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Posted: January 23, 2009  :

Training: San Diego Personal Training Summit - April 18, 2009

San Diego, CA - On April 18, 2009, Dr. Jason Karp of will host the San Diego Personal Training Summit for personal trainers and fitness professionals at the Marina Village Conference Center in San Diego's beautiful Mission Bay. Receive exclusive training guidelines using the best scientific methods that will transform your skills and get your clients results.

The summit will feature presentations on the biggest issues in the fitness industry, including the truth about changing resting metabolic rate, the scientific research on the most effective weight loss strategies, marathon training, assessing and correcting deviations of the feet to improve function, how to train movement patterns rather than exercises, and how to organize the details of training into a cohesive, results-driven program using periodization. If you want to be a more effective trainer, or if you just want to find a competitive edge to boost your bottom line, you cannot afford to miss this unique summit. Register before March 1 and save 10%! Bring a friend or colleague and you each save 20%! Go to you each save 20%! Go to to register online or to register online or to register by mail.

All attendees will receive:
- Continuing education credits for ACE and NSCA (CSCS & CPT) personal trainer certifications
- 10% discount on the huge selection of fitness equipment and accessories at Fitness Direct
- FREE PowerBar products
- Raffle for a FREE Polar heart rate monitor from Fitness Direct
- Raffle for a FREE acupuncture treatment from Natural Health Acupuncture

Featured Speakers include:

Dr. Jason Karp, Ph.D., is a PowerBar-sponsored running and fitness coach, director of REVO2LT Running Team(TM), fitness consultant, and freelance writer and author. An internationally recognized expert on training, he holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology, has published over 100 articles in numerous fitness, running, and coaching magazines and speaks at numerous fitness, coaching, and writing conferences. His research has also been published in scientific journals. He has taught USA Track & Field's highest level coaching certification and has coached at the high school, college, and club levels. He currently coaches runners of all levels and consults with coaches and fitness professionals through his running and fitness coaching company,

Justin Price, M.A., is co-owner of The BioMechanics, a corrective exercise facility in San Diego, California, which helps people eliminate chronic pain by correcting neuromuscular and structural imbalances. A biomechanics specialist, his expertise is in assessing and correcting neuromuscular and structural imbalances that cause chronic pain. He is an international presenter, media consultant, the national personal training spokesperson for IDEA Health & Fitness Association, and the 2006 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year.

Fabio Comana, M.A., M.S., is the educational curriculum developer for the American Council on Exercise, developing courses and workshops in exercise science, nutrition, personal training, program design, sports conditioning, and ergonomics. An ACE Master Trainer, he is also ACE's media spokesperson, author and technical editor for ACE's fitness publications, and served as ACE's certification manager from 2004 to 2006. He is an adjunct faculty member at San Diego State University and the University of California-San Diego, where he teaches courses in exercise science and nutrition. He holds certifications from a number of fitness organizations, including ACE, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). is a coaching, personal training, and fitness consulting company, providing science-based coaching to runners of all levels, fitness training to the public, and consulting to coaches and fitness professionals. For more information and to subscribe to our free e-mail newsletter, go to

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