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Dr Mike Bracko from Canada, will be passing by Singapore on Sunday 24th September (9:00am to 5:00pm) to give a lecture/workshop on HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training). 

This amazing workshop will be split in to two sections: in the morning, Dr. Bracko will take students through his first lecture “HIIT Maximizing Fat Loss: Do we really need cardio?” in which you will geek out on the science behind High Intensity Interval Training and in the afternoon “TOP 20 HIIT Workouts” will move the science into practice as students learn the different ways to include this type of training in a program, for yourself or your clients.


  • Dr Mike Bracko presents the 10 most up-to-date research studies on HIIT training
  • Practical work-outs are delivered for each research training protocols

  • 24th September from 9am to 5pm
  • 0.8 ACE CEC’s for full workshop
  • $300 Super Early Bird until 18th August, $350 Early Bird until 1st September, $400 Regular Price


This presentation is a must see for fitness pro’s wanting to understand the benefits of HIIT for fat reduction.  HIIT is more than just hard exercise.  It may be the new fat burning zone!!  Get the latest research on HIIT protocols that can be used for every client.  Learn there is more to HIIT than Tabata.  Walk away with cutting edge information on Trembley, Little, Tabata and seven other studies using HIIT, MITT, and LIIT.  We will bring to light the current research-to-practice on fat oxidation, effect on EPOC, limiting factors of HIIT, and the most effective HIIT (MIIT and LIIT) programs.

Course Content:

  • Introduction and Outline
  • History of HIIT
  • Science to practical Application of HIIT – Important Studies
  • What is HIIT
  • Is HIIT “Metabolic Training,” or is it Just Hard Exercise?
  • Psychological adaptations to HIIT
  • Fat burning during exercise


Fitness professionals are bombarded with information about different types of HIIT cardio work-outs: Tabata, Long Slow Distance, High Intensity Interval Training, Tempo, Supramaximal interval training, and Medium Intensity Interval Training.  But what does the research indicate as the best work-out for clients for maximum benefit for fitness, calorie burn, and fat loss?  And how does the research apply to the application on the gym floor with clients?  This presentation will totally bridge the gap by having Mike Bracko present the 10 most up-to-date research studies on HIIT training then conducting a practical work-out of the research training protocols. 


Such as…

  • Tabata
  • Fartlek Training
  • Sam Shepard
  • Tremblay
  • Mehrdad Heydari
  • Jenna Gillen
  • Talanian
  • Morishima
  • Whyte
  • Baquet
  • Gunnarsson and Bangsbo

This is a great opportunity for serious fitness professionals to gain a vast amount of knowledge from a leading professional in the fitness industry. We really are excited for this and hop you see you join us.

How to Sign Up

If you sign up and pay before 18th August 2017, you can take advantage of the Super Early Bird Special price of $300. After this date, the price will be $350 until 1st September and then regular price of $400. 

Spots are limited and it is to your advantage to sign up as soon as possible!


Dr. Mike is a fitness educator, fitness writer, hockey skating coach, and strength & conditioning coach. Born in Calgary, Alberta and spent 15 years in the United States Dr Brackos education includes a Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees (Physical Education & Exercise Science) from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Doctor of Education degree (Exercise Science) from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

In 2002 he was honored by becoming a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine. In 1995 he earned the distinction as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dr. Mike works with fitness professionals, industrial workers, and hockey players to improve performance and prevent injury. His clients include: personal trainers, group exercise instructors, fitness professionals, youth to pro hockey players, youth hockey coaches, log haulers, oil and gas workers, and nuclear security officers.
He is a renowned fitness educator presenting sessions on numerous topics on fitness, sports performance, back injury prevention, and strength & conditioning. He is a regular presenter at fitness conferences such as: IDEA World Fitness Convention, IDEA Personal Trainer Institute, CanFitPro, ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, and National Strength & Conditioning Association Personal Trainer Conference.
Dr Bracko is a regular contributor to many fitness journals, is the author of 30 DVD’s on skating performance, off-ice skating and sports training, fitness, back injury prevention, safe lifting, and ergonomics and is a highly regarded media referral content expert for numerous magazines and media including: USA Today, Fitness Magazine, O – The Oprah Magazine, MSNBC, Women’s Health, Shape,, Outside Magazine,, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post.

Since 1996 he has worked as the strength and conditioning coach for the USA Men’s Deaflympic Hockey Team. He has been on the staff of the last four Deaflympic Teams: 2015 – Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, 2007 – Salt Lake City, 2003 – Sundsvall, Sweden, and 1999 – Davos, Switzerland. He was also on the staff for two World Championships: 2013 Vaanta, Finland and 2009 Winnipeg, Canada. He performs the same function for the American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association.

Dr Mike Bracko has also served on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Sports Medicine, and Chaired the planning committee for the ACSM’s Health and Fitness Summit. He has presented research and chaired symposiums on hockey, skating, and Occupational Physiology at numerous ACSM Annual Research meetings. And he is the past Chair of the Science in Winter Sports Interest Group, Membership Committee, and the Consumer Information Committee.

Don’t miss your chance to learn from the best!

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