We offer a series of exercise and nutrition seminars dedicated to personal trainers and other health and fitness instructors.
By taking advantage of the experience and expert knowledge of our presenters, attendees will broaden their knowledge base and stay up to date with the latest skills and research.
These seminars are paramount for any health and fitness professional wishing to maximize their understanding of strength training and proper nutrition.
Begin putting into practice all the knowledge you acquire through our various workshops and lectures the very next day with your clients.
All attendees receive a detailed manual, handouts and a certificate of completion that can be applied toward continuing education credits.
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Session 1 – Fitness and Functional Assessment
Session 2 – Core Training
Session 3 – Upper Body Training
Session 4 – Lower Body Training
Advanced Strength Training Techniques
In this workshop, you’ll learn many advanced strength training methods, such as the jettison technique, eccentric training (negative accentuated training, omni exercises on Swiss ball, and eccentric hooks), isometrics and isometronics, vibration techniques, bottom-position squats and presses, advanced stretching techniques, grip training methods (fat bar, Ironmind implements, and hyperirradiation), calf stretching and strengthening methods, balance boards for increased strength, restoration methods, Swiss ball use to increase neural drive, accommodating resistance with chains, bands and tubes, Tellekinetics, complex and contrast methods, wave-like loading and cluster training, touch training for strength, and reciprocity training.
In addition, you’ll learn three methods to increase arm strength by up to 10% instantly, as well as six ways to beef up calf size, and a slew of techniques for everything else in between! Thought all those balance tools were useless – don’t throw them out just yet. Various unique methods of grip training will be demonstrated to catapult overall size and strength. Discover how your senses (sight, sound, smell, and touch) affect your strength and how to improve the odds in your favour, and so much more…
Body Composition Strategies and Methods For Size & Strength
This workshop will discuss the following topics in extensive detail: diet and nutrition, supplements and other ergogenic aids, training programs, and lifestyle factors.
For example: Learn how to get lean without sacrificing hard-earned muscle… Learn how to acquire a high level of muscle strength and size in a short period of time… You’ll receive several diet plans as well as a host of training programs… Learn which supplements work and which don’t… Discover the most important aspect of sleep and how you can improve recovery immensely with one simple change.
There’s simply too much information to put into words. This workshop is absolutely jam-packed with valuable material – the handout alone is worth the price of admission! Arm yourself with practical knowledge that you can put to immediate use. Stop scratching your head in confusion. A must-attend for any personal trainer at any level!
Discover the tools for success in The Business of Personal Training. In this power-packed presentation, you’ll learn:
Why settle for an average income?
Learn how to quickly boost revenue and maximize your money-making potential. This seminar is a must for your business and your life! It’s a small investment of time with the potential for huge returns!
In this information-packed seminar, you’ll be privy to a compilation of material from various authorities in the strength game, including Bompa, Chek, Ditillo, Fleck, Francis, Hartmann, King, Kraemer, Poliquin, Schmidtbleicher, Siff, Simmons, Staley, Tate, Tunnemann, Verkhoshansky, Zatsiorsky, and more.
You’ll learn about the thought process that a qualified personal trainer needs to consider prior to designing an individualized program for a client.
Key strength training parameters of intensity, volume, density, sets, reps, tempo, time under tension, rest interval, frequency, sequence, and exercise and load selection will be discussed. In addition, many popular training programs and splits will be reviewed.
Whether you’re just starting in the business or you’ve been at it for years, all personal trainers at any level will benefit from this presentation.
In Body Composition Strategies, you’ll learn many of the trade secrets that experts use to get their personal training clients lean in a short period of time. This seminar covers diet, supplementation, and training protocols for both men and women. Several case studies are examined.
This seminar takes the Body Composition Strategies Lecture to the next level! In addition to diet, supplementation, and training protocols for clients of all levels, there’s an in-depth discussion on program design and periodization, and several case studies are examined along the way. You’ll learn many of the trade secrets to get your clients lean in a short period of time. All attendees are given special online access to a fat-loss video presentation along with a three-part video on how to design a body composition routine.
Use stretching to your advantage, not your disadvantage. For many fitness professionals, this workshop will be a real eye-opener! You’ll gain plenty of practical information and leave with several new tricks to impress your clients.
