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Protein, Carbs, and Fat: How DNA Affects Macros in Your Diet

Nutrition

Protein, Carbs, and Fat: How DNA Affects Macros in Your Diet

Macro counting is a popular way to lose weight, maintain weight, and hit fitness goals. But does it work for everyone? Learn how genetic testing can help you craft a better nutrition plan and the perfect macro ration for each client on your roster.

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How to Develop a Workout Plan Based on Your Genetics

Training Tips

How to Develop a Workout Plan Based on Your Genetics

As a trainer, you preach over and over to clients that what works for one person will not always work for another. But are you designing a unique and personalized program that is best for each client’s genetic makeup?

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How Much Protein Do I Need: Protein Myths Busted

Nutrition

How Much Protein Do I Need: Protein Myths Busted

When clients ask, “How much protein do I need?” can you answer? What about explaining the role protein plays in weight loss and muscle growth? Learn how to give clients what they want and need to know in the world of protein intake here.

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Corrective Exercises for Knee Pain: Your Complete Guide

Safety / Injuries

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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Improve Your Performance: FMS + Corrective Exercise

Safety / Injuries

Improve Your Performance: FMS + Corrective Exercise

Be prepared to help your clients prevent injury and build functional strength. Here’s everything you need to know about Functional Movement Screening and Corrective Exercise programming.

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Indoor vs. Outdoor Cycling – Is One Better?

Training Tips

Indoor vs. Outdoor Cycling – Is One Better?

Cycling has many great fitness benefits, but does it matter if you do it in a spin class or outside on the trails? Yes and no. Read on for the pros and cons of indoor and outdoor cycling before you plan your client’s next workout.

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Yoga Poses for Back Strength and to Relieve Pain

Training Tips

Yoga Poses for Back Strength and to Relieve Pain

Clients often overlook back strength, especially those who don’t lift. But it is important to overall health, and without it’s easy to develop chronic back pain and injuries. Yoga can be a great way, especially for beginner strength trainers, to start building stronger backs.

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What If Your Personal Training Client Isn't Seeing Results?

Training Tips

What If Your Personal Training Client Isn't Seeing Results?

Are your clients struggling to see results? Tracking their progress is an important part of showing improvement. Learn how to display client success and adjust programs to produce better results.

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How to Relieve Tight Muscles in the Neck and Shoulders

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

How to Relieve Tight Muscles in the Neck and Shoulders

As trainers, we know upper back tension is rampant among clients. In this article, we explore things that can lead to tight muscles in the neck and shoulders and what to do about it. We also give you a great sharable “How To” for your clients.

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Is the Will to Workout Genetic?

Training Tips

Is the Will to Workout Genetic?

As trainers, our job is to design result-driven programs for our clients. Part of that is figuring out what will motivate them to stay committed. Find out how genetics play a role in keeping clients committed to their goals.

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Master Personal Trainer: Is It Worth the Extra Work?

Business | Training Tips

Master Personal Trainer: Is It Worth the Extra Work?

What does it take to become the best of the best? Head to the blog where we explain the different trainer levels what they mean for your opportunities as a personal trainer.

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Plant-Based: Nutritional Benefits of Hemp

Nutrition

Plant-Based: Nutritional Benefits of Hemp

Hemp has been around a while and continues to rise in popularity. Get to know more about the nutritional value and other byproducts, and how they affect your client’s well-being.

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