© 2013 Fitness Professionals Ltd.

Sessions

© 2013 Fitness Professionals Ltd.

Friday sessions

© 2013 Fitness Professionals Ltd.

08:30 - 09:30


BOKWA FITNESS

BOKWA PRESENTER TEAM | 08:30-09:30

Bokwa® is a completely different approach to group exercise, where participants draw letters and numbers with their feet while performing an energising and addictive cardio workout. Bokwa does not require you to count steps; simply feel the music and freely move with the beat. Because the steps are structured as letters and numbers, everyone can do Bokwa. The energising music, fun and predictable steps and great motivation ensures participants become addicted to Bokwa.


18 SECRETS THAT SUPER-SUCCESSFUL PERSONAL TRAINERS KNOW AND DO THAT MOST PERSONAL TRAINERS EITHER DON'T KNOW OR DON'T DO

NIGEL BOTTERILL | 08:30-09:30

In this high-energy, fast-paced and engaging talk, one of the UK's top entrepreneurs, Nigel Botterill, shares with you 18 secrets that super-successful PTs know! In the last 8 years Nigel has built 8 seperate £1m+ bsuinesses from scratch so he knows a thing or to how to build big business fast. If you’re the decision maker in your business, this really is the perfect way to start FitPro Convention.


GET MOVING: START YOUR DAY WITH INTELLIGENT MOTION

IAN O'DWYER, MICHOL DALCOURT, RODNEY CORN | 08:30-09:30

Join us on a journey of intelligent motion and let us jumpstart your Convention experience with movement, laughter and practical education. Learn how to apply useful exercises relating to fascia, games, group training, programmeme design and new exercise techniques such as osteofascial techniques™.



PIONEERING HIGH-INTENSITY WORKOUT

JAYNE NICHOLLS, RACHEL HOLMES | 08:30-09:30

Join two leading fitness pioneers who have taken the high-intensity model of HIIT, Tabata and metabolic training, and crafted a session for instructors to teach in clubs, one-to-one, and community sessions. Learn how to maximise results and calorie consumption, and satisfy the psychological and emotional requirements of your target market.



LIVE AND LOUD ON THE STEP

GEOFF BAGSHAW, JOHN SHEHAN, ZOSHA PIOTROWSKI | 08:30-09:30

Join John, Zosha and Geoff for an amazing step session with creative, dynamic and energy-filled choreography. DJ Decks will be spinning the music live and you can guarantee this will be one pumping session. Let the party start!

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10:00 - 10:45

SUCCESS IS A DECISION, NOT A GIFT

STEVE BACKLEY | 10:00-10:45

Steve focuses on the mental preparation involved in performing and offers a revealing insight into his ability to peak for major championships. The team-building presentation concludes with a small practical demonstration where Steve introduces his gravity-defying javelin, highlighting the essential components necessary for success within any team.

FITPRO CONVENTION VIPR CHALLENGE

FITPRO CONVENTION VIPR CHALLENGE | 10:00-10:45

You know that you’re fit, but how far can you push yourself? This year at FitPro Convention, we’ll be holding a Convention ViPR Challenge. Fitness professionals – this is your opportunity to perform a series of exercises against the clock, prove your fitness and win a fantastic prize. Do you believe you can go to your limits and beyond? Please be aware that this is not a bookable session – just turn up and test yourself!

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11:15 - 12:45

CHEK EUROPE: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO OVERCOMING KNEE PAIN

DAN HELLMAN (CHEK EUROPE) | 11:15-12:45

A good understanding of the aetiologies of knee pain helps with exercise selection and programmeme design, for both athletes and deconditioned clients. Discover how a holistic approach that considers nutrition and lifestyle factors, combined with corrective exercise and soft tissue therapy, can be effective and help your client avoid surgery.



WHIPPED

GEOFF BAGSHAW, LISA WHEELER | 11:15-12:45

Whip, snap and get into serious shape with high-intensity cardio drills using strength ropes and a fast-moving conditioning circuit. We’ll alternate comprehensive full-body exercises and creative core moves – this is hard work, sweat and fun mixed with good music and all you’ve got to give.



KEISER CYCLING: RIDE & DELIVER

HELEN HOLMES (KEISER) | 11:15-12:45

Keiser cycling (hour one). Ride and deliver. While enjoying a well-planned cycle class, bring knowledge to the ride. Using heart rate, RPE, Watts and RPM, this class covers all areas.



DO YOU THINK IT’S POSSIBLE?

ROBERT CAPPUCCIO | 11:15-12:45

Most of us will never feel the weight of a gold medal around our necks or hear a crowd’s thundering applause. Yet, in each of us lies the heart of a champion. The difference between those allowing their inner champion to express itself and those who remain spectators: a decision.



MUMAS THAT MOVE

ZOSHA PIOTROWSKI | 11:15-12:45

This workshop explores training women through their pregnancy and what exercises are appropriate throughout the trimesters. Zosha also discusses what red flags to look out for, so that the movement choices are safe for both muma and baby.



VIPR PLAYOUT

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 11:15-12:45

This session looks at play as a critical link for effective physical training protocols. Whether in the gym, outside or in a group setting, ViPR Playout gives you the scientific rationale and structure of how to create a playout, plus myriad examples to include in your own play session.



INSTANT CHANGE: FASCIAL FREEING … INSTANTLY AND EFFECTIVELY

IAN O'DWYER | 11:15-12:45

This workshop demonstrates fascial freeing: powerful, suitable methods for your clients. We will equate traditional research and application to a more integrated approach, experiencing how the body can change instantly if we feed it what it needs. Fascial freeing is necessary for all clients: chronic, sedentary, active and elite.



NPE FITNESS MARKETING BLUEPRINTS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GENERATING YOUR FIRST 40-100+ CLIENTS

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 11:15-12:45

NPE remains the world leader in walking thousands of clients step-by-step through the exact strategies, tactics and tools proven to quickly build a sustainable business of 40-100+ clients who you'll love working with. In this marketing session you’ll learn how it’s done with speed and sustainability.



ARE YOU PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR MARKETING?

LESLEY AITKEN | 11:15-12:45

In this innovative session, Lesley gives you heaps of ideas to stand out from the crowd. She will show you how to generate more leads and sales with modern strategies so you can stride ahead with your marketing.



INTELLIGENT MOTION: MOVEMENT PREPARATION FOR MIND AND BODY

SCOTT HOPSON | 11:15-12:45

Movement preparation, done right, creates instant change. Those first minutes dictate the entire purpose of the session. This workshop explores four components of movement preparation: mobilisers, osteofacial techniques, activation drills and play. Learning to connect the human being to the human body is crucial for world-class coaching.



FORCED REPS

BILL SONNEMAKER | 11:15-12:45

‘Forced reps’ is when a trainer provides manual resistance to the exercising person, with or without equipment. Learn ways to challenge clients and facilitate positive changes by targeting specific muscles and movement patterns. This is great for performing activation exercises for under-active tissues and challenging the myofascial and energetic systems.



BACK FUNCTION, ASSESSMENT AND REACTION

CHUCK WOLF | 11:15-12:45

This session demonstrates functional assessment techniques of the back and applies function to enhance movement. Understand the interaction of the lumbar and thoracic spine, and its relationship with the lower to upper extremity, to develop a true functional training programmeme. Learn how the feet, lower extremity and pelvis are integrated.



TRX GROUP RIP POWER

TRX PRESENTER TEAM | 11:15-12:45

TRX® Group Rip Power is possibly the most dynamic music-driven group exercise class ever. This motivating class capitalises on the speed, power and rotation inherent in Rip™ training and sets it to music in a way that ensures high-quality movement, individualised training and an absolutely killer workout.



GROUP POWER®

GROUP POWER® TRAINING TEAM | 11:15-12:45

Group Power® is your hour of power! This 60 minute barbell programme strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with fantastic music and awesome instructors. With simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls, Group Power is for all ages and fitness levels. Discover results, discover Group Power!



