Aug. 9, 2007 - Register for a weekend of workshops to begin making better choices about fitness, nutrition and balance in your life that are certain to make you feel great while you learn new skills to help others achieve their fitness goals.
The Jackson Complex Wellness Center is committed to bringing a variety of wellness workshops with qualifications and certification options to the community.
Stretching Workshop for Cyclists Indoor and Outdoor
The workshop is being held from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10, at the Jackson Complex Wellness Center.
Cycling creates muscle imbalances and can contribute to the loss of mobility without stretching and flexibility work. The workshop will identify safe and effective stretching techniques; highlight flexibility work targeted by cyclists; and present the latest research information on stretching. The workshop is presented by Debbie Webster, M.A., master trainer for Heart Zones and LeMond Academy. The cost of the workshop is $40. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Bring a towel and snack.
Heart Zones Training Foundation Seminar
The workshop is being held from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Jackson Complex Wellness Center.
This workshop is often called the "foundation" for any person who exercises or trains for a goal. Learn all about your heart and how to use a heart rate monitor to maximize your health and fitness. During the workshop, you will learn about the benefits of the five heart zones and why and when you should spend time in each of them. You will also learn about adding the element of training: how much, how often and how hard; you will learn how to interpret your own individual heart rate numbers. Finally, you will learn about the emotional heart zones and discuss your fat burning potential.
Participants receive a syllabus and heart rate cards. The course qualifies for three hours of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from ACE, AFAA and USA Cycling.
Sub Maximum Heart Rate Testing Workshop
The workshop is being held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
This workshop allows you to apply what you learned in the morning session. You will take several tests including The Easy-Moderate-Hard Test, the Talk Test, the 2 x 4 Minute Test and the 2-minute 10-Beat Test. Once testing is completed, you will have a very good estimate of your individual maximum heart rate.
Participants receive a packet of testing cards. This course qualifies for one hour of CEU from ACE, AFAA and USA Cycling. The cost for Heart Zones Training Foundation and Sub Max Heart Rate Testing is $99.
A lunch break is scheduled from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Bring lunch and a snack.
Level One Personal Training Qualification
This qualification is being held from 2:30-4:30 p.m.
This course is for persons interested in being their own coach, for personal trainers with an existing nationally accredited qualification or for coaches (swim, running, cycling or triathlon) seeking a more thorough knowledge of cardiovascular training of the heart utilizing heart rate monitors.
You will learn how to administer sub max heart rate tests and how to set the five heart zones for your clients. You will also learn how to administer and prescribe a Heart Zones workout; you will learn how to write a basic cardiovascular training program for yourself or your clients using the 10-Step Program.
A short Heart Zones workout is included. Participants receive materials and a professional application syllabus. This course qualifies for one hour of CEU from ACE, AFAA and USA Cycling. The cost is just $149.99, which is a savings of $100 off the Heart Zones USA online price. You may register online at www.heartzones.com/events.
Level One Indoor Cycling Qualification
This qualification is held from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
The course is designed for anyone interested in bettering their own indoor cycling experience; seeking a primary qualification in indoor cycling; or for those with an existing cycling qualification seeking additional training utilizing heart rate monitors. A short workout and a practical teaching session are included.
Participants receive materials and a professional application syllabus. This course qualifies for 7.5 hours of CEUs from ACE, AFAA and USA Cycling. The cost is just $149., which is a $100 savings off the Heart Zone USA online price.
Master Coach for Saturday's workshops is Dr. Alinda Perrine, who combines a medical and fitness background. She is a frequent presenter at national fitness conventions and medical conferences and is a highly motivational and organized Master Trainer, who will help you incorporate heart rate training into your classes and personal athletic experience.
For more information, contact Amy Gurlea at 690-1820 or email@example.com