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Thursday, February 29

All times in Central Time

02/29/2024 - 9:05am

02/29/2024 - 9:05am
02/29/2024 - 9:05am
  • Social

Unleash Your Ultimate Fit Future: Igniting Passion, Progress and Perseverance at SUCCEED!

Join us as we delve into what to expect during all 5-days, and discover innovative trends, powerful strategies, and immersive experiences that will reshape the way you perceive and pursue your fitness goals.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!
Sara Allen | VP of Business Development, Fitness Business Association

02/29/2024 - 9:15am

02/29/2024 - 9:15am
02/29/2024 - 9:15am
  • Business
  • Featured

KEYNOTE: How to Stand Out from the Crowd, Rise Above the Rest with Innovation, Determination, and Audacity

Kick off your SUCCEED! experience with one of the fitness industry's icons, Randy Hetrick.  Randy will get you inspired, informed, and hyper-focused on identifying your why and the tactics necessary to transform your 2024!

Randy Hetrick | Founder, TRX, OutFit

02/29/2024 - 10:15am

02/29/2024 - 10:15am
02/29/2024 - 10:15am
  • Business
  • Technical
  • Featured

Fireside Chat with ACE: Beyond Exercise Programming: Building Deep Connections Is the Future of Fitness

Dive into a world of understanding, empathy, and unconditional positive regard, creating a unique space in the lives of your clients that AI can NEVER replace. For over a decade, ACE has been shaping personal trainers into experts of behavior change coaching. Now, more than ever, you must seize the opportunity to connect with clients, fuel their intrinsic motivation, and guide them towards a joyful embrace of positive lifestyle changes.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!
Lauren Shroyer | Vice President of Product Development and Innovation, American Council on Exercise

02/29/2024 - 11:00am

02/29/2024 - 11:00am
02/29/2024 - 11:00am
  • Business

The Leads Every Day Playbook™

Join this session to learn a simple and easy-to-implement system to generate leads every day, and get new clients every week in your business. Imagine waking up each morning, knowing that a fresh batch of leads is waiting for you. No more feast and famine. No more relying on luck. Just a steady stream of potential clients eager to experience the transformation you offer.

Sean Greeley | Founder & CEO, NPE
02/29/2024 - 11:00am
  • Technical

Recovery Recharge: A Guided Workout for Fitness Pros

Join Dane Robinson for an experiential overview of intentional programming behind recovery-focused workouts. Dane will share key insights into smarter recovery programming, providing direction on how and why this can be an integral component of a well-rounded exercise regimen for the everyday athlete. Attendees will leave the session with a blueprint for a recovery-focused workout they can utilize with clients.

Dane Robinson | Owner/Developer, Fit Pro Gameplan Fitness Career Coaching System

02/29/2024 - 12:00pm

02/29/2024 - 12:00pm
02/29/2024 - 12:00pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Fitness Instructor Insurance - Everything You Need to Know to Get the Coverage That's Right for You

In this session you'll learn EVERYTHING necessary to ensure you're protected, not just with any insurance program, but SUCCEED! and the FBA's exclusive partner Insurance Canopy! 

Tyler Leptich | Partnership Associate, Insurance Canopy
02/29/2024 - 12:00pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Energy-Producing Fitness: A Deep Dive into SportsArt’s ECO-POWR Technology

Movement is energy. With SportsArt’s ECO-POWR line, capture the energy expended during a workout and convert it into energy-grade electricity that can be used immediately by your facility. Offset your facility’s carbon footprint with EVERY workout!

Ruben Mejia | Executive Vice President of the Americas, SportsArt
02/29/2024 - 12:00pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Maximizing Your Career and Business Opportunities with the new ACE Career Support Resources

Araceli DeLeon, MS | Business and Career Content Manager, American Council On Exercise

02/29/2024 - 1:00pm

02/29/2024 - 1:00pm
02/29/2024 - 1:00pm
  • Social

Sizzle & Giggle: Virtual Culinary Adventure with the CEO and Junior Chefs!

Get ready for a sizzling sensation as our founder & CEO steps out of the boardroom and into the kitchen for a Virtual Culinary Adventure like no other! Join the culinary extravaganza with our CEO, alongside his talented junior chefs (his daughter and son), as they whisk, chop, and sauté their way to glory.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!

02/29/2024 - 1:30pm

02/29/2024 - 1:30pm
02/29/2024 - 1:30pm
  • Business
  • Featured

Cracking the Code: The 5 Factors Stopping Fitpros from Making an Extra 20k (this year!)

Unlock the secrets to elevating your career and achieving an extra 20k this year! Dive deep into mastering marketing, client retention, communication, breaking barriers, and diversifying revenue streams. This session provides actionable strategies and insights tailored for fit pros aiming to crack the code to financial prosperity and growth.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!
Liz Rodriguez | Video Communications Manager & Member Service Director, Fitness Business Association

02/29/2024 - 2:00pm

02/29/2024 - 2:00pm
02/29/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Grow Your Business With Corporate Wellness

In this session, you will learn how you can significantly grow your business with Corporate Wellness.