TWITTER FOR FITNESS PROS

JON LIPSEY | 11:15-12:45

This session will focus on using Twitter to raise your profile, gain new clients and maintain relationships. It is relevant for both fitness professionals who work independently and those who work for gym chains. It will give those new to twitter the confidence to start using the platform and help those already using Twitter to produce stronger content and increase follower numbers. The session will include a large number of actionable tips, tactics and interactive elements

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13:30 - 15:00

THE 321 TRAINING METHOD – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

RAMONA BRAGANZA | 13:30-15:00

Explore the 321 Training Method workoutcreated by Ramona while working with clients on remote film locationswith limited time and equipment. The workout builds a Hollywood body while promoting total fitness. This is a high-energy, fun class that can be used in personal training and group X classes



FITPRO BIGGEST LOSER CROSS TRAINING CHALLENGE

JAYNE NICHOLLS | 13:30-15:00

Kevin McLernon publicly fought to lose weight on ITV’s Biggest Loser and now motivates others to do the same as a fitness professional. This session will teach you how to set up a challenge with empathy for long-term results, as Kevin teams up with Jayne to provide a HIIT workout that every demographic will take part in. This is the perfect opportunity to see fitness from the ‘other point of view’ and turn your sessions around to attract those who really need it.



PREMIER MULTIPLANAR KETTLEBELL TRAINING: THE TRANSFER OF TRAINING EFFECT

RICHARD SCRIVENER (PREMIER) | 13:30-15:00

Physical qualities like speed are required for successful athletic performance; however, how do we maximise the transfer of training effect with kinematic crossover from gym to track? Learn how to exploit and capitalise on human movement patterns through multiplanar kettlebell training for a realistic, sport-specific transfer of training effect.



PLYOMETRIC FITNESS PILATES

RACHEL HOLMES | 13:30-15:00

Explore power standing and floor sequences that can be added to fitness Pilates for your advanced participants.



GROUP RIDE™

| 13:30-15:00

Everyone finishes first in Group Ride®! Pedal in groups, roll over hills, chase the pack, climb mountains and spin your way to burning calories and strengthening your lower body.
This 60-minute cycling programme is geared for anyone that can ride a bike. Motivating music, awesome instructors and an inspiring group environment lets you Ride On!



CHEK EUROPE: ASSESSING CORE FUNCTION FOR SUPERIOR RESULTS

DAN HELLMAN (CHEK EUROPE) | 13:30-15:00

Which assessments to determine how well a client’s core is functioning give the most information in the least amount of time? Learn which tests the CHEK approach considers mandatory, how to determine the best assessments for different clients and how to use your results to create personalised core conditioning programmemes.



HOW TO MAKE MONEY WHILE YOU SLEEP

ROB LANDER | 13:30-15:00

How great would it be to wake up in the morning, check your account, and see that clients had paid you for services you had delivered to them while you slept? This session outlines how the use of technology can significantly change the way you deliver service to your clients.



INTELLIGENT MOTION: USING BEHAVIOUR TO DRIVE YOUR programmeMING, PART 1

RODNEY CORN | 13:30-15:00

Why and how do your clients want to exercise? If you want to make a difference to your clients, you need to know the answer. Discover a powerful strategy to unlock your clients’ why, how and what. Leave with an immediate process for developing intelligent motion to revolutionise your business.



BALANCED STRENGTH AND POWER

DOUGLAS BROOKS | 13:30-15:00

Your athletic training just got legally juiced! Experience challenging new exercises and drills focused on integrated strength and power. This practical session is designed to crank up energy, motivation and results. Simple and unique, this hard-core training and challenging workout ‘brings it’!



VIVOBAREFOOT BAREFOOT SCIENCE

LEE SAXBY (VIVO BAREFOOT) | 13:30-15:00

Lee’s coaching method defies conventional wisdom but is deeply rooted in the scientific principles of biomechanics and evolutionary biology. The Barefoot Science lecture bridges the gap between consumer and science. Lee explains the history of barefoot,an introduction to biomechanics, evolutionary anatomy and motor control theory, the importance of gravity in shaping human anatomy and why movement is important for metabolism and the brain andwhy humans experience pain. Barefoot Science is the foundation of the practical application of barefoot movement. Visit the Barefoot Science lecture for an introduction to Lee Saxby's philosophy and education and to find out how to register for courses.



VIPR RECONDITIONING: SHOULDER

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 13:30-15:00

In this hands-on ViPR session, you will learn techniques to facilitate improved shoulder thresholds that are based on strategies consistent with the principles of true human motion, including exercises for the foot, hip and thoracic spine, designed to maximise a shoulder workout and eliminate pain.



ATHLETIC BODYWEIGHT CONDITIONING 2.0

BRIAN COCHRANE | 13:30-15:00

Take your bodyweight training to the next level with the latest, most innovative and effective drills to expand your exercise library and multiply your results. Learn the theory and methods used to unlock the mastery of your own bodyweight. Great for PTs and group fitness instructors.



NPE:THE SEVEN-STEP FITNESS SALES SYSTEM FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND DOUBLING YOUR FITNESS BUSINESS PROFITS IN 45 DAYS OR LESS

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 13:30-15:00

Learn how to effectively communicate the value of your services and how to package your services to make them easier for prospective clients to understand. Improve your sales results (and client roster) and learn immediately actionable strategies for converting more prospects into clients and increasing your bottom line.



URBAN FUNK

RICHARD CALLENDER | 13:30-15:00

Bringing back the Funk as the award winning Urban Funk hits the stage, taking you back to a time of smooth grooves, funky tunes and a dance class that leads you to a mouth watering finale.



NUTRITION TRENDS IN THE FITNESS BUSINESS

ANITA BEAN | 13:30-15:00

From the Paleo Diet and Intermittent Fasting to beetroot juice and vitamin D, they sound so promising but do the latest nutritional fixes deliver? This presentation updates you on the latest nutrition trends in the fitness business, investigates the science behind them and tells you what really works.

© 2013 Fitness Professionals Ltd.

15:30 - 16:30

TABATA: The official workout system

TABATA™ presenter team | 15:30-16:30

Discover Tabata™, the exciting group exercise brand launching at Convention. It’s scientifically proven to be THE most effective HIIT system and is exclusively endorsed by creator Professor Izumi Tabata. Take part in our demonstration and seminar to find out why Tabata is 2013’s hottest new fitness trend and the ultimate programmeme to get you fit fast.

THE CORE STARTS FROM THE FLOOR

CHUCK WOLF | 15:30-16:30

This interactive discussion on the tri-plane movement patterns of the abdominals and core explores how the abdominals and core actually lengthen in all functional movements before producing functional work, and will incorporate the upper and lower extremities to accomplish enhanced performance and a workout that has a truly three-dimensional feel.



BLOCKBUSTER BODY

LISA WHEELER | 15:30-16:30

Train like a Hollywood superstar with the best Equinox has to offer. Get stronger with pure bodyweight training and primal moves, faster with speed drills, and more agile with simple martial arts combinations and conditioning. Finish with slinky stretches to leave you svelte, nimble and powerful.



STILETTO DANCE PARTY

ZOE MCNULTY | 15:30-16:30

Marilyn Monroe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” And teach a girl how to strut and she will be unstoppable! Find your inner Marilyn in this innovative dance and conditioning class: prepare to wear heels more comfortably and gain confidence in abundance.



PREMIER: THE SECRET TO GREAT POSTURAL PERFORMANCE

MATT BROWN (PREMIER) | 15:30-16:30

Learn how to weave much-needed postural correction into your clients’ training with rapid analysis and exercise solutions that compliment rather than control the delivery of each training session, allowing you to emphasise clients’ higher training priorities. Find out what analytical tools work best and how to correct postural dysfunction.



