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Cardio Workouts: Fitness We Love to Hate

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Cardio Workouts: Fitness We Love to Hate

Cardio workouts should be a staple for anyone interested in improving their overall health. And despite the common perception, they don’t have to be boring.

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How Do I Keep Clients Motivated?

Q&A | Sports Psychology | Training Tips

How Do I Keep Clients Motivated?

How do I keep clients motivated? No matter how much I preach to them that they’ll lose weight and sometimes inches they just won’t hear me out I’m in my 5th month as a trainer.

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Adding Yoga Strength Training to Your Fitness Routine

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Adding Yoga Strength Training to Your Fitness Routine

Yoga is a great workout. It improves flexibility and balance and reduces stress. But did you know that yoga could also be a powerful strength workout? Learn how to introduce yoga strength training with your clients to maximize their goals.

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Getting Experience as a Personal Trainer

Business | Training Tips

Getting Experience as a Personal Trainer

Gaining experience as a new trainer can seem challenging when you’re just getting started. Check out some of our favorite ways to start building your personal training resume and launch your career.

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Activity Trackers: Why You Need One and How to Choose

Technology | Training Tips

Activity Trackers: Why You Need One and How to Choose

Can activity trackers—GPS running watches, fitness trackers, or smartwatches—be useful tools? Are they helpful for clients or trainers? Get the low-down on key features and tips for choosing between some of the top-rated options.

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Rest Periods Between Sets

Performance | Training Tips

Rest Periods Between Sets

Rest periods between sets is an integral and often overlooked contributor to the success of any strength training program. Chances are, you are not optimizing this crucial variable. So what is the trick to get the most out of your rest? Well, it depends on your training goals and level of conditioning. Optimal rest periods between sets can vary from 30 seconds or less up to 5 minutes!

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Considerations for Common Overtraining Injuries

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Considerations for Common Overtraining Injuries

By virtue of exercising consistently, your clients can be at risk for overuse injuries. Whether it’s from lifting, running, playing a sport, or even just living life, injuries from overtraining can sideline a client for weeks, if not months. This article will let you know what to look out for, how to respond to, and how to prevent common overtraining injuries. 

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3 Science-Backed Methods for Losing Fat

Weight Loss | Training Tips

3 Science-Backed Methods for Losing Fat

While it is true that there is no magic pill, or potion to promote healthy and rapid fat loss, there are however, proven scientific methods to help personal training clients burn fat instead of muscle during their workouts, and afterwards as well.   An educated and qualified personal trainer can provide the most up-to-date fitness information possible to help people achieve their fat loss goals while at the same time, improve their health and fitness. 

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Fitness Tips for the Holidays

Training Tips

Fitness Tips for the Holidays

Don’t let the holidays drag you down. Check out our fitness tips for the holidays to make this your healthiest year yet.

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Practical Periodization

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Practical Periodization

Periodization is one of the most important parts of a fitness programs ultimate success, yet few trainers and gym-goers truly understand how to employ the concepts and principles behind it. The lack of a bridge between these theories and their practical, everyday application is partly to blame. As you can probably tell from the title, this article attempts to bring periodization down to a practical and usable level.

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Exercises for Knee Pain to Get Your Clients Mobile Again

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Exercises for Knee Pain to Get Your Clients Mobile Again

Got knee pain? Got a client complaining of knee pain? Try out these exercises that will help tame that pain and get them back in the game with healthier, stronger joints.

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Exercises for Low Back Pain – Help Your Clients Get Relief

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Exercises for Low Back Pain – Help Your Clients Get Relief

Trainers have the power to help their clients get relief from low back pain, one of the most common types of chronic pain. With these simple exercises and stretches, you can guide your training clients to greater strength and flexibility and less pain.

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