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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, What Is DOMS & How Do You Avoid It?
What Is DOMS & How Do You Avoid It?

Post-exercise muscle soreness can make working out more difficult. If it’s severe, it may cause clients to stop exercising altogether. Learn exactly what delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is and how to avoid it.

13 High-Fiber Foods and Their Many Health Benefits
13 High-Fiber Foods and Their Many Health Benefits

You think about your carb, protein, and fat intake—but what about your fiber? Fiber has too many health benefits to ignore. Learn why you want it in your diet, how much you need, and which high-fiber foods can help you meet the recommended amount.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Why Should You Become an Elite Personal Trainer?
Why Should You Become an Elite Personal Trainer?

You can become a personal trainer, or you can become an elite personal trainer. What's the benefit of achieving an "elite" designation? There are seven.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Personal Training Certification Levels—How Do They Differ?
Personal Training Certification Levels—How Do They Differ?

You know it’s essential to be certified to work as a professional personal trainer. But what about advanced certifications? We’ll break down the different levels and the benefits of continuing to improve your credentials.

Do You Need Pre-Workout? What Research Says
Do You Need Pre-Workout? What Research Says

Pre-workout supplements are rising in popularity. But do you need them to hit your fitness goals? Here’s what research tells us.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Is Now a Good Time to Become a Personal Trainer?
Is Now a Good Time to Become a Personal Trainer?

If you’ve been thinking about starting your dream career in fitness, now could be a great time. The industry is booming with a swift recovery from the pandemic and increasing consumer demand for tools to improve health and wellness.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Strength and Conditioning for Volleyball, Plus a Workout
Strength and Conditioning for Volleyball, Plus a Workout

Strength training is essential for athletic performance in all sports. Speed, strength, and agility are key elements of a volleyball player's performance. Learn some of the best training approaches for volleyball strength and conditioning programs.

Practical Periodization
Practical Periodization: Training Tips for All Fitness Levels

Periodization is one of the most important parts of a fitness programs ultimate success, yet few trainers and gym-goers truly understand how to employ the concepts and principles behind it. The lack of a bridge between these theories and their practical, everyday application is partly to blame. A...

Building an Evergreen Team: Cultivate Educate Elevate
Building an Evergreen Team: Cultivate Educate Elevate

Every fitness facility’s success starts with its staff. Developing and preserving a high-performing team that remains intact and engaged over time is what attracts and keeps members.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Why Specialize in Exercise Recovery as a Personal Trainer?, Why Specialize in Exercise Recovery as a Personal Trainer?
Why Specialize in Exercise Recovery as a Personal Trainer?

Adequate recovery is essential for making fitness gains, but it’s not a simple matter of taking a rest day. Recovery is complicated, which is why you should consider earning a specialization in exercise recovery. Help your clients reach their goals faster with individualized recovery plans.

Las Mejores Meriendas Altas en Calorías para Aumentar el Volumen
Las Mejores Meriendas Altas en Calorías para Aumentar el Volumen

Cualquiera que quiera agregar músculo a su cuerpo puede usar una estrategia de aumento de volumen para lograrlo. Necesitas los alimentos adecuados con las calorías adecuadas equilibradas con entrenamientos de fuerza, para que ganes músculo, no grasa.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, New Personal Trainer Checklist: Starting Your Own Business
New Personal Trainer Checklist: Starting Your Own Business

You want to help people lose weight and get in shape, but you’ve also decided that you want to do it on your own. What do you need to do to start a business as an independent personal trainer? This checklist can help.

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