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Female-Specific Training: Impactful or Old-Fashioned?

For Women | Training Tips

Female-Specific Training: Impactful or Old-Fashioned?

Is female-specific training an antiquated idea? Get caught up with current techniques on the ISSA blog.

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Equipment to Use for Corrective Exercise

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Equipment to Use for Corrective Exercise

Think getting into corrective exercise will be costly with extra equipment needs? Check out our latest article for advice on the essentials and a few tips on finding the best prices.

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Does Lack of Sleep Hinder Muscle Growth or Performance?

Performance | Training Tips

Does Lack of Sleep Hinder Muscle Growth or Performance?

Rest is paramount to experience increased muscle mass. Your clients may have the drive to reach their desired results, but not getting an adequate amount of sleep can hinder performance and muscle gain.  

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Tips to Improve Your Bench Press

Strength Training | Training Tips

Tips to Improve Your Bench Press

Most clients want to get better and stronger as they progress in their programming. Here are tips to improve your client’s bench press to have them breaking personal records in no time!

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A Personal Trainer’s Guide to the Functional Movement Screen

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

A Personal Trainer’s Guide to the Functional Movement Screen

Looking for more ways to assess your clients’ movements? Boost your trainer toolkit with functional movement screening.

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Bench Press Accessory Exercises for Every Client

Strength Training | Training Tips

Bench Press Accessory Exercises for Every Client

Is your client having a hard time breaking a plateau on their bench press? These accessory exercises will help them bust through it in no time!

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Exercises for IT Band Syndrome

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Exercises for IT Band Syndrome

The IT band is too often overlooked until it suddenly causes pain. Help your clients prevent IT band injury with a few simple exercises. And check out the “how to” handout you can give your clients to keep them on the right track.

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Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff

Many clients strive for shapely shoulders but often forget about the muscles that allow our arms to function the way we need them to. Check out some of our favorite exercises for strengthening the rotator cuff.

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Bench Press Variations for Any Client

Strength Training | Training Tips

Bench Press Variations for Any Client

Looking to spice up your client’s bench press? Build strength faster and shake up their workout with these bench press variations.

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How to Get the Health Benefits of Giving While Staying Fit

Training Tips

How to Get the Health Benefits of Giving While Staying Fit

Giving back, helping others, and volunteering benefits your mental and physical health. Yes, it can be hard to find time for both fitness and charity—until you try one of these four things.

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Bench Press Essentials: Master Your Moves

Strength Training | Training Tips

Bench Press Essentials: Master Your Moves

What makes the bench press so great? Learn more about the benefits and execution of this full-body strength and power move!

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Mind Over Muscle: Psychological Components of Fitness

Training Tips

Mind Over Muscle: Psychological Components of Fitness

Mental preparation can enhance performance and help clients achieve better physical results. Up your game with these tips to harness the power of your brain, here on the blog.

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