1) POPULAR DIETS AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS! WHAT WORKS BEST!
The media loves best-selling books about fad diets and weight control! Can they really help us get healthier, lose weight and improve athletic performance? Most popular diets promise you'll get thin by Friday, however which ones are healthy and really work? Some are lean and mean, promising to drop weight fast. Others let you take your time and eat more. How do you choose the best diet for you to manage and banish body fat? Find out in this in-depth look at the practicality, sustainability and reality of today’s most popular diets including The Eat Clean Diet, Macrobiotic, Paleolithic, Hormone, Bernstein, HCG, South Beach, Mediterranean, Zone, Sugar Busters, Raw Food, Hoodia, Eat Right, Volumetric, Choose to Lose, Thin for Life, Dash, Abs and various others.
2) “EATING FOR ENERGY AND PERFORMANCE!”
Did you know we eat approximately 50,000,000 calories in our lifetime? If you’re an athlete I hope you’re hungry because you need a lot more! There’s a huge fundamental difference between fitness and an athletic intake. Training like a pro requires eating like one! This lecture will cover several steps for specific nutrient timing, calorie intake, and caloric quantities, helping hormones and the role of phytoestrogens, probiotics and antioxidants for the rookie to the pro! Understand how they play a vital role and their contributions to optimal health! This is a unique and highly informative session on nutrition and dietary practices. If you want to gain solid and useful information, then this is perfect for you. Sports nutrition is the core component to any program! Learn the strategies and preparation to give you the advantage you work out so hard for! The champion eating plan; dig in!
3) GOT MUSCLE? WANT SOME MORE?
Is your goal to be more muscular or to get into superb shape? Learn alternative methods for increasing size, definition and symmetry for the hardcore workout junkie, and the everyday client looking to mix it up. You might not want to be a bodybuilder, but training for hypertrophy requires some strict guidelines. Learn how the quantities of protein, fat and carbohydrate intake in-conjunction with various exercise protocols can make a HUGE difference in you physique! It’s often a different set of rules for females, and so many key components are overlooked! Want to burn calories more efficiently? A women’s metabolic rate is affected by many factors including fuel availability, genetic disposition, dietary intake and hormonal fluctuations to mention a few. This lecture explores the fact from fiction for athletic performance, weight management and exercise after burn. Rev up!
4) MEAT OR WHEAT? ANIMAL VS. PLANT FOOD FOR OPTIMAL NUTRITION!
Did you know that a growing number of the world’s top performing athletes eat a plant-based diet, including Carl Lewis, Tony Gonzales, Brenden Brazier and many more? Why plant based nutrition? Sometimes the most elegant solution is the most simple. Why plant-based nutrition? It’s more like why not? Why develop heart disease, cancer or diabetes? The epidemic of chronic, degenerative disease that is sweeping the western world can not only be stopped, it can be potentially reversed. The power lies in our hands and the choices we make about what to put on our plates. Understand how this plays a vital role and contributions to optimal health! Increasing your plant-based intake is one of the best things you can do for your health, as well as and providing you with a pathway to escape the coronary artery disease epidemic.
5) DO IT IN THE RAW, EATING THAT IS! PURE FOODS FOR OPTIMAL LIVING.
Sometimes the more you try to find the right foods, the more confused you get! Should I food combine? What about raw? What about cooked or un-cooked? Eat organic or vegan? What about alkaline foods and the ph scale? What’s the deal with sugar? Should I juice? Stop the mystery and get the facts! Obtain solid information about enzymes, living foods, anti-oxidants, disease prevention and what really strengthens your immune system. Learn how to increase energy, strength, endurance, emotional balance and mental clarity. Raw foods contain very little sodium, saturated fat and are high in potassium and fiber. They also contain a wide range of vital life force nutrients like vitamins, minerals, amino acids, oxygen & enzymes. It’s time to eat right…..naked of course!
6) THE PALEO DIET…YES, NO MAYBE SO?
So what is Paleolithic Nutrition? Simply stated; it is the science of what our pre-historic ancestors ate for millions of years of hominid evolution long before the development of civilization and agriculture approximately 10,000 years ago. The general dietary premise is that human beings have not yet evolved past the Paleolithic era biologically, and therefore, we should not be eating neolithic agriculturally produced foods. Could this be accurate? Paleo advocates support the notion that hunters and gathers did not suffer from chronic diseases, diabetes, arthritis, heart disease or cancer. Can this dietary philosophy avoid the pitfalls of auto immune diseases and disorders that are a direct result of foods that must be processed to be made edible? In reality, our ancestors hunted naked, and were armed only with a sharp stick! The Paleo or Caveman diet is not without controversy, since we have adapted to a broader diet including whole grains, dairy and legumes. Currently, there are numerous options for tweaking your approach based individual differences and athletic goals, so let’s dive in head first and figure out the pros, cons do’s, don’ts trade-offs and compromises.
