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7 Alternative Jobs for Personal Trainers

Business

7 Alternative Jobs for Personal Trainers

Think training clients in the gym is your only option as a personal trainer? That’s just the beginning. Explore these alternative uses for your personal training certification.

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Is Cardio Really the Secret to Fat Loss?

Weight Loss

Is Cardio Really the Secret to Fat Loss?

What is the secret to fat loss? Cardio, calories in/calories out, or some other variation? Get the details here in our latest article on the ISSA blog.  

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Tabata vs HIIT: Which Offers More Results?

Training Tips

Tabata vs HIIT: Which Offers More Results?

Less time with more results. That’s what most clients demand of their trainers. Learn more about Tabata training and HIIT training and see how you can turn up the intensity and get the results you are working for faster!

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The Essentials of Sports Psychology for Youth Athletes

Youth Fitness

The Essentials of Sports Psychology for Youth Athletes

Teaching kids to set goals and develop mental toughness is part of the psychology of coaching. Use these tips with youth athletes to promote athletic performance and encourage the development of life skills.

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Poor Nutrient Absorption & How to Reclaim Good Health

Nutrition

Poor Nutrient Absorption & How to Reclaim Good Health

Do your clients understand nutrition absorption? You can eat all the best foods, but if your body isn’t absorbing and using the nutrients from them, you’re not getting the benefits. Get the full scoop here, on the blog.

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Are Nutritionists in Demand?

Nutrition

Are Nutritionists in Demand?

Thinking about adding a nutrition cert? First, explore the current market and figure out what opportunities are available.

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Why Clients Need to Prioritize Functional Strength Training

Strength Training | Safety / Injuries

Why Clients Need to Prioritize Functional Strength Training

Every client has their own perspective on what it means to be healthy and strong. But are they translating those goals to life outside the gym?

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I’m a Certified Trainer Now, So What Can I do to Get Hired?

Business

I’m a Certified Trainer Now, So What Can I do to Get Hired?

You have your certification in hand; you've been pounding the pavement visiting all your local gyms; and yet you aren’t getting hired. What have you done wrong?

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Make Holiday Leftovers Nutritious

Nutrition

Make Holiday Leftovers Nutritious

Thanksgiving dinner is a great way to just enjoy food, but then you’re left with a pile of tasty, high-calorie leftovers. We’ll show you how to make those leftovers work for your healthy eating.

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Guide to Youth Fitness Programming

Youth Fitness

Guide to Youth Fitness Programming

The trainer and sports coach are on the front lines when it comes to helping kids begin, maintain, and grow healthy habits. Here’s your guide to youth fitness programming to develop and deliver highly effective and engaging fitness programs for kids of all ages!

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Simple Ways to Improve Your Diet

Nutrition

Simple Ways to Improve Your Diet

We’ve got the four simplest things to look for when choosing your food. Think you know what they are? Compare with our list and let us know what you think!

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Fitness Debate: Circuit Training vs. HIIT

Performance | Training Tips

Fitness Debate: Circuit Training vs. HIIT

Circuit training vs HITT: Which one is your favorite? And, more importantly, which one is more effective? Check out our breakdown on the blog.

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