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NEW! Webinars on Demand!

What's a "webinar?" It's a live continuing education program recorded in real time over the Internet. Just like a traditional live classroom training program, you will watch the presentation on your computer while you listen to the program presenter over your computerís speakers. Our webinar on demand series offers you the ability to watch a pre-recorded webinar at your convenience, any day, any time any place. Hereís how it works: Register for the webinar on demand of your choice, and we will immediately email you several links, embedded in your receipt. Click on one link to download your class notes and the other to watch the 2 hour webinar on demand on your computer at your convenience. When done, complete your on-line attendance form and evaluation and then instantly print out your certificate of completion: Itís that simple!

Meeting your continuing education needs has never been easier! And at only $20 for each webinar (worth 2.0/0.2 CEUs/CECs) itís your most cost-effective continuing education option. For details on the continuing education credits awarded for each webinar on demand, click here: Earn Continuing Education Credit.

The Programs

Enjoy the Ultimate in Flexibility

Our webinars on demand offer you the ultimate in flexibility for your continuing education needs. This series of specially recorded 2 hour webinars offers you the option of viewing the webinar any time, any place, and as many times as you want. Can't set aside two full hours to watch the whole webinar? Great news! You also have the ability to stop the recording, come back later and pick up right where you left off. Meeting your continuing education requirements has never been easier!

WHAT YOU NEED
All you need is a computer with a high speed internet connection and speakers. You do not need a webcam or a microphone. In order to view our Webinars on Demand you must have Java installed on your computer. To install this free program please click here.

HOW IT WORKS
Once you register for the Webinar you will immediately be mailed your receipt. Scroll down the receipt and you will see the title of each webinar your ordered. Beneath the title, there is a link that allows you to access and print your notes, and a separate link that allows you to access the webinar. Thatís all there is to it!

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The new generation of supersetting programs are the absolute cutting edge of current training methodology. You'll learn how the skillful manipulation of high resistance, rapid repetitions and short rest will work together to melt off body fat while increasing strength and definition. It doesn't matter if your client is male or female, young or old, the addition of a well-designed superset program will help them rapidly achieve their goals of strength, size or definition.
Price: $20.00

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Irv Rubenstein, Ph D, CSCS
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This fascinating course takes core training to the next level, where core stability intersects with mobility and performance. You'll discover rational progressions for the deconditioned as well as advanced core training techniques for both super-fit clients and weekend warriors. You'll finish by learning some of the hottest core training drills that will allow your client to maintain optimal spinal alignment even while executing advanced movement patterns.
Price: $20.00

Laura Abbott, MS, LMT
New


The threat of injury is ever-present and very real in a training environment and as the intensity increases the risk of injury escalates too. That's why this class is a godsend! First,this important class examines some of the most common fitness injuries,like an ankle sprain, a torn ACL or a rotator cuff injury. Then, you'll learn program modifications to reduce the risk while maintaining the benefit.
Price: $20.00

Donna Kauchak, MS, CSCS
Awesome!


A "cheap trick" is an exercise technique that is designed to get fast results for your clients; this keeps them motivated and makes you look good too. This compelling class takes common exercises as well as those that are somewhat underused and examines how changing the joint angle or the position can dramatically affect the results. You'll discover variations for exercises for every major muscle group that should be used more frequently than they are. Whether you are a novice trainer or a seasoned pro, this eye-opening class is sure to make you re-think your training methodology.
Price: $20.00

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Guy Andrews, MA, CSCS


Well-defined abdominal muscles and a perky posterior are on the wish list for both men and women. This innovative webinar will explore how the right resistance levels, along with a variety of different exercise techniques, are the magic combination to achieve that current hot look: defined but not bulky. If your clients are still doing crunches and squats, you'll be amazed at how changing the exercise will affect the results.
Price: $20.00

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Irv Rubenstein, Ph D, CSCS


This compelling class will teach you that the roots of heart disease and diabetes are obesity and inactivity. You'll learn about the physiological indicators of these diseases that are often ignored and how lifestyle change is the main method to control these life-threatening, chronic conditions. Finally, you'll discover how to use exercise for fat management and disease control.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


Does your client suffer from "Boomer-itis?" That is , do they have the chronic aches and pains associated with the aging process? Here's a revelation: Middle age does NOT need to be synonymous with pain, discomfort and dysfunction. This timely program will teach you real-world, age-appropriate techniques for the shoulders, back, knees and hips that will keep your client functional and pain-free into their middle years and beyond.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