Ron McPhee | CEO, Nuvita
02/29/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Earn Money with Supplements, Hormone Wellness Plans and At-Home Lab Testing

Join Jaime Rios, CEO of BodyLogicMD to learn what it takes to generate revenue with customized wellness plans, provided by practitioners, that target hormone replacement therapy and weight loss treatment for your clients.

Jamie Rios | CEO, BodyLogicMD
02/29/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

4 Key Elements of Your Marketing Campaign

Learn the key elements of a fitness marketing campaign. Engage your audience and convert them into paying gym members with a simple client attracting process.

Omar Nasouri | Founder, Gym Site Solutions

02/29/2024 - 3:00pm

02/29/2024 - 3:00pm
02/29/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Business

Improve Retention - Improve Revenue

In this session, we will dispel the myth that it is hard to improve retention. Identify the top 10 factors that improve retention that cost almost nothing to implement and identify the key metrics you should be monitoring on a monthly basis.

Paul Bedford | Owner, Retention Guru
02/29/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Business

How to Elevate Your Career from Fit Pro to Wellness Pro, and Why!

We will discuss the difference between being a Fitness Pro and a Wellness Pro and why it matters to the growth of your business.

Debbie Bellenger | Founder & CEO, Body By Definition Advisory and Education Services

02/29/2024 - 4:00pm

02/29/2024 - 4:00pm
02/29/2024 - 4:00pm
  • Technical

Frailty is On the Rise, Get Your Clients STRONG, Fast!!

Join Robert for this presentation as he dives deep into the world of frailty and a special selected series of exercises and lifting strategies that can help get your clients really strong, quickly.

Robert Linkul | Owner, Training The Older Adult (TOA)
02/29/2024 - 4:00pm
  • Business

The Ultimate New Client Acquisition Tool Kit… and How to Use It

Whether you are new to personal training or a seasoned independent trainer, unlocking new client acquisition is an art of exceeding expectations from the very start. In this course, we equip you with a comprehensive collection of new client resources such as intake forms, email templates, welcome kits, and client contracts and waivers.

Billy Polson | Founder/Owner, DIAKADI Fitness

 


 

Friday, March 1

All times in Central Time

03/01/2024 - 8:00am

03/01/2024 - 8:00am
03/01/2024 - 8:00am
  • Social

Morning Workout Momentum: Fitness to Fuel Your Day, Sponsored by ACE

Join Michelle with ACE as she begins with a guided meditation focused on self-love and awareness, then moves us into a heart rate-pounding strength-focused, cardiovascular-intense power 35. In this 35-minute workout, we will incorporate total body exercises and sweat it out together.

Michelle Leachman | Professional Education Services Program Manager, American Council on Exercise

03/01/2024 - 9:00am

03/01/2024 - 9:00am
03/01/2024 - 9:00am
  • Social

Momentum Unleashed: Revitalize, Rise, Repeat: Day 2 at SUCCEED!

Get ready to kick it up a notch as we unleash the unstoppable force of "Momentum Unleashed: Revitalize, Rise, Repeat" during Day 2 at SUCCEED! Brace yourself for an exhilarating journey into the heart of fitness excellence where each session is designed to ignite your passion, elevate your performance, and leave you craving for more.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!
Sara Allen | VP of Business Development, Fitness Business Association

03/01/2024 - 9:15am

03/01/2024 - 9:15am
03/01/2024 - 9:15am
  • Business
  • Featured

KEYNOTE: Gen Z is Changing the Game – Here’s How to Get Ready!

Generation Z isn’t happy with how some things have been and they’re demanding change. Whether it is work-life balance or the environment, they’re demanding change. It is only a matter of time before they turn their focus on the fitness industry and we have to be ready.

Ruben Mejia | Executive Vice President of the Americas, SportsArt

03/01/2024 - 10:15am

03/01/2024 - 10:15am
03/01/2024 - 10:15am
  • Business

5 Keys to Exceptional Leadership

Fear not! You can learn to be an exceptional leader who inspires and motivates your team to greatness. There are 5 key elements to master in becoming an outstanding leader and they are the topics of this presentation. This session is for owners, managers, and anyone who aspires to lead others.

Mark Nutting | Owner, Jiva Fitness

03/01/2024 - 11:15am

03/01/2024 - 11:15am
03/01/2024 - 11:15am
  • Business

Data-Driven Fitness: How AI Is Reshaping Personal Training

During this talk, we will delve into the game-changing role of artificial intelligence in the fitness industry. We will explore how AI offers unprecedented customization in workout regimes, streamlines business operations, and provides actionable, data-backed insights for trainers starting at a beginner's level. By embracing AI, personal trainers not only elevate the quality of their service but also secure a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Ted Vickey | Founder and CEO, FitWell
03/01/2024 - 11:15am
  • Business
  • Technical

Safe Spaces, Strong Clients: A Guide to Psychological Safety in Fitness

Explore the fundamental concept of psychological safety and its pivotal role in the fitness industry. As a wellness professional, creating an environment where clients, colleagues, and management feel safe to express themselves, learn, and grow is essential for your success and the success of your clients.

