For several years, the trend in the personal training industry has been to focus programming and movements on functional and/or integrated training. However, few group exercise instructors have taken advantage of the principles and techniques that are commonly employed in the functional training arena. Learn the concepts of integrative training, compound movements, closed-chain exercise, neuromuscular conditioning, biomechanics for real-life movements and how all of these integral concepts relate to teaching group exercise.
This is a live recorded session from the 2009 IDEA Fitness Fusion Conference™
By Sherri McMillan, MS
Sherri McMillan, M.Sc. has been inspiring the world to adopt a fitness lifestyle for over 20 years and has received numerous industry awards including 2006 IDEA Fitness Director of the Year, 1998 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, 1998 CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year and 2005/2006 ACE Fitness Educator of the Year - Runner up. As a fitness trainer, fitness columnist for various magazines and newspapers, author of five books and manuals including "Go For Fit - the Winning Way to Fat Loss", "Fit over Forty" & "The Successful Trainers Guide to Marketing", and featured presenter in various fitness DVDs, she is a spokesperson for Nike, Twist Conditioning and PowerBar. She has presented hundreds of workshops to thousands of fitness leaders throughout Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, England, Spain, South America, Asia and the U.S.A. She is the owner of Northwest Personal Training, two training studios in Portland OR and Vancouver WA that generated over $2,000,000 in revenues in 2009 and was awarded the 2006 BBB Business of the Year. www.nwFitnessEducation.com ... read more.