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All ACE-Approved Courses By IDEA Health and Fitness - Cruz Bay

21st Century Body Sculpt

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Advanced And Progressive Mechanics Of Lifting And Strength Training

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Battle Rope Mastery

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Beyond the Macros: Placing the Focus Back on Nutrient-Dense Foods

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Body Weight Training – Amped Up

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Complete Program Design for the Obese/Overweight Client

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Creative Circuits—Five Steps to Better Program Design

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Cue Movement and Exercise With Hip Anatomy, by NFPT

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

East Meets West: A Mindful Approach to Health Coaching

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Eating a Lower Inflammatory Diet

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Fascial Line Mobility

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

From Neck to Knees….More Than Just Core!

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

From The Hip

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Functional Assessment for Special Populations

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Functional Balance Circuits for the Active Adult

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Functional Balance For The Active Aging Adult By Activmotion Bar

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Functional Power Training for Older Clients

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Hidden Secrets To Core Performance

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

High-Intensity Kettlebell Training

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Insights Into Functional Training: Principles, Concepts, & Application

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Make Your Barre Classes a HIIT

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

REACH More Clients: Be Loud and Proud

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Rescue Your Knees - Look at Your Feet

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Run Injury-Free: Understanding Impact Forces

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Run Your Business and Life Like a Boss: The Savvy Trainer’s Guide to Success

  • Credits: 0.60
  • Course Type: Live Workshop

SGT Ken's Boot Camp™ Instructor (Level One)

  • Credits: 0.80
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Solutions for Training Post-pregnancy Clients

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Better, Not Perfect, Nutrition Plan

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Death of Crunches: 20 True Core Exercises

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Matrix - Innovative Group Strength Design

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Online Fitness Frontier

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Roll Model Fascial Makeover: Prioritize Your Periphery

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Warm Up Makeover: Start With A Bang!

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Three-Dimensional Kettlebell Training

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Translating Today's Nutrition Science for Your Clients

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

TriggerPoint Corrective Strategies for Hip Dysfunction

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

TriggerPoint Corrective Strategies for the Foot and Ankle

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Weighing the Evidence Behind Nutrition Research

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Yoga: Progressions and Regressions

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

2019 IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute East

  • Credits: 2.00
  • Course Type: Live Conference

2019 IDEA® Personal Trainer Institute South

  • Credits: 1.80
  • Course Type: Live Conference

A Different Look at Core Training: The Backside

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Active Resistance Training: Total Body Mat Practice

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Anatomy of a Fitness Business

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Anatomy: Reconnect With Your Spine Muscles

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Assessment and Corrective Exercise Strategies for Improved Shoulder Function

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Back to Basics With Anatomy

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Balanced Body®: Pilates Smart Core Challenge

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Balancing Hormones for Optimal Weight Loss

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Balancing Hormones through Nutrition

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Become a World-Class Coach: Top Seven Must-Dos to Create Success and Significance

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Beyond Randomness: Exercise Selection Based on Movement Screening

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Blast Your Abs, Glutes and Core - A Big HIIT With Your Clients

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Can Technology Be Harnessed to Inspire Lasting Behavior Change?

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Cardio-Strength Circuits For Fun And Function

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Caving to the Craving: The New Science of Food Addiction and Recovery...With a Twist

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Communicating With Your Female Clients for Breakthrough Results

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Core Connections: Progression Strategies to Enhance Core Function

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Cue Movement and Exercise With Abdominal Anatomy, by NFPT

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Designing a Self-Myofascial Release Program

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Exercise Is Medicine (EIM)—From Doctor to Trainer to Client Success!

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Extreme Equipment-LESS Bootcamp

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Fascia Release for Yoga

  • Credits: 1.00
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Fat-Loss Programming for Your Female Clients

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Food for Thought: Brain, Gut, Microbes, Diet

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Functional Circuits for Aging Clients

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Fundamental Principles of Upper Body Training

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

GENERATE Buzz With Simple Marketing

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Goodbye INFObesity, Hello Action Plan

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Group Exercise Applications for the Posterior Chain

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

HIITs Blitz

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

How Hormones and Metabolism Change the Training Game for Females

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

How To Fix A Broken Diet: 3 Ways To Get Your Eating On Track

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

How to Run Your Own “Drop Two Sizes” Challenge

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

How to Safely Introduce Plyometrics Into Your Clients' Routines

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

I Q U Do: The Art of Intelligent Coaching

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Insights Into Lower Back Pain & Functional Solutions

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Intermittent Fasting: Science or Fiction?

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Is It Time to Eat Yet? Nobel Prize-Winning Body Clock Science Has the Answer

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

It Takes Guts! Connecting the Brain, Diet and Microbiome

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Kettlebell Rehab: Hardstyle Methods in Corrective Exercise

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Little Tweaks for Big Results!

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Metabolic Disruption

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Motivational Interviewing Skills Produce Targeted Results

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Motivational Interviewing: Help Clients Own Talk That Drives the Walk

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Olympic Lifting – The Mechanics and Progressions

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Optimize Function and Mobility with Strong and Stable Shoulders and Glutes

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Pain Free Movement—The Science and Application

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Pilates 50/50

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Pilates on the Ball

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Posture Improvement Workshop

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Power Core for Sports and Fitness Performance

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Practical Applications for Corrective Exercise

  • Credits: 0.60
  • Course Type: Live Workshop

Promote Behavior Change With Better Coaching

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Protein Obsessed: Sorting the Truth From the Hype

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Protein Overload: Are You Eating More Than You Need?

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Proven Strategies to Build Your Brand Using YouTube

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Putting Heart into Mind-Body Training

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Restoring Fundamental Movement Patterns with Corrective Strategies

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Rock Solid!

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

SGT Ken® and Stephanie's Fitness Business Basics™

  • Credits: 0.80
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Sleep Science for Fitness Professionals

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Spinal Stabilization Versus Pelvic Stabilization

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Strength Training for Optimal Results

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Techniques to Rehabilitate and Protect the Knees

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Business of Group Exercise Beyond the Numbers

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The BYOB Workout

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Female Glute Relocation Program

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Female Lumbo-Pelvic Complex

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Female Physique: The Link Between Nutrition, Hormones and Strength Training

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Forgotten Five: Essential Muscles for Functional Movement

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Science of Functional Aging

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

The Ultimate Light Dumbbell Workout

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

ThinkFit™ Flexibility: Dynamic Stretching Tricks and Tools

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Today’s Food Conversation

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Total Massage, Relaxation and Beyond

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Training Fascia—Research Developments in Fibrous Connective Tissue Training

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

TriggerPoint™ for Movement: Hip and Shoulder Mobility

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

TriggerPoint™: Myofascial Compression™ Techniques for Injury Prevention and Better Movement

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Understanding and Interpreting the Functional Movement Screen

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Understanding the Female Pelvic Core Neuromuscular System

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Upper Extremity Mechanics and Techniques

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Using Function to Avoid Dysfunction in Aging

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Winning Group Strength Program Design

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Yoga Anatomy 101 Certificate

  • Credits: 1.00
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Yoga for Optimal Client Performance

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Yoga: Adjust Me Puhleeeeeze!

  • Credits: 0.10
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study

Your Guide to Stronger Legs and Great Glutes!

  • Credits: 0.20
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study