Courses: IDEA Courses for CECs

Welcome! On this page you will find CEC Courses offered by IDEA which can be used to complete your Stroller Strides CEC requirement. To purchase your annual renewal or CEC's and courses offered by Stroller Strides, please visit www.strollerstrides.com/education. You may login with your IDEA FitnessConnect username and password to purchase the course on this page. If you are not a member of IDEA FitnessConnect, you will be prompted to create an account prior to completing your purchase. For questions please contact academy@strollerstrides.com or 760.621.3703.
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Women's Health Topics: Research, Bone Health and Pelvic Floor Education Course

Women's Health Topics: Research, Bone Health and Pelvic Floor Education Course

May 2009 CEC Women's Health Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal

Get up-to-date on the latest research in women's health. Learn information to help empower and educate your female clients, discover how to increase bone health while decreasing the chance for injury or disease, and learn how to help your clients engage their pelvic floor. Articles and the test from the May 2009 CEC Women's Health Issue of IDEA Fitness Journal.

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Banishing Fat Talk Course

Banishing Fat Talk Course

Of course you're familiar with the statement, "I feel fat." But have you ever considered whether those words even make sense? Is fat a feeling? Trainers often make the mistake of merely teaming up with the client in their fight against their perceived loathsome body parts or their gluttonous habits. Take a closer look at the disparaging (and widely used) language called "fat talk" and its implications on weight management, social interactions, creativity, productivity and performance.

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That's Not Cardio...Is It? Course

That's Not Cardio...Is It? Course

Do you (or your clients) find cardio boring, ineffective and impractical? Then this course is for you! Cardiorespiratory training is a huge part of our fitness routine, yet is almost exclusively confined to treadmills, bikes, steppers and elliptical trainers. Why? This course explores creative energy-system development (cardio) techniques for everyone with hands-on components using RAQS (reactive, agility, quickness and speed) and games. Learn, laugh and sweat...and not a treadmill in sight!

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Body Weight Training: Perception Meets Reality - CEC Course

Body Weight Training: Perception Meets Reality - CEC Course

If your facility is low on available equipment, or you simply don't have the room for all the tools most trainers use with their at-home, in-club and corporate clients, you can still design effective programs using only body weight as resistance. Come get the facts on the many advantages to body-weight training, as well as information on limiting factors, proper progression, maintaining standards and preventing injury. All trainers need to be able to offer a wide array of body-weight-only resistance training options.

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Dynamic Warm-Up Progressions

Dynamic Warm-Up Progressions

This multidimensional course will show fitness professionals how to incorporate creative warm-up progressions for clients and athletes of all levels. Discover how to implement seamlessly integrated, time-efficient warm-up sequences that will improve muscle awareness and functional mobility. Effective program design strategies and common warm-up mistakes will also be addressed. This course will change the way you look at warm-ups and promises to deliver brand-new, never-before-seen exercises and variations.

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Research on the Core: Understanding the Basics - CEC Course

Research on the Core: Understanding the Basics - CEC Course

This course reviews the most current information available on core training, and details how personal trainers can use this information to help their clients train safely and effectively.

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Strength-Training Program Design (For Group Exercise) - CEC Course

Strength-Training Program Design (For Group Exercise) - CEC Course

In this course, you'll learn how to spend less time designing your strength-training classes and deliver quality workouts that will reach all ability levels in one class.

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