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If you’re a fitness professional, you know how important it is to keep learning and updating your skills so you can continually deliver better results for your clients.
But with so much information available, it can be hard to know where to start or who to listen to.
That’s why we decided to dig into our catalog and put together a collection of our top lectures from some of the biggest names in the fitness industry—names you can trust to deliver great, practice-changing information.
Learn from the best without the expense or hassle of travel
The audio format of these lectures makes learning a breeze. You can load them on your phone or mp3 player and learn while you walk, run or commute, helping you to turn ‘dead time’ into ‘learning time.’
It’s like having access to instruction from a fitness industry expert without the time and expense of having to go to school, lecture or workshop.
Simply hit play and learn on your own schedule.
But that’s not all: These lectures also have transcripts so you can review the material on your ipad or laptop later.
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Because we want to share the knowledge of top fitness experts with as many people as possible, we normally price these lectures dirt-cheap (usually around $5 a pop).
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Why? Because we want to take away any excuse or barrier to improving your skills and knowledge.
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Here are the lectures you’ll get when you buy this set today:
JOSH HILLIS: FAT LOSS NUTRITION COACHING SESSION
Are you trying to help your clients lose fat and keep it off? Josh Hillis, author of the bestselling book, Fat Loss Happens on Monday, will explain how to help people strip off fat and keep it off.
- The only three things you need to pay attention to when it comes to nutrition and losing fat
- How a professional fighter stayed at 8% bodyweight while moving across three different weight classes
- What diet variable affects scale weight
- What diet variable affects how lean a person is
- How to adjust a diet to feel more full after meals
- How important meal timing is when it comes to fat loss
- The first thing to focus on when planning meals
- The second thing to look at when planning meals
- Good fats to add to a diet
- Why fat was demonized in the 1980s
- The hierarchy of fat loss: A step-by-step guide to overhauling eating and losing fat
- How to make it all work in real life: handling cravings, setting a person up to win and fitting in social events
- Have a social life without ruining fat-loss progress: Three healthy options to order in a restaurant
- How to decline junk food offered by friends, family and co-workers without offending them or embarrassing anyone
- Can a person drink alcohol when losing fat?
- The one thing Josh’s fat-loss clients do that guarantees fat-loss results—those who don’t have a 50% failure rate
- The three measurements Josh reviews with his fat-loss clients every month
- When it’s okay to skip a workout
- Josh’s thoughts on Paleo: Do you have to cut out grains and carbs like brown rice and quinoa to lose fat?
- Advanced fat-loss strategies: how to use intermittent fasting, advanced free days and carb cycling to get super lean
MIKE ROBERTSON: THE BUSINESS OF FITNESS
If you want to run your own fitness business, it’s important to learn from the failures and lessons of those who have successfully started their own fitness business. In The Business of Fitness, Mike Robertson, co-owner of IFAST, one of the Top 10 Gyms in America according to Men’s Health magazine, shares tips to help you grow and expand your business. He also shares things you should stay away from to give yourself the best chance of success.
- What kind of people you should listen to when learning how to run a successful fitness business?
- Two mentors who have helped Mike grow and refine his online and offline businesses
- Should you start a fitness business straight out of school?
- One critically important thing fitness businesses MUST spend money on if they want to stay ahead of the other fitness facilities around them
- The four big business numbers Mike keeps track of on a day-to-day basis
- What Mike’s best source of gym leads are (and how to find yours)
- Will charging less help you get more clients?
- Why Mike is trying to move away from targeting people needing corrective exercise
- The one business book you need to read if you own a fitness business
- How much the most expensive package is at Mike’s gym (and why clients are happy to shell out that fee)
- How important is word-of-mouth marketing to a fitness business?
- How Mike gets nearly all his clients to refer over two people.
PERRY NICKELSTON: MOVEMENT LINCHPINS
Moving well is an important key to staying free of injury and improving performance. In Movement Linchpins, chiropractor Perry Nickelston goes through the top six mobility restrictions and shows you how to restore quality movement.
- One of the reasons why people have a hard time losing weight
- What happens when you try to push through pain
- How the body compensates after an ankle injury
- The RAIL movement assessment system: Find out if muscles are inhibited, if they’re facilitated or if they can work well against each other
- One of the easiest ways to release tension in a part of the body
- Know someone who walks like a penguin? What issues are present in people who walk with their toes turned out
- The most common mobility restriction
- Have a sore neck? Why massaging the neck extensors feels good for a while but never lasts (and what to do instead)
NICK WINKELMAN: SCIENCE OF COACHING, THEORY APPLIED
There are two parts to great coaching. The first is possessing the right knowledge—what techniques to use, what exercises to use, what drills to use and what methods to use. The other part, which is often overlooked, is the ability to communicate and help people apply the information in real situations.
