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Tabata vs HIIT: Which Offers More Results?

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Tabata vs HIIT: Which Offers More Results?

Less time with more results. That’s what most clients demand of their trainers. Learn more about Tabata training and HIIT training and see how you can turn up the intensity and get the results you are working for faster!

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6 Best Kettlebell Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

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6 Best Kettlebell Exercises to Strengthen Your Back

Are your clients looking for an effective way to strengthen their back muscles at home? All they need is a kettlebell and some guidance from you. Check out six of our favorite kettlebell exercises to help strengthen the back.

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How to Get Your Workout Routine Back on Track

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How to Get Your Workout Routine Back on Track

Consistency is crucial to client success. Remaining committed to a workout program will allow you see the results you desire. Although life happens and we fall off a program at times. Try some of these tips to get your workout routine back on track!

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Accessory Exercises – What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?

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Accessory Exercises – What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?

Accessory exercises are often overlooked in the gym, even by serious lifters. In fashion, accessories make the outfit. In strength training, they make the compound exercise. We’ll give an overview and a guide to some of the most important accessory exercises for you and your clients.

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Yoga for Tight IT Band Pain and Discomfort

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Yoga for Tight IT Band Pain and Discomfort

A tight IT band can be a real menace for active people. The pain and discomfort can sideline your running and other activities, potentially for weeks. Regular yoga practice, and specific poses that stretch the IT band, can prevent IT injuries and bring relief to existing tightness.

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Healthy Sugar Substitutes: What to Use and What to Skip

Nutrition

Healthy Sugar Substitutes: What to Use and What to Skip

The amount of sugar you consume each day could be detrimental to your health. Sugar has been linked to obesity and many other diseases. The good news though, is that you can make a difference by using healthy sugar alternatives.

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Building Muscle: How to Get Your Body in an Anabolic State

Strength Training

Building Muscle: How to Get Your Body in an Anabolic State

To build muscle mass, your body needs to be in an anabolic state. Exercise is just one of the many factors that influence metabolism and muscle growth. In this article, we explore how to achieve an anabolic state and the many benefits it has.

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Are Your Clients Thinking about Going Gluten-Free?

Nutrition | Special Population

Are Your Clients Thinking about Going Gluten-Free?

When a client wants to know if they should eat gluten-free, what is your response? In certain cases, this should be encouraged. In other cases, not so much. This explains when each situation applies.

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Maximizing Hypertrophy for Your Client’s Strength Goals

Strength Training

Maximizing Hypertrophy for Your Client’s Strength Goals

Hypertrophy training can benefit all clients and athletes. Not only does an increase in muscle mass affect strength, but it influences performance and prevents injury. As a trainer, it’s important to know how to maximize muscle gain to help clients achieve their goals.

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6 Reasons to Skip the Easiest Personal Trainer Certification

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6 Reasons to Skip the Easiest Personal Trainer Certification

The easiest personal trainer certification may be tempting. But what will an “easy” course cost you? A certification program can be fast, efficient, and provide the deep knowledge you need to be successful. But be prepared to work for that knowledge and avoid taking the easy road.

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Yoga for Tight Hip Flexors: Benefits & Poses to Consider

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Yoga for Tight Hip Flexors: Benefits & Poses to Consider

Hip flexors aid in lower body movements. Tight hip flexors not only limit this movement, but they can result in pain and discomfort too. Yoga can help relax these flexors. Here are a few poses that can begin to open the hips.

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Nutrition for Active Women: Macro & Micronutrient Essentials

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Nutrition for Active Women: Macro & Micronutrient Essentials

Are your female clients getting the nutrition they need? Here’s what you need to know!

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