Fitness is crucial for aging well, but so is recovery! This interactive session will provide a variety of techniques to encourage recovery, flexibility, and mobility in active aging clients. Go beyond just stretching to move better and recover, & get better results from your fitness program.
Learn how to perform, modify and progress a multi-directional core mobility and strength program. This session will provide practical options to add variety to your core programming that is safe and effective.
Chronic back pain and “tight” hips will undoubtedly stand in the way of your clients achieving their fitness goals. Unhealthy fascia and overactive muscles in this region can affect the quality of movement. Discover the most effective ways to combine foam rollers, therapy balls, and active isolated stretching to minimize pain and improve mobility in the lumbopelvic hip complex.
As our clients’ age or reach new levels of ability, the way they strength train becomes exponentially important. Learn how to create a smart, solid, and safe program of hypertrophy success that focuses on strengthening primary and accessory musculature through density & volume!
When you are with your tribe, you will ride ANY stage, drill with them, or die trying. Learn techniques to get into your riders’ heads, pushing them further than they thought possible. Understand the importance of creating that connection, not only to the work, but to each other, to harness the power of a team. You can be strong alone, but you will be stronger together.
Enjoy this aquatic session that focuses on core, gluteals, and lower extremity training. Build power and strength along with flexibility and fluidity of movement in the comfortable environment of the pool. Explore standing, anchoring, moving, and floating options to train the booty to be your best ASSet!
Do you train on an empty stomach? It’s not as crazy as you think. New research shows the benefits of training while fasting. In this lecture, you’ll learn about how to use ketosis to boost mitochondria and muscle performance.
Finding Your Functional Fitness is an extended, explorative look at movements to integrate into your current routine, regardless of goals, to prepare the body for real-life activities. Learn training techniques to improve strength, coordination, and balance, while reducing the risk of injury for numerous benefits that translate to everyday life.
This class begins with simple but effective steady state cardio work to increase heart rate and movement in all three planes. We will continue the workout using resistance tubing to strengthen the core with functional movement patterns challenging balance, integrated body coordination for overall body training. Of course, no workout would be complete without a time of stretch and relaxation to reset the mind and body. Come join us and take away ideas to incorporate into your very next resistance band workout.
Experience a full-body foam rolling, stretching, mobility, and bodyweight strength routine that’s adaptable to a wide range of users to get people to feel and move better.
This Tai Chi Yoga fusion program emphasizes developing flexibility, gaining balance both externally and internally, and improving overall wellness. Yoga will bring the basis of internal support for stability and strength. Tai Chi will review and connect the fundamental and dynamic applications of functional mobility and dynamic stability using movements that connect into forms or sequences. The result is a greater sense of improved balance, self-body awareness, range of motion, and muscular strength.
Fusion workouts are all the rage & this daring trifecta is designed to push your limits. Let Schwinn® show you how to do it right while taking your work out to the next level. Bring your beast mode to heart-pounding cardio modalities with smart muscle conditioning for strong, balanced bodies ready for any challenge. It’s time to dig deep and throw down like a true warrior.
Looking to turn up your creativity in the pool but don’t know where to start? In this session, learn how to serve that extra spice with creative Warm-Ups & Cool Downs to make your Aqua Programs hot hot hot! You will leave this session with inspired ideas to improve, implement and ignite every aqua class with pizzazz, passion, and purpose!
A calorie in doesn’t equal a calorie out. Hormones play a major role in whether your body prefers to mobilize or save that energy source. Sleep plays a major role in how hormones cycle; healthily or tragically. Break down the key players in the hormone highway affected by a lack of sleep and the choice of foods before and after a workout.
Agility training is a time-efficient alternative for older adults as all relative aspects of daily life are trained simultaneously. Research shows agility training leads to favorable adaptations in power, endurance, balance and strength so join us for safe, fun, and unique agility drills for the active ager.
If mobility, strength, or pain is limiting your ability to train or move the way you want, this session will provide practical options that can be used to identify opportunities & improvement in the hips, legs and feet.
Hipster Yoga is 60 minutes of non-traditional yoga poses and stretches designed to release the hips and offer restorative flexibility for athletes, weekend warriors and anyone who battles tight hips. This session will build you up versus tearing you down so that you can take on activities in life with more flexibility in your hips. This practice is perfect for starting or ending your day with happy hips!
Tired of the same old static stretches? Learn how to liven up and improve your flexibility training with Active Isolated Stretching. By activating the targeted muscle while holding the stretch for no more than five seconds, this type of dynamic stretching provides maximum benefits in the shortest amount of time.
Make a splash with these exciting WATERinMOTION® Platinum-inspired routines. Experience six (6) 64- count choreography blocks of captivating, low-impact aqua sequences and discover why moving in water is natural for our senior population. Comprehensive choreography notes are provided to enhance your teaching skills and movement mastery. Inspire active aging adults to safely improve cardiovascular endurance, balance, strength, and flexibility. Stay current with these fresh ideas!
What’s more important, calories, macros, or the nutrient profile of foods? Can you make any impact on where fat tissue loss occurs? Is weight maintenance really a numbers game, or is there more to it? Are some people just unable to manage their weight? Find out in this session!
Experience an introduction to exercises, stretching, and breathing techniques designed to decrease headaches and jaw and neck pain due to stress, disease, and injury. Learn how to fight the symptoms of diseases, such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Bell’s Palsy, and more. This session will also focus on myofascial release techniques to improve blood flow and lymphatic circulation to reduce chronic pain.
Research suggests that HIIT training in the form of aerobic exercise, strength training, and flexibility exercises can counter the effects of chronic disease in clients. Learn how to effectively and safely tailor a fitness program to combat the effects of Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Heart Disease.
The core is vital for spinal stabilization and the transfer of movements from the limbs. Discover how the core is supposed to function, the methods of function, and how to train your body to have the strongest, most impressive core of your life.
This session is the ultimate fusion of Tai Chi, Pilates, and Stretching. Learn how to combine the Pilates mat principles, static, active, passive stretching with Tai Chi to create an extraordinary strengthening yet relaxing group fitness class. You’ll walk away with a series of techniques to increase stretching effectiveness & adherence.
Learn how to create movement progressions for the various fitness levels in your group exercise class or bootcamp. The way we present our workouts makes a big difference in how our clients perceive their effort and success. This workout will have three variations for every exercise and a complete workout.
This WATERinMOTION® inspired workshop will explore the benefits and challenges of working our core in an aquatic environment. Discuss ways to use progressions and regressions ensure participant success regardless of the exercise experience. A practical section that focuses on progressions and regressions is included in this session. We will also focus on many of the core routines from WATERinMOTION®.
You have more control over aging than you thought. Thanks to recent discoveries from Harvard, MIT, and UCLA, we now know what foods, supplements, and lifestyle choices aid in disease prevention, boost our brainpower, and keep us young. Discover how you can help your middle-aged clients turn back the clock.
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.