Jenna Zaffino | Founder, jennazaffino.com

03/01/2024 - 12:15pm

03/01/2024 - 12:15pm
03/01/2024 - 12:15pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Employment Mastery: Unleashing the Secret Weapon for Fitness Business Owners to Crush the Competition

Discover the all-inclusive employment system you've been searching for, but didn’t know existed - and why you need it if you want to crush your business.

Eve Nasby | President, Band of Hands
03/01/2024 - 12:15pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Keiser: Ride Immersion!

Learn how to utilize technology to your and your rider’s advantage. Maximize the benefits of technology and keep riders’ engaged and inspired both on and off the bike!

Krista Popowych | Global Director of Group Education, Keiser

03/01/2024 - 1:15pm

03/01/2024 - 1:15pm
03/01/2024 - 1:15pm
  • Business
  • Featured

KEYNOTE: Elevate, Innovate, Dominate - Decoding the State of the Fitness Industry

Embark on a transformative exploration into the ever-evolving fitness landscape with our presentation on the 'State of the Fitness Industry.' Delve into nuanced insights, emerging trends, and strategic approaches that define the industry's trajectory.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!

03/01/2024 - 1:45pm

03/01/2024 - 1:45pm
03/01/2024 - 1:45pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

Navigating Nutrition Coaching for Profits

Navigating nutrition coaching for profits requires knowledge of the laws of 46 regulated States, intelligent planning, and thoughtful execution. Becoming a nutrition specialist increases your serviceable market and deliverables. It can help you define and refine your niche to maximize profitability and add scale.

Dr. Brian Biagioli | Graduate Program Director for Strength & Conditioning, University of Miami
03/01/2024 - 1:45pm
  • Sponsor Showcase

The Importance Of A Sales Process: A Unique Perspective For Those With A Help First Mindset

KISS Marketing's Marketing & Sales Specialist, Tom Leonardis, gives it all away in his presentation on perhaps the most important step of your marketing system: making the sale!

Tom Leonardis | Marketing & Sales Specialist, KISS Marketing

03/01/2024 - 2:45pm

03/01/2024 - 2:45pm
03/01/2024 - 2:45pm
  • Business
  • Workshop
  • Featured

90-Min GET MORE CLIENTS™ Workshop

Need more leads? Ready to accelerate growing your client base and income to the next level? Get inspired and learn how the best in the industry are growing their leads, clients, and profits when you attend NPE’s LIVE GET MORE CLIENTS™ Workshop

Sean Greeley | Founder & CEO, NPE

03/01/2024 - 4:15pm

03/01/2024 - 4:15pm
03/01/2024 - 4:15pm
  • Business

The 1-Page Fitness Business Plan™

Why is building a fitness business so hard? Because there’s a lot to figure out when it comes to growing your client base, income, and team!  To solve this problem (and keep you from getting overwhelmed) join this session to learn how to create a simple 1-page business plan that creates clarity, conquers overwhelm, and differentiates your business from your competition.

Sean Greeley | Founder & CEO, NPE
03/01/2024 - 4:15pm
  • Technical

Avoiding Corrective Exercise Purgatory

Corrective Exercise has been around for two decades, yet many fitness professionals still struggle to implement effective corrective exercise protocols. Corrective exercise works when implemented to have a positive impact on a specific movement inefficiency and progressed over time. Avoid corrective exercise purgatory by systemizing your protocols and have a bigger impact on your clients’ results.

Gini Grimsley | Director of Fitness Product, VASA Fitness

03/01/2024 - 5:15pm

03/01/2024 - 5:15pm
03/01/2024 - 5:15pm
  • Social

Free Days Farewell: Previewing the Weekend Fitness Extravaganza

As we bid adieu to the exhilarating Free Days from SUCCEED!, gear up for the grand finale that sets the stage for an unforgettable Weekend Fitness Extravaganza! In this closing session, we'll provide an exclusive sneak peek into the incredible lineup awaiting you over the weekend.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!

 

 

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Saturday, March 2

All times in Central Time

03/02/2024 - 9:00am

03/02/2024 - 9:00am
03/02/2024 - 9:00am
  • Social

Rise to Excellence: Day 3's Paid Programming Sets the Stage for Fitness Brilliance

Day 3's paid programming is designed to elevate your fitness experience, providing personalized insights and strategies to help you reach new heights in your wellness journey. From expert tips to personalized guidance, Day 3 promises an immersive exploration of the latest fitness trends and techniques.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!
Sara Allen | VP of Business Development, Fitness Business Association

03/02/2024 - 9:15am

03/02/2024 - 9:15am
03/02/2024 - 9:15am
  • Business

5 Connection Points That Are Not Social Media

Explore the power of media, dive into how to create partnerships, and practice speaking to potential customers with direct communications. Never fear a social media outage again.

Jessica Maurer | Director of Operations and Product, JHM Fitness & FIT4MOM
03/02/2024 - 9:15am
  • Business
  • Technical

The Sold-Out Class Strategy

This 2.5 instructor pre-con workshop emphasizes capitalizing on your unique coach persona, understanding the biochemical journey of a member in a class, and how to create a replicable class experience without wasting energy. Based on research used to create Hollywood blockbusters and Dane Robinson’s experience coaching fitness on-camera, this is your Sold-Out Class Strategy!