MBODIES MIND-BODY BLAST: UNLEASHING THE POWER OF THE COREFITNESSROLLER® TO GET TO THE HEART AND MIND

STEFAN TAYLOR (MBODIES) | 15:30-16:30

Learn how to build a high-energy workout while maintaining control and abiding by the principles of CoreFitnessRoller® training. Progress a balanced total mind-body workout to a cardio crescendo before you regress the pace and iron out stress.



VIBE CYCLE: RHYTHM AND MUSIC THEATRE, SCENE 2

DELVIN CLARKE | 15:30-16:30

Vibe Cycle is fast becoming the No.1 indoor cycling concept in the UK and is a firm favourite at FitPro Convention. Rhythm Theatre shows all the moves and activities displayed within the Vibe Cycle genre. Music, rhythm and fun are the aims of the ride. Don't just ride ...



CHEK EUROPE: IS STRESS MAKING YOUR PANTS TIGHT?

MATTHEW WALLDEN (CHEK EUROPE & VIBRAM) | 15:30-16:30

Few people realise that technology eats away at our vitality. Discover the six classes of stressors, the difference between physiological and non-physiological stressors, and how the body creates a total stress picture that dictates how you respond to exercise and how food intake can change during stress.



LEADERSHIP: TRANSLATING VISION INTO REALITY

ROBERT CAPPUCCIO | 15:30-16:30

Do you love what you do, the vision you hold and the people you serve so much that, when you are tried as a leader, you will not be shaken?



THE MAGNIFICENT 7 FOR HEALTH, FITNESS AND WEIGHT LOSS

PETE COHEN | 15:30-16:30

Help your clients make common sense, common practice by helping them master the Magnificent 7: eat right, think right, sleep right, move right, drink right, talk right and poo right. Pete explains the science behind the Magnificent 7 and helps you develop strategies for clients, so they can achieve their goals.



REAL-LIFE SOCIAL NETWORKING

GRAEME HINDE | 15:30-16:30

Do you use social media to promote your business and interact with potential clients? Are you quite confident when using Facebook, twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and other networks? If you are that’s great but what are you like in real life social situations? Do you know how to approach people you’ve never met before? What do you do when you attend events like this? How should you act when you walk into a room full of strangers? How should you engage with people? During this session Graeme will explain the dos and don’ts of real-life social networking and will use some thought provoking examples to help you to network more effectively.



INTELLIGENT MOTION: USING BEHAVIOUR TO DRIVE YOUR programmeMING, PART 2

RODNEY CORN | 15:30-16:30

Why and how do your clients want to exercise? To make a difference to your clients, you need to know. Discover a strategy to unlock your clients’ why, how and what. Leave with a process for developing intelligent motion through practical application of Power Plate, ViPR, Kinesis and Biofeedback (HRT).



PTA GLOBAL: A TRAINER’S POT OF GOLD: CLIENT RETENTION – GAME ON

HAYLEY HOLLANDER | 15:30-16:30

Your client retention percentage can be a reality check. What are you doing to make sure your clients are satisfied with your service? Discover a checklist of things you can integrate into your business practices to stack your books and have a waiting list instead of a calling list.



NPE:STOP WORKING SO MUCH! HOW TO BUILD A TEAM AND LIVE YOUR DREAM LIFESTYLE

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 15:30-16:30

A 60 to 70-hour working week is unsustainable and you can become a prisoner of your own success. Your health and relationships suffer and you face career burnout. Learn how to build a team so you can live your dream lifestyle and serve more people, making a bigger difference in the world



TRX TRAINING ZONE CIRCUIT

TRX PRESENTER TEAM | 15:30-16:30

The TRX Training Zone is a new anchoring solution that provides a revolutionary environment for functional circuit training. Learn how to skillfully use all the elements of the TRX® Training Zone to bring the best of suspension training, Rip™ training and functional conditioning together in one effective, high-energy workout.



GROUP KICK®

GROUP KICK® TRAINER TEAM | 15:30-16:30

Group Kick® brings it on! This electric 60 minute fusion class of martial arts and boxing movements will kick your cardio fitness to the next level while defining and shaping your body and self confidence! Energetic music, awesome instructors and a group environment will keep you punching, kicking and smiling! Group Kick will knock you out!

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17:00 - 18:00

Flowin

FLOWIN PRESENTER TEAM | 17:00-18:000

A challenging, 30-45-minute, high-intensity workout set to retro 70s beats using Flowin', a unique, friction training device designed to efficiently work all your global muscle groups and challenge you to the extreme.

BUILDING THE HOLLYWOOD BODY INSIDE AND OUT

RAMONA BRAGANZA | 17:00-18:00

Learn the training tips and eating plan Ramona’s celebrity clients use to keep fit.Discover the struggles celebrities face and the importance of setting goals and pushing boundaries.Explore fitness for the body, wellness for the mind and peace for the spirit, and how to achieve the life you want.



BUILDING EFFECTIVE VIPR SMALL GROUP WORKOUTS

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 17:00-18:00

There is a shift in the fitness industry towards group training. Learning how to best manage group training and achieve maximal results is based on efficient planning and structure. In this session, Michol will show you how to build an effective group circuit for various populations.



BOSU® HIIT EXTREME

DOUGLAS BROOKS | 17:00-18:00

Jam-packed with action, learn the science of high-intensity interval training and its application to fitness and sport. Take home short, plug-n-play, high-intensity interval sequences that are realistic for both high-level athletes and mere mortals, and guaranteed to raise your heart rate, fitness level, calorie expenditure and the fun factor.



BURLESQUE CHAIR FITNESS

KELLY REED-BANKS | 17:00-18:00

Pussycat Dolls, Britney and Christina eat your heart out! This class brings the sexy back into fitness. It’s suitable for all abilities, with user-friendly choreography that everyone can master.



ULTIMATE FIGHTING FITNESS: MMA FOR FITNESS PROFESSIONALS

RICHARD BREWIN | 17:00-18:00

It’s tough out there! The market for mixed martial arts training is growing and the competition for clients is fierce. Beat your rivals to the punch: come along to this session and get ready to rumble with Ultimate Fighting Fitness – MMA for Fitness Professionals.



FREESTYLE FITNESS YOGA

JAYNE NICHOLLS | 17:00-18:00

Freestyle Fitness Yoga (FFY) is designed for and champions the fitness professional who wants to teach a results-driven yoga practice. You can experience FFY with its creator Jayne Nicholls in this flow class that moves with strength, grace and confidence through traditional yoga postures and sequences.



CHEK EUROPE: BIG BANG EXERCISES

DAN HELLMAN (CHEK EUROPE) | 17:00-18:00

Using multiple planes of movement and addressing several biomotor abilities at once, Big Bang exercises condense the benefits of many exercises into one, saving time and making efficient use of space and equipment. Learn techniques to ascend (make harder) and descend (make easier) Big Bang exercises to suit clients’ needs.



PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES: STEPPING OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE TO BUILD A TEAM OF PTS

NIC JARVIS | 17:00-18:00

Aimed at PTs or instructors working long hours and struggling to overcome limitations, learn how to leverage other people’s time and effort, and create a model for others to follow. Discover how to attract other fitness professionals to work with you as a team and grow your business.



MAKING THE RIGHT IMPRESSION

PAUL MUMFORD | 17:00-18:00

Ever fancied taking your knowledge to an audience? You need careful planning to make a lasting impression and get yourself noticed. Paul shares secrets he’s learned from many years in broadcasting that can turn your video, radio or public appearance into a successful and professional performance.



GETTING THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY TO BUY INTO WHAT WE DO

BILL SONNEMAKER | 17:00-18:00

If exercise is medicine, why are pills a doctor’s prescription of choice? Why is exercise not prescribed? Learn the top 10 reasons why doctors don’t prescribe exercise and the top five ways to get them to buy into exercise. Discover how to show physicians the value of working with PTs.



NPE OPEN Q&A: WHAT’S HOLDING YOUR BUSINESS BACK RIGHT NOW?

