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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, CPR Training for Personal Trainers—What You Need to Know

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CPR Training for Personal Trainers—What You Need to Know

As a personal trainer, you have a responsibility to provide clients with the best advice and guidance. You are also responsible for keeping them as safe as reasonably possible. This means having proper lifesaving training. Here’s everything you need to know about CPR training for personal trainers. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Prevent Shin Splints & Enjoy Running Again

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How to Prevent Shin Splints & Enjoy Running Again

Running is a great way to stay in shape. But if you have shin splints, it can keep you from hitting the road or trails. Here’s how to prevent shin pain so you can enjoy running—and the benefits it offers—once again.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What Causes Tight Calf Muscles (And How Do You Relax Them)?

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What Causes Tight Calf Muscles (And How Do You Relax Them)?

Easing tight calf muscles begins with finding the cause. Here are a few reasons behind calf tightness, as well as strategies for getting them to relax.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Mobility vs Flexibility—What’s the Difference?

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Mobility vs Flexibility—What’s the Difference?

Mobility and flexibility are essential to your client’s health, athletic performance, and quality of life. Do you know how they differ and how to help your clients improve them? Here’s what you need to know, plus a few ways to help your clients improve both.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Dumbbell Row: Muscles Worked, Proper Form, Variations & More

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Dumbbell Row: Muscles Worked, Proper Form, Variations & More

The dumbbell row is great for building upper body strength. It’s also a good exercise to include in a full-body workout. Here’s everything you need to know about dumbbell rows as a personal trainer.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Personal Trainer’s Guide: Exercising After a Herniated Disc

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Personal Trainer’s Guide: Exercising After a Herniated Disc

Do you think a client with a herniated disc has to stop working out? Think again. Here’s what you need to know as a personal trainer or corrective exercise specialist to help your client strengthen their back. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Correct High Hip (Lateral Pelvic Tilt) in the Gym

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How to Correct High Hip (Lateral Pelvic Tilt) in the Gym

Sometimes a high hip—also known as a lateral pelvic tilt—requires a doctor’s visit to fix. But here are a few things to try in the gym that may also help.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Overhead Press: Proper Form, Variations, and Common Mistakes

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Overhead Press: Proper Form, Variations, and Common Mistakes

If your clients are wanting to work towards bigger, stronger shoulders, the overhead press might just be the exercise you want to add to their routine. Check out this article to help you master the form. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Post-Concussion Exercise—How to Program for Recovery

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Post-Concussion Exercise—How to Program for Recovery

Exercise post-concussion is important, but it needs to be done with caution. Follow these recommendations on how to program for recovery and how to work with your client’s medical team to help your client safely resume physical activity. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Lost Your Motivation to Exercise Post-COVID? 10 Helpful Tips

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Lost Your Motivation to Exercise Post-COVID? 10 Helpful Tips

COVID lockdowns stopped many people from hitting the gym. As fitness centers are reopening, are you finding it difficult to motivate yourself? These 10 tips can help you get back into the exercise habit, taking you one step closer to your fitness goals.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Best Exercises to Strengthen and Stretch Your Lats at Home

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Best Exercises to Strengthen and Stretch Your Lats at Home

There are plenty of ways to strengthen and stretch your lats at the gym. But what are your options when working out at home? Here are a few effective lat exercises to consider when you don’t have access to equipment.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What Does an Exercise Therapy Specialist Do?

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What Does an Exercise Therapy Specialist Do?

Never heard of an Exercise Therapy Specialist? Well, let’s take a deeper look at who these people are, why they are so important, and how you can become one of them!

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