Dane Robinson | Owner/Developer, Fit Pro Gameplan Fitness Career Coaching System
03/02/2024 - 9:15am
  • Business

Mastering the #1 Method for Acquiring New Clients

In this course, you will learn to build automated systems that seamlessly gather new and compelling social proof from your current clients. You will also delve into the most effective methods for sharing these captivating success stories throughout your digital marketing methods (websites, social media, social proof websites). (For trainers and studio owners of all levels.)

Billy Polson | Founder/Owner, DIAKADI Fitness

03/02/2024 - 10:15am

03/02/2024 - 10:15am
03/02/2024 - 10:15am
  • Technical

Successful Strength-Based Group Training

Traditionally, group workouts have been focused more on cardio, mobility or general exercise. But as the population becomes focused on longevity, the demand for strength-based programming is growing and intermediate/advanced level trainers can capitalize on this opportunity. How do you navigate participants at different levels of ability and experience? How do you manage access to equipment while delivering a safe & effective strength training experience in a group?  This session will cover it all!

Logan Dube | Director of Education, getppsc.com
03/02/2024 - 10:15am
  • Business
  • Technical

Building Genuine Community in the Virtual Training Space

In this session, we explore ways in which fitness professionals should engage their virtual clients to build community. Building community brings about a sustainable business which we all want so that we can continue to help people live long lives! Intended audience is beginner to intermediate

Maurice Williams | Owner, Move Well Fitness
03/02/2024 - 10:15am
  • Business

Stop Selling Fitness Service Packages! (They are destined to fail.)

Simply put – selling personal training or other fee-based fitness services as packages of sessions is not conducive to long-term fiscal success. We will detail the problem with the "packages" system in use by 80%+ of facilities, introduce a new, more effective business model for personal training, small group, and other fitness services, and describe how to adjust the training paradigm itself to ensure optimum results that drive both retention and referrals. 

Cosmo Wollan | Senior Executive, Synergy Cubed
03/02/2024 - 10:15am
  • Business

Coffee is for Closers - Selling Fitness Easier

It's time for a shift from telling people what they need to consulting on their path to success. This session will provide you with a framework to enhance your personal training sales conversion rate.

Gini Grimsley | Director of Fitness Product, VASA Fitness

03/02/2024 - 11:15am

03/02/2024 - 11:15am
03/02/2024 - 11:15am
  • Technical

Brain Break: Body Scan Meditation, Sponsored by NASM

Body scan meditations have been shown to deepen our sense of connection with our bodies and the feedback they give us.  Enjoy this 10-minute body scan meditation to refresh your awareness and focus.

Darlene Marshall | Holistic Wellness Coach, NASM

03/02/2024 - 11:30am

03/02/2024 - 11:30am
03/02/2024 - 11:30am
  • Business

The Art of Building Client Trust

The most challenging thing about establishing trust in this gym environment is that trust is earned and built; not given. In this presentation, I will provide some simple, yet effective strategies to help utilize the art of building trust within personal training to maximize client engagement and retention.

Brittany Todd | Owner and Founder, Fluorescent Fitness
03/02/2024 - 11:30am
  • Business

Social Styles for Better Communication

Trust and rapport is a crucial step in the client acquisition process. Learn how the Social Styles Inventory can help beginner trainers communicate with clients in their preferred style to create a better client intake experience. This has proven to increase the closing percentage for both virtual and live training services.

Logan Dube | Director of Education, getppsc.com
03/02/2024 - 11:30am
  • Business
  • Technical

Upskilling Personal Training: Meet The Hybrid FitPro

Join Bob, the Trainer-of-Trainers & a business strategist, who will take you through is "Blueprint-for-Success" that will build both resiliency & income growth into your business. Audience Skill: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced.

Bob Esquerre | CEO, Esquerre Fitness Group International
03/02/2024 - 11:30am
  • Technical

A NEW Fall Risks Diagnosis for Older Adults - "Potentiapenia"

Robert will teach attendees how to assess their client's ability to produce power and how to implement a program design that will improve their power output.

Robert Linkul | Owner, Training The Older Adult (TOA)

03/02/2024 - 1:00pm

03/02/2024 - 1:00pm
03/02/2024 - 1:00pm
  • Business

Systems for SUCCESS!

In this session, multiple studio owner, Dane Miklaus, discusses the importance of having structure around your systems and processes and how to document them effectively. Whether you're a solo-preneur with a private training business, or a big-box gym operator, successful system implementation is integral to your future prosperity. Intended Audience: Beginner to Intermediate business owners

Dane Miklaus | CEO/Founder, WORK
03/02/2024 - 1:00pm
  • Business

The Righting Reflex: Supporting Mental Well-Being in Fitness Spaces

We are more than just curators of fitness experiences and with a rise in mental health issues post-pandemic, we need tools to support our response-ability. This workshop will provide an understanding of current models of mental wellness and provide strategies for fitness professionals to support our clients and participants’ mental and emotional well-being.

