Saturday, August 6: 7:30am-8:45am (Session 1)

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!S.E.A.T.

Are your clients getting tired of the usual push and pull, single plane, single joint moves that they’ve been doing for years? Come learn a variety of fun, easy to teach, multi-joint and multi-plane compound exercises to implement into your sessions. Progressions, regressions, and cueing will all be explored.

The Eight Pieces of Brocade is an Ancient Chinese exercise & fitness Practice and popular form of QiGong. This Brocade or part of the Qi-Gong / Tai-Chi practice is for health betterment, calming and healing the body, mind, and spirit. The objective is to enable practitioners to correct physical and energetic imbalances, release emotions and stress throughout control of mobility and dynamic stability. Join this session to learn and experience another way of physical nurturing and wellness in a form of moving meditation.

Get ready to leave your comfort zone and push yourself to reach new boundaries challenging your strength and endurance. Learn to perfectly combine conditioning, strength, and power into your programming to keep your clients on their toes!

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.

Tab-Aqua Quickies is the exciting new component of Tab-Aqua Bootcamp. Work HARD for 30 seconds, HARDER for 20 seconds, and HARDEST for 10 seconds for six cycles, then rest 10 seconds. Let the music guide you without worrying about watching the clock. Get motivated with aquatic moves that produce results fast.

Are you looking for a competitive edge in nutrition? This lecture will highlight performance nutrition for beginner, novice, and elite athletes. Learn strategies for carbohydrate loading, pre/post competition hydration, and proper protein allotment for optimal recovery. You can’t compete unless you eat!

Leadership in any organization is crucial to the success and/or failure of your fitness team. Recognizing and identifying each team member’s strengths and weaknesses along with organizational leadership and management roles will better determine your position for positive results.

Small Group Training is rapidly growing, and for good reason. From a client’s standpoint, it is fun, interactive, results-driven, and cost-effective. From a personal trainer’s standpoint, it is a great way to leverage time, increase income and ultimately help more people. In this interactive session, learn how to create, market, sell and execute dynamic small group training that keeps clients coming back for more. Explore tangible tips and tools that are easily implemented for massive impact on your small group training.

 

Saturday, 9:45am-11:00am (Session 2 – Keynote Address)

If there was a medicine that contained all of the physical and psychological benefits of exercise, it would be the most effective and best-selling medicine in history. This lecture delves in-depth into the voluminous evidence-based reasons why exercise is such a powerful, yet largely not prescribed, medicine.

 

Saturday, 11:15am-12:30pm (Session 3)

Change the word functional in your mind forever! Learn the methods of elite personal trainers that lead to the best programs, the best results, and an exciting business. Experience functional training firsthand as Kevin leads you through a challenging workout that incorporates every movement pattern, core exercises, and cardiovascular fitness.

Whether you go heavy or light, overloading the muscles of your upper body is key to experiencing improved strength, movement quality, and the aesthetics your classes and clients desire. Review techniques to challenge your upper body in all directions and all positions. Understand how training your upper body can help you reach total body goals faster.

Yoga Strong is a flowing, powerful sequence that will focus on strengthening the powerhouse of the body: The Core! Not just the superficial “6 pack” ab muscles; this includes the deep stabilizing muscles and back muscles that support the spine in every movement on and off your mat. Step outside of your comfort zone to truly transform your mind and body.

Strike! is a fierce, full-body interval workout that blends traditional kickboxing combinations with controlled weight-bearing strikes and blocks using a weighted bar & inspired by martial arts stick fighting. This class is strategically delivered in “rounds”, creating a non-stop flow of energy and sweat. This is NOT your typical
kickboxing class!

Rhythm rides don’t need smoke and mirrors or unnecessary distractions. It is time to stop the madness. Discover how to capture and captivate your riders the RIGHT way. Learn how to program a Rhythm Ride to create a magical, memorable workout that gets REAL results.

