Day One – Thursday, May 12th, 2022 (OPTIONAL)
3:00-6:00 pm – Pre-conference Workshop with Dr. James Fisher and Luke Carlson (Must be Pre-registered)
The REC Pre-Conference Workshop is designed to take a deeper dive into both exercise and business in a more intimate,
workshop setting. The workshop will include lectures and discussions all designed for the professional who is
committed to improving as both an exercise practitioner and a business leader.
6:30 pm – Group Dinner for Workshop attendees.
Day Two – Friday, May 13th, 2022
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Personal Training Studio Bus Tour (Lunch provided; Included in premium and all-access registration)
2:00 – 4:00 pm – Registration/Check-in
4:00-4:10 pm – Welcome and Introduction
4:10 – 5:00 pm – Keynote Presentation 1: Dr. James Steele: In it for the Long Haul: What to Expect From
Resistance Training Over Time
5:10-6:00 pm – Keynote Presentation 2: Christie Aschwanden: The Science of Recovery
6:00-6:30 pm REC Talks:
Jeff Tomaszewski: Being a Leader in the 21 st Century.
Andrew Coates: The Lies You Tell Why You’re Not Creating and Sharing Content.
6:30-7:00 pm – The REC Annual Training Demo
7:00 pm – Dinner on your own in Mall of America
8:00-10:00 pm – Opening Social
Day Three – Saturday, May 14th, 2022
6:00-8:00 am – Early Morning Workouts in St. Louis Park with Discover Strength Staff
9:00-9:50 am – Keynote Presentation 3: Luke Carlson: Brand As Business: The Inside Out Approach to Building a Great Brand
10:00-10:50 am – Keynote Presentation 4: Dr. Brad Schoenfeld: Time Efficient Training: Guidelines and Strategies for Best Practice.
11:00-11:45 am – REC Talks:
- Sean Preuss: Converting Non-exercisers into Lifelong Exercisers.
- Pak Androulakis Korakakis: The Minimum Effective Dose for Meaningful Increases in Strength
- Kristin Rowell:
11:45-1:00 pm – Lunch (on your own)
1:00-1:50 pm – The Operators Roundtable: Tyler Gustafson, Melissa Gunn, Tim Dettmann, and Kyle Recchia
2:00-2:50 pm – Keynote Presentation 5: Dr. Stuart Phillips: An Evidence-Based Approach to Understanding the Gainz You’re Gonna’ Get
3:00-3:50 pm – Keynote Presentation 6: Dr. James Fisher: The Roles of Effort and Supervision Within Resistance Training
4:00-5:00 pm – Keynote Roundtable: Dr. James Fisher, Dr. James Steele, Dr. Brad Schoenfeld, Dr. Stuart Phillips, Christie Aschwanden moderated by Luke Carlson
5:00 pm – Conference Wrap up
5:00-6:30 pm – VIP/Speaker Happy Hour (Premium Registration only)
6:30 pm – Dinner/REC Party with REC Awards at the JW Marriott