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 17:00-18:00

Bring us your biggest challenge and jump into this open hot-seat and laser coaching session. We’ll tackle anything you can bring to the table in this session. Warning: Do not come to this session if you’re scared to be challenged. We’re all about straight talk and moving forward fast!



ARMAGEDDON

RICHARD CALLENDER | 17:00-18:00

The End is Just the Beginning in the new, variable intensity interval training class that is taking the UK by storm. Experience a full body workout matched with personal training and awesome music.



DISPELLING THE LOW-FAT-IS-HEALTHY-MYTH

ANITA BEAN | 17:00-18:00

The days of the low fat diet are numbered as mounting evidence points to the failure of such diets to combat obesity and heart disease. Find out why mainstream media condemned fat, what they got wrong and why you should still eat it

© 2013 Fitness Professionals Ltd.

Saturday sessions

© 2013 Fitness Professionals Ltd.

08:00 - 09:30

TABATA: The official workout system

TABATA™ presenter team | 08:00-09:30

Discover Tabata™, the exciting group exercise brand launching at Convention. It’s scientifically proven to be THE most effective HIIT system and is exclusively endorsed by creator Professor Izumi Tabata. Take part in our demonstration and seminar to find out why Tabata is 2013’s hottest new fitness trend and the ultimate programmeme to get you fit fast.


EMPOWER,CREATE, BELIEVE AND SUCCEED

RAMONA BRAGANZA | 08:00-09:00

Ramona shares her personal journey as a PT and looks at activating mind, body and spirit in order to empower yourself and achieve your goals. Discover Ramona’s marketing strategies and how she grew her business and her brand successfully



WALK THE LINE: CORE AND BALANCE

DOUGLAS BROOKS | 08:00-09:30

Super charge your core training and amplify athletic balance! Experience challenging new movement sequences and drills focused on balance from head to toe and functional core integration. Discover new ways to challenge your “power center” and link your core training to whole body movement.



PTA GLOBAL – CREATING A FUN AND COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT FOR SMALL GROUP AND PARTNER TRAINING

HAYLEY HOLLANDER | 08:00-09:30

Learn how to foster motivation, success and adherence and become the coach everyone wants to train with. Integrate unique programmeming to enhance autonomy, mastery and purpose within a group setting. Build on ideas for movement and integrate emotional connections with clients, creating a mental stimulus that keeps them engaged.



VIPR MOVEMENT PREPARATION

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 08:00-09:30

Proper movement preparation is essential before any training bout. It helps prepare the body's systems for optimal movement and efficiency. In this session, learn how to use ViPR to properly prepare the muscular, fascial and neural systems in a flowing routine from beginner to advanced.



BLOCKBUSTER BODY

LISA WHEELER | 08:00-09:30

Train like a Hollywood superstar with the best Equinox has to offer. Get stronger with pure bodyweight training and primal moves, faster with speed drills, and more agile with simple martial arts combinations and conditioning. Finish with slinky stretches to leave you svelte, nimble and powerful.



THE 10-MINUTE STRETCH TRANSFORMATION

JAY BLAHNIK | 08:00-09:30

Inspired by stretching from yoga, athletics and rehabilitation, learn cutting-edge stretch sequences that take under 10 minutes in almost any setting. Perfect to compliment the end of a workout, or strung together into total-body, yoga-inspired routines, these sequences transform your body, relax your mind, and improve your posture and strength.



CHEK EUROPE: ARE PARASITES ROBBING YOUR PERFORMANCE?

MATTHEW WALLDEN (CHEK EUROPE) | 08:00-09:30

Food quality has dropped, stress levels are high and parasites are easily transferred, often causing fatigue, confusion, poor sleep quality, weight issues, inability to increase muscle mass and susceptibility to illness. Some ‘health and performance foods’ are parasites’ favourite foods. Learn the signs of infection and resources for removing parasites.



CREATING BIG BUSINESS FROM PASSION AND INFLUENCE

JAYNE NICHOLLS, NIC JARVIS | 08:00-09:30

Discover how to triple your income by delivering a bigger percentage of health and wellness to a larger audience. Become a leader by cultivating your circle of influence and shaping your information to suit the needs of every client. Create a brand new legacy for large, small groups and one-to-one business.



PTA GLOBAL – THE STRESS RESPONSE: RETHINKING THE CORRECTIVE EXERCISE MODEL, PART 1

RODNEY CORN | 08:00-09:30

Injury is a result of the body’s tissues breaking down, having exceeded their capacity to handle stress. This presentation looks at corrective exercise with a new lens, illuminating the stress response and its effects. Learn techniques to counter the stress response and discover tools to use with clients.



LOW BACK CONSIDERATIONS: FUNCTIONAL SOLUTIONS

CHUCK WOLF | 08:00-09:30

Explore the impact of feet, hips and thoracic spine on low back biomechanics. Develop functional strategies to improve sacroiliac dysfunction, low back pain, spinal fusion, scoliosis, spinal stenosis and the chain reaction on spinal movements. Learn a regressive to progressive approach to improve functional strength in clients with back pain.



VIVOBAREFOOT: COACHING BAREFOOT RUNNING

LEE SAXBY (VIVO BAREFOOT) | 08:00-09:30

Considered by many as one of the best in his field, Lee has been described as “The World’s Best Running Coach” by Christopher McDougall, author of the international bestseller, Born to Run, and by Harvard Professor, Daniel Lieberman as “exceptional”. The coaching drills he uses are based on a deep understanding of the biomechanics of movement and his extensive practical experience with athletes of all abilities, from beginner to elite. Lee has developed a coaching programmeme to educate fitness professionals on the science and application of barefoot movement. The education is an intensive programmeme designed to instruct the science and coaching of the physical and mental components of barefoot movement. Lee Saxby will introduce the complex skills required to diagnose and correct running form using his coaching methods. Saxby-educated coaches can be found all over the world. Visit the Coaching Barefoot Running workshop to learn more about Lee Saxby's training techniques and to find out how to register for courses.



NPE STOP WORKING SO MUCH! HOW TO BUILD A TEAM AND LIVE YOUR DREAM LIFESTYLE

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 08:00-09:30

A 60 to 70-hour working week is unsustainable and you can become a prisoner of your own success. Your health and relationships suffer and you face career burnout. Learn how to build a team so you can live your dream lifestyle and serve more people, making a bigger difference in the world.



CONFESSIONS OF A LOSER

KEVIN MCLERNON | 08:00-09:30

In this session Kevin will share his story including his life before The Biggest Loser and his journey and his mindset that led toBiggest Loser victory. Kevin inspires positive action, speaking from the heart, his feelings and past experiences strike a chord with many audience members in all environments. Moving, personal, detailed and peppered with good humour, he motivates and inspires in equal measure

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10:00 - 11:30


ATHLETIC BODYWEIGHT CONDITIONING 2.0

BRIAN COCHRANE | 10:00-11:30

Take your bodyweight training to the next level with the latest, most innovative and effective drills to expand your exercise library and multiply your results. Learn the theory and methods used to unlock the mastery of your own bodyweight. Great for PTs and group fitness instructors.



INTELLIGENT MOTION: THE PELVIC RING – ENHANCING WELLNESS AND MOVEMENT

IAN O'DWYER | 10:00-11:30

The hip complex is intricate, with many roles. We’ll define the pelvic ring and use various perspectives to ‘ask’ what it needs to feel better and how to apply them, implementing techniques such as hands-on, movement and tools to unravel some issues and ‘change’ the pelvic ring in motion.



VIPR RECONDITIONING: RUNNERS

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 10:00-11:30

In this hands-on ViPR session, you will learn techniques to facilitate improved running ability that are based on strategies consistent with the principles of true human motion.



KEISER CYCLING:CV

HELEN HOLMES (KEISER) | 10:00-11:30

Keiser cycling (hour two). CV. Develop speed and technique and work on your cadence in the session. The music leads this session and creates your ride; be creative!



