Get you energy up and join Justina Bailey for a morning workout before you start your day!
Trainers and coaches sometimes lose clients because they are unable to reduce pain and create pain-free training capacity. Synthesizing 40 years of research probing back pain with practical experience of leading an experimental research clinic Professor McGill presents an approach that has proven success. It is based on understanding how the spine functions and becomes … Continued
Learn the essential client assessments to understand their specific pain triggers and develop the most appropriate exercise approach as a result. Back pain is all specific, and gaining a deeper understanding of the nuances of your client’s individual pain pathways will give you the best success at long term pain reduction and back resilience, and … Continued
Resistance Bands are a great addition to any strength training routine or rehabilitation program and come in a variety of sizes, lengths, and strengths. This portable exercise equipment is also easily stored, making it perfect for home use, hotel workouts, or when you’re tight on space at the gym. Just like free weights, exercise bands … Continued
This workshop will address the factors that can lead to “overtraining” and what you can do as a trainer to help maximize recovery in your clients. The S.A.I.D. principle, increasing muscle mass, and maintaining immunity is predicated on attaining recovery. This is especially important amidst the post-pandemic environment. Join Brian as he discusses the science … Continued
This workshop is designed for fitness professionals working with seniors who want to improve their physical ability and maintain their independence. In this session, attendees will learn simple and effective agility drills that can be safely incorporated into group fitness classes or personal training sessions. These innovative drills will help improve balance, coordination, reaction time, … Continued
Learn the spine sparing movement tools to coach your clients through to avoid their pain triggers and wind down their pain. Stability, mobility, pain-free movement patterns and appropriate resting positions will be covered.
A short lecture and movement based practice anchored in alignment and ease to help you cultivate a sense of grace and balance in both the mind and body connection. Flow is the absence of resistance ~ yet we all have a little resistance buried deep below the surface. With gentle guidance and observation we will … Continued
This workshop will look at the gluteal muscle group which is a key muscle group for core stability, lower body movement, aesthetics, and knee protection. This workshop will delve into various ways to help clients take their glutes to school to maximize its function, look, and performance. Learn a quick ASSessment and then delve into … Continued
Yes, you read that right! Join André Noël Potvin for a groundbreaking lecture that challenges the widely accepted R.I.C.E. Treatment for injuries. Recent research has shown that this treatment may not be as effective as we once thought. In this informative session, André will take you through the history and intended effects of R.I.C.E., as … Continued
Once your clients have successfully reduced their pain, they are ready to train again. Learn the progressions and special considerations while developing and coaching a specific program for your client and their goals - whether that is to return to a regular lifestyle or elite athleticism.
The session will be a blend of lecture and hands on functional integration of the pelvic floor into common exercises. The lecture will include: 1) a review of anatomy and physiology as it relates to the pelvic floor and exercise, 2) conditions to be aware of, 3) specific concerns at different stages of life (young … Continued
Chubby Checker said it best! This workshop will go into the importance of assessing and addressing rotation. The transverse plane is where most people get injured but more importantly it is critical for one of the most important activities we do: walking! Join Brian as we delve into the importance of rotating and controlling rotation … Continued
As the number of older athletes (50+) breaking records continues to rise every year, many are left wondering how they are achieving such feats. The answer lies in the latest exercise science research and innovative training tactics that can help fitness professionals create stronger, faster, and more powerful senior athletes. In this informative lecture, attendees … Continued