Did you know you can use exercise to prevent as well as to control chronic illness? This riveting course willshow how exercise and lifestyle change can reduce the risk for diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis and other chronic illnesses.And, forthe client already diagnosed with this diseases, learn to use exercise for disease management.
Price: $20.00

Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


This important class will concentrate on designing exercise programs for women with gender-specific health concerns. You will start by exploring the pathophysiology of the disease process and then you will learn exercise modalities appropriate for clients who suffer from fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and osteoporosis. You will also explore appropriate exercise programming for women who are going through treatment for breast cancer as well as for cancer survivors who are managing lymphedema. This class should be a requirement for anyone who trains women with special heath concerns.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT
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An exercise complex is a combination of between 3 to 8 complementary exercises that progressively fatigue the entire body. The result is a clever exercise program that can be modified for participants from beginner to elite and can be seamlessly integrated into either indoor or outdoor bootcamps. You'll learn how to design a complex around a certain piece of equipment,like a kettlebell, or that focuses on a certain body part (the pecs) or a specific exercise, like a squat. You'll leave this class confident in your ability to design complexes that will both build strength and annihilate body fat.
Price: $20.00

April Boulter, MS
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If your client suffers from back and neck pain, they want answers and relief. In this course you'll explore the latest research, professional insights, and proven programs to prevent and relieve pain and discomfort.
Price: $20.00

Donna Kauchak, MS, CSCS
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The gym is filled with good exercises: squats, lunges, pushups, deadlifts and many more. Now, let this innovative course take these good exercises one step further and show you how with some simple modifications these good exercises go to a whole different level: Great. A great exercise has many attributes, chief among them is that it improves performance while reducing the risk of injury. This brand new webinar-on-demand is not to be missed~
Price: $20.00

April Boulter, MS
Best Seller


If you believe that there is no such thing as spot reduction of body fat, think again: Research shows that high intensity interval training (HIIT) preferentially burns belly fat first, making high intensity interval training is the ultimate fat-loss tool. Explore how to design interval programs that accelerate fat loss by harnassing the power of the afterburn. This eye opening class will revolutionize your cardio programming!
Price: $20.00

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April Boulter, MS


Knee injuries are rampant in the world of fitness and athletics, and as people continue to age, the incidence of chronic knee dysfunction is sure to increase. This timely workshop begins by exploring how fitness professionals can use exercise as a way to increase knee function and mobility while minimizing pain & discomfort and you'll discover exercise progressions to enhance pain-free mobility. The second part of the program discusses specific types of knee dysfunction, such as Runner's Knee, Jumper's Knee and ACL injury and offers specific exercise guidelines for clients suffering from these injuries.
Price: $20.00

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Irv Rubenstein, Ph D, CSCS


This refresher class is based on the American Council on Exercise's brand new "Integrated Fitness Training" model. This innovative training approach offers comprehensive tips for training your clients, whether they are sedentary and deconditioned or highly experienced and highly conditioned. Discover how to integrate a variety of different training elements into a systematic training plan and learn how to help your client develop healthy lifestyle behaviors. This multi-facted approach to fitness training will help themyour client achieve a higher level of both health and personal fitness.
Price: $20.00

April Boulter, MS
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How much do you really know about the relationship between your glutes and your core? From posture to gait, and from athletic performance to injuries, the dynamic between the core and gluteal muscles is the source of either power and stability or pain and dysfunction. This intriguing program will show you how to identify a dysfunctional relationship between the hip muscles and the core and it will introduce unique exercise strategies that will help clients reduce back pain, prevent knee injuries and improve performance. You'll probably want to watch this thought-provoking webinar several times -- and you'll get more out of it each time!
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


Effective weight management programs must be individualized to the unique needs of the client and this program will teach you step by step how to put it all together! It's a fascinating approach that will allow you to really understand the decisions your client makes and how unrealistic expectations can sabotage your client's best intentions. You'll learn to use the initial interview as a dynamic tool to individualize your client's program and learn how to best make realistic suggestions to help your client develop sane, sustainable healthy eating habits.
Price: $20.00

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Ginger Patterson, Ph D, RD


This fascinating program will teach you exercise do's and don'ts for clients who have had joint replacement and finished physical therapy and are approved to exercise in a non-clinical environment. You'll learn ways to know if you should progress your client to the next level or refer them back to their doctor for an evaluation and you'll discover the role that pain plays in their motivation to exercise. If you have ever wondered whether or not a specific exercise was appropriate for these clients, this class is for you!
Price: $20.00