STEP THIS WAY

JOHN SHEHAN | 10:00-11:30

Ladies and gentlemen, step this way for the fantastic John and his magical step. Magic, because you won’t believe what you can do on it. In the blink of an eye, you will be transported to choreographic heaven. This class gives you months of ideas to implement in your sessions.



BOXERCISE

ANDY WAKE (BOXERCISE) | 10:00-11:30

Join Andy Wake for a Boxercise masterclass. The session encompasses new ideas for your class, personal training and a special boot camp section, plus footwork drills from the Boxercise Footwork Training System. Also showcased will be some legendary 'Ali moves' from the Muhammad Ali boxing trainer course run by Boxercise, such as the combination that ended the Rumble in the Jungle! Don’t worry if you’re new to boxing – all levels are welcome!



MBODIES CONTEMPORARY MOVEMENT: UTILISING THE COREFITNESSROLLER® FOR PILATES-BASED WORKOUTS

MELDA NOBLE (MBODIES) | 10:00-11:30

Learn the importance of creating a fusion of functional training, rehabilitative movement and Pilates while learning to use the CoreFitnessRoller. Through the use of this innovative new tool, you will discover exercises and movement flow to dramatically enhance physical performance, balance and core strength.



CHEK EUROPE: PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO SI JOINT PAIN

DAN HELLMAN (CHEK EUROPE) | 10:00-11:30

Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain has many causes, and asymmetrical flexibility increases the likelihood of dysfunction. Learn to identify clients suffering from SI joint pain and avoid creating problems in clients at risk. Discover the C.H.E.K Institute formula for effective stretching, stabilisation and strengthening programmemes for clients with SI joint problems.



CRACKING THE CODE OF CANCER

PETE COHEN | 10:00-11:30

Fitness professionals are moving beyond weight loss and increasing muscle mass, to helping clients be as physically, mentally and nutritionally healthy as possible to combat disease. Learn more about cancer and how to develop protocols and programmemes to help people with these conditions.



BAREFOOT RUNNING IS FLAWED

MARTIN HAINES | 10:00-11:30

There is no evidence that any form of running is the best. Explore the options and a programmeme of screening to establish which form of running should be used with which individuals. Surely clients’ running programmemes should come down to more than which coach they use and personal preferences?



PREMIER: FIVE VITAL KEYS TO BEATING THE BULGE

BEN PRATT (PREMIER) | 10:00-11:30

Creating an energy deficit seems to be the only focus in managing bodyweight today. This plays a smaller role in successful weight management than is acknowledged. There are five nutrition and lifestyle principles that must be applied for truly successful, long-term weight management. Join Ben for straight-talking, scientifically supported evidence.



SEVEN STEPS TO AN ONLINE NEWSLETTER THAT GETS YOU TWO ENQUIRIES PER WEEK (AND TAKES LESS THAN 30MINS)

LUCY JOHNSON | 10:00-11:30

The most underused marketing tool is the online newsletter (ezine). Follow Lucy’s system to create a weekly ezine that generates one or two enquiries weekly, gives great value to its readers, and takes less than 30 minutes to create. This is essential to any marketing plan and immediately generates enquiries.



NPE THE SEVEN-STEP FITNESS SALES SYSTEM FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND DOUBLING YOUR FITNESS BUSINESS PROFITS IN 45 DAYS OR LESS

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 10:00-11:30

Learn how to effectively communicate the value of your services and how to package your services to make them easier for prospective clients to understand. Improve your sales results (and client roster) and learn immediately actionable strategies for converting more prospects into clients and increasing your bottom line.



GROUP POWER®

GROUP POWER® TRAINING TEAM | 10:00-11:30

Group Power® is your hour of power! This 60 minute barbell programme strengthens all your major muscles in an inspiring, motivating group environment with fantastic music and awesome instructors. With simple, athletic movements such as squats, lunges, presses and curls, Group Power is for all ages and fitness levels. Discover results, discover Group Power!



VIBRAM FIVEFINGERS: WHAT IF I OVER-PRONATE? THE MUST-KNOW FACTS ABOUT TRANSITIONING TO BAREFOOT RUNNING

MATTHEW WALLDEN (CHEK EUROPE) | 10:00-11:30

Do you over-pronate? Since 80% of people do, the odds are you're one of them! If you're in the remaining 20%, you either have perfect form or you over-supinate. In this session, Matt will explain why any imbalance can lead to problems throughout the body, and how to assess them, correct them and ensure a smooth and comfortable transition to optimal running performance.

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12:00 - 13:00


THE 321 TRAINING METHOD – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

RAMONA BRAGANZA | 12:00-13:00

Explore the 321 Training Method workoutcreated by Ramona while working with clients on remote film locationswith limited time and equipment. The workout buildsaHollywood body while promoting total fitness. This is a high-energy, fun class that can be used in personal training and group X classes



BOSU: DOUBLE UP, DOUBLE DOWN

JAY BLAHNIK | 12:00-13:00

Are you ready to double the intensity, interaction, results and fun? Discover dozens of new drills, skills and sequences using two BOSUs. Learn how to exponentially expand the utility of the BOSU simply by doubling down, and walk away with exciting ideas for solo drills, partner drills and team drills.



VIPR: INJURY PREVENTION, PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT, AND CONDITIONING FOR MMA ATHLETES

BILL SONNEMAKER | 12:00-13:00


AERO GROOVE

ZOSHA PIOTROWSKI | 12:00-13:00

This cardio class explores specific choreography to music and easily layered routines that can be mixed and matched for a finished product. Music and low-impact moves guarantee to get people motivated and release their inner dancing queen.



MBODIES: TOTAL-BODY CHALLENGE ON THE COREFITNESSROLLER®

IMELDA NOBLE (MBODIES) | 12:00-13:00

Balance, strength, power, speed, agility, cardio conditioning, co-ordination: all key components of athletic conditioning. No other workout based on a single machine comes close to the CoreFitnessRoller total-body challenge in tackling all fitness components head on in a breathtaking, high-energy, controlled workout.



UNITE

JAYNE NICHOLLS, RACHEL HOLMES | 12:00-13:00

Created in 2011 to reflect the ever-changing skills of fitness instructors, the UNITE brand delivers a mix of fitness Pilates and Freestyle Fitness Yoga in a fast-moving, exciting and feel-good group format. This programmeme allows you to personalise content to suit your target market and typical demographic.



CHEK EUROPE: FLATTEN YOUR ABS FOREVER

MATTHEW WALLDEN (CHEK EUROPE) | 12:00-13:00

Everyone dreams of flat abs but, often, they see little or no results from exercise or dieting. Learn the common problems that prevent people from achieving flat abs, including ineffective exercise programmeming, poor nutritional habits, hormonal imbalance, and gynaecological and gastro-intestinal disorders. Discover how multidisciplinary programmemes work to condition abdominals.



INSTANT CHANGE: THE FIVE PILLARS TO EARNING MORE MONEY

SCOTT HOPSON | 12:00-13:00

Few people join clubs, even fewer get PTs, and most trainers don’t survive. Scott discusses a proven solution to creating more revenue using the five pillars of engagement. Rarely are we paid what we’re worth, so we need effective solutions to achieve this. Earn more money while creating more value.



VIPR PROFIT CENTRES

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 12:00-13:00

Discover the financial benefits of having ViPR in your club.



THE SCIENCE OF FUNCTIONAL ENERGY SYSTEM TRAINING

DOUGLAS BROOKS | 12:00-13:00

Understand the science behind targeting lactate threshold heart rate (LTHR) training zones. Learn how to manipulate energy zone training and develop high-tempo endurance, strength and power to maximise athlete and client success. Review the science and learn how to determine LTHR, independent of the style of training or equipment used.



