Becoming a Better Human

Becoming a Better Human 2016

Science, Strength, Nutrition, Fitness, Health & Happiness

Aragon – Contreras – Helms – Tuchscherer

Learn from the world’s top fitness experts during this weekend of EPIC proportions!!!

February 20 – 21, 2016 | Regina, SK

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Becoming a Better Human AragonAlan Aragon

Alan Aragon has over 20 years of success in the fitness field. He earned his Bachelor and Master of Science in Nutrition with top honors. Alan is a continuing education provider for the Commission on Dietetic Registration and National Strength & Conditioning Association. Alan lectures at national and international conferences, and maintains a private practice designing programs for recreational, Olympic, and professional athletes, including the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, and Anaheim Mighty Ducks. Alan is a contributing editor and resident Weight Loss Coach of Men’s Health magazine. His book Girth Control is considered to be one of the most in-depth manuals for improving the body and understanding nutrition for fitness & sports. Alan has co-authored the most-viewed article in the history of the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. Last but not least, Alan writes a monthly research review providing critical analysis and practical application of the latest science on nutrition, training, and supplementation.


Becoming a Better Human contrerasBret Contreras

Bret Contreras, PhD(c), CSCS, maintains a popular blog at BretContreras.Com and trains clients and conducts research out of his Glute Lab in Phoenix, Arizona. He is the author of Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy, the co-author of Strong Curves, the inventor of the Hip Thruster, the cofounder of Get Glutes, the cofounder of Strength & Conditioning Research Review, and the editor in chief of Personal Training Quarterly.




Becoming a Better Human HelmsEric Helms

Eric Helms holds two masters degrees. A masters of philosophy in sports nutrition for energy restricted weight lifters, and a masters of exercise science in performance enhancement and injury prevention. He is a certified power lifting judge, weight lifting coach, personal trainer, strength and conditioning, fitness nutrition and performance enhancement specialist with the NSCA, NASM and USAW.

He is a co-owner of 3D Muscle Journey LLC, a consulting business for drug free physique and strength athletes and serious gym goers and has been a personal trainer, nutritional consultant, strength and conditioning, power lifting and bodybuilding coach for a decade. He has written for the NSCA, Alan Aragon’s Research Review, Ireland’s Gym magazine,, and various academic journals on sports nutrition and strength and performance.

A competitive athlete himself, Eric is professionally qualified with the International Natural Bodybuilding Association, competes in raw powerlifting at the international level and also competes in Olympic weightlifting. He is currently pursuing his PhD in strength and conditioning at AUT University in Auckland New Zealand.


Becoming a Better Human tuchschererMike Tuchscherer

Mike Tuchscherer is the owner and founder of Reactive Training Systems as well as a current world class competitive Powerlifter.

Mike himself has earned 5 medals at IPF world championships (2 bronze, 2 silver, 1 gold) and in 2009 became the first male from USA Powerlifting to win a gold medal at the World Games. In addition, he has personally coached over a dozen IPF world-level competitors, and also many intermediate level lifters who simply want to continue building strength in the midst of a busy life.  This range gives Mike unique insight on getting to the core of building strength.

Additionally, Mike is the author of the Reactive Training Manual, which popularized RPE based training with its easy-to-use charts.


Day 1 – February 20th, 2016

8am – Introduction & Welcome
815am – Alan Aragon
915am – 15 minute break
930am – Alan Aragon
1030am – 15 minute break
1045am – Alan Aragon
12pm – Lunch
1pm – Bret Contreras
2pm – 15 minute break
215pm – Bret Contreras
315pm – 15 minute Break
330pm – Bret Contreras
430pm – Q&A

Day 2 – February 21, 2016

8am – Introduction & Welcome
815am – Eric Helms
915am – 15 minute break
930am – Eric Helms
1030am – 15 minute break
1045am – Eric Helms
12pm – Lunch
1pm – Mike Tuchscherer
2pm – 15 minute break
215pm – Mike Tuchscherer
315pm – 15 minute Break
330pm – Mike Tuchscherer Practical
430pm – Q&A


Seminar Location

Trench Fitness
115 Hodsman Road
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

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