Focus on mental and emotional health is needed now more than ever. In this LaBlast® Splash session, you will experience the healing power of Ballroom Dance and fitness from the inside out, using aquatic principles.

Is there anything you can do to impact your metabolism? Can you prevent plateaus in progress? How can you increase your energy level? Learn which factors you can control (this may require a reality check) and which ones you can’t (this may require some acceptance of a new normal).

Client assessments, exercise selections, and training techniques provided by coaches and personal trainers often use a biomechanical model to justify their use. This session discusses some of the strengths and weaknesses of current assessment selections. Leave with a simple and easily applicable approach to training and assessments to take your sessions to the next level.

This course discusses curation vs. creation, connecting with your ideal audience, personal and professional branding, and finding the best social media platforms for your business and brand. The goal is to give attendees concrete steps to improve their social media presence, understand metrics, and use it as a tool to increase their memberships and revenue.

 

Saturday, 12:45pm-2:00pm (Session 4)

Lunchtime Session 1: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 2:00-3:00PM.

Hot Crossed Buns is the perfect experience for a mature client! This complete lower body workout targets the glutes, quads, and hamstrings. Tone and strengthen these muscle groups, targeting the abdominal and lower back muscles for conditioning and improved flexibility. Learn easily implemented progressions and modifications to train your mature clients in a safe, fun way that will have them cheering for more!

Xco® means Excellent CORE, & the combination of movement patterns and Latin rhythms activate and invigorate your entire body – with special emphasis on the CORE!!. Swing throughout the class in three dimensional movements while the shifting mass generates a reactive impact which activates your CORE.

 

Join this illuminating session exploring the theory of Stress Management Guidance facilitation. Learn the facets of self-regulation and self-care life skills that empower you to lower stress and improve the quality of life for yourself and your clients.

Harness the power of the pool! In this session, learn how to effectively implement aquatic training principles, cycles of strength, endurance, and high-speed training into your aquatic programming. Discuss movement patterns and progressions to maximize power development and improve activities of daily living performance. Experience aqua power like never before!

It’s not practice that makes perfect… it’s perfect practice. Movement patterns have been identified that predispose to musculoskeletal injury. This lecture discusses the role of movement analysis in detecting and correcting movement flaws to help protect people from injury during sports and exercise activities.

 

Saturday, 1:30pm-2:45pm (Session 4)

Lunchtime Session 2: If you choose this session, your lunch & expo break will be 12:30-1:30PM.

Learn to create efficient and effective superset based workouts for small or large groups using bodyweight and suspension system exercises.

In all disciplines, recovery & regeneration are key to making performance gains. Learn tried and true techniques for creating a ride that delivers solid work and efficient recoveries for maximum training effect. Discover ways to effectively work these necessary rides into your training protocols. Time to Rock Steady!Schwinn

Basic Nutrition Tracking can be overwhelming, especially without specific goals. This session will provide the ins and outs, define each macronutrient category, and align that to their function within the human body. Whatever your nutritional goal, learn what you need to know to start and track your way to success!

Explore branding your business through various media driving it to success. Uncover your unique market position, develop popups, postcards, social media posts, email, text messages, eNewsletters, and expand your social media presence. Explore ways to take your business to the next level with effective, strategic, and inexpensive marketing. Learn from this entrepreneur who started from a 3rd floor walk-up and created a multi-million dollar enterprise. Leave with plenty of FREE advice and resources.

 

Saturday, 3:00pm-4:15pm (Session 5)

LaBlast® Dance Fitness is the perfect blend of dance & fitness for every age. Experience multiple variations within each interchangeable movement pattern and learn to teach in a way that every participant can choose their level of intensity and feel successful. This session includes weight training, interval training, and stretching.LaBlast

This complete lower body workout targets the glutes, quads, and hamstrings to tone and tighten these muscle groups, targeting the abdominal and lower back muscles for conditioning and improved flexibility. Learn easily implementable progressions and modifications to train your mature clients in a safe, fun way that will have them cheering for more.