Amanda Young | Founder and CEO, Face the Change
03/02/2024 - 1:00pm
  • Business

How to Own A Successful Fitness Studio Without it Owning You

In this session, you will learn how to become a true fitness entrepreneur and owner of a successful fitness business. You will learn what the four keys to running a successful fitness studio are and how to become the business owner you have always dreamed of. This session is for anyone who wants to become a fitness business owner or is struggling to run a fitness business.

Michael Romig | President & CEO, PGFIT
03/02/2024 - 1:00pm
  • Business

Money Management - The Part Your Certification Didn’t Cover

While certifications certainly have their place, they generally neglect a crucial subject in business and life… finances. Most fit pros don’t have a background in finance or accounting and don’t have the tools they need for this important “pillar.” Learn proper money management for fit pros and the future is yours. Don’t worry; this isn’t a stuffy, boring accounting course. Billy will keep you engaged and entertained with real, actionable steps that will move the needle.

Billy Hofacker | CEO, Your Fitness Money Coach

03/02/2024 - 2:00pm

03/02/2024 - 2:00pm
03/02/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Business
  • Technical

The Best of Both Worlds: Why Being a "Fitness-Professional-Hybrid" is the Best Option for Your Bottom Line and Brand

In an industry where available time and exposure are essential elements to maximize earning potential, specializing in one just sector of the fitness industry may not always be the best option. Thus, it behooves today's fitness professional to move beyond basic proficiency as either a personal trainer or group fitness instructor, and seek to develop mastery in both arenas.

Brittany Todd | Owner and Founder, Fluorescent Fitness
03/02/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Business

The Secret Language of Seniors: Marketing to the 55+ Population

We will explore some of the pitfalls of relying on contemporary “digital” marketing to attract the 55+ members and discuss some of the options that better connect with, and are more easily understood by, this all-important target demographic.

Cosmo Wollan | Senior Executive, Synergy Cubed
03/02/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Technical

Tapping into the Power of GROUPS: How to Make a Greater Impact on a Larger Scale

Not only will this help you increase your exposure and reduce the amount of work required to do so, but it will also allow you to make a greater impact on a larger scale. This seminar comes with PDF notes and resources to help you implement what you've learned.

Paul C. Tijerina | Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Master Health Coach, SuperHuman Transformation
03/02/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Business

The Pathways to Fitness Leadership: Career Opportunities, Earning Potential, and the Realities of Succeeding in the Fitness Industry

The challenge - especially for those newer to the industry - is determining which career pathway is best for you while developing the necessary skills and knowledge to achieve a rewarding and sustainable career in fitness.  This session will go into all the detail to provide you the actionable advice necessary to thrive in 2024!

Lindsay Vastola | Founder, Vast Potential

03/02/2024 - 3:00pm

03/02/2024 - 3:00pm
03/02/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Technical

Brain Break: Alignment Yoga - T-spine Focus, Sponsored by NASM

Derived from Iyengar Yoga, Alignment yoga focuses on the optimal anatomical alignment for your unique body.  In this movement break we'll use a combination of standing and seated postures to open rotation and mobility in the thoracic cage and spine.

Darlene Marshall | Holistic Wellness Coach, NASM

03/02/2024 - 3:15pm

03/02/2024 - 3:15pm
03/02/2024 - 3:15pm
  • Business

Budget-Savvy Tips for Attracting and Retaining Clients

Learn tangible tips you can put into practice right away that will help you attract new clients and retain the ones you’ve got.

Alyssa Foggia-Hamm | Founder, FabActs
03/02/2024 - 3:15pm
  • Technical

The Functional Aging Training Model: The Biggest Opportunity in Fitness History

Join Dr. Dan Ritchie from the Functional Aging Institute as he discusses Why training the mature market or over 55 crowd is really the biggest and best business opportunity in fitness.

Dan Ritchie | President & Co-Founder, Functional Aging Institute
03/02/2024 - 3:15pm
  • Business
  • Technical

Client Autonomy: Strategies To Help Clients Become Self-Motivated

Join Jenna as she discusses simple, in-session teaching strategies that encourage your client's decision-making, personalization, and implementation in their workouts outside of the session.

Jenna Zaffino | Founder, jennazaffino.com
03/02/2024 - 3:15pm
  • Business

How to Keep Your Clients Motivated Long Term So They Stay, Pay and Refer

Client retention can be a challenge in the fitness industry. But finding and creating loyal clients is far more cost-effective in the long term than having to constantly churn and hustle. How we achieve this is not by happenstance; it is based in good strategy and in systems that are executed with consistency. Join me as we uncover simple, intentional ways to find the right clients and to motivate them to stay, pay and refer!

Jane Bahneman | Owner, Nectar Yoga Studios

 


 

Sunday, March 3

All times in Central Time

03/03/2024 - 9:00am

03/03/2024 - 9:00am
03/03/2024 - 9:00am
  • Business
  • Quickfire

Build Your Client Base Faster: Avoid Creating Social Barriers

Trainers currently spend so much time trying to learn technical skills and gaining technical knowledge but they lack social skills to connect with clients and potential clients. The truth is that social skills will help you build your business faster.

