Comprehensively examine the relationship between stability and mobility in the aging body. Learn effective methods to increase core stability and develop mobility in key areas, improving gait efficiency. Apply strategies for fall prevention through effectively training key areas for body balance. (Recorded)
Stretching is for EVERY BODY… for those more athletic individuals and for those less active who may be deconditioned. With increased range of motion, increased circulation and improved posture, your clients can reduce imbalances within muscles and joints that could lead to skeletal pain and injury.
You have the burn, and the after burn, but High Intensities also promote brain health in big ways. Understand the science and the age-defying benefits of HIIT training that tends to be overlooked and misunderstood.
Learn how to safely and effectively infuse fall prevention facts, trivia and exercises into your current class formats. Identify proven methods such as “Lights, Camera, Action!” to reduce the risk of falls and improve balance, flexibility, strength and coordination. FallPROOF your life and the life of your clients. This workshop may just save your life!
Everything from macro-nutrients to how our DNA influences our weight: DNA-powered insights reveal the best ways to structure diet and nutrition plans to drastically improve your clients’ results. In this course you’ll learn how genetics impact your clients’ bodies and how to work with their genetics to optimize their results. (LECTURE)
The water allows you to challenge yourself more as there is minimal risk to injury when balance is lost. Muscular imbalance and weakness are significant factors and are impactful on the quality of life as you age. Learn base moves, movement patterns and how to train all skill level clients to improve balance and confidence.
More than ever, clients are suffering from back pain; likely due to sedentary desk and office jobs or the constant care of small children. But, what are the actual underlying issues of frequent low back pain? Can this pain be alleviated or prevented altogether? In this session, learn unique steps and approaches to managing and handling this common, oftentimes distressing complaint. (Recorded)
How to hyper-personalize your approach to your clients’ fitness. DNA-powered insights reveal the best ways to structure workouts, fitness regimens, and diet plans to improve results and compliance. In this course you’ll learn how genetics impact your clients’ bodies and how to work with their genetics to optimize their results. (LECTURE)
Fall prevention starts with the ABCs of training: agility, balance, and coordination. This workshop will offer specific exercises and movements that should be included in all fitness classes and private sessions to improve participants’ ability to remain “steady and strong” on their feet. (Recorded)
Active Agers need safe workouts that challenge their unique individual abilities and skills. Cardio, strength, flexibility and even HIIT are all integral elements of active aging programming. Discuss the benefits of strength training, review what intensity is considered “high” and how rest plays a crucial role in sustainable workouts. Experience a well-balanced workout of varying intensities with multiple modalities for all levels.
The majority of older adult falls occur sideways, or laterally. Explore the crucial role later exercise training plays in fall prevention. Explore new and exciting equipment from ArcaRays, perfect for virtual and in-person training sessions, that can easily be implemented into your active aging programming to train your clients and strengthen the key hip area.
Learn about the new recommendations for older adults according to the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines. Hear about helpful nutrition tips that you can use and feel comfortable to share with your clients. See what a healthy dietary pattern looks like for active agers, and feel confident you are sharing evidence-based nutrition. (LECTURE)
This workshop puts the fun in function for active agers who want to stay strong and build skills for daily living. Review two different class designs that focus on proper warmups, building strength, improving balance, and activating core musculature. Learn how to add affirmations and motivation techniques specifically for Boomers. (Recorded)
Pilates is for everyone! Develop your Pilates program to help your active agers feel great and continue moving functionally to live their best life. Experience a Pilates mat program with 15 movement modifications and progression that increases mobility, balance and muscular endurance. Learn why proper technique of postural movements will improve function and overall confidence to help your clients continue doing the things they love!
We are breaking down boundaries & making fun fitness options available to anyone no matter their age or ability! Check out our session filled with dance moves, smiles, and the opportunity to add something fabulous to your fitness resume – all you need is a chair! This is not only for seniors but also plus size, wheelchair users, those with dementia, recovering from injury, and more!