Learn different forms of stretching – when to use them and when not to… Learn stretching routines to use during different stages of your workout… Understand how stretching can make you stronger and weaker… Learn how to use the Swiss ball, resistance bands and tubes, and free weights as tools to improve flexibility… Learn how stretching can be an assessment tool.
In the Stretch for Strength workshop, you’ll learn the following:
This presentation is a compilation of material from various strength and conditioning authorities, including Paul Chek, Alwyn Cosgrove, Eric Cressey, John Davies, Joe DeFranco, Anthony Ditillo, Ann & Chris Frederick, Stephen Holt, Chad Ikei, Dr. Mark Lindsay, Aaron Mattes, Dr. Stuart McGill, Charles Poliquin, Mike Robertson, Dr. Mel Siff, Charles Staley, Christian Thibadeau, Pavel Tsatsouline, George Turner, Jim & Phil Wharton, Chad Waterbury, and more.
In this workshop you’ll learn:
The goal of a proper warm-up is performance, not fatigue. The most misunderstood aspect of training is the warm-up and traditional warm-ups are seriously flawed!
Stop wasting your time with unproductive workouts and needless injuries. Learn how to warm-up to increase speed, power, balance, coordination, and strength.
The effects of aging are unavoidable. Physiological changes affect the quality of tissue and can predispose the aging client to greater injury risk. Learn how to reduce the risk through proper training and healthy dietary and lifestyle habits.
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!
The secret to longevity in the gym is being able to find a way to train without getting hurt. Discover unique and novel strategies that aging clients can use to prevent injuries. If you work with clients that are in their late twenties or older, then this seminar is for you.
An in-depth discussion on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle factors.
Experience the Strength Training Parameters and Program Design presentation over the internet at your convenience. The webinar is 118 minutes long and comes with an 82-slide PDF report for you to follow along with.
Discover the tools for success in The Business of Personal Training. Learn how to quickly boost revenue and maximize your money-making potential with 20 key principles. The webinar is 210 minutes long and features a 545-slide PDF presentation along with additional resources.
Many personal training certifications mention the importance of measuring clients to track changes in body composition, but very few of these organizations actually show you how to do it. In this video presentation, you’ll be guided through a step-by-step approach for body measurements.
In Body Composition Strategies, you’ll learn many of the trade secrets that experts use to get their personal training clients lean in a short period of time. The webinar covers diet, supplementation and training protocols for both men and women. Several case studies are examined. Over 40 minutes of streaming video, a 38-page slide presentation and several bonus files are included.
The most concise compilation of material on the subject of stretching that has ever been presented. Stretch for Strength is a must-see for all fitness enthusiasts, healthcare practitioners, personal trainers and strength coaches. The video presentation is 104 minutes long and comes with a 101-page slide presentation in PDF format.
The Warm-Up to Strength Training DVD has sold copies worldwide and has been featured in several magazines. Discover some unique, cutting-edge techniques to increase strength instantly! It has received a thumbs-up from many experts including Drs. Eric Serrano, Mark Lindsay and Ken Kinakin as well as Olympic strength and conditioning coach Charles Poliquin.
Discover unique and novel strategies that aging athletes can use to prevent injuries in this 60-minute webinar. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure! Consider this webinar as a small investment in time that may prevent a career-ending injury. A must-see for any athlete over the age of 27.
You know the golden rule: The more you learn, the more you earn! My career really took off when I started attending seminars and conferences. I was going to one or two almost every month when I first began personal training. Not only did that equip me with the tools and confidence that I needed to succeed, but it was also an excellent networking opportunity. By learning, improving my skill set, and talking to others in the industry, my business got a real boost and it continues to go strong to this day…
One of the first seminars that I delivered was at the 2002 Canadian Personal Trainers Network (CPTN) Conference held at Ryerson University in Toronto, Ontario. The title of that talk was Strength Training Parameters and Program Design Lecture and it was a great success. I had many trainers approach me after the seminar requesting more information – they hired me for consultations and were eager to attend my upcoming workshops, and the CPTN invited me back for several more presentations due to the great feedback…
Your worth is directly proportional to your knowledge. If you want to succeed in personal training, you need to allocate time every year for continuing education. The more you learn, the more you earn! This is a good time to plan your education for the year. Here are some resources to get you started…