The Inland Empire Fitness Conference
The Spokane Club
1002 W Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA 99201, USA
The Inland Northwest's premier continuing education event for fitness professionals
Our goal is to empower you through education by bringing in the fitness industry's top educators and fitness professionals, meeting new people and providing a fun environment in which to network.
**CEU's approved by ACE and NSCA**
PRE-CONFRENCE: MAKING TRAINERS BETTER
NSCA: 0.4 CEU's
ACE: 0.3 CEU's
(19 spots remaining for the Pre-Conference)
PM – 1:00 PM
– 2:00 PM
| Part 1: Improving Critical Thinking in the Fitness Industry by
James Krieger, MS
This presentation will go over common errors that fitness
professionals make when evaluating research, making claims, and presenting
s. Common logical fallacies will
be addressed as well as how the influence of funding sources on research
outcomes, individual variation versus mean responses, and the issue of dose and
context when evaluating safety and efficacy of substances or treatments.
– 4:00 PM
| Part 2: Assessment and Exercise Prescription: Facts, Fallacies & Top Techniques by Nick Tumminello
This isn’t your typical corrective exercise assessment. In
fact, you’re going to be encouraged to think differently than many experts will
about your assessment and get back to the roots of personal training and
learning how to discover how to assess a client for their training needs.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Part 3: Joint Friendly Strength Training by Nick Tumminello and Tim Arndt
Learn exactly how to build
strength, increase muscle and improve physical appearance for clients and
athletes with joint pain. You’ll
discover a list of alternative exercises that you can immediately use to work
around commonly sensitive spots, better personalize exercises, and still make
gains in strength and performance without falling into the corrective exercise
We will also discuss how to strategically manipulate moment arms to reduce joint reaction forces.
– 8:00 PM
| VIP Dinner
INLAND EMPIRE FITNESS CONFERENCE
NSCA: 0.8 CEU's
ACE: 0.7 CEU's
Saturday, April 7th
7:15 AM – 7:45 AM | Registration
7:45 AM – 8:00 AM | Introduction
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM | Pitfalls and Practical Applications of Movement Screening by Travis Pollen
This presentation will synthesize the vast body of research
on movement screening and break down the strengths, limitations, do’s, and
don’ts of movement screening in practice. It will also include ways to improve
upon existing screens to maximize the usefulness of the information gathered.
9:00 AM – 9:50 AM | Mastering the Pull-Up
by Meghan Callaway
This interactive presentation will teach you how to coach clients, from beginning to end, to perform a perfect pull up utilizing a 4-phase program
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM | How
to get Clients to Adhere to their Diet without Dieting
by Jeff Snow
Proven methods for coaching clients through proper, sustainable dieting for long-term success. Includes real life examples and case studies.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM | The Jedi Mindset: A Coaches Inside-out approach to fat loss and health by Mike Howard
How to use the research and principles of social-cognitive psychology, neurobiology and mindset and translate them into practical and actionable strategies for coaches and their clients.
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM | Body Fat as an Organ: The Effects of Fat Mass beyond the Scale by Brad Dieter
Recent research over the last several decades have shown
that your body fat is a highly active metabolic organ and significantly impacts
your health. This talk will cover why “fat but fit” isn’t the entire story.
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM | Catered Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:20 PM | It's not about you: Lessons from 30 years in the business by Chad Landers
In this presentation Chad takes us through his 30+ years in
the fitness industry and shows us his 5 keys to his survival and success over
25 years in Los Angeles as a personal trainer and over 15 years as a gym owner. Hint, it has nothing to do with programming, fitness
equipment, or fancy marketing strategies.
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM | The Science of Size: Optimizing Training Variables for Muscle Hypertrophy by James Krieger
This presentation will cover all the latest science on strength training to maximize muscle hypertrophy and evidence-based guidelines will be established based on the research, along with practical application of those guidelines, including sample training program designs.
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM | Analyzing & Optimizing Exercises through Applied Biomechanics by Tim Arndt
How to use basic biomechanics priniciples to analyze and optimize exercises to maximize results and minimize risk.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Better Back Rows by Nick Tumminello
How to get more out of performing barbell rows, dumbbell rows, seated rows and machine rows utilizing biomechanical and physiological factors that you need to understand in order to avoid the commonly overlooked mistakes when performing these exercises.
5:00 PM – 5:15 PM | Raffle prizes (prizes TBD)
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | After Party at The Viking Bar and Grill
VIP + Conference - Early Bird
VIP + Conference - Standard