Category Fitness Education News

McMaster Age Group Triathlon Clinic & Coaching Endurance

McMaster Age Group Triathlon Clinic & Coaching Endurance Day

Louis Garneau Presents

PERSONAL BEST MCMASTER SKILLS CLINIC & SEMINARS

WHEN: Sat Nov 29th 7:30am-5pm

WHERE: Utilizing the world class indoor track, 50m, pool, yoga rooms and lecture halls at McMaster University David Brayley Sport Buildings – Hamilton Ontario.

WHAT: A Combination of seminars, practical skill development and interaction with Canada’s Top Elite Athletes & Coaches

WHO: Anyone – Any Age Who Wants To Improve any of their Triathlon Skills for 2015

HOW: You select the personalized options you wish in each session all day long to maximize your specific learning needs & motivation

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Indoor 50m pool & Olympic coach

• Indoor world-class 200m track & top athletes/coaches

• Canada’s top yog...

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Sarcopenic obesity (a phrase coined in 2000) is difficult to easily detect

Over the next 20 years, the aging of the population and obesity epidemic will collide. These two aircraft carriers of health burden are expected to lead to the nation’s growing health issues. First, aging is associated with a dramatic and progressive loss of muscle mass and quality, which partly leads to a diminished functional ability, increased susceptibility to disease and a declining physical quality of life leading to the possibility of physical dependence. Individuals who lose significant muscle mass are considered to be sarcopenic and, as a result, they typically have low appendicular lean mass relative to body height...
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CanFitPro Conference coming November 2014

CanFit Pro Conference Vancouver

Registration is now open for the Vancouver Personal Training and Group Fitness Conference and Trade Show!

canfitpro is returning to the Vancouver Convention Centre, November 13-16, 2014! Register now by October 17 and secure your place at this amazing event for only $149!

  • International presenter, author, video personality and winner of the 2013 Specialty Presenter of the Year award, Mindy Mylrea will motivate you with her general session “Every Movement Matters”!
  • Choose from almost 100 sessions on personal training, group fitness, nutrition, and mind-body from the industry’s leading experts: Patricia Bain, Chad Benson, Susie Bianco, Staci Bland, Brendan Brazier, Elora Cestie, Leah Esplen, Tommy Europe, Ingrid Knight-Cohee, Fred Kung, Marc Lebert, Rod Macdonald, Sharon Mann, Dai Manuel, E...
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Comprehensive Program Design Workshop for FITNESS LEADERS

Comprehensive Program Design Workshop

Fitness workshop VancouverProgram design is the essence of what Personal Trainers do. The better we are at it, the more our clients will adhere to the program and receive the benefits of an active lifestyle. The first half of this workshop will cover how to use client information such as lifestyle, occupational/sport demands and orthopaedic factors in the fitness program design. Students will learn to program based on fitness testing results and qualitative analysis of common fitness tests, as well as how to rate biomotor abilities, qualify the client for programs, assess core requirements and manipulate acute program variables. Linear periodization will be discussed and non-linear periodization programming will be introduced...

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Personal Training Certification 2014

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The Personal Training Course is the third and final step in becoming a Personal Trainer. This course is held at Bentall Athletic Club in downtown Vancouver. Topics include business and marketing, health screening, fitness assessment, training principles, risk management, program design for health and skill development, counseling, motivating and ethics.

In this course students will learn more advanced theory in a classroom setting and put that into practice in the weight room. It is scheduled over several weeks to allow students plenty of time for reading and absorbing the material.

Cost: $499.00(plus manual and workbook, includes tax)
Prerequisite: BCRPA: Registration with BCRPA in Weight Training and 20 logged practice programs or CFES: Certification with CFES in Weight Training and 2...

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Comprehensive Program Design Workshop. February 8 2014

program design

Program design is the essence of what Personal Trainers do. The better we are at it, the more our clients will adhere to the program and receive the benefits of an active lifestyle. The first half of this workshop will cover how to use client information such as lifestyle, occupational/sport demands and orthopaedic factors in the fitness program design. Students will learn to program based on fitness testing results and qualitative analysis of common fitness tests, as well as how to rate biomotor abilities, qualify the client for programs, assess core requirements and manipulate acute program variables. Linear periodization will be discussed and non-linear periodization programming will be introduced...

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They say nutrition is 80 percent.

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November 28 2013 – A Physical and Psychosocial Look at Obesity: A Preventative Approach

November 28 2013 – A Physical and Psychosocial Look at Obesity: A Preventative Approach

Presented by Dr. Francis Vala, MD

Join us for the fifth session of the 2013 Skills for Mindful Living Series – an ongoing series of free, educational workshops designed to provide opportunities to the North Shore community to develop healthy strategies for living and skills to enhance family relations.

The negative effects of being overweight and obese are weighing on the minds of many of us. Being overweight can affect one’s emotional and mental health in many ways including social discrimination, depression and anxiety. Dr. Vala believes that it is essential to recognize obesity as a chronic complex disease. In this workshop Dr...

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Canfit Pro Vancouver Conference November 28 to December 1st 2013

canfit vancouver

Why YOU need to be there!

  • Join hundreds of other fitness professionals at the largest conference of its kind in Vancouver at the Vancouver Convention Centre!Register by November 1 for $139*Vancouver convention center
  • ​Did you know that you could be certified in CPR Level A with AED at the conference? Add this onto your conference registration and maintain your certification for another year!
  • Choose from over 100 sessions from your favourite returning presenters, as well as some brand new faces, including Geoff Bagshaw, Hannah Fletcher, Maureen Hagan, Ingrid Knight-Cohee, Nathalie Lacombe, Marc Lebert, Beth Shaw, Krista Popowych, Nile and Tamara Saïd, Chris Smith, Natasha Turner, Helen Vanderburg, Hana Weinwurm and many more!
  • Be the first to experience incredible new programming from 360 Athletics Inc...
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BCRPA Fitness Theory course in Vancouver

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Fitness Theory

The Fitness Theory Course is the first step towards certification and the prerequisite to all instructor courses. Topics include anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, movement analysis, exercise technique, training principles, program planning, training for cardio, strength, endurance and flexibility, nutrition, weight management and safety.

This course is designed to appeal to different learning styles by incorporating lots of visual aids and fun activities. The workbook quizzes, activities, assignments and open book exam, all help to ensure success. And as the groups are never large, there is plenty of time for discussion and questions.

Cost: $299.00(plus manual and workbook, includes tax)
Add Weight Training or Group Fitness for a combo price of $559.00 plus manuals
Add Weig...

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