Roman Rodriguez | Co-founder / CEO, TCM: The Coaching Market
03/03/2024 - 9:00am
  • Technical
  • Quickfire

The 4 Evolutionary Mismatches of Poor Posture: From Muscle Imbalances to Postural Deviances

In this session, you will learn what happens when you demonstrate poor posture and how to train a client with muscle imbalances or postural deviances. You will discover why we have developed evolutionary mismatches and how to avoid them.

Michael Romig | President & CEO, PGFIT
03/03/2024 - 9:00am
  • Technical
  • Quickfire

7 Things Every Elite Trainer Should Know How to Do

Get a clear roadmap for the essential skills that differentiate elite trainers from the green trainers. And if you're a fitness business owner who hires coaches, this session will give you a roadmap for a coach career path.

Michael Hughes | CEO, Gymnazo
03/03/2024 - 9:00am
  • Technical
  • Quickfire

Online Training for Older Adults

The online training boom is here yet some groups tend to need a bit more assistance when it comes to a proper workout.  In this session you’ll learn what’s necessary to create the best workout possible for the older population without sacrificing experiences.

Robert Linkul | Owner, Training The Older Adult (TOA)

03/03/2024 - 9:30am

03/03/2024 - 9:30am
03/03/2024 - 9:30am
  • Technical
  • Quickfire

Complete Programming: Developing and Delivering a Complete Training Package for Every Client

To create drastic, lasting changes for a client, a trainer must provide a holistic, lifestyle-based training package that includes in-person sessions, homework, and habit coaching. Expanded services allow the trainer to increase their sphere of influence beyond the gym walls and will help their clients reach their goals faster.

Gini Grimsley | Director of Fitness Product, VASA Fitness
03/03/2024 - 9:30am
  • Business
  • Quickfire

Career Advancement: Be Recognized in Any Role, and Completely Alter Your Future

Discover how to lead without the title and why this is important when you want to advance your role. Learn tips and tricks to be seen and heard in your company or aspiring companies. What is your "dream" role? Defining various roles in the industry, pros and cons and how to excel in each role.

Tasha Wolf Whelan | Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, Lead Mentor, SC Manager, PRO Sports Club
03/03/2024 - 9:30am
  • Business
  • Quickfire

New Personal Trainer Blueprint for Success: A Roadmap for Generating New Clients and Living the Life You Want

So you're newly certified and ready to start training clients - congratulations! Now what?! This presentation maps out simple & smart ways to start working as a personal trainer. Learn about different employment/entrepreneurial models, how to set up your schedule & services, build a simple business plan and gaining clients.

Logan Dube | Director of Education, getppsc.com
03/03/2024 - 9:30am
  • Technical
  • Quickfire

Quick Fixes Vs. Long-Term Solutions: Guiding Your Clients Towards A Healthy Approach to Nutrition

When clients seem to want to “lose 30 lbs in 30 days,” it can be challenging for a coach and trainer to get the desired results and manage their expectations. In this presentation, we’ll cover how to assess a client’s nutrition foundation and lifestyle to clarify their expectations. From there, we’ll discuss how helping clients’ awareness will help them achieve lasting, more meaningful change.

Gianna Masi | Manager of Nutrition Education & Innovation, Stronger U Nutrition

03/03/2024 - 10:00am

03/03/2024 - 10:00am
03/03/2024 - 10:00am
  • Technical

HIIT & Flow: The Value and Support High Intensity Exercise Offers Trauma Survivors

During this workshop, we will explore the science behind the movement and learn how to design workouts that, in addition to the many, well-known benefits of HIIT workouts, also support recovery and relaxation results.

De Bolton | Digital Fitness Instructor, Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, HIIT and Flow
03/03/2024 - 10:00am
  • Business

Using Technology To See More People & Make More Sales

Learn how to optimize your use of technology and increase your appointments. You’ll also take back to your club, center, or studio new ways to use technology to successfully present online and increase your sales.

Steve Jensen | CEO, Impact Training Corporation
03/03/2024 - 10:00am
  • Technical

Adaptive Fitness Exercise Programming

Anna Woods, owner of sheSTRENGTH training, will guide you through the process to create individualized and group plans for specialized diagnoses.

Anna Woods | Founder, sheStrength by Anna Woods Fitness
03/03/2024 - 10:00am
  • Business

Americans are Sick and Tired, and What We Can Do About It!

In this session, we will share the top 5 health concerns facing Americans today. We will also review how this data impacts our personal training protocols in adapting to rising health challenges of our clients? Did you know in addition to rising sickness in America, the population now has more adults over age 50 years than under? Let's discuss these amazing opportunities and get ready!

Debbie Bellenger | Founder & CEO, Body By Definition Advisory and Education Services

03/03/2024 - 11:00am

03/03/2024 - 11:00am
03/03/2024 - 11:00am
  • Business

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You are Making as a Gym Owner

Few gym owners realize the growth potential of their business because the fitness business has evolved, and they have not. Join Dan to learn the steps you need to take to build a financially successful training gym that will allow you to manage your time and provide you with financial freedom.

