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Expert Education

You have the total freedom to choose any session as it’s happening! Each one hour time block includes 4 sessions of Live-streaming activity & lecture sessions. Unlike our typical in-person conventions where we are limited by room size, our streaming rooms have no limits—you don’t have to commit to a class schedule ahead of time.

Saturday, June 19th

Session One:

10:00am-11:00am EDT

9:00am-10:00am CDT

7:00am-8:00am PDT

Collagen, bone broth, ketosis, macros for body types, alcohol intake, cleanses, activated charcoal, fasting, carb cycling and the list continues. Every year brings new fads and reactivates past fads. Which ones are backed by peer-reviewed science and what is the bottom line? Join us to find out!

Paralysis by analysis. A conundrum of information. With so much conflicting nutrition information and various fads, it is critical to learn the common nutritional mistakes wreaking havoc on the metabolism. Discover why so many who are eating “healthy” are still failing to meet their mental and physical goals.

Discover helpful strategies that you can use or share with your clients. Find new ways to motivate yourself and clients to move more and eat right. Learn more about mindful eating, tapping, self-compassion, journaling, vision boards, gratitude and more for wellness and weight loss!

What are the possible causes of inflammation? How can we tell if we have it? And how can we mitigate it through nutrition? Decreasing inflammation in the body is key to maintaining good health at any age. Discover the role of nutrition in reducing chronic inflammation, including the key components of an anti-inflammatory diet.
Session Two:

11:15am-12:15pm EDT

10:15am- 11:15am CDT

8:15am-9:15am PDT

HIIT (sympathetic training) is popular on fitness schedules due to its effectiveness and parasympathetic training (LIIT) is also growing. Fitness professionals must understand the nutritional concepts that feed these systems and hormonal effects of overtraining. We will cover these topics as well as timing and macronutrient combinations for training these programs.

‘Keto-everything’ is a popular term, but is it safe, effective and even sustainable? Put aside the marketing claims and understand the real science of ketones, metabolism, weight loss and performance. Join this session to learn metabolic science and the role of ketones in weight loss and exercise.

Wondering what type of nutrition information you can share in your coaching and fitness sessions? Learn evidence-based nutrition tips from a registered dietitian that you can feel comfortable incorporating into your own messaging for your clients and facilities.

About a third of us aren’t getting the recommended hours of sleep to function at our best. So what does it take to promote a good night’s sleep? Discover how nutrition may help us to fall asleep faster, sleep more deeply, and sleep longer – including which nutrients and foods may help to have a good night’s rest!

Session Three:

12:30pm-1:30pm EDT

11:30am-12:30pm CDT

9:30am-10:30am PDT

We focus heavily upon movement prep, the exercise bout and muscle recovery, but ignore the impact of nutrient and fluid intake on performance, recovery and muscle adaptation. Why train hard when you should train smart? This session discusses the carbohydrate, protein and fluid intake (timing, type, quantity) before, during and following exercise.

Is the hype real? How does IF impact special populations? Let’s separate fact from fiction and dive into the available literature on one of the most popular diet crazes.

Are your clients eating healthy but still seem unable to lose unwanted body fat? Are they lacking energy during their training program? Kimberly discusses how deficiencies hinder client results and make your job more difficult. Learn how micro-nutrients influence metabolism, well-being, and performance. Effectively help your clients become vitamin-infused all-stars.

Keto, intermittent fasting, plant-based, oh my! With so many diets to choose from, each promoting superior weight loss results, the choices can be overwhelming. Join us as we take a look at some of the most popular diet trends and how each stacks up in terms of weight loss and overall health benefits.

Session Four:

2:00pm – 3:00pm EDT

1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT

11:00am – 12:00pm PDT

Fitness Professionals walk a fine line of “staying in your lane” when helping clients understand nutrition. Nutrition is a large puzzle piece of health and getting clients results. Learn how to properly do that with the general population, creating lasting results and doing so within the scope of your practice.

What can you do for 10 minutes a day (or an hour each weekend) that would impact what you end up putting in your mouth? Learn from a Registered Dietician, Cookbook author and mom of 3, that it doesn’t have to be so hard: streamline your meal prep, grocery time and kitchen-set up!

It’s time to ditch the one-size-fits-all diet approach! Learn how bio-individuality influences nutritional needs, the difference between eating healthy and eating right for your body, and how food can be used as medicine- no spoonful of sugar required! Discuss the use of functional lab tests and how to interpret results for finding your client’s perfect fuel mixture. (LECTURE)

Join expert panelists as they discuss achieving peak performance through optimal nutrition. Explore how putting the right types of foods in your body, in the right amounts, at the right time enhances recovery and optimizes strength and power. Learn how training modalities influence nutritional needs and how to coach your clients to eat to win. Leave with your hunger (and thirst!) for cutting-edge, evidence-based information satiated!

Session Five:

3:15pm- 4:15pm EDT

2:15pm – 3:15pm CDT

12:15pm – 1:15pm PDT

Do you train on an empty stomach? It’s not as crazy as you think. New research shows the benefits of training while fasting. In this lecture, you’ll learn about how to use ketosis to boost mitochondria and muscle performance.

Explore the influence of an obesogenic environment and hyper-palatable foods. Could it be true that current food culture and accessibility are making it almost impossible for us to manage weight and stay healthy, despite how much we workout? Learn from a registered dietitian which foods and triggers are setting up our downfall, and what to do about it!

Learn key secrets and shortcuts to successful nutrition coaching so that you can design and deliver top-quality, individualized programs to your clients. Learn some of the latest applications of nutritional science related to macronutrients, fat loss, muscle gain, nutrient timing, hydration and overall wellness, and key tools driving effective behavioral change.

Join Kimberly Miller, for a valuable session as to how nutrition impacts mental health. Discover why clients who are exercising on a regular basis, may experience an increase in anxiety, fatigue and depression. Learn simple solutions that are sure to reduce the chance of these occurrences.

Session Six:

4:30pm – 5:30pm EDT

3:30pm – 4:30pm CDT

1:30pm – 2:30pm PDT

 

Functional foods do more than just providing your body with essential nutrients, they promote optimal health and help reduce the risk of disease. Learn how to elevate your nutrition and start eating your way to long-lasting health!

Keto or intermittent fasting? Bulletproof coffee or detox teas? If you’re confused by the misinformation on social media and don’t know where to turn for evidence-based nutrition concepts, this is for you!

Learn what a whole-food plant-based diet (WFPB) is and why you and your clients should give it a try. WFPB diets fight cancer and heart disease. New research shows that they may be one of the best diets for weight loss, and people like them!

Experience this powerful session that explores holistic approaches to battle autoimmune diseases and arthritis. Learn how to incorporate fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness practices to reduce both physical and emotional stresses.