Dan Ritchie

Functional Aging Institute

Dan's Sessions:

Theme: The 5 Next Big Things In Fitness Coming the Next 10 Years....And How To Be Ready

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EFPS Session: The 5 Next Big Things In Fitness Coming the Next 10 Years….And How To Be Ready

What does the future look like as our country’s population ages? What will the future hold in terms of technology in gyms? Where is the industry trending? How should we be training client’s minds and cognitive ability along with their bodies? Find the answers to these questions and learn about the massive opportunity for training clients in different ways and at different ages that isn’t talked about enough in the industry.

Dan’s Bio

Dan Ritchie, has a broad background in the fitness industry including training and management in commercial and university/hospital-based fitness, for-profit, notfor-profit and educational facilities. His primary areas of expertise are in personal training for special populations: athletes, pregnancy, blind, stroke recovery, Parkinsons, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Fibromyalgia, Alzheimers, etc.

He has worked with Division I athletes some of whom have been professionally drafted. He has also worked on state funded research on exercise for severe dementia alzheimers type. He regularly presents at national and regional conferences and has been active on committees for the American College of Sports Medicine.