Dan Kleckner | Owner, Kutting Edge Fitness
03/03/2024 - 11:00am
  • Business

From Passion to Profit: The Path to a Successful Training Career

This session will cover pivotal topics that include: the role of education, employee versus self employed work, diversifying both within and outside the industry, work/life balance, rethinking your billing system to create financial stability, and work ethic and professionalism.

Peter D'Epiro | Sole Proprietor, www.ifpfit.com
03/03/2024 - 11:00am
  • Business

Roadmap to Minimizing Taxes for Fitness Pros

Don't miss out on this opportunity to turn tax time from a dreaded chore into a chance for financial growth! Say goodbye to tax-related stress and hello to a healthier financial future. See you there!

Mike Jesowshek | Co-Founder, IncSight
03/03/2024 - 11:00am
  • Technical

Heat, Cold, and the Benefits of Being Uncomfortable

You will learn the multifaceted approach to not only physical health, but also life and career success. You will walk away with a clear understanding of how to use these modalities, along with exercise and more, in your weekly routines.

Michael Ricchio | Owner, MAR Health & Performance

03/03/2024 - 12:00pm

03/03/2024 - 12:00pm
03/03/2024 - 12:00pm
  • Technical

Brain Break: Joint Mobilization Sponsored by ISSA

Our world is full of sitting still and staring at screens.  Let's get up and mobilize joint by joint head to toe!

John Bauer | Content Developer, ISSA

03/03/2024 - 12:15pm

03/03/2024 - 12:15pm
03/03/2024 - 12:15pm
  • Technical

Training Methods for Client Retention: Regular Exercises to Work with Clients No Matter their Level, Goal or Equipment Access

Training Methods are ways that beginner & intermediate-level trainers can modify or challenge regular exercises so that they can work with clients no matter their level, goal or equipment access. When you can do this, combined with the relationship you build with your client, they'll stay with you for longer, talk about how much fun they are having and refer you to more clients who are looking for the same quality training experience!

Logan Dube | Director of Education, getppsc.com
03/03/2024 - 12:15pm
  • Business

When it Comes to Fitness, Play the Long Game

We all know the saying when it comes to fitness “it’s a marathon, not a sprint”. The same is true as a fitness leader when thinking of your business strategy. When you ease clients into a routine to build a strong foundation, the small wins in the beginning will have a snowball effect and encourage them to take on more at a pace that allows your clients to stick around for the long term and see results that last.

Tiffani Bassi | Founder, Train With Tiff
03/03/2024 - 12:15pm
  • Technical

From Cycles to Transitions: Support Your Client's Hormonal Health Through Exercise

Discover how to customize exercise routines for your female clients to comprehensively support their hormone health. Whether your clients are navigating the ups and downs of menstrual cycles, facing the challenges of perimenopause, or simply seeking to boost energy and recovery, this talk will provide you with valuable insights and practical strategies. 

Jenna Zaffino | Founder, jennazaffino.com
03/03/2024 - 12:15pm
  • Business

Harnessing the Power of the A.L.T.I.T.U.D.E. Goal-Setting Framework

Discover how the ALTITUDE principles of Articulation, Longevity, Tangible Metrics, Inclusive Collaboration, Targeted Intent, Understandability, Dynamic Review, and Empowerment can redefine your approach to KPIs. By bridging the gap between strategic intention and quantifiable metrics, the ALTITUDE framework ensures your KPIs are not just measurements, but powerful tools that align every layer of your organization towards shared success.

Micah Logan | Founder/CEO, MELD Fitness + Wellness

03/03/2024 - 2:00pm

03/03/2024 - 2:00pm
03/03/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Technical

Rest. Refuel. Rejuvenate: The 3 R’s to Recovery and Optimal Health

Recovery topics and education are taking the fitness industry by storm these days. With the latest research and education at our fingertips, Erik will make sure attendees leave with an understanding of what recovery means and how it pertains to and ties in with injury prevention, reaching a client’s goals and improving overall health.

Erik Schreiber | Owner, CustomFit360 Health and Wellness
03/03/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Technical

There is No Such Thing as Balance

We'll delve into practical tips, valuable insights, and essential truths to help you navigate the complexities of finding happiness and success across various life stages. Leave with a refined perspective on achieving your personal and professional aspirations through effective delegation and automation strategies.

Jessica Maurer | Director of Operations and Product, JHM Fitness & FIT4MOM
03/03/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Technical

Leveraging Metabolic Training for Results and Profits

Learn how metabolic training can accelerate fitness results in multiple categories while you gain an understanding to program components and exercise synergy while safely maximizing the benefits of the force-velocity curve for rapid adaptations.

Dr. Brian Biagioli | Graduate Program Director for Strength & Conditioning, University of Miami

03/03/2024 - 3:00pm

03/03/2024 - 3:00pm
03/03/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Business

Converting Leads Into Sales

In this session, you will learn tactics on how to connect with your new potential members.  How to overcome objections and get a clear path to the sale.