Good flexibility and range of motion are essential for good posture and reducing the risks of injury. Discover this dynamic approach and learn how movement sequence patterns enhance mobility and range of motion. Explore the concept of working directly with myofascial meridians and anatomy training for selfcare, flexibility, and muscle tension release.

Unleash the fierce and graceful warrior inside yourself! Get your heart pumping with a high energy 30-minute Kickboxing routine followed by a 30-minute Yoga sequence.

Nothing surpasses the exhilaration of building and leading strength training that is creative, powerful and inspiring. Join FitFighter Founder and CEO Sarah Apgar to learn how. Use evidence-based movement, training, and free weight applications that will invigorate your GX students, semi-private training, and PT clients, pushing your programming to the next level.

Check out this innovative core format that will make you rethink your ab favorites. Take beloved tried n’ true and turn them into a treasured brand new. Great for athletic abilities of all levels, these aquatic playground exercises will quickly become the first choice for effective off-season training.

Explore the influence of an obesogenic environment and hyper-palatable foods. Could it be true that the current food culture and accessibility make it almost impossible for us to manage weight and stay healthy, despite how much we work out? Learn from a registered dietitian which foods and triggers set up our downfall, and what to do about it!

Hypertrophy or hyperplasia? Protein isolate before or after the workout? Why is leucine so important? What other amino acids help? What hormones ramp up the process? Melissa addresses answers to these significant questions in an easy-to-understand science!

Whether you’re 100% virtual, 100% training in person, training one on one, conducting small group training, or all the above, this business workshop will give you the tools to create your very first, or next, client challenge. Develop programming unique to your training style, method, and client base. From branding to program milestones, pricing, and marketing, design a business blueprint to keep your current clients engaged and attract new clients by the end of this DWY (done with you) workshop.

 

Saturday, 4:45pm-6:00pm (Session 6)

Decreased mobility, pain, prior injuries, and strength deficits can limit your ability to train or move the way you want. This session will provide practical options that are used to identify opportunities for improvement in the shoulders and arms.

We all love HIIT!! Just as important as hard work is recovery. Slow down and allow your body to rejuvenate and regenerate. Follow L.I.S.S. (LOW INTENSITY STEADY STATE) protocol and reap greater benefits of HIIT. Easy to teach, [email protected] explores different muscle conditioning and cardio moves combined to help your participants make the whirlwind transformations they crave.

Based on the latest research in myofascial stretching, mobility and muscle care this session provides a comprehensive four step approach to help minimize muscle pain, improve joint health and maximize physical performance.

Stop wasting your time working your butt everyday and getting nowhere. Learn how to put science, the proper lifts, and the benefit of progressive overload on your side. This class is part lecture, part hands-on coaching, and part workout. You’ll leave feeling confident in your ability to have and give the best backside.

An extraordinary cycle class is artfully crafted with thoughtful and intentional moments of emotion and excitement delivered with great music and dynamic coaching. Lean into your strengths and the personality of your room to unleash the power of connection. YOU hold the key. Rule yourself and unlock the potential of your room.

 

This session focuses on three aquatic training modalities for total body conditioning, utilizing the physical properties of the water, as well as the intensity and directional variations to achieve optimal client outcomes. Learn each move, progression, and method, to safely increase intensity to strengthen the entire body.

Overwhelmed with the many diets and weight loss options out there from Keto to Intermittent Fasting? Are your clients frustrated and confused (and you too)? Do you know the fads from the facts? Learn from a registered dietitian who works on the fitness front lines just exactly what works and why.

Circadian biology is one of the largest growing fields of research, with demonstrated correlations in health, performance, and well-being. We will review the practical takeaways around timing that can be gleaned from this research and applied to your clients.

How do you attract and retain the best talent to ensure you can offer the best programming and experience for your members? By becoming the manager you always wanted to have…the manager your team deserves. Join Kimberly, senior director of group fitness at Life Time for over a decade, & talk about what it means to be a 5 Star Manager.