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Christina is the owner of Locomotion Therapy and a master trainer with the ISSA. She has taught several courses with the ISSA for Personal Training, Strength and Conditioning, Youth Fitness, Senior Fitness and Exercise Therapy. She is also a certified massage practitioner specializing in Neurokinetic Therapy and Orthopedic Massage along with her Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from Westmont College.
Christina has played at the collegiate tennis level for four years with Westmont College and enjoys integrating speed and agility into her training and tennis lessons. She understands the physical demands of being a competitive athlete and how important a consistent routine of conditioning, therapy and nutrition can help you achieve your goals and prevent reoccurring injury.
Kids can strength train. And they can benefit from it. Don’t stop reading this article until you’ve seen the science and learned the techniques to keep kids safe when you’re training them.
Should you really be cutting back on carbs to achieve weight loss and muscle mass? Ever since low-carb diets exploded onto the weight-loss scene, carbohydrates have been demonized, avoided, and targeted as a dietary evil. But here’s the truth: we all need carbohydrates in our diets, every single day. Period.
Have you seen people foam rolling in the gym before and wondered if this is just another fitness fad, or whether it's actually doing something?
Safety / Injuries
What you don’t know about your clients’ past injuries could be turning your workouts into torture sessions and ending client relationships). If you don’t ask about clients’ scars, are you setting them up for “renewed” injuries and more pain?
Have you wondered whether people should eat before or after a workout? Maybe you have heard of nutrient timing and the anabolic window, but the theories about when and how to use it are confusing. Let's take a closer look at the science of nutrient timing.
As a personal trainer, you already carry a TON of responsibility on your shoulders. You're accountable for safely guiding your clients through the fitness and lifestyle protocols that will help them achieve the results they’re paying you good money for....
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