Lisa Garrity, MA, CSCS
Best Seller


Eighty per cent of all Americans will experience moderate to severe low back pain at some point in their life and this electrifying class will teach you programming guidelines for these clients. If you or a client is suffering with chronic low back pain, in this class you'll discover exercise modalities for various types of chronic low back concerns including disc injuries, muscle sprains & strains, spondylolysis & spondylolisthesis. We'll also teach you exercise do's and don'ts specific to this population.
Price: $20.00

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Lisa Garrity, MA, CSCS
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This fascinating class will explore the industry's most controversial weight loss myths. You'll also discover new motivational techniques and the most timely weight loss trends. You'll learn how to determine if your heavy client can sustain high intensity training and also to have an intelligent conversation on the pro's and con's of bariatric surgery. And finally, you'll appreciate the specific guidelines on how to conduct a new-client interview to determine the client's readiness to change.
Price: $20.00

Donna Kauchak, MS, CSCS
New


Treadmills? Elliptical trainers? Stationary bikes? These old school methods of cardio training are reliable but hardly exciting. If you are looking to inject some high-octane excitement into your training explore some of today's hottest cardio training trends. You'll explore high intensity circuits and metabolic training programs as well as cutting edge ways to evaluate heart rate response and improve respiration. You'll also learn why extreme training is taking the fitness world by storm! You'll love these new cardio training methods that will revitalize your workouts, and you'll be thinking about this webinar for days afterward!
Price: $20.00

Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


Welcome to the 21st Century! Form and function take center stage in an essential webinar. Your workout routine will never be the same again after this new school makeover. Old school exercises including squats, deadlifts, bench presses and other traditional exercises will be revitalized with this fresh, updated approach. You'll discover how the latest research has made fitness professionals from coast to coast reevaluate their technique and refine their training approach.
Price: $20.00

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Mike Deibler, MS, CSCS
Awesome!


Discover how to adjust your diet based on your past, present, and future physical activity levels. Learn how to develop optimal ratios of carbs, fat and protein as well as how to time the consumption of these nutrients to achieve desired metabolic effects such as muscle repair, improved endurance, and weight loss.
Price: $20.00

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Ginger Patterson, Ph D, RD
New


The relationship between diet and the aging process is well established and this fascinating class looks at this relationship in a whole new light. You'll explore the latest guidelines for using diet to prevent and control chronic conditions like diabetes, osteoporosis, high blood pressure and more. You'll also get great suggestions to make dietary changes more sustainable for the average client as well as real-world methods to integrate behavioral changes for accelerated results.
Price: $20.00

Lisa Garrity, MA, CSCS
Best Seller


This outstanding program will teach you how to sculpt a lean, chiseled physique. You'll discover how to merge supplementation and hydration with exercise to get the best possible results for arms, chest, back, legs and abs. You'll also appreciate the frank discussion of the role genetics plays in physical development and how to help your client reach their personal best.
Price: $20.00

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Mike Deibler, MS, CSCS
Best Seller


This fascinating workshop will teach you innovative new variations for strength training program design, all emphasizing change and variation. You'll learn new techniques to improve overload and enhance muscle fiber recruitment patterns while you learn to maximize training time for optimal results. If you are seeking to take your clients to a higher level of overall physical conditioning, this outstanding workshop is the key.
Price: $20.00

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Mike Deibler, MS, CSCS


"Functional" training is the predominant trend in senior fitness training. Maintaining and improving function should be your priority for every older client. This engaging class will show you our list of the ten most functional exercises for upper body, lower body and core. You'll also experience age-appropriate modifications for these classic favorites. You'll come away from this class with enthusiasm and a new respect for "functional" exercise.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT
Best Seller


A serious fall has the potential to change your older client's life forever. This important program will teach you how balance begins with core strength and muscular stability. You'll also learn a variety of fun drills that can be safely done with clients of all ages and experiential levels as well as strategies to both build and maintain balance as your client gets older. The lessons and drills you'll take away from this class will serve you well as a personal trainer or group fitness instructor, and are great for Senior Boot Camps! If you train seniors, you need this class!
Price: $20.00

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April Boulter, MS


This is a riveting workshop that will explore the unique training needs for the elderly who due to illness or chronic musculoskeletal concerns is less active and less functional. You'll learn age-appropriate exercise techniques that will focus on the needs of the deconditioned senior: ambulation, fall prevention, hand-eye coordination, making transfers and much more.
Price: $20.00

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April Boulter, MS


After the age of 65 the disease process begins to accelerate rapidly. This thought provoking class examines the most common age-related diseases, including osteoporosis, heart disease (including hypertension) and arthritis and examines the complex relationship between exercise, the disease, its medications and their side effects.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