Nick Winkelman is the Director of Training Systems and Education for EXOS (formerly Athletes Performance). He’s an expert when it comes to coaching, having worked with elite athletes from many different sports over the years. He has worked with NFL athletes, tactical athletes, firefighters, baseball players and more.
In The Science of Coaching, Nick will help you teach your clients how to pick up new skills quickly. You’ll be able to help them get more out of their training sessions, reduce frustration when practicing new skills and increase their trust in your coaching abilities.
- You’ll learn a three-part framework for coaching, and how to optimize each component—the environment, the instructions and the feedback—for maximum skill learning and retention
- If you already have a lot of head knowledge and want to improve the results you get simply by changing the words you use to deliver that information, you’ll find this lecture very useful
- Three different ways to practice: which you should use with beginners, and which you should use with highly skilled individuals
- Factor in regulatory and non-regulatory conditions when designing practice sessions. These affect motor skill characteristics and must be considered if you want practice to transfer into competition.
- The difference between closed and open skills, and which you should use in practice depending on the situation
- Do your athletes want to jump higher? A simple cue from one of Gabriele Wulf’s studies that got people jumping significantly higher
- Types of feedback that allow you to optimize the quality of feedback you give
- Where the current research in motor learning falls short, and what coaches need to think about when reading the research
- A type of feedback to try with advanced athletes that can empower them and tell you more about how they want to receive information
CHARLIE WEINGROFF AND ROBERT BUTLER: A SYSTEMATIC MODEL FOR REHABILITATION
People often get re-injured after being discharged from rehabilitation, signaling something is missing from the whole rehabilitation process.
In A Systematic Model for Rehabilitation, Charlie Weingroff and Robert Butler discuss some steps that can be logically taken across the rehabilitation process and across the post-injury process to reduce the risk of re-injury.
- The number one risk factor for an injury
- What happens to the body in the presence of pain according to the SFMA model
- Will training a dysfunctional pattern automatically change pain?
- One of the best functional movement screens there is according to Charlie (it will give you the information you need to know in five seconds)
- A great opportunity for normalizing core dysfunction
- One thing that is missing from the rehabilitation process according to Charlie
- Can upper body strength impact the incidence of lower body injuries? Charlies thoughts
- Why people get patellofemoral pain
- The second biggest predictor of injury
- How to improve the body’s ability to heal after an injury
GRAY COOK: DEVELOPING A MOVEMENT PHILOSOPHY
When it comes to optimizing performance and preventing injuries, knowing anatomy and kinesiology is important, but so is understanding how the body works in movement. In Developing a Movement Philosophy, physical therapist Gray Cook describes the brain, muscle and joint input and output, and explains how all these come together to drive movement. He then tells us how to identify the driver of poor movement quality, and how to balance correction with stress in order to improve movement quality as well as physical performance.
- When the rules of exercise don’t apply and when you need to refer out to a clinician
- The wrong assumption most people make when they see a poor movement pattern
- Why hamstrings often stay tight no matter how much you stretch and roll them: the anatomical reason
- How the core is designed to operate—the opposite of the way most of us train it
- The place of isolation work: do you need it?
- In which stage of training the greatest strength gains are typically made
- What two systems you need to separate to appropriately diagnose and apply therapeutic measures
- What deeper issues tight hamstrings can signal
- When muscles really gain a mechanical advantage over gravity that allows athletes to accelerate fast and become highly efficient
- One of the biggest components of reduced thoracic spine mobility when rotating the shoulders left and right
- The wrong way most people train the core
- Why asymmetries have caused more complications in athletes over the past 60 years
- Does the FMS seek to completely eliminate asymmetries?
- In which part of the body asymmetries are more acceptable
- Three potential drivers for movement
- The three components correctives can be directed toward
- The minimum time to spend on correctives if your clients have a mild asymmetry
- Where to put correctives in your training session
- The minimum score you should strive for on the FMS
- A summary of Gray’s movement philosophy
DAN JOHN: ELIMINATION IN LIFE
In Elimination in Life, Dan John discusses fasting and other practical diet issues, and continues the conversation with a twist: How does deprivation affect us?
- One thing you need in order to be a good strength coach
- Should you eat breakfast?
