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Welcome the new f.i.t. principles online learning platform!

The e-learning campus provides a community both for students studying through f.i.t. principles on a full-time, correspondence or homes-study basis as well as certified professionals seeking opportunity to further their expertise through more advanced and specialised courses.

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 Protein Intake for Clients and Athletes - CEC Course

Protein Intake for Clients and Athletes - CEC Course

by Tavis Piattoly, MS, RD, LD

This course has been discontinued. Here’s a similar course you might like, http://www.ideafit.com/fitness-products/eat-to-win-enhance-performance-course. This course discusses the quality of protein, the difference between whey and casein protein, the safety and effectiveness of high-protein diets, the role of protein in weight loss, and protein-intake timing for muscle recovery and growth.

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Safely Integrating Plyometrics, Nutrient Needs for Marathon Runners, and Training Master Athletes Course

Safely Integrating Plyometrics, Nutrient Needs for Marathon Runners, and Training Master Athletes Course

Earn CECs while you learn from this trio of expertly written sports training articles. Articles and the test from the September 2008 CEC Sports Conditioning Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.

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Applying Movement Assessments Effectively - CEC Course

Applying Movement Assessments Effectively - CEC Course

by Justin Price, MA

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.

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Fitness Business Basics - CEC Course

Fitness Business Basics - CEC Course

by Derrick Wilburn, MBA

Many fitness professionals find out the hard way that there's a lot more to starting a business than just running an ad in the local newspaper and raking in the clients. In addition, there is a vast difference between being an independent personal trainer and owning a business. This lecture examines some of the very basic, yet very critical—and often overlooked—elements that go into opening and running a successful enterprise.

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Research on the Core: Understanding the Basics - CEC Course

Research on the Core: Understanding the Basics - CEC Course

by Annette Lang, MS

This course reviews the most current information available on core training, and details how personal trainers can use this information to help their clients train safely and effectively.

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Corrective Exercise for Shoulder Impairments

Corrective Exercise for Shoulder Impairments

by Eric Beard, MS

13.7 million people per year report having shoulder problems. Rotator cuff tendonitis and shoulder impingement are the most common diagnoses. Make sure that you are prepared to deal with the complexity of the shoulder girdle so you can prevent a problem before it arises. Come cultivate the knowledge base that will help you to foster relationships with licensed healthcare professionals so you can develop a referral stream.

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Generating Clients/Customers Through Business Networking and Referrals - CEC Course

Generating Clients/Customers Through Business Networking and Referrals - CEC Course

by Derrick Wilburn, MBA

This course will explore, and hopefully get you comfortable with, the art of networking. You will be introduced to a variety of tools and techniques that demonstrate how to use individual styles to communicate, how to put people at ease and how to promote your business. Also, learn why referrals are the best form of business generation and walk away with four tactics to get referrals TODAY!

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TRX®  Rip™ Training Foundations

TRX® Rip™ Training Foundations

by Pete Holman, PT

Step up your training sessions by learning the foundations of Rip Training. This high–intensity course provides a strong introduction to the essence of this exciting new program. The essential elements of Rip Training will be covered, along with a system that focuses on the proper progression and regression of exercises using the TRX Rip Trainer. By Pete Holman, PT, TRX

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The Progression Pyramid Course

The Progression Pyramid Course

by Peter Twist, MSc

Motivated to constantly challenge their clients, the best trainers look for well-designed strategies they can use to achieve specific performance outcomes. If you are looking for new ways to overload and stimulate improvement (beyond the usual load and heart rate formulae), this course will provide you with a system of multiple variables that can be manipulated to stimulate improvement. These tools and concepts are sure to help your clients achieve the highest level of tangible performance in order to excel in sport and live a vibrant life. By Peter Twist, MSc

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Done in 30 Minutes! - CEC Course

Done in 30 Minutes! - CEC Course

by Abbie Appel

If you teach classes to participants with a limited amount of time, this workshop is for you! This workshop will give you great ideas to create express nonstop circuit/interval workouts. Experience three 30-minute workouts that include warm-ups, workouts and core training. Utilize a different piece of equipment: a stability ball, tubing and the Body Bar®, for each of these sessions and find new ways to get the job done quickly, intensely and safely.

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