Presented by Dianne McCaughey Ph.D. Falls are a serious threat to older adults and often lead to hip fracture, traumatic brain injury, disability, nursing home admission and even death. With the growth of the aging population, fall prevalence is expected to increase, making balance training a high priority. Walk away with program examples as we …
Training The Active Aging Female
Presented by Keli Roberts The aging female body has specific needs and concerns. As strength, mobility, stability and bone density decline, precise training strategies play a large role in successfully addressing these issues. Review foundational conditioning concepts to transform your approach. Learn to apply these principles through practical application in a hands-on session. About the Presenter: …
Strength Training For Active Agers
Presented by Kurt Gillon
Determining the older adult’s current physical activity status is very important when creating an exercise program and setting short and long-term goals. We will address physical activity readiness questionnaires, program design and exercises.
Time: 73 mins
From Burnout To Boost
With Elian Haan
Sometimes we get in a fog of repetition and complacency. This session will give you a boost with energy for a creative mindset. Let’s overcome the side effects of boredom and create the workouts you love. Combine, create and conquer, your tribe attracts your vibe!
I Wish I Knew Before…
With Yury Rockit
Any age can teach active aging clients with understanding of the aging mental process from the perspective of mindfulness. Current research reveals possible secrets and tips that Yury shares for adding to aging process mindfulness, meditation, and music. We will also address balance from a mental and physical perspective.
Functional Fluid Fitness for Longevity
With Christine Conti
Experience a Vinyasa-Flow full-body warm-up that seamlessly transitions into segments of FUNctional low impact interval training. Hone in on your breath, strength, flexibility, and balance while having fun! Explore the magic of guided imagery at the end of class that will leave you feeling strong and empowered.
Deep Stretch & the Aging
With Ann Gilbert
Discover a new land-based format that focuses on the science behind the deep stretch for your active ager. Eliminate the fear of mat work, and empower your members with the educational-based format that easily can be launched into your growing active aging program GX lineup.
Elapsed Time: 70 minutes
Functional Fitness After 50
With Maureen Hagan
Learn Mo’s contemporary approach to building a fit mind, body and attitude after age fifty, based on 10 functional movement patterns and progressions, 7 training methods and decades of training baby boomers. Understand the role that functional movement and purposeful exercise has to play in achieving, preserving and maximizing fitness, health and wellness.
Elapsed Time: 93 minutes
Body & Sole: Barefoot Training for Active Agers
With Lawrence Biscontini, MA
One of our biggest fears as we age is falling, yet rarely do we spend time with our active agers addressing our feet which carry us through life. Research and Review from the Barefoot Trend is hotter than ever, and this workshop fuses the latest peer reviewed, cutting-edge information with practical applications of shoeless movement for older adults. We will blend research with foot hygiene, muscular anatomy, and stability and mobility movements to train the foot and lower-leg complex to improve balance and foot function.
Time: 93 minutes
With Elian Haan
Ingredients for this format are balance, flexibility and strength, delivering quality over quantity with an emphasis on the how and why. Look for simple, result-driven and effective moves. Experience five 10-minute blocks of lunges & squats, shoulders & arms, balance, core and flexibility for a great hour of functional fitness.