IHRSA, the Global Health & Fitness Association for club owners, managers and directors, has chosen to exclusively support the SCW Health and Fitness Business Summit. IHRSA currently has new memberships available for fitness professionals and studio owners. Please visit: www.IHRSA.org.
“Having been in the business of offering conferences for over 30 years SCW finds that our loyal convention attendees have grown in the industry. They are the leaders of tomorrow! Owners, directors and managers of corporate facilities, commercial health clubs, not-for-profit organization and boutique studios need local education. SCW brings this education to you! You deserve high-quality business education that is affordable, convenient and top notch!”
Sara Kooperman, JD
CEO SCW Fitness & WATERinMOTION
IHRSA, Club Industry & AB Show Presenter
“I’m so excited about SCW expanding with the Health & Fitness Business Summit. I think this is an excellent program to improve education within the business of fitness. I only wish I could be involved in all of the MANIA® events throughout the county. I think this program will be a stellar offering and enhance all fitness professionals business acumen – Everyone that can attend – should attend!”
President / CEO of BMC3, LLC
IHRSA, Club Industry & AB Show Presenter
“The best presenters in the industry. Top notch content. Awesome intimate environment. Those are just three of the many reasons I love working with SCW MANIA® and the Health & Fitness Business Summit. If you are serious about being the best fitness professional you can be, you cannot miss these events. There are several summits all over the country, so there is always one close to you. At $199, they are priced to fit everyone’s budget.”
IHRSA, Club Industry & AB Show Presenter
Personal Training businesses, much like any other business, are much more sustainable when client retention is achieved. In this session, explore top level strategies to inspire, enlighten, encourage, and retain your current community of clients. Keep them constantly engaged, retaining the longevity of your training business high!
New class plans don’t have to be time-consuming! Learn to significantly reduce the time spent on workout plans using the “1 Workout, Multiple Variations” worksheet and template. Discover how one workout plan can be used for virtually infinite classes by making small tweaks, equipment additions and changes, and more! The hardest part? Figuring out how to spend your new found free time!
Many Americans suffer from common chronic diseases, yet many of these are preventable, as they are often linked to poor diet and lifestyle choices. Learn about food and nutrition strategies to prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and other health issues. See why food truly is medicine, and how eating strategically may help keep the doctor and medicine away.
Muscular Endurance is a hot topic with Barre classes packing group fitness rooms across the country. Learn what muscular endurance IS and is NOT as well as the benefits of resistance training. Walk away understanding the role of the different muscle fiber types and the adaptations that occur during this type of training. Finally, take home safety tips and tricks for smarter teaching of this type of exercise training.
>With 1 billion active users on TikTok & the extreme popularity of Reels on Instagram, it’s time to get hip to new ways of growing your audience. Review these popular social media platforms, learn to create compelling content to tell your story, publish intriguing videos & see a high return on your emotional investment. Walk away with the confidence needed to engage your customers, strategize content, build framework, and make the most of these ‘new’ tools.
Most if not all of us have been building our businesses over time. Prior to Covid, we seemed to have traction and a path forward as well as some varying degrees of success. We built something very special, Covid washed it all away (at least for a period), just like a Sandcastle well-built and beautiful gets washed away by high tide. How do you handle the next 12-18 Months?
The Standard American Diet (SAD) wreaks havoc on our health, fitness and wellness. As Fitness Professionals, we can teach our clients how to create a nutritional plan that is balanced and healthy without militant rules to what we consume. Learn techniques to coach your clients on modifying their standard diet to one that will lead to a healthier, happier life.
A positive mindset is the key to optimal physical and mental health! In this session, learn the 5 G’s to build a stronger mindset: Gratitude, Generosity, Growth, Grit and Grace. Explore how to influence behavioral changes to dispel negativity for living a purposeful, healthy, and impactful life while helping clients achieve desired goals.
Learn to navigate opening, expanding or selling your own fitness business. Whether starting an in-home personal training business, opening a small studio or operating a fitness center, topics such as loan negotiations, insurance issues and partnership arrangements will be addressed in common sense terms. Come with plenty of questions and leave with valuable free legal advice.
Meet with industry experts regarding the future of group fitness, personal training, nutrition and club operations as they discuss where our industry is now, the challenges we face in today’s market, and where our future lies. Questions will be asked to the group to stimulate unified answers and differing opinions. An open forum will follow where you can address the experts and hear first-hand the best practices that exist today.
Coaching clients to lasting behavior change is a pain-point for nearly all trainers. The art and science of coaching behavior change is rooted in coaching psychology. This lecture provides an actionable framework based on this psychology to assist trainers in becoming a masterful coach in order to facilitate lasting client change.
An increasingly common trend in current diets is Intermittent Fasting (IF). Many claims have been made about this as a dietary choice, ranging from fat loss and increased energy, all the way to combating cancer and diabetes while increasing longevity. If these prove to be true, Intermittent Fasting is potentially a powerful dietary intervention and should be considered. Join Sam for his insights on this promising development in dietary science.
With the unprecedented challenges and adjustments to the fitness industry during the last year and a half, creatively defining your differentiators is the key strategy for positioning your virtual and/or in-person fitness brand ahead of the exponential variety of competition now within your market. In this workshop style lecture, using a combination of partner exercises and research activities, you will work through the exact steps necessary for well defining your product offering, researching your competitive market, strategically positioning your brand and adjusting your marketing plan to better reach your target audience and improve your new client acquisition.
Learn which dietary practices lead to a long life of vitality and optimum health across the world, and which practices work against long-term health. For example, discover how the Okinawan practice of Hara Hachi Bu can help overweight active agers lose weight and see how plant-based eating helps the Seventh Day Adventists in Loma Linda, California, add years to their lives.
Ensuring the health and performance of athletes at various stages of development requires a very specific longitudinal and science-based approach. Learn how to identify performance deficits and periodize a long-term plan to ensure athletes of all ages and abilities optimize performance at each stage of their career.
Your clients may have committed to the physical process, but have they committed in the kitchen? In this dynamic session, learn how to shift their mindset and inspire behavior changes when it comes to fueling the body. Learn what is within your scope of practice as a CPT and how to implement memorable and interactive workshops geared around grocery shopping, social influences, sugar, nutrition labels, food prep and more! Give them the power outside of the gym!
Exercise science research findings are frequently misrepresented in the media. Join Siri, a Harvard researcher, to become fluent at interpreting studies and parsing fact from fiction. Learn about RCTs, sample bias, representativeness, the peer review process and more to become a credible source of knowledge to your clients and students.
As clients enter different phases of life, their nutrition needs change. The Golden years are a time where you can help your client understand the physical and hormonal changes that are happening and guide them toward a nutrition plan that supports their active aging lifestyle. Learn tips and tricks to help them increase their energy and make healthy eating a breeze.
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.
An educational, instructional program that teaches children physical fitness. We’ve tapped into the active aging community, FITKIDZ addresses an untapped resource. ENDURANCE, STRENGTH & FLEXIBILITY to handle physical & emotional challenges. Children with a positive & confident image of themselves, increase their ability to succeed. Make exercise FUN!