Robert will teach you seven exercises geared toward improving those struggling with physical limitations. These seven resistance training exercises will feature pulleys, dual tensions, landmines, pivot points, fatbells and more. Some of the most lingering injuries can be neutralized utilizing common equipment in unique ways. (Recorded)
Fall risk and fall injury risk reduction interventions have been moderately successful at best. Pat will share the latest research on ‘staying up’, anecdotes, observations and a commonsense neuro-motor training approach gleaned from physical education/literacy, rehab, strength-conditioning and performance training, on top of her 7S ‘Brake-Brace-Break’ approach. DAILY practices to combat the ‘fear of falling’, preserve confidence and automaticity of movement will be addressed.
Most fitness professionals focus primarily, if not solely, oh the physical. The problem? The physical doesn’t tell the whole health tale. In this lecture, discuss 6 aspects of well-being that should be considered during intake assessments to assist clients in living a healthier, happier life. (LECTURE)
Get off the floor and build that core! In this session, learn powerful, flowing sequences that strengthen the powerhouse of the body. Learn movements and sequences to condition and strengthen the deep, stabilizing muscles of the back that support the spine and daily movement, not just the muscles of the coveted “6-pack”. Step outside your comfort zone and transform your mind and body! Come ready to sweat, laugh and grow! (Recorded)
Grown-up Resistance/Intensity Training is the center focus! Learn programming secrets for periodization and modifications to improve muscular tone and body composition. Discover the true “GRIT” of active agers in this must-attend session for those who train, coach or instruct seniors.
In all disciplines, recovery & regeneration are key to making performance gains. Learn tried and true techniques for creating a ride that delivers solid work and efficient recoveries for maximal training effect. Discover ways to effectively work these necessary rides into your training protocols. Time to Rock Steady.
Learn which dietary practices lead to a long life of vitality and optimum health across the world, and which practices work against long-term health. For example, discover how the Okinawan practice of Hara Hachi Bu can help overweight active agers lose weight and see how plant-based eating helps the Seventh Day Adventists in Loma Linda, California, add years to their lives. (LECTURE)
Challenge the core to build stability and balance in the aquatic environment. Optimizing the ArcaRays resistance band, give your clients an added challenge by increasing physical awareness and stabilization in their aquatic workout. Learn how to incorporate the latest in core and functional training using simple techniques that can be integrated into your existing class and PT formats.
The body, much like a house, needs a good foundation to be successful. In this session, learn to build an awesome foundation, literally from the ground up! Dive deep into training methodologies using ground-based movements through developmental kinesiology. Learn progressions and modifications to provide effective, challenging, safe workouts to all clients at any fitness level. (Recorded)
Whether a personal quest or a way to engage the fastest growing segment of the population, this workout presents effective and manageable training techniques for the 50+ population. Led by an icon in the fitness industry, Sara takes you through this Group Strength Class using simple exercises and portable equipment for a total body workout. Strength, endurance, flexibility and balance are the lenses we use when analyzing our programming. It’s not about how long or hard you train, it’s about exercising smart for longevity and vitality. (Recorded)
If your goal is to live a vibrant life with less aches and pains and more vitality, understanding the role fascia plays in every aspect of your health is critical to achieving that goal. Whether you’re working with high performance athletes, active adults, or clients who need rehabilitation, this session will give you the tools to help others and yourself live a better life. From the cellular and molecular level of fascia’s critical role in stability, to the macro level of postural and structural stability, we’ll explore the extracellular matrix in detail and learn simple application concepts to tap into this system.
Do your active agers want to continue reaping the benefits of HIIT? Oh yea! Indoor cycling, a low-impact exercise modality provides the perfect solution to push intensity that sparks growth for all levels. Review the physiological benefits of Cycle HIIT for your 50+ clients and learn new ways to inspire them through effective work-to-rest protocols and purposeful coaching.
Building resilience throughout the neuro-musculo-skeletal system is key to effective fall prevention and healthy aging. In this workshop, take a deep dive into multisensory training principles and techniques that easily fit into any active aging program and offer a wide variety of ways to work with the senior population.
