When do you ever get the chance to step out of your business in order to work on your business? This course will give you a head start on devising practical solutions to current issues, fears and challenges.
Less is more! 4-Day Rotation is a minimalist program that offers fast results. Instructors will learn four program designs using only two pieces of equipment per class. Learn how rotating and varying the equipment and goals of the class creates effective cross-training. Day 1: body bars and gliding discs; Day 2: body bars and steps; Day 3: body bars and stability balls; Day 4: rubber resistance and steps. Learn how to create goal-driven group exercise strength programming that will keep people coming back for more.
The ability to assess a person's movement patterns enables you to understand where a client may experience limitations or compensations when they move. This course shows you how to properly assess movement and how to develop exercises that address a client's movement dysfunctions to help them eliminate pain and reach their training goals.
The core consists of the deep abdominal muscles and the muscles closest to the spine. Boxers understand that to develop devastating strikes, they must use kinetic energy power launched from the ground and channel it up through the body. By integrating selected Pilates techniques, boxers will be able to access the delivery systems that create power. Participants will learn and practice several techniques they can use with their clients and students to improve balance, coordination, rhythm, timing and power.
Learn to spot the small problems before they become major liability risks. Whether you're an independent trainer, employee, or manager of a large facility, this overview of legal issues affecting the fitness industry will heighten your awareness and sharpen your risk-management skills so you can spend more time working with clients and growing your business, and less time putting out fires.
This course is designed to bring basic sports moves to the water. See how you can use the water as the resistance and power base to help build better athletes through proper technique and range of motion that translate into their sport and other on-land activities.
In this course, you’ll learn how to assess and screen clients, how to place clients in appropriate skill/drill groups, how to select class venues and equipment, safety issues, multiple methods of boot camp training and class formats, and creative, dynamic and challenging drills for your programs.
Low-back pain has become a worldwide epidemic and is still not well understood. There are many contributing influences with many possible and suggested corrective strategies. Fitness professionals deal with clients on a daily basis who have low-back pain and they should be up-to-date on what the research is saying are the contributing factors and possible corrective strategies.
Frustrated with ineffective cardio programs that fail to deliver? Do your programs fail to hit weight-loss goals or push athletes through plateaus? Blame it on the older standardized programming guidelines that we still use. Why use maximum heart rate-based programs when MHR offers no correlation to performance? Metabolism is as unique as a fingerprint, therefore cardio programs need to be equally unique. Learn how to use new cutting-edge metabolism-based programs for weight loss and performance based on individual metabolic markers.
So, if a functional exercise mimics daily activities, where does standing on the latest inflatable gimmick fit in? Is it just about making an exercise randomly more difficult? How truly functional is a functional exercise if it leads to musculoskeletal dysfunction? In our zeal to create interesting programs for our clients, we may have dismissed perfectly sound exercises that improve musculoskeletal function, and imposed challenges that our clients are unable to accommodate safely.