PTA GLOBAL – THE STRESS RESPONSE: RETHINKING THE CORRECTIVE EXERCISE MODEL, PART 2

RODNEY CORN | 12:00-13:00

Injury is a result of the body’s tissues breaking down, having exceeded their capacity to handle stress. This presentation looks at corrective exercise with a new lens, illuminating the stress response and its effects. Learn techniques to counter the stress response and discover tools to use with clients.



TRX TRAINING FOR BODY TRANSFORMATION

TRX PRESENTER TEAM | 12:00-13:00

Every client wants to look better naked. Learn how to apply TRX® training principles to guarantee your client’s body transformation. This session unveils the best practices for weight loss and provides programmeming strategies and techniques to ensure success.



GROUP RIDE®

| 12:00-13:00

Everyone finishes first in Group Ride®! Pedal in groups, roll over hills, chase the pack, climb mountains and spin your way to burning calories and strengthening your lower body.
This 60-minute cycling programme is geared for anyone that can ride a bike. Motivating music, awesome instructors and an inspiring group environment lets you Ride On!



NUTRITION TRENDS IN THE FITNESS BUSINESS

ANITA BEAN | 12:00-13:00

From the Paleo Diet and Intermittent Fasting to beetroot juice and vitamin D, they sound so promising but do the latest nutritional fixes deliver? This presentation updates you on the latest nutrition trends in the fitness business, investigates the science behind them and tells you what really works.



FREEZ FITNESS: FITNESS WITH THE FLAVOUR OF HIP HOP

SUNANDA BISWAS | 12:00-13:00

Freez Fitness: Fitness with the flavour of hip hop Freez is a brand-new, high-energy exercise to music class that’s a blast of fun! Freez has transformed authentic hip hop moves into a fantastic, edgy aerobic workout – it’s fitness with a feel-good factor so high it’s utterly addictive. We’re thrilled that SunandaBiswas, internationally acclaimed break-dancer, choreographer of the London 2012 Olympics’ Opening Ceremony and teacher, will lead our FitPro Freez Fitnessmasterclass. If you’re looking to teach something completely different, try Freez Fitness!

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13:45 - 15:15



SHOCKWAVE CIRCUIT

JAY BLAHNIK | 13:45-15:15

Learn how to teach the ultimate group fitness workout, which builds community, interaction and competition, and increases fitness, retention and adherence. Take home ideas that can be executed with minimal equipment and learn how easy (and fun) it is to lead this workout. Bring your attitude. Be prepared to sweat!



PTA GLOBAL – SMART programmeMING FOR THE PERI-MENOPAUSAL AND POST-MENOPAUSAL FEMALE: THE STRESS RESPONSE

HAYLEY HOLLANDER | 13:45-15:15

One of the largest groups of clients seeking a PT is women between the ages of 40-60 years old. This is also a key age in the female lifespan where menopause occurs. Discuss the symptoms, process and what it means when programmeming, both in terms of intensity and exercise selection.



KBC KETTLEBELL CARDIO

KBC PRESENTER TEAM | 13:45-15:15

KBC is a new, innovative group X programmeme, using kettlebell, cardio and results-based training to unleash your inner athlete! • Participants get above and beyond traditional workout boundaries with athletic programmeming • Integrates results-based training to drive your fitness forward • Uses intelligent formatting, so you can train smarter and harder in less time Ready to join the results revolution?



SHOULDERING THE LOAD FROM THE GROUND UP

CHUCK WOLF | 13:45-15:15

Understanding the interaction of the lower extremity to upper extremity is key to a functional shoulder training programmeme. Analysing functional integrated movement patterns of the legs and core enhances shoulder function, yet must include force reduction, stabilisation and force production movement patterns. This session integrates lower-extremity advantages to shoulder function.



BOKWA FITNESS

BOKWA PRESENTER TEAM | 13:45-15:15

Bokwa® is a completely different approach to group exercise, where participants draw letters and numbers with their feet while performing an energising and addictive cardio workout. Bokwa does not require you to count steps; simply feel the music and freely move with the beat. Because the steps are structured as letters and numbers, everyone can do Bokwa. The energising music, fun and predictable steps and great motivation ensures participants become addicted to Bokwa.



METCON3

GEOFF BAGSHAW | 13:45-15:15

Meet your goals head on and fully amped in body and mind. Perfectly scripted, this high-intensity metabolic conditioning workout taxes all three energy systems and acts like a fat incinerator to ensure results that leave you fit and motivated for the demands of life.



INSTANT CHANGE: FORWARD HEAD CARRY … PROBLEM SOLVING

IAN O'DWYER | 13:45-15:15

Most people spend hours on a computer daily, so it’s unsurprising we see increased amounts of forward head carry. What do you do to solve this and prevent the problem reoccurring? Identify what helps the cranium maintain its optimal position and the knock-on effect of this process.


PILATES, POSTURE AND THE THIRD DIMENSION

ZOSHA PIOTROWSKI | 13:45-15:15

This complete conditioning class uses the foundations of Pilates while exploring other movement techniques such as myofascial lines and mobilisers, Feldenkrais and the Alexander technique. Discover how to apply principles of posture to 3D movement for both group exercise and mind/body classes, as well as in personal training sessions.



VIBE CYCLE: RHYTHM AND MUSIC THEATRE, SCENE 2 PART 2

DELVIN CLARKE | 13:45-15:15

Join Delvin for more of the very best in Vibe Cycle, with amazing music to boot, in part 2 of the journey. Feel the vibe ...



CHEK EUROPE: WHOLE IN ONE GOLF CONDITIONING

DAN HELLMAN (CHEK EUROPE) | 13:45-15:15

As athletes, golfers require well-designed conditioning programmemes in order to excel at their sport. PTs are in a unique position to offer customised programmeming for serious golfers in this lucrative market. In this hands-on session, learn how to design effective programmemes by implementing the ‘flexibility-stability-strength-power’ principle developed by Paul Chek.



ONE OF THE BIGGEST MISTAKES FITNESS PROFESSIONALS MAKE THAT KILL THEIR BRAND

ROBERT CAPPUCCIO | 13:45-15:15

Being good at what we do will no longer get us noticed; we must be unique or risk being commoditised. Find out why being the leader you’re looking for, rather than being moulded into someone else’s image, is an indispensible position to put yourself in over the next five years.



HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WEB-BASED SOLUTIONS TO MAXIMISE YOUR BUSINESS

ROB LANDER | 13:45-15:15

Personal and small group training are the fastest growing areas in the fitness industry today. Why then do few trainers really succeed to the level they could? This session shows trainers how a few simple processes can significantly simplify, enhance and take their business to the next level.



BACK PAIN TREATMENT IS FLAWED

MARTIN HAINES | 13:45-15:15

Expert opinion largely agrees that the idea of managing the site of pain is flawed. Let’s explore why and look at the credible alternatives, understanding why the client has pain and looking to manage that. This approach helps with injury management without stepping over clinical boundaries and injury prevention.



THE MAGNIFICENT 7 FOR HEALTH, FITNESS AND WEIGHT LOSS

PETE COHEN | 13:45-15:15

Help your clients make common sense, common practice by helping them master the Magnificent 7: eat right, think right, sleep right, move right, drink right, talk right and poo right. Pete explains the science behind the Magnificent 7 and helps you develop strategies for clients, so they can achieve their goals.



NPE FITNESS MARKETING BLUEPRINTS: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GENERATING YOUR FIRST 40-100+ CLIENTS

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 13:45-15:15

NPE remains the world leader in walking thousands of clients step-by-step through the exact strategies, tactics and tools proven to quickly build a sustainable business of 40-100+ clients who you'll love working with. In this marketing session you’ll learn how it’s done with speed and sustainability.

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15:45 - 16:45


DANCE FIT: THE WORKOUT

KELLY REED-BANKS | 15:45-16:45

If you’re looking for a fun dance class that incorporates styles from ragga to pop, Latin to hip hop, this class is for you. It comprises simple choreography to energising tracks. Let Kelly show you how to create a class that has something for everyone.



