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The Best Safe and Effective DIY Disinfectants for Your Gym

Safety / Injuries

The Best Safe and Effective DIY Disinfectants for Your Gym

Trainers and owners have a responsibility to keep facilities and equipment clean to prevent the spread of illness. But cleaners can be pricey and the fumes are not exactly conducive to a healthy environment. Learn to make your own DIY disinfectants that clean as well as any harsh, commercial chemical.

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The Best Ways to Effectively Clean and Disinfect Your Gym

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The Best Ways to Effectively Clean and Disinfect Your Gym

As the owner, manager, or trainer at a gym, you need to know how to clean, disinfect, and keep everyone safe. Gyms are meant to help clients get fit and healthy, not sick. We’ll give you tips and important information to keep your gym safe.

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No Foam Roller? No Problem! Try These Alternatives!

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No Foam Roller? No Problem! Try These Alternatives!

Foam rolling is a great addition to any exercise program. But not every client has access to a foam roller. So, how do you help clients perform SMR? Check out these foam roller alternatives.

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DIY Cryotherapy for Muscle Recovery

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

DIY Cryotherapy for Muscle Recovery

Cryotherapy helps with muscle recovery. It reduces inflammation, speeds healing, and eases muscle soreness and pain. Even do-it-yourself sessions can provide these benefits. Here are a few options to consider.

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Active Recovery: Reduce Fatigue and Enhance Performance

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Active Recovery: Reduce Fatigue and Enhance Performance

Are you looking to boost your clients’ results? Believe it or not, rest is one of the most important factors to a client's success. Learn about the impact active recovery has and how to implement it into an exercise routine.

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How to Identify and Correct Tight Hip Flexors

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How to Identify and Correct Tight Hip Flexors

Hip flexors are commonly misunderstood. Are yours really tight? Or are they weak and underused? What even are these hip flexors? Check out our latest post to learn more about this important muscle group, what it means to have tight hip flexors, and what you can do to loosen them up.

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How Does Exercise Affect Your Immune System?

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

How Does Exercise Affect Your Immune System?

A strong immune system reduces the chances that your clients will catch the latest bug or virus going around. It can also lower their risk of developing inflammation-based diseases. How does exercise help with both? This article explains.

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Your Guide to Corrective Exercises for Bad Posture

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Your Guide to Corrective Exercises for Bad Posture

Our sedentary, seated, and on-the-go lifestyles contribute greatly to poor posture and chronic pain. Here’s your guide to using exercise to correct bad posture and promote good habits.

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Genetic Testing and Injury Response: Keeping Clients Active

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Genetic Testing and Injury Response: Keeping Clients Active

Have you noticed that some clients experience injury more often than others? Learn how genetics influence injury response and recovery and what that means to you as a personal trainer.

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Corrective Exercises for Better Glute Strength & Performance

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Corrective Exercises for Better Glute Strength & Performance

Toned glutes are all the rage, but there are many more reasons to improve their strength. The glutes stabilize many of our movements, preventing pain and injuries. Help your clients get all the benefits of stronger, balanced glutes with these corrective routines.

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Coronavirus and the Gym: How to Keep Clients Safe & Healthy

Safety / Injuries | Special Population

Coronavirus and the Gym: How to Keep Clients Safe & Healthy

How you handle the coronavirus as a personal trainer impacts the way your clients respond as well. How do you keep them safe and healthy amidst the outbreak while still helping them reach their fitness goals? Here are a few options to consider.

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Corrective Exercises for Knee Pain: Your Complete Guide

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Corrective Exercises for Knee Pain: Your Complete Guide

As a trainer, you’ll inevitably encounter clients with some degree of knee pain. Try these corrective exercises to improve your clients’ biomechanics to help improve knee dysfunction.

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