It was an overall good course.
- Continuing Education
Better Brains, Better Bodies: Building Mental Muscle
|Provider:||ACE - American Council On Exercise|
|CEC Credits:||ACE 0.3 CECs , ACSM - American College Of Sports Medicine 3.0 CECs, NBHWC 3.0 CECs|
Achieving health and fitness goals requires much more than just physical prowess. In this course, taught by ACE Certified Professionals Jonathan Ross and Lawrence Biscontini, MS, you will learn about the potential powers of mindful movement and how to train the five major powers of the brain. Drawing on years of experience, the duo covers physiology of brain degeneration and how group fitness instructors and personal trainers can use tactics to create regeneration. You’ll learn how attitudes, opinions and feelings about exercise are learned and conditioned, and how to turn negativity to positivity. The course will also cover general brain function during training and during sleep, plus easy techniques for improving both long and short term memory, maximizing alertness, increasing reaction time and improving overall wellness through mental power.
You will learn:
Drills to engage clients and amplify the functional enjoyment of movement and exercises
Types of exercise that shown to enhance brain function, improve memory, maximize alertness and more
Techniques for training each of the major brain functions
How to enhance memory, and left and right brain interaction
The second part of the course required me to take notes on everything because the handouts he referenced in the conference were not provided ahead of time. This meant for me, a one and a half hour class took over 3 hours because I had to stop, write out the slides and then start again and take notes on what he was saying. Good class but much more difficult to participate than it needed to be for a virtual class.
Very enlightened to the Brain function and exercises to help your brain perform better.
Enjoyed the material and the presenters.
This class was amazing! Super long, but high energy and very interesting and motivating. One of my absolute favorite classes to date!
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