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 Protein Intake for Clients and Athletes - CEC Course

Protein Intake for Clients and Athletes - CEC Course

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

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

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

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

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

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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Done in 30 Minutes! - CEC Course

Done in 30 Minutes! - CEC Course

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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Where Do I Start? The Trainer's Guide to Exercise Prescription Course

Where Do I Start? The Trainer's Guide to Exercise Prescription Course

If you are a new trainer, or simply need a refresher course on assigning the right exercises to your clients, this is the course for you. We'll discuss injury prevention through orthopedic assessment by looking at what bones are made of and how they are formed. Learn what gets in the way of motion and how we tend to compensate for limitations in motion. More importantly, we'll examine why the maintenance of muscular availability around a joint is imperative for optimal joint function.

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ABS LAB INTENSIVE - CEC Course

ABS LAB INTENSIVE - CEC Course

Abdominal training has always been a focal point for trainers and participants. In this InTensive, we look at the function of the abdominal and related core muscles in their role as key postural muscles and the center of power. Learn how to determine in which stage your client should be training. Walk away with take-home ideas for core training, all based on a systematic four-step progression model.

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