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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Health Coaches & Nutritional, Metabolic, Endocrine Disorders

Nutrition | Special Population | Behavior Change

Health Coaches & Nutritional, Metabolic, Endocrine Disorders

A health coach must understand how to meet the dietary needs of each client. But what if that client has an endocrine, nutrition, metabolic, or immune disorder? Here’s what you need to know.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Tips for Creating a Safe Prenatal Yoga Program

Special Population | Yoga

Tips for Creating a Safe Prenatal Yoga Program

Prenatal yoga offers many benefits. However, as with any other training program, it must be safe…for both mother and baby. What does a safe prenatal yoga program entail? This article explains.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Kids and Strength Training: When Can They Start?

Audio Blogs | Special Population

Kids and Strength Training: When Can They Start?

Kids can strength train.  And they can benefit from it.  Don’t stop reading this article until you’ve seen the science and learned the techniques to keep kids safe when you’re training them.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Are Your Clients Thinking about Going Gluten-Free?

Nutrition | Special Population

Are Your Clients Thinking about Going Gluten-Free?

When a client wants to know if they should eat gluten-free, what is your response? In certain cases, this should be encouraged. In other cases, not so much. This explains when each situation applies.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 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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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Keep Kids Moving: Corrective Exercise for Young People

Corrective Exercise | Special Population

Keep Kids Moving: Corrective Exercise for Young People

The growing world of youth sports is having a positive impact on the health and well-being of young people. And incorporating corrective exercise can help prevent and remedy movement dysfunctions as these kids grow. Learn more on the blog!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise for Seniors

Corrective Exercise | Special Population

Corrective Exercise for Seniors

Older adults are living sedentary lives and suffering the consequences. But they don’t have to. Get up to speed on corrective exercise for seniors to help your older clients improve their daily lives.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Exercise During Pregnancy: Give It Your All or Avoid It?

For Women | Special Population

Exercise During Pregnancy: Give It Your All or Avoid It?

Not sure if you or your client should exercise during pregnancy? There is no one-size-fits-all answer, but read on for what to consider if you want to stay fit while pregnant.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Post Pregnancy Workout Plan

Special Population

Post Pregnancy Workout Plan

Losing weight and getting into shape post-pregnancy can be a daunting task. So, we’ve compiled our favorite tips to work off that baby belly and get you back on track for a healthier future with your kids.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Inspiration Story: Paula-Jean Doyle

Special Population | Success Stories

Inspiration Story: Paula-Jean Doyle

Doyle lives with multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disorder that damages the central nervous system. She is currently symptom free, despite deciding to forgo the disease-modifying drugs recommended by her doctor. Instead, she relies on a dedicated fitness program, a healthy diet and what she is convinced was some divine intervention.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Fighting Sarcopenia with Exercise and Nutrition

Special Population

Fighting Sarcopenia with Exercise and Nutrition

With aging comes more medical concerns, such as osteoporosis, arthritis, dementia and a whole host of others. One of the lesser-known threats to aging populations is Sarcopenia and we’re going to talk about what it is, how it develops in the body, how to manage it, what can be done to prevent it, and most importantly how someone can use exercise and nutrition to treat it.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Explaining Fats’ Function to Clients

Nutrition | Special Population | Weight Loss

Explaining Fats’ Function to Clients

Talking about dietary fat is just part of the job as a professional trainer. Here, we’ll review fats and the essential role they play in the health of your clients. This info, and the shareable infographic will help you give sound advice as a fitness and nutrition coach.

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