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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Can Your Diet Really Help Put You in a Good Mood?

Nutrition

Can Your Diet Really Help Put You in a Good Mood?

Are your food choices impacting your mood? Is that even possible? Read this article to find out.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Carbs for Muscle Growth: How to Use Them Best

Nutrition

Carbs for Muscle Growth: How to Use Them Best

Let’s face it. Carbohydrates have a bad name, especially when it comes to weight loss. But this macronutrient can actually help you build more muscle. This article explains how, as well as providing a few tips for using carbs for maximum muscle growth.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 7 Powerful Ways to Boost Recovery for Runners

Strength Training

7 Powerful Ways to Boost Recovery for Runners

Running offers a lot of health benefits. That said, it can also be hard on the body. Here are 7 incredibly powerful ways to boost recovery (and reduce soreness) after a long, grueling run.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Athletic Goals: Strength and Conditioning for Baseball

Strength Training

Athletic Goals: Strength and Conditioning for Baseball

Baseball requires athletes to be strong, agile, and fast. Without a strength and conditioning program, it is difficult for athletes to build muscle and strength. In this article, we review how to implement the best training techniques to improve baseball performance.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Setting Fitness Goals is Essential to Long-Term Success

Training Tips

Setting Fitness Goals is Essential to Long-Term Success

Do your clients have goals? Are they specific and measurable? Do they work toward those goals in every session? If the answers are no, you aren’t doing your best work as a trainer. Check out the latest ISSA blog to find out why setting fitness goals is so important and how to do it right, for you and your clients. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 5 Best Exercises to Include in Your Core Workout

Training Tips

5 Best Exercises to Include in Your Core Workout

The abdominals often seem like one of the hardest body parts to target. Check out five of our favorite exercises—beginner level and advanced—to help engage your core. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Use Motivational Interviewing for Personal Training

Training Tips

How to Use Motivational Interviewing for Personal Training

If you want to help your clients achieve long-term change, motivational interviewing is a must. What is motivational interviewing and how do you do it? This article explains.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Rotational Movement Exercises for Building Strength

Training Tips

Rotational Movement Exercises for Building Strength

Rotation exercise is left out of many training programs. There is such a high demand to train other foundational movement patterns that these exercises are often saved for last. Find out what rotational exercises should be a top priority for strength gains. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Why Do I Have Tight Muscles in My Legs And How Do I Ease It?

Training Tips

Why Do I Have Tight Muscles in My Legs And How Do I Ease It?

Tight muscles can affect your client’s workouts. What do you do when the tightness is in their legs? The first step is to identify the cause. The next is to find ways to ease the tension. This article explains how to do both.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 5 Ways to Get a Good Workout with Your Dog

Training Tips

5 Ways to Get a Good Workout with Your Dog

Regular physical exercise is good for you and it’s good for your dog. So, why not work out together? Here are five ways to get more fit with your favorite furry friend!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Mind Over Muscle: Psychological Components of Fitness

Training Tips

Mind Over Muscle: Psychological Components of Fitness

Mental preparation can enhance performance and help clients achieve better physical results. Up your game with these tips to harness the power of your brain, here on the blog.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Stability Ball Exercises—Build Muscle, Balance, & Endurance

Training Tips

Stability Ball Exercises—Build Muscle, Balance, & Endurance

Unstable surface training is great for improving balance and performance. Try implementing these stability ball exercises and take your client’s results to the next level. 

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