Join the industry’s premiere active aging experts for an in-depth look at the most effective equipment for the older adult demographic. Learn how equipment can be used in various formats, in multiple modalities, and address equipment incorporation into programming design. This is a must-take session for anyone training or coaching seniors, as well as owners and managers of facilities with active aging programs. (LECTURE)
Hate the idea of lifting weights, getting sweaty, and feeling the effects later in your joints more than your muscles, but still looking to achieve the strength and tone resistance workouts offer? This session will take a look at using resistance tubing and aqua dumbbells, and even the side of the pool, to help build a stronger, more toned body for daily living activities.
Interval training isn’t just for the young- it’s for the young at heart, too! Join Ann as she discusses the benefits of interval training for mature clients. Study progressions and regressions and how to make transitions as smooth as butter! Learn ready-made sequences to implement into your live and virtual training sessions today, for measurable results and fewer injuries! (Recorded)
Are you looking to build your business in the pool? Small groups or one on one aqua training is making waves and can be very lucrative. Learn how to design a comprehensive, personalized aqua program to improve the quality of life of your students in a safe, positive and effective way. (LECTURE)
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. Learn how the role of functional movement and purposeful exercise plays in achieving, preserving, and maximizing fitness, health, and wellness. (Recorded)
No equipment, no problem! In this session, discover unique movements utilizing the most underrated piece of exercise equipment: the human body! Combine interval training, power and plyometrics, to improve muscular endurance and balance. Learn easily implementable modifications and progressions to “plateau proof” workouts for all of your active aging clients.
Experience an introduction to Let’s FACE It Together Facial Exercise & Rehabilitation, a one-of-a-kind program that has shown to reduce signs of aging, decrease headaches and jaw and neck pain due to stress, and help fight symptoms of diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Bell’s Palsy, and more. This session will also focus on myofascial release techniques to improve blood flow and lymphatic circulation to reduce chronic pain.
As life expectancy increases due to healthcare advances and rising living standards, the older adult population is experiencing exponential growth. This shift is changing our economy in extraordinary ways, as older adults focus more on their health, not to just live longer, but to live well. Join us for an in-depth look at implementable methods to attract, retain, and fulfill the demand of this niche, for business growth and sustainability. (LECTURE)
Smart strategies for strength training to help your female clients age-less! Chronological aging is just a number: its function that counts! Interactively review critical principles for functionally training the female client. Learn essential body alignment, precise cueing and movement strategies to provide smart strength training for the ageless female. (Recorded)
As muscle imbalances become more prevalent in older active adults, it is imperative to assess functionality correctly. In this session, discuss common lower body dysfunctions, techniques for proper injury assessment, and exercises to alleviate pain and improve alignment and flexibility.
Join Pat for a no-nonsense update on pre-frailty. Strength, power and speed training, along with other lifestyle boosters, dodge and delay frailty. It’s best to start in childhood, better in our 30’s, but still effective after 50. Women are hit the hardest and for the longest. Ladies, unless you perform regular heavy physical labor, training to kick frailty to the curb is a non-negotiable. (Lecture)
This practice will emphasize joint health, muscle tension release, and a mindful approach to alignment through core stability offering movements that can be incorporated into your daily life.Maintain or improve mobility, stability and flexibility for functional healthy aging.
Training women over 50 requires programming that takes into account special aspects of active aging. Delve into the psychology behind this spectacular group of individuals and understand how to create safe and effective workouts that lead them to amazing results!
Enjoy six different segments of core training exercises for water exercise. Experience this on deck training course focused on working the abs, the back, obliques, hips and shoulders. Basically, anything core goes! Focusing on a senior market demands special emphasis on posture and alignment. Enjoy this session with one of the top aquatic presenters in the world!
Balance is vital for physical performance and health and is an essential component of activities of daily living. Explore balance-inducing and improving movement sequences. Learn how to create individualized strategies for clients of varying physical/cognitive states to mitigate risks and prevent falls. (Recorded)