoy this bootcamp program filled with power and energy to give your aqua program a boost. Stand at attention and watch your creativity soar. Try some fun, new obstacle courses in the pool, and leave with 6 new routines to keep your members coming back again and again.
Are you clients self-sabotaging their diets and slowing their progress? Learn what it takes to get clients the results they want! No matter how hard they work out, you know they can’t out-train a poor diet. Get the script of what you need to ask them to ensure they see results, and what to zone in on. (Lecture)
You’ve heard the statement that keeping a client is less expensive than trying to market and attract a new one. In this session, learn tips and tricks for making your services so valuable, your clients won’t have any desire to leave. In this engaging and enlightening session, explore ideas you can implement immediately to raise the loyalty of your clients and keep your business profitable.
When it comes to repetitive stress and chronic pain, group fitness instructors and personal trainers aren’t positioned to be the first line of defense for those seeking help. This lecture will explain why the current ‘reactive’ healthcare system does not focus on preventative programs, and why the push for group exercise and personal trainer intervention is paramount to changing the system.
The active aging population grapples with an array of dysfunctions, affecting their capacity to remain steady. Improve balance and coordination and walk out of this session with at least ten movement patterns and a few extra games that are going to positively impact your clients gate stability, “action-reaction’ engagement, physical balance, and mental coordination.
This full body strength workout using resistance bands will strengthen your muscles as effectively as traditional weights. Target your entire body–upper, lower and core to enhance coordination, increase muscle endurance and rehab injured fibers. Experience a workout that creatively tones and builds strength without the use of heavy equipment.
Discover great myofascial active recovery techniques in this Happy Muscles! 365 workshop. Learn guided muscle care and stretching techniques for all ages using best-in-class Tiger Tail massage sticks and balls. Improve flexibility, mobility, and ROM, as well as reduce muscle knots, aches, and pains while using these affordable, portable and FUN stretch-recovery tools. www.tigertail.com
Are you ready to spice up your barre workouts with some sizzling hot sequences?! Take class with one of the original Lotte Berk teachers and creator of Physique 57, Tanya Becker. Learn safe and effective advanced interval training choreography that will take your barre practice to the next level.
Tap into the unique ways your team wants to ride – ONLY with the Z-power console from Schwinn. Whether it’s RPM, Max HR or FTP – we’ve got a ride for everyone. Build it and they will come. Real results, every time, with your ride or die tribe. Let’s go.
Aquatic strength training has many hidden advantages. In this session identify the differences between land and aquatic strength training; i.e gravity versus viscosity, mechanical versus drag resistance and other less obvious distinctions. Discover how the adjustable Aqua-Ohm utilizes all those properties.
Utilize physics as it pertains to musculoskeletal compensations and pain planes of motion to get your clients proactive and compliant with corrective exercises. Employ postural analysis pre and post-workout to reinforce healthy daily habits, and ultimately increase athletic performance. (Lecture)
Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 1:45-2:45PM.
Strength training to the BEAT! Love music-driven formats? Love strength training and HIIT training? Need strength training ideas to spice up your classes? This session is for you. SOULstrength is rhythmic resistance training using easy-to-learn, easy-to-teach patterns set to crazy cool music. Cardio Kickboxing Intervals will bring out your inner BEAST!
If all we do is sit, we are destined to decrease our lower body function. Learn techniques that will help hip mobility, flexibility and strength. Enhance functional activities and performance. Prevent lower back pain, knee discomfort and injury and boost explosive movements in athletes.
Where did you get that song! Schwinn has the secrets to sourcing music for playlists that rock every ride. Learn where to find the tunes and uncover new apps and programs to remix and customize your own tracks. Become your own mixologist and discover the recipe for savvy playlists.
Even though it is more than a 100-year-old medical approach to eating, a keto diet is perhaps the hottest “fad” diet to ever cross our plates. Discuss the origins of keto, move into the current era where it is being used by elite-level athletes, and talk about how you can apply it today! (Lecture)
Lunchtime Session: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:15-1:15PM.
Shoulder replacement surgery is often listed as the third most common orthopedic surgery. What can we offer our clients and community to help keep their shoulders strong and healthy? The session features a discussion of several common injuries to the shoulder and practices of various useful exercises.
What if the whole world believed that your greatest wealth is your health? And not just your physical health, but also your mental and emotional health. In LaBlast® Fitness, we take simple and fun patterns from the ballroom dances seen on “Dancing with the Stars” and get involved from the inside out. Experience the mental and emotional benefits of dancing to change the world and be the best kind of rich there is!
WATERinMOTION® Strength takes advantage of aqua dumbbells to build muscular endurance, power, and overall tone in a fat-blasting 45-minute workout. Combine the unique properties of water to build lean muscle through the creative use of drag, resistance, and buoyancy. Enhance your workout choreography by using just one dumbbell or both dumbbells enmeshed or as under-arm flotation devices. This creative choreographed program refreshes your dated routines with fantastic music, inspiring moves and powerful programming. Leave with a full choreo handout to improve your sequencing and fun-factor in your aqua strength workouts.