TILTING AND FLIPPING

BILL SONNEMAKER | 15:45-16:45

Tilting and flipping are just two of the many categories of exercises we can perform with ViPR. This session gives you the opportunity to learn how to systematically regress and progress exercise selections in order to build and perform exercises within these two series.



SUPERSONIC HI/LO

JOHN SHEHAN | 15:45-16:45

Soar to new heights as you are navigated through a creative mix of today’s latest aerobic moves. User-friendly choreography, logical progressions and slick teaching skills are all on board this supersonic experience. Buckle up, there may be some turbulence.



MBODIES MOVEMENT FUSION: INTEGRATING FASCIA AND FUNCTION WITH THE COREFITNESSROLLER®

IMELDA NOBLE (MBODIES) | 15:45-16:45

Optimal health is achieved through myriad conscientious actions that engage mind and body. Discover how to blend functional training movements, balance challenges, self-myofascial release and trigger point techniques to create workouts that put your clients on the path to optimal health, and empower them to reach higher levels of wellness.



CHEK EUROPE: TO WORK OUT OR NOT TO WORK OUT – THAT IS THE QUESTION!

DAN HELLMAN (CHEK EUROPE) | 15:45-16:45

Learn why you must evaluate your client’s readiness for exercise and simple techniques for choosing the best workout for your client. Explore the effects of stress and exercise on the autonomic nervous system and how overloads affect different people. Discover how to manipulate your existing programmemes to create energy uplifts.



PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES: BUILDING A FIT CLUB IN YOUR COMMUNITY

NIC JARVIS | 15:45-16:45

Learn how to make a massive impact on your community by moving beyond the standard mode of exercise provision. See how fitness professionals have increased their businesses by helping people obtain healthy, active lifestyles. Gain a simple model and a set of tools, enabling you to introduce the concept easily.



PREMIER: THE GAIT DEBATE – OPTIMAL RUNNING PERFORMANCE WITHOUT THE NIGGLES

STEVE HARRISON (PREMIER) | 15:45-16:45

Get to grips with the myths and misconceptions of the running world, as we delve into the relationship between the ground and the foot as they work together. With many different angles on running performance, you’ll be given a pathway to ensure you get the most from every stride.



THE STRESS RESPONSE: THE ART OF LOADING AND UNLOADING

SCOTT HOPSON | 15:45-16:45

What is enough and what is too much stress? Are we over-training, over-reaching or simply under-recovered? How we programmeme for mindset, mechanical and metabolic stressors is crucial when it comes to results. Discover two powerful and proven systems for creating instant change in our programmeming.



HOW TO GET THREE NEW CLIENTS IN 30 DAYS OR LESS

LUCY JOHNSON | 15:45-16:45

Need a quick boost of additional clients and need to be told exactly what to do?This session gives you fast-paced, no-nonsense, grass-roots marketing tactics on a plate with no guesswork involved. Walk out with a 30-day action plan guaranteed to bring you three new clients in record time.



OPEN Q&A: WHAT’S HOLDING YOUR BUSINESS BACK RIGHT NOW?

SEAN GREELEY (NPE) | 15:45-16:45

Bring us your biggest challenge and jump into this open hot-seat and laser coaching session. We’ll tackle anything you can bring to the table in this session. Warning: Do not come to this session if you’re scared to be challenged. We’re all about straight talk and moving forward fast!



TRX ADVANCED CORE CONDITIONING

TRX PRESENTER TEAM | 15:45-16:45

Take core conditioning to an entirely new level with this practical session. Participants learn how to build the most powerful, stable and athletically capable core possible by blending TRX® suspension and Rip™ training in a highly effective fusion that culminates in an unforgettable workout.



GROUP KICK®

GROUP KICK® TRAINER TEAM | 15:45-16:45

Group Kick® brings it on! This electric 60 minute fusion class of martial arts and boxing movements will kick your cardio fitness to the next level while defining and shaping your body and self-confidence! Energetic music, awesome instructors and a group environment will keep you punching, kicking and smiling! Group Kick will knock you out!



VIBRAM FIVEFINGERS: WHAT IF I OVER-PRONATE? THE MUST-KNOW FACTS ABOUT TRANSITIONING TO BAREFOOT RUNNING.

MATTHEW WALLDEN (CHEK EUROPE & VIBRAM) | 15:45-16:45

Do you over-pronate? Since 80% of people do, the odds are you're one of them! If you're in the remaining 20%, you either have perfect form or you over-supinate. In this session, Matt will explain why any imbalance can lead to problems throughout the body, and how to assess them, correct them and ensure a smooth and comfortable transition to optimal running performance.



BOXERCISE

ANDY WAKE (BOXERCISE) | 15:45-16:45

Join Andy Wake for a Boxercise masterclass. The session encompasses new ideas for your class, personal training and a special boot camp section, plus footwork drills from the Boxercise Footwork Training System. Also showcased will be some legendary 'Ali moves' from the Muhammad Ali boxing trainer course run by Boxercise, such as the combination that ended the Rumble in the Jungle! Don’t worry if you’re new to boxing – all levels are welcome!

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17:00 - 18:00


PUSH YOUR BOUNDARIES: INSTRUCTOR FORUM

JAY BLAHNIK, JAYNE NICHOLLS, JOHN SHEHAN, RACHEL HOLMES | 17:00-18:00

It’s good to talk. It’s also good to listen and interact with peers in this ever-moving industry. Here, we all get to air our views and have our say on where the industry stands and where it’s going. This is your opportunity to shape the future for fitness instructors nationwide.



VIPR STRENGTH TRAINING FOR MULTI-DIRECTIONAL SPORT

VIPR™ TRAINING TEAM | 17:00-18:00

Multi-directional sports require many different and unique loading patterns, timing patterns and force requirements. Low body position training, mobility training, authentic GRF training and deceleration are just a few aspects that are critical so the athlete can excel in their sport. Learn more in this interactive session.



BURLESQUE À LA RAUNCH

JACKIE DISS, ZOE MCNULTY | 17:00-18:00

This super sexy dance class really pushes the boundaries of conventional classes. Learn how to smoulder, ooze sexiness and unleash the tigress within!

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FitPro Convention Retail Village Floorplan

Exhibitors

Stand 3
Startup Active
Six-Figure PT

Stand 4
DNAFit

Stand 5
Kettle Bell Cardio

Stand 6-7
IDASS

Stand 8-9
EQ Fitness

Stand 10
BOXERCISE

Stand 11
Gym Symphonies

Stand 12
X-T.R.E.M.E

Stand 13
LEAR Fitness
Zendegii Fitness

Stand 15
XLT

Stand 16
Trionz
Rehband
XRSLIDE

Available in the Village
Mobile Massage UK

Stand 18
Torq-King

Stand 19
PureStretch

Stand 21
Lifetime

Stand 22-23
Vibram Fivefingers

Stand 24
Freez Fitness

Stand 25
CMC Insurance

Stand 27
Sound Dynamics

Stand 28
Group X Training

Stand 29
TRX

Stand 30
The Fitness Travel Company

Stand 31
Net Profit Explosion

Stand 33
Buggyfit

Stand 34
PepperFit

Stand 35-36
Physical Company

Stand 37-38
CHEK Europe

Stand 39
Fitlinxx

Stand 40
MINDBODY

Stand 41-42
Human Kinetics

Stand 43-44 – Lunch @ the Village

Stand 47
Tabata

Stand 48
Fit Fix

Stand 50
Lotus Publishing

Stand 51-54
FitPro

Stand 55
Shock Absorber

Stand 57
VIVOBAREFOOT

Stand 58
mbodies Training Academy

Stand 59
321 Fitness

Stand 61
BLOOMSBURY SPORT

Stand 62
Purition

Stand 63-64
Premier Training International

Stand 65
KEISER

Stand 66FLOWIN

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SHOW EXCLUSIVES

Shock Absorber (stand 55)

All FitPro Convention attendees will get a 10% off promotion code with www.boobydoo.com on Shock Absorber sports bras. We're not selling at the event but will be providing fittings. You'll also get the chance to enter our competition on the stand to win a year's supply of Shock Absorber sports bras (six bras in total)!

