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Training Tips

What is the Best Time of Day to Exercise?

Morning workouts versus evening—is one better than the other? Read about the benefits of each option to see how you can maximize your gym time.

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For Women | Strength Training

Women Building Muscle—Your Go-To Guide

While dieting and getting skinny used to be the trend, women are realizing getting fit is a more satisfying and healthier goal. Read this article for more on the benefits of muscle and how to help your female clients build it.

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Strength Training

Training Your Client for a Triathlon

Helping others check off a bucket list item, change their life, or achieve their performance—that’s why we, as personal trainers, do what we do. Read more for tips on how to help your client train for the rewarding test of endurance, strength, and will.

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Nutrition

Amino Acids for Weight Loss – Do Supplements Work?

Amino acid supplementation, especially with BCAAs, is popular with lifters and bodybuilders. While there is evidence these supplements do improve muscle development along with strength training, they may also boost weight loss. Learn more here.

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Senior Fitness

7 Fitness Tips to Improve Bone Strength

We talk a lot about muscles, but what about our bones? Strong bones can help keep you moving well for years to come. Follow along for tips to improve bone strength.

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Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Corrective Exercise for Low Back Pain

Do you have clients with low back pain? Check out this article to learn about corrective exercise options to help with low back pain.

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Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

How to Train for a Stronger Back

Craft a strong back by learning how to engage the muscles properly and then building from there. Check out some of our favorite exercises for three of the main back muscles, plus options to progress from beginner, intermediate, and advanced movements.

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Business

7 Great Benefits of a Personal Training Career

Have you been thinking about a career change? Or are you just starting in the working world and wondering what to do with your life? As you sort through your options, consider all the great benefits of a career as a certified personal trainer.

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Nutrition

Health Benefits of Pumpkin

It’s that time of year again—pumpkin EVERYTHING! Not only is pumpkin delicious but it is also packed with valuable nutrients. Check out some reasons to hop on the pumpkin bandwagon as well as a few suggestions on how to add it to your diet.

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Technology | Training Tips

3 Common Questions About Training with a Heart Rate Monitor

Heart rate monitors are a popular fitness trend and clients often have questions on how to use them during their workouts. Check out the blog to help them get started.

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Nutrition

Eat to Gain Muscle-The Role Food Plays in Strength Training

Understanding the role of diet in gaining muscle and getting stronger is important for your clients if they want to hit their goals. Teach them about protein intake, total calories, and including carbs to see the results from all those lifting workouts.

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Nutrition

Electrolytes and Exercise: Keeping Your Body Balanced

Electrolytes: What are they? Why do you need them? What happens to them when you exercise? Check out this blog article to learn more!

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