7) SPORTS SUPPLEMENTS! PROMISES, PITFALLS & THE
Do you take supplements? More than half of adults do, with the hopes that the pills will help them stay healthy, lose weight, treat a specific ailment, or gain an edge in sports - or maybe in the bedroom. Just because a supplement is available over the counter doesn't mean it's effective or even safe, and some supplements can be dangerous. Today’s multibillion-dollar industry is full of pills, potions, powders and promises! Can they help? Address the pros, cons, risks, benefits and dosages of some popular supplements and ergogenic aids, as well as accurate and balanced information on vitamins, minerals in the field of nutrition. Supplements can make a HUGE difference in performance. Understand the marketing of supplements, and the science supporting their efficacy and safety.
8) WOMEN’S SYMPOSIUM
Learn the specifics and special concerns of women including peri-menopausal challenges, gender differences, muscle strength, body composition, metabolism, the hormonal roller coaster and physiological factors that play an enormous role in cardiovascular and weight training programs. Women experience consistent hormone fluctuations that have an impact on how they feel and function, while other hormones play a specific role in determining fat storage and utilization. In addition, higher estrogen levels compared to progesterone levels can have a substantial impact on fat loss, and HGH and DHEA can rapidly decline, severely
affecting the ability to burn calories efficiently. Together this creates the perfect storm for women’s related issues and weight fluctuation. Additionally, a woman’s metabolic rate is affected by several factors including fuel availability, genetic disposition, dietary intake and hormonal fluctuations. Learn and explore the practical link between the physiological and functional needs to create a superb training program for women, and determine the appropriate dietary intake and energy expenditure guidelines for a lifetime! Understanding specific nutrient quantities of protein, fat and carbohydrate intake in-conjunction with various exercise protocols, will make a tremendous difference in a woman’s physique! This lecture explores fact vs. fiction for athletic performance, weight management, EPOC and exercise after burn. Rev up!
9) “SUGAR SABOTAGE!” WHAT TO USE?
Word on the street is that sugar may be killing us… or at least contributing to health risks like obesity and diabetes. When it comes to choosing an alternative sweetener, the options can get a little sticky. Sweeteners are in everything! Hum? Should I use sugar or artificial sweeteners? What should you use? Let’s see! There’s Splenda, Equal, Sweet-n-Low, Sugar Alcohols, Stevia, Acesulfame K, Lakanto, Sucrose, Fructose, Coconut Sugar, Agave and more! Learn the truth and understand the acceptable daily intake, the composition, metabolism and safety including their effects on appetite, weight loss, fat storage and your overall health. Highly effective for everyone!
10) NO BONES ABOUT IT! OSTEOPOROSIS BEST PROGRAM & PREVENTION!
About one in four women over the age of 50 suffers from osteoporosis creating numerous complications, and osteoporosis can strike at any age. Guess what? Men, chronic dieters and some athletes are also at risk! There are several protocols to help women reduce their chances of getting osteoporosis, and for those who have it and need to slow down its progression. Estrogen is important in maintaining bone density in women, and when estrogen levels drop after menopause, the loss of bone density accelerates! Learn about preventive treatments, functional techniques, bone physiology, risk factors, dietary and pharmaceutical supplementation. There seems to be a potential link between the long-term use of bisphosphonates which are used for the treatment of osteoporosis, and the occurrence of unusual bone fractures. Are you at risk or do you know someone who has it? This can definitely help fix it!
11) “WINNING AT LOSING-“WEIGHT MANAGEMENT MADE SIMPLE”.
READY TO REALLY DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT?
Learn the current concepts in nutrition, fitness, behavioral and cognitive treatment strategies along with highly practical and user friendly information on how to lose weight and keep it off for life. Learn how to integrate realistic protocols and modalities on weight management, exercise, diet and behavioral change into a comprehensive model for intervention. Discover how to change your lifestyle, lose weight permanently and increase longevity. Get a solid grip on specific guidelines for establishing safe, compassionate, reasonable nutritional practices for yourself and clientele. Learn the proper quantities of protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to make a tremendous long term difference for everyone! It’s time to win at losing!
12) INTERNAL AWARENESS! WHAT’S GOING ON IN HERE?
Do you know what’s going on inside you? Unless you have internal eyes, you can’t see in there! It’s amazing how we work out so hard to beautify the outside, but if you could see inside you might re-think a few ideas? Should I detox, cleanse, juice, take enzymes, etc? Hey, you change the oil in your car to keep it clean right? Discover how to balance your body’s internal system, acid, alkalinity, PH, plaque, etc so isn’t way out of whack, and your dietary intake and exercise routines pay off big time! Throughout life, our bodies are bombarded with pollutants from food, air, and stress. This toxic buildup can ultimately leads to fatigue, depression, and a host of other chronic health problems. Let’s fix it!