Performance | Training Tips

Training Clients for Obstacle Course Races

One great way to motivate your existing clients and to recruit new ones is to train them for an obstacle course race! Find out how to train someone safely and add value to what you offer with this great article on OCR training.

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Technology | Training Tips

Activity Tracker Competitions with Friends: The How & Why

Tracking your fitness metrics is a great way to stay motivated, but connecting with your friends is where the fun begins. Set up activity tracker competitions with friends to make working out more fun, to get motivated, and to hit more goals faster.

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Training Tips

Beginner Workout Mistakes Everyone Makes

Whether you’re just starting out or have been at it a while, make sure you’re not skipping the basics. Read through these common workout mistakes and get rid of your bad habits.

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Training Tips

Training Tips: The Pectoralis Major

Despite the pectoralis major’s popularity, few people know much about the anatomy and kinesiology of this important muscle. Let’s take a closer look at what you need to know to train this muscle safely and effectively.

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Training Tips

What to Expect at Your First Personal Training Session

Heading into your first session with a personal trainer? Or are you a trainer signing up a client for their first appointment? Head to the blog for details on that critical first session to ensure you’re both prepared.

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Training Tips | Transformation Stories

Step Tracking to Lose Weight – Does it Work?

Can counting steps really help you lose weight? Check out this new post on the ISSA blog to find out if this strategy actually helps with weight loss and what you want your clients to keep in mind if they’re trying it.

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Training Tips

Becoming an ISSA Certified Personal Trainer

Thinking about becoming a personal trainer? Want to know more about getting certified? Head over to our latest blog post to learn more about getting certified as a personal trainer.

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Training Tips

How to Maximize Your Push-ups

The push-up is a standard element in many workouts, but are you making the most of your efforts? Head over to our blog to check-in on progressions and regressions for this classic exercise.

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Training Tips

Choosing the Best Fitness Equipment for Travel

Traveling can screw up your fitness routine, but it doesn’t have to. If you plan and bring the right gear with you, working out on the go is possible. We’ll help you pick out the best fitness equipment for traveling so you can keep plugging away at those goals.

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Strength Training | Training Tips

Geared Up for Lifting: Is Weightlifting Gear Worth It?

There are plenty of accessories out there to assist you in your weight training, but are they really necessary? Jump over to the ISSA blog to check out a weightlifting gear review.

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Training Tips

Fun, Effective Ideas for Workouts on the Go

Traveling can be a big excuse not to work out, to take a break from your fitness routine. But is it really worth it? You can overcome small hotel rooms, minimal time, and a lack of gym equipment to continue training while on the road. You just need some ideas, and we have them for you in this latest ISSA blog. 

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Nutrition | Performance | Strength Training | Training Tips

How to Become a Certified Personal Trainer

Love fitness? Enjoy working with people? Spend all of your time at the gym anyway? You may as well turn that time into a career. Learn the few simple steps you need to take to launch a great new career as a certified personal trainer.

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