- The silliest diet Dan’s ever encountered
- The diet guidelines Dan learned from the Olympic Training Center, and always falls back on
- An outline of Dan John’s famous 40-day program
- What Dan learned from working in a cheese factory for a year
- Intermittent fasting throughout history—from Greece to Egypt
- Why Dan John hates using the word ‘fasting,’ and what he prefers instead
- One of the biggest problems for strength coaches
- How Dan’s family battles the temptation of fast food restaurants
- The difference between managing options and managing compromises
- The supplements Dan John’s athletes take every day
- One way to clear your sinuses if you’ve got allergies
- The safe way to stop ear itch
- How large your waist should measure compared to your height, and what it indicates if it’s too big
- One of the best things you can do for heart health
- A bizarre method a man used to lose 100 pounds in a year
- How Dan John improved his ability to write
- How Dan fasts
BRETT JONES: KEY CONCEPTS IN CORRECTIVE EXERCISE
In Key Concepts in Corrective Exercise, Chief StrongFirst kettlebell instructor, Brett Jones shares seven key concepts to help you get better results with corrective exercise
- The main goal of the Functional Movement Screen
- How to tell whether a drill is a conditioning drill or corrective drill
- The difference between a challenging exercise and a difficult exercise (and which ones you should be giving to clients)
- How to tell whether you are targeting a dysfunctional movement pattern by monitoring the heartbeat
DAN JOHN: FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN MOVEMENTS
In The Fundamental Human Movements, Dan John covers the the six fundamental human movements, from the most basic to the advanced, as well as a myriad of other tips to improve the results you get from your programs.
- The three things that make up Dan John’s training system
- The three kinds of strength training
- Two coaching words that will help you understand the idea of fundamental human movements and how to use them when training people
- The three movements that allow you to navigate your environment with the upper body
- An exercise Dave Turner recommended that changed Dan John’s lifting career
- How you should sit according to Brett Jones
- An isometric exercise Gray Cook showed Dan that instantly helped him learn to sit with proper posture and support
- The fundamental difference between the swing and squatting movements
- Dan’s Hip Instruction Trinity: Three exercises that teach people how to squat and how to hinge, and how to incorporate these into training programs
- The top movement for both the squat and the hinge, and how to do it properly
- The usual reason people’s lower backs hurt during kettlebell swings
- The best movements to teach work capacity
- The movements that helped Dan’s throwers throw farther, and personally helped him have the best season of his life in 2004
- The place of ab training in improving athletic performance—how necessary is it?
- The four basic functions of the core
- The three movements that tend to be the best movements for hypertrophy
- Two movements that build explosiveness and work capacity
- How women compare to men in loaded carries for distance
- A simple tool to measure explosiveness
- How far many elite discus throwers can jump
- Simple ways to practice the two components that make up the sixth fundamental movement
- Four drills to help you improve the squatting movement
- Three drills to help you improve the hinge movement
- Which to teach first, drills or concepts
GRAY COOK: THE 3 Rs
In The 3 Rs, Gray Cook explains the concept of resetting, reinforcing, then reloading, and how this relates to the FMS and SFMA. He also tells you how the same exercises can be used for different results depending on the situation.
- Where the Three Rs concept came from
- How the SMFA is different to the FMS
- What you often see in people with low back pain
- Why the same exercises are used in fitness and rehabilitation
- What is a reset and when should you use it?
- Two categories of reinforcement, and when to use both in a clinical setting
- One of the pitfalls of becoming good at what you do, and how to safeguard against it
- The typical fail rate due to pain in the FMS
- The two steps to take before reloading a new pattern
- Why the SFMA can’t be done on patient intake despite being a quick 2-minute test
- What is usually the biggest issue between exercise and rehabilitation professionals
- The only type of stabilization that counts, and how to get it
EVAN OSAR: IMPROVING HUMAN MOVEMENT
In Improving Human Movement, Evan Osar covers the three principles that govern movement and will tell you strategies and techniques that can be used to improve human movement.
- The three principles that govern movement (these are the same whether you’re doing pilates, kettlebell, crossfit, Feldenkrais or yoga)
- The three primary reasons why people suffer from movement dysfunction
- How the cues “Stand up tall. Pull your shoulder blades down and back. Squeeze and tuck your butt under” can cause dysfunction
- What corrective exercise is and what its goal is
- Why you shouldn’t cue everyone to pack the neck and shoulders
- What people with low back pain usually struggle with compared to pain-free people
- A better alternative to the cue “pull your shoulder blades back and down”
- Why sitting causes so many disc problems
- How to determine neutral pelvic position
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