If you are not confident taking your client into the weight room, fear no more! This course will teach you age appropriate modifications for upper body, lower body and core. You'll learn how to safely modify the strength training program for the middle aged or older client, and you'll explore both traditional and non-traditional exercise techniques for Boomer clients of all health and fitness levels.
Price: $20.00

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April Boulter, MS


If you are looking for an innovative twist on flexibility training, look no further! This fascinating courses uses state-of-the-art research to help you discover how to use flex training to make your clients stronger and more functional. You'll experience the most current trends in flexibility training, including how to stretch in multiple planes and which joints should never be overstretched versus the ones that should be trained for stability as opposed to mobility.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


Supplementation of vitamins and minerals can be an important component for performance based training and weight loss, but how much is too much? Knowing what to take and when to take it can be daunting, and the Internet is filled with conflicting information, pure hype and bad research. This course, presented by the esteemed Dr. Ginger Patterson, RD, will cut through the hype and focus on where the research takes us, combined with a common-sense, sustainable approach to supplementation as part of a healthy lifestyle. Let Dr. Patterson guide you through the pros and cons, and the risks and benefits, of today's most popular supplements, so you can make an informed decision about what will work best for you or your clients.
Price: $20.00

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Ginger Patterson, Ph D, RD


New advances in research and development take center stage in a brand new webinar. Using good old fashioned exercise science as the foundation, let us teach you step by step how to bring a scientific approach to your training to eliminate guesswork and improve results. You'll be stunned how exercise science, when presented well, is not only fascinating but will take your training to another level.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT
Awesome!


This fascinating class will explore the most timely topics that people are buzzing about in health clubs all over the country. You'll evaluate the pros and cons of trendy diets like the HCG Diet; you'll unravel the merits of hot topics like vegetarianism or the "eating local" movement. You'll also discuss hot topics like the benefits of supplementation with Vitamin D, whether eating "natural" foods is actually healthy or not, the risks of mixing energy drinks with alcohol and what "mindful eating REALLY means. Finally, explore the risks and benefits of gluten-free diets, the Caveman diet and much more!
Price: $20.00

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Ginger Patterson, Ph D, RD


The special conditioning needs of young (pre-pubescent) athletes are the focus of this program. If you have ever watched an amateur coach and thought, "What on earth are they doing?" or said to yourself, "I could do a better job myself," you need this class! You'll learn how the unique physiology of children determines the level and intensity of their training programs as well as how they respond psychologically to being "pushed" too hard. In addition to learning specific conditioning programs for soccer, softball and flag football, you'll learn to understand the risks of head injuries and concussions and heat illness.
Price: $20.00

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Irv Rubenstein, Ph D, CSCS


The weekend warrior presents us with special challenges. From Monday through Friday they are at their desk, but on weekends they let loose. Whether they are golfers or runners, whether they play softball or just shoot some hoops, their general conditioning programs determine their performance and their risk of injury. This outstanding program will help you to transform your client's workout with both general conditioning drills and sport-specific exercise programs for marathoners, tri-athletes, golfers and more!
Price: $20.00

Mike Deibler, MS, CSCS


Shoulder injuries are rampant among active adults and this in-depth course begins with a discussion of how the healthy shoulder functions, and offers exercise guidelines to keep it functioning properly. Next, you'll learn exercise guidelines for clients with chronic shoulder conditions. You'll also discover exercise guidelines for clients who are living with impingement, rotator cuff tendinitis, bursitis, painful mobility and much more.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT
Best Seller


This concise and practical webinar will thoroughly explain both the science and the application of self-myofascial release (SMR). You'll understand how SMR can be an effective part of a fitness program, but you'll explore the risks as well as the benefits. You'll appreciate the photos and descriptions of SMR for specific muscles, as well as the frank discussion of how scope of practice affects the implementation of the technique.
Price: $20.00

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Laura Abbott, MS, LMT


As Baby Boomers continue to age, the rates of overweight and obesity are sure to increase; in fact most Americans reach their maximal body weight somewhere in their late 50s or early 60s. This timely workshop explores the link between exercise, diet and behavioral change as you work to increase your client's metabolic rate. You'll learn real life suggestions for managing caloric intake and intriguing cardiovascular techniques to increase fat burn.
Price: $20.00

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April Boulter, MS


You know the pattern: You have a female client who is so desperate to lose weight that she over-exercises while simultaneously starving herself. And what happens? Her metabolism slows down and her weight loss stops cold. Stop the cycle! This fast paced class will teach you how to factor your client's metabolic rate into her weight loss goals, and how you should integrate exercise with proper nutrition to allow for long-term, sustainable fat loss!
Price: $20.00

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Ginger Patterson, Ph D, RD
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