Stretching is an integral part of any exercise program, yet there is immense inconsistency and uncertainty surrounding the practice. Join our panel of experts as they discuss both the art and the science of flexibility training and specific routines that will allow your clients to develop maximal strength gains safely and quickly.
Foam Rolling is not just for flexibility anymore. Integrate exercises perfect to promote mobility, proper posture, integrated strength, and core stability. Learn simple strategies to effectively assess your clients promoting total body conditioning. Utilize traditional foam rollers as well as the new smaller rollers perfect for all demographics.
Using an age-old piece of equipment, improve strength, endurance, and enhance overall fitness in an exciting and dynamic training environment. This kettlebell program incorporates unique layering techniques along with safe and effective execution cues. Leave with creative patterns and a strong balance of power & endurance.
Almost all workouts require good posture and alignment to maximize results while minimizing injury. However, it is difficult to assess our clients and ensure all participants are moving properly. Join our resident expert on posture, alignment and evaluation, Patrick Mummy, as he discusses the best coaching and cueing strategies for alignment and posture and how to do it effectively in personal training and a small group environment.
Participate in this lively, Caribbean-inspired workout and feel instantly transported to a tropical beach! Using coconuts and other ‘resort-type’ equipment, this easy-to-teach-anywhere class combines multiple training modalities including Cardio, Core, Strength, Yoga and Stretch. Discover how you can create this fun, effective and engaging workout experience with your participants.
HIIT may be here to stay but there are times to HIIT it and then QUIT it! Building your threshold without going breathless is a powerful way to train. Learn methods for creating more variety with your Aerobic intervals and steady aerobic work through thoughtful programming with science to back it up.
Check out this innovative core format that will make you rethink your ab favorites. Take beloved tried n’ true aqua ab exercises and turn them into a treasure trove of creativity and an arsenal of hard-core drills. Great for athletic abilities of all levels, these water workouts will quickly become the first choice for effective off-season training.
The aspect of training recovery is becoming more important as we recognize how adaptations can be maximized through effective practices and choices. This lecture will explore the latest research on hydration, nutrition, stretching, rolling, supplements, percussive instruments, sleep and more ways to restore homeostasis. (Lecture)
Corporations have added health and wellness benefits for their employees. Learn how to contact corporate clients, make the pitch, and stay on as an instructor. Gain knowledge on common modifications needed for an office setting, what to expect from the corporate student, how to maintain the student/teacher relationship overtime, and how to teach to the new virtual employee workplace.
Research shows that our aging population needs agility training to aid in ADLs, dexterity, balance, nimbleness, and the integration of movement patterns. We will safely train 12 agility patterns while seated which you can work into your classes and personal training sessions with our aging clients and members.
This combination of scientific lecture and hands-on movements will address and identify the biomechanics and technical intricacies of the box squat. Practical information on progressions and variations combines with practical cues to help trainers and coaches better understand the squat & its execution.
Flexibility allows us to move freely in our daily life. What’s more, a balance of mobility and stability in each joint helps prevent injury. In this hands-on session, review the science of “contract-relax” stretching. Experience multiple one-on-one stretching exercises and leave with a proven technique and system to grow your business and help your clients move better and smarter.
Learn techniques and up-to-date theories on Self Myofascial Release using multiple tools like foam rollers and massage balls. Experience these new techniques yourself then take them home to your clientele where you can apply to personal training, small groups recovery sessions, or large group x warm ups.
The peaks of training get all the attention – we continue to tweak the ‘work’ to be more challenging and effective, often overlooking the important part our ‘valleys’ play in ‘prescribing’ programs for our riders. Understanding how the fuel you choose, flexibility and strength training you do, and sub-anaerobic work you challenge yourself with can enhance performance will help you, and your students, be fitter, faster and healthier. Learn the secrets to dialing in effective recovery strategies both inside and outside the cycling studio. Review the research you need, resources you’ll reference, and rides you’ll relish to give your riders just what the doctor ordered.
The most often-voiced concern when using the aqua dumbbell in a water class might be, “I have arthritis. Holding the dumbbell hurts my hands.” Join this session and explore new and varying ways to use your aqua dumbbell without gripping the handle and hiking the shoulders. Enjoy this inspired workout using single, meshed, and independent aqua dumbbell patterns to challenge your traditional cardio and toning water workouts.
Join Dr. Parker Hyde for a review of the most common sports supplements that WORK, dosing, strategies and what we can realistically expect from performance gains. As a fitness professional you are always asked what the best bang-for-the-buck approaches are; this will help elucidate where your clients should focus their attention. (Lecture)
Join Bob, “The Green Thumb” at making money, as he reviews 15 of the 22 DNA components that will help you establish, strengthen, and grow your fitness business. By using “Real Life” Case Studies, review cost-effective and results-driven strategies that will increase your income and reinforce the value of your business.
You are on the VIP list for a jam-packed, unparalleled, high energy, dance fitness experience! Lose yourself when the beat drops, move yourself to the music, and BE yourself in the moment. All routines feature choreography you can seamlessly incorporate in your own class right away. Unleash your inner dancer and catch the VIBE…it’s contagious!