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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 23 Squat Variations for a Mind-Blowing Lower Body Workout

Strength

23 Squat Variations for a Mind-Blowing Lower Body Workout

Sure, basic squats are great. But if you’re looking for more variety (or intensity) on leg day, these 23 squat variations deliver.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Does Lifting Weights Make Women Bulky?

For Women | Strength

Does Lifting Weights Make Women Bulky?

One reason women avoid the weight room is a fear that lifting will make them look bulky. Here’s why you shouldn’t worry. (And why pro female bodybuilders aren’t a good example of weight training bulkiness.)

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Romanian Deadlifts: Training the Other Half of Your Leg

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Romanian Deadlifts: Training the Other Half of Your Leg

Think about your last leg workout – how many quad dominant exercises did you do? How many hip extensor dominant exercises did you do? Was there a balance between the two? Do you even know the difference?

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How To Deadlift: Benefits, Technique, Variations

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How To Deadlift: Benefits, Technique, Variations

The Deadlift is an integral, yet often missing component of a strength building program. That’s not to say that everyone should be performing this movement or one of its variations, but the benefits of the Deadlift for a power or strength building program are innumerable.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Essential Guide to Suspension Training for Strength

Training Tips | Strength

Essential Guide to Suspension Training for Strength

What is suspension training, what are its benefits, and how can you use it to help improve your clients’ fitness? Here are the details to get you started!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, PHA Training: What It Is and Clients That May Benefit Most

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PHA Training: What It Is and Clients That May Benefit Most

As a trainer, clients look to you to create the best workout plan for them. If you’re not already using peripheral heart action training (PHA training), your clients may be missing out. Here’s what this training is and who it can help most.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Kettlebell Swings: Muscles Worked, Proper Form, and More

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Kettlebell Swings: Muscles Worked, Proper Form, and More

If you want an exercise that is fun and effective, kettlebell swings deliver. Learn what muscles they work, how to do them with proper form, and more. We also share who probably shouldn’t do this kettlebell exercise, which is important for all trainers to know.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What Is Hypertrophy? Definition, Types, Training Tips & More

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What Is Hypertrophy? Definition, Types, Training Tips & More

Some people use the word ‘hypertrophy’ when they mean something else. As a trainer, seeking clarification is important to helping clients reach their fitness goals. Here’s what hypertrophy is, the benefits it offers, training strategies, and more.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 30-Minute Soccer Workout for Strength & Conditioning

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30-Minute Soccer Workout for Strength & Conditioning

Soccer is a high-intensity sport that demands both aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, including speed, agility, strength, and power. These physical components are necessary for maximum performance in the sport. It is important to learn how to train effectively as a soccer player whether you’re on or off the field. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Best Arm Exercises for Strength by Resistance Type

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Best Arm Exercises for Strength by Resistance Type

If your goal is stronger arms, you may be wondering which exercises work best. The answer to this question depends on the type of resistance used. Here are a few options whether you want to use free weights, machines, or no weights at all.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Strength & Conditioning: How to Earn the Highest Salary

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Strength & Conditioning: How to Earn the Highest Salary

So, you want to help athletes improve by becoming a strength and conditioning specialist. But how much can you expect to make in this field? Here’s what you need to know.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Lifting Tempo Impacts Clients' Goals

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Lifting Tempo Impacts Clients' Goals

Slow lifts or fast lifts—which one is the best for your client’s goals? Check out our latest blog to learn more about lifting tempo for strength and hypertrophy goals.

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