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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Maximizing Mind-Muscle Connection for Weight Lifting Success

Training Tips

Maximizing Mind-Muscle Connection for Weight Lifting Success

Lifting weights is obviously physical. But did you know that your mind plays a huge role in your ability to build muscle mass too? Here’s why, as well as a few strategies for strengthening your mind-muscle connection.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 5 Ways to Increase Your Personal Training Client Referrals

Business

5 Ways to Increase Your Personal Training Client Referrals

Client referrals can help you grow your personal training business by leaps and bounds. But how do you get your clients to suggest you to family and friends? Here are five effective (and simple) strategies.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, L-Arginine to Increase Muscle and Performance—Does it Work?

Nutrition

L-Arginine to Increase Muscle and Performance—Does it Work?

L-arginine is trending as a muscle-building supplement, but does it actually work? And is it safe? We’ll break it down for you and show you the evidence for and against this fitness supplement. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Fuel Your Ride: Cycling Pre-Workout Nutrition

Nutrition

Fuel Your Ride: Cycling Pre-Workout Nutrition

The calories you eat before a ride can have a major bearing on your overall performance. Learn how to balance your nutrients so your body stays energized for the full workout!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Using Fitness to Boost Mental Health

Training Tips

Using Fitness to Boost Mental Health

Exercise can help boost the strength and resiliency of the mind. But, when clients have mental health issues, it can be very difficult for them to even get out of bed. Learn about using fitness to boost mental health and how being aware can make all the difference!

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Common Nutrition Mistakes & How to Address Them

Training Tips

Common Nutrition Mistakes & How to Address Them

As a fitness professional, