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Fitness Assessment Workshop by Cleveland Clinic's James Manson

Posted January 29, 2014 in News, Blog

The Pro Fitness Program is pleased to announce that they have partnered up with international health and wellness expert James Manson for a full day assessment workshop at the River Valley Club in Lebanon New Hampshire on Tuesday February 18th 2014. Click here for a complete bio on James Manson. 

James has just completed developing a new assessment software for the PFP combining the most recent science and data for both general and senior populations in the areas of musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health. This software is only avaialble to PFP clients and takes our protocols and standards to a new level of professionalism and excellence. As we continue to advance towards bridging the gap between the medical and fitness communities, the acquisition of James Manson who is the Director of Exercise Physiology at the Cleveland Clinic in Toronto Canada, gives our clients and their members that next level of education, results and knowledge. 


Here is a breakdown of the day's event for February 18th:

8:30am-9:00am:      Meet and greet at the RVC

9:00am-9:45am:      James to introduce the background for the evidence used in the design of                                   the software and why it matters to you as an assessor and to the client

9:45am-10:00am:    Q & A on the evidence

10:00am-10:30am:  General use of the iPad technology in the assessment process

10:30am-11:30am:  Walk through of individual elements of the assessment

11:30am-2:00pm:    Prescription process and PT sales. Why "nothing sells better than truth"

12:00pm-1:00pm:    Lunch included for all attendees

1:00pm-2:00pm:      Hands on with practical implementation (pre exercise info and                                                     musculoskeletal info. Looking at individual elements of the assessment and                                   connecting it to specific needs of the client

2:00pm-3:00pm:      Hands on with practical implementation (cardiovascular info)

3:00pm-4:00pm:      Practical walk through of results. This will be interactive with multiple client                                   scenarios and examples of tools, language, information and discussions                                       used with client scenarios

4:00pm-4:30pm:      Q and A covering questions from the entire day


Click on the PDF below to register for the event through fax or email. A receipt will be emailed out once processed.  


  Registration Form Assessment Workshop (.pdf, 196 KB)

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Personal Training Newsletter December 2013

Posted January 24, 2014 in News, Blog

Welcome to the December issue of the Pro Fitness Program News. Click on the PDF below to see how your club compared to other Pro Fitness Program Centers. 

In this month's issue we announce the upcoming Fitness Consultant in club training date conducted by James Manson. We also look at how PFP clubs are combining the fitness consultation with the PT Demo to attain a 40% success ratio in converting new members to personal training. Check out the final tally for total personal training hours completed this year with 2 Trainer going over 2000 hours!!


December 2013 PFP News (.pdf, 206.3 KB)

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Personal Training Newsletter November 2013

Posted January 02, 2014 in News, Blog

Welcome to the November edition of the Pro Fitness Program News. Click on the PDF below to see how your club compared to other Pro Fitness Program Centers.

In this month's edition we welcome our newest organization to the PFP group. As well, we discuss the importance of increasing  your PT rates at this time of the year. In addition, James Manson writes his first article in a series on Exercise and Evidence as we prepare to launch a new version of our assessment software. 


November 2013 PFP News (.pdf, 275.5 KB)

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