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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Do You Need a Multivitamin If You Eat a Balanced Diet?

Nutrition

Do You Need a Multivitamin If You Eat a Balanced Diet?

Multivitamins are often used to supplement nutrients not found in the diet. But what if you follow a balanced eating plan? Do you still need to take a multivitamin then? The answer may surprise you.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What Causes Tight Calf Muscles (And How Do You Relax Them)?

Safety / Injuries

What Causes Tight Calf Muscles (And How Do You Relax Them)?

Easing tight calf muscles begins with finding the cause. Here are a few reasons behind calf tightness, as well as strategies for getting them to relax.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Medicine Ball Slams – Form, Function, and Variations

Training Tips

Medicine Ball Slams – Form, Function, and Variations

Medicine ball can be a fantastic addition to your workouts. Haven’t worked with a medicine ball or aren’t sure it’s right for your clients? No worries! Here’s what you need to know about the classic medicine ball slam and why it never goes out of style.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Peanut Butter for Muscle Building: Worth the Hype?

Nutrition

Peanut Butter for Muscle Building: Worth the Hype?

A lot of gym-goers add peanut butter to their workout meals and snacks. And we’ve all probably seen at least one person eating by the spoonful. But is peanut butter really worth the hype?  How can it help your clients looking to build muscle?

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Make a Lifestyle Change that Actually Lasts

Training Tips

How to Make a Lifestyle Change that Actually Lasts

It’s easy to be motivated when first making a lifestyle change. All too often, that motivation lags, leaving clients with goals that are never reached. Here’s how to help them make lifestyle changes that they’re able to keep long-term.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Is HIIT for Seniors Too? The Benefits of HIIT at Any Age

Senior Fitness

Is HIIT for Seniors Too? The Benefits of HIIT at Any Age

Yes, seniors can and should do HIIT workouts. Recent studies show that the amazing benefits of this kind of workout are for everyone. We’ll break down the benefits for seniors and outline the safety considerations for working with senior clients at high intensity. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, SAQ Training for Football: Building Speed and Explosiveness

Strength Training

SAQ Training for Football: Building Speed and Explosiveness

Speed, agility, and quickness are key factors to all sports. Improving these skills enable football athletes to perform better. Stay ahead of the game and learn how to utilize SAQ training for football.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Stretch Hamstrings & Ease Lower Body Pain

Training Tips

How to Stretch Hamstrings & Ease Lower Body Pain

Tight hamstrings reduce flexibility. But they can also cause pain in the back, knee, and foot. Learn how hamstring tightness contributes to lower-body pain, as well as a few exercises that will help them to release.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What Are Hip Flexors and Why Do They Matter?

What Are Hip Flexors and Why Do They Matter?

Tight hip flexors is a buzzword in fitness today, but it’s a meaningful one. Because of our largely sedentary lifestyle, many people struggle with hip flexor injuries, tightness, and weakness. Help your clients identify a hip flexor issue and correct it. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Training for Football: A 30-minute SAQ Workout

Strength Training

Training for Football: A 30-minute SAQ Workout

Speed, agility, and quickness are critical skills to improve for athletic performance, especially if you play football. Try this workout to optimize your client’s performance on and off the football field.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Find Your Target Market for Personal Training

Training Tips

How to Find Your Target Market for Personal Training

Identifying your target market can lead to a more successful marketing campaign. Here are three ways to find your target audience as a personal trainer. Plus, 7 tips for crafting an effective target marketing strategy.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Exercises to Improve Power

Strength Training | Training Tips

Exercises to Improve Power

Looking to incorporate more power exercises into your client’s workout routines? Check out this article for tips and exercises for improving power.

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