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.
Come and experience a sensual, hip-swinging, low-impact Latin cardio-movement format. Master teaching techniques that incorporate the Cha Cha, Salsa, Merengue, Afro-Cuban and more will be introduced and practiced. You'll get tips on how to create a sizzling, fat-burning, cardio workout that will inspire your students to keep 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.
Eating "green" has become synonymous with sustainability, locally grown and a more conscientious way of planning your meals. We will discuss this "slow food" movement, its characteristics and how you can healthfully, conveniently and easily incorporate this green trend into your daily living.
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 how to use heart rate training in your cycling classes. Use intensity zones to create rides that are based on each participant's training goals and capacity to maintain specified intensities. Three simple yet effective sub-maximal tests will help us to identify maximum heart rate (training zones). In addition, three field tests will be implemented to gauge threshold for the purpose of anchoring these zones.
There has been a recent surge in people turning to a vegetarian diet, for both ethical and health reasons. Though this type of diet is ideally optimal in terms of nutrition, it can also fall short of certain nutrients if not approached methodically. This course will delineate how to assure a complete vegetarian diet and describe effective ways to counsel your clients to go "veg" or stay "veg" the right way.
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.
Zoomers (active Baby Boomers) can expect to live at least another 40 years, if not forever, and they want to have some fun while they're doing it. Learn how to design and implement boot camps specifically for the 50 and over market. Everything you need is included, from targeted marketing to exercise progressions that challenge without injury, to teambuilding activities and more. Zoom in, NOW!
Metabolic syndrome affects approximately 50 million Americans, and as such, fitness professionals encounter these types of clients every day. The cornerstone of management includes diet and exercise. This course will highlight the diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology, fuel utilization and the independent effects of nutrition and exercise. Fitness professionals must be aware of screening strategies for metabolic syndrome as well as the common medications used to treat this disorder. Scope of practice and referral options will be reviewed.