CHEK Europe (stands 37-38)

Win a place on the three-day Holistic Lifestyle Coach (HLC) advanced training programmeme in the UK worth £625! Fill in a prize draw slip on the CHEK Europe stand – the draw takes place on Monday 15 April and the winner will be notified by email.

Show promotions:

  • Sign up to any HLC Level 1 in the UK in 2013 and walk away with this CHEK bundle: How To Eat, Move And Be Healthy book, You Are What You Eat audio course and Under The Veil Of Deception all free. Saving: £100!
  • Sign up to any Golf Performance Series in the UK in 2013 and walk away with the entire Golf Pre-req package free: How To Eat, Move And Be Healthy book, the golf biomechanics manual Movement That Matters and the A Scientific Approach To Golf DVD all free. Saving: £97!
  • Sign up to the CHEK Exercise Coach advanced training programmeme and walk away with this CHEK bundle: How To Eat, Move And Be Healthy book, Movement That Matters books and the programme Design correspondence course all free. Saving: £163!

CHEK Europe Academy show exclusive:
Cut through all the red tape and apply to join our exclusive Academy starting June 2013 at our stand. Simply complete an application form, schedule an informal chat with Gavin at the stand and get instant approval (subject to your eligibility).

The Fitness Travel Company (stand 30)

One year's FREE affiliation with FTC worth £1,320. Just place your business card in the fishbowl on our stand.

Benefits of Affiliating with FTC

  • Make more money
  • Wholesale prices on all supplements ordered from VitaminsUK
  • Supplements delivered direct to your clients
  • 30% commission on referral to Nosh Detox food delivery system
  • New clients from FTC referral System
  • 15% commission on all clients referred to FTC that travel with us
  • Opportunity to affiliate with unique luxury brand
  • Access to luxury Villas around the globe for you and your clients
  • Exposure to international markets
  • Opportunity to travel and make money while travelling
  • Opportunity to work less but still dramatically increase your income
  • Access to Complimentary wealth development course
  • For more information on our affiliate programme speak with one of the FTC team

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Boxercise (stand 10)

At BOXERCISE we're offering 10% off any courses booked at our stand throughout the event.

Ramona Braganza 321 Training Method (stand 59)

Enjoy special prices on Ramona Braganza DVDs:

  • 321 Training Method Level 1 DVD reduced from £20 to £15
  • 321 Training Method Level 2 DVD reduced from £20 to £15
  • 321 Baby Bulge Be Gone DVD reduced from £40 to £35

Sign up to the 321 Training Method Level 1 or Level 2 instructor course at FitPro Convention and receive 25% off the course price, making it £74 instead of £99.

Lotus Publishing (stand 50)

Get any of our titles at the show at Amazon prices or less.

Human Kinetics (stand 41-42)

Show exclusives and discounts:

  • Get a 20% discount on all Human Kinetics books (not available on HK Fitness Anatomy bundle).
  • HK Fitness Anatomy bundle: Buy any 3 of the Anatomy series for £30, 4 for £40 or 5 for £50 (offer includes Frederic Delavier titles).
  • New UK exclusive – Fitness & Health 7th Edition will be available at FitPro Convention 2013.

We’ll also be running a number of prize promotions at the stand.

Startup Active (stand 3)

Get £1 per push-up off a new website – complete as many as you can within 30 seconds. This is on top of a £50 off show exclusive FitPro discount. For example, if you complete 100 press-ups in 30 seconds, that's a massive £150 off!

Ultimate prize draw:

Drop your contact details in the Startup Active box at our stand and the winner of the prize draw will receive a free, fully managed fitness website, including a year's free hosting (value of £943).

Also included in the draw is a copy of Dave Fletcher's Six-figure PT Personal Training handbook. You could also win an hour's worth of business mentoring with six-figure PT Dave Fletcher.

T&Cs for the competitions/show exclusives:

- Contact/business details must be submitted at the stand over the three days of FitPro Convention
- The winner will be announced on all social media platforms and must like our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/StartupActive

Purition (stand 62)

Purition will be launching its new range of superseedbodysculpting smoothie blends at FitPro 2013 with a bang. They're giving away a month's worth of Purition goodies for the best health and fitness tips tweeted to the #PuritionTip. All you fit pros need to do is share your advice via #PuritionTips and you could be enjoying the full bodysculpting range in no time. Swing by stand 62 to find out more.

Buggyfit (stand 33)

Buggyfit Discount offer – 10% off a Buggyfit license if you purchase before May 31 2013 quoting Fitpro.

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Things to do

We want you to keep active while at Convention so we have put together some things to keep you busy between sessions.

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Demo stage

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ViPR @ Retail Village

Talk to our in-house ViPR experts at the ViPR trade stand and find out how to make the most of your investment. Get advice from ViPR master trainers on exercise techniques and variations to progress your sessions, talk to our global ViPR marketing manager about the materials available to you to promote your ViPR classes, and speak to our ViPR sales team about the numerous ways you can use ViPR.

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Mobile Massage

Need to relax after an intense session? Need an invigorating boost to get you through the day? Then why not treat yourself to a 10-minute massage from Mobile Massage UK.

Visit stand 26 in the retail village where the Mobile Massage team will be waiting.

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ViPR Challenge

You know that you’re fit, but how far can you push yourself? This year at FitPro Convention, we’ll be holding a Convention ViPR Challenge. Fitness professionals – this is your opportunity to perform a series of exercises against the clock, prove your fitness and win a fantastic prize. Do you believe you can go to your limits and beyond? Please be aware that this is not a bookable session – just turn up and test yourself!

FITPRO CONVENTION VIPR CHALLENGE | FRIDAY 10:00-10:45

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Useful info

We want you to have a great time at FitPro Convention, but in case things don’t go to plan, keep this info to hand and you’ll quickly get in touch with someone who can help you out.

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Getting There

Loughborough University
Epinal Way
Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU

Loughborough is ideally located for convenient air, road and rail travel.

By air: East Midlands airport, around eight miles from the university, operates regular domestic and international flights.

Visa and other requirements: Overseas visitors should contact their travel agent for confirmation of visa requirements when entering the UK.

By train: The station is two miles from the university, with connections to London (St Pancras) in around 90 minutes and intercity links via Leicester and Derby. Contact National Rail Enquiries on +44 (0) 845 748 4950 for further details. Taxis are readily available at the station.

By road: The university is less than two miles from junction 23 of the M1, via the A512. Parking on campus is free for convention delegates.

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Accommodation

For any enquiries relating to your on-campus accommodation, please call the university accommodation service, imago, on 01509 222 258.

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Session swaps

Simply go to your FitPro account at www.fitpro.com/login and log in using your FP number and password. Click on ‘manage my booking’, just remember to check out to confirm your changes. You don’t need to reprint your ticket; simply show the QR code on your ticket at the session entrance.

You can also skip logging in to your account completely – just attend the session you want to go to, scan your QR code at the entrance and, if there is space at the session, you will be granted entry.

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In case of emergency

If you need medical assistance during any session, please find a member of the Convention staff, who will alert the on-site medical team or dial 999.

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I'm hungry

Food is available across the campus at a number of outlets – the main ones are in the retail village and Martin Hall. New for 2013, the retail village has a seated area and extra variety in the food selection.

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Local taxi service

ADT – +44 (0)150 926 0000

(based on campus)

Ace – +44 (0)150 921 5500

A1 – +44 (0)150 921 3333

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Retail Village opening times

11:30-15:00, Thursday 11 April

07:30-17:00, Friday 12 April

07:30-16:45, Saturday 13 April

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