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

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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, How to Make a Lifestyle Change that Actually Lasts

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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, How to Stretch Hamstrings & Ease Lower Body Pain

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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, How to Find Your Target Market for Personal Training

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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

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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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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 30-Minute Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

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30-Minute Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

Try this 30-minute kettlebell workout for strength, power, and cardio. It’s a full-body workout you can do at the gym, at home, or even on vacation. That’s the beauty of kettlebells—you can take them just about anywhere! 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Essential Leg Strengthening Exercises for Seniors

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Essential Leg Strengthening Exercises for Seniors

Why is strength training so important for the elderly population? How can you, as a fitness pro, help them? If seniors are a part of your clientele, now or will be in the future, this article is for you!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Upper/Lower Split: The Best Workout Plan?

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Upper/Lower Split: The Best Workout Plan?

There are many different training methods you can use with clients, but for the most efficient and effective, you need to get on board with the upper/lower split. Find out what the research says and how to schedule the best strength sessions for your clients.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Personal Training Guide for Clients with Hypertension

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Personal Training Guide for Clients with Hypertension

Do you know how to adapt training programs for clients with hypertension? High blood pressure can be dangerous. While exercise is a great way to manage it, there are risks too. Learn more about hypertension, how exercise helps, and how to train these clients safely. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What Is the Relationship Between Poor Nutrition and Disease?

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What Is the Relationship Between Poor Nutrition and Disease?

Most people understand the connection between poor nutrition and weight. Unhealthy eating can also increase your risk of disease. What’s the relationship between diet and poor health? And more importantly, how can you help clients improve their health?

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Upper Body Workout: The Best Exercises for Your Lats

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Upper Body Workout: The Best Exercises for Your Lats

Are your clients chasing the “V” shape? We have your back! Pun intended! But strong lats do more than just provide an aesthetic appeal. Here’s what you need to know to build a better workout focused on strengthening your lats.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Improve Grip Strength (and Live Longer as a Result)

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How to Improve Grip Strength (and Live Longer as a Result)

It’s well known that a healthy diet and exercise can help you live longer. Did you know that poor grip strength has also been linked to increased mortality? Here are a few exercises that can help improve your grip, and maybe even lengthen your life.

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