Jersey Giambrone | CEO & Founder, Fuel Bootcamp
03/03/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Business

Cloning Yourself & Your Results: Building the Processes, Training and Management So Your Studio Grows Even When You're Not There

In this session you will learn how to create simple, repeatable processes, cultivating an atmosphere your clients can't help but want to be a part of, even on days when you're not there!

Beth Potter | Director of Client Services, STUDIO GROW
03/03/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Business

Master Your Mindset: How a Growth Mindset is the Ticket to Unparalleled Success

As the health and fitness industry continues to reinvent itself there is one concept that has stood the test of time; mindset!  Life has its ups and downs just as each rep does but it's the ability to Master your Mindset which allows you the opportunity to thrive.

Josh Zaffino | Director of Training and Development, LifeStart National Headquarters

03/03/2024 - 4:00pm

03/03/2024 - 4:00pm
03/03/2024 - 4:00pm
  • Social

Looking Forward: Charting Your Path for Fitness Success post SUCCEED!

In this closing session, we invite conference attendees to embark on a personalized journey towards sustained fitness success. Join us as we delve into strategic planning, goal-setting techniques, and expert insights that extend beyond the conference.

Josh Leve | Founder & CEO, Fitness Business Association & SUCCEED!

 


 

Monday, March 4

All times in Central Time

03/04/2024 - 7:00am

03/04/2024 - 7:00am
03/04/2024 - 7:00am
  • Business

The Referral Accelerator: A Proven System to Generate a Ton of New Leads on Autopilot

The Referral Accelerator will provide you with 4 key strategies that you can use inside your fitness business to accelerate referrals.

Ryan Obernesser | CEO, O.B. Training Inc.

03/04/2024 - 8:00am

03/04/2024 - 8:00am
03/04/2024 - 8:00am
  • Business

How to Attract and Sign Up Clients Who Will Pay You $500-$2,000 a Month

A lot of fit pros and studio/gyms have struggled the past 2+ years, but some are THRIVING. How? They’re targeting, attracting, and signing up high-paying personal training clients. They’re charging $500, $1,000, and even $2,000 a month PER CLIENT – and signing them to 3-, 6- and 12-month contracts. And this influx of premium clients are raising revenues to new highs.

Sean Greeley | Founder & CEO, NPE

03/04/2024 - 9:00am

03/04/2024 - 9:00am
03/04/2024 - 9:00am
  • Business
  • Technical

Unleashing Your Creative Genius: How to Supercharge Your Brainstorming with Chat GPT

This presentation will teach you how to use Chat GPT effectively as a partner for brainstorming, focus, and simplifying ideas. Whether you're a trainer, manger or business owner, Chat GPT can help you generate fresh ideas and overcome creative blocks. The presentation will cover the general usage of the free platform, including how to set up an account and navigate the interface. You'll also learn how to hone in your prompts for effective answers by using specific keywords and phrases.

Jenna Zaffino | Founder, jennazaffino.com

03/04/2024 - 10:00am

03/04/2024 - 10:00am
03/04/2024 - 10:00am
  • Business

Plug & Play: How to Create and Customize Rockstar Wellness Programs

Would you like to add another revenue stream to your business model? With hybrid work remaining and the world of zoom remaining, we have the perfect opportunity to offer virtual fitness and wellness programs (for a fee) to those individuals who are sitting in their homes wishing they could get started.

Debbie Bellenger | Founder & CEO, Body By Definition Advisory and Education Services

03/04/2024 - 11:00am

03/04/2024 - 11:00am
03/04/2024 - 11:00am
  • Business

Scale Your Fitness Business With Cost-Effective Marketing Strategies

Join Lewis Agnew, COO of My PT Hub, and Jonah Cokshaw, Owner and Founder of FITMEDIA as they discuss the best marketing practices that fit within any budget.

Jonah Cockshaw | Founder, Fitmedia.net
Lewis Agnew | COO, My PT Hub

03/04/2024 - 2:00pm

03/04/2024 - 2:00pm
03/04/2024 - 2:00pm
  • Business

Conversion Conversations: The NEW Way To Make Sales

The modern-day world is changing the way that people want to buy their services.  You will learn how you can adapt to the times and make sales through chats. You will learn how to engage potential clients, qualify that they are the right fit for your program, get confirmation they are looking for help and convert them into paying clients all through chat.

Ryan Obernesser | CEO, O.B. Training Inc.

03/04/2024 - 3:00pm

03/04/2024 - 3:00pm
03/04/2024 - 3:00pm
  • Business

Level Up Your Training Business Through Experiences, Not Packages

In this session, we'll learn how to create offerings that help deliver the very best of your services and offerings at a price that reflects the needs of your bottom line.

Jenna Zaffino | Founder, jennazaffino.com

03/04/2024 - 4:00pm

03/04/2024 - 4:00pm
03/04/2024 - 4:00pm
  • Business

Charge What You're Worth: A Simple Formula for Packaging, Pricing and Selling

Undercharging your value not only jeopardizes the longevity of your business but, maybe worse, is the quickest way to personal and professional burnout. Here is the approach to fix that so you can be confident charging your worth.

Lindsay Vastola | Founder, Vast Potential