Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

How Exercise Affects Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s response to a variety of triggers, but when do we need it and when it is harmful? Get the details here and learn more about its relationship with exercise.

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Nutrition

What’s the Best Smoothie for Your Workout?

Need good nutrition on the go? Up your smoothie game to make the most of your workout.

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Editor's Corner | Success Stories

From the 1984 Olympics to the Founding of the ISSA

The International Sports Sciences Association was the first organization to educate and certify personal trainers. What few people know is the motivation behind the development of this institution and the vision of its founders.  This is the story of the founding of the ISSA.

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Safety / Injuries

Should You Lock Your Joints When You Stretch?

To lock the joint or not to lock the joint, that is the question. You’ve probably heard that cue at some point or another, but how does it affect your joints? Let’s check in on the knee joint and what locking it can do over time.

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Strength Training | Weight Loss

Lift Weights to Lose Weight

There is a common misconception many of your clients may hold: cardio is the best and really only way to lose weight. Change your clients’ minds and help them reach their weight loss goals sooner with strength training sessions in addition to regular cardio.

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Nutrition

Tips to Improve Bad Eating Habits

It’s not just what you eat, it’s also about when and why you eat. Are you guilty of any bad eating habits?

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Strength Training

Top Exercises for Stronger Legs

Looking to start training your legs and want to get some ideas on exercises? We’ve lined up our favorite bodyweight and weighted leg exercises to get you started.

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Training Tips

How to Benefit Clients with Mindfulness and Exercise

Mindfulness isn’t just a trend or a fad—it’s a practice that’s helped millions get out of their own way and succeed, whether it’s in fitness, in relationships, or life in general. Check out the basics and how you can leverage mindfulness and meditation to inspire positive change in your clients.

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Safety / Injuries

Common Injury Question - Should I Use Ice or Heat?

To heat or to ice is the age-old question in sports injuries. Get the low down here on exactly when to use the ice pack and when to use the heat pack, as well as the situations in which one or the other may cause more harm than healing.

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Safety / Injuries | Senior Fitness

Corrective Exercise for Seniors

Older adults are living sedentary lives and suffering the consequences. But they don’t have to. Get up to speed on corrective exercise for seniors to help your older clients improve their daily lives.

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Safety / Injuries

Corrective Exercise Specialist vs. Physical Therapist

Have you wondered what the difference is between a corrective exercise specialist and a physical therapist? Head to the blog to learn about the major difference and why some clients may even need both!

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Business

The Secret to Beating the Challenges of Personal Training

Have you ever gotten stuck in your personal training career? Whether you’re trying to do your own fitness business or trying to be the superstar at your place of work, the secret to success is overwhelmingly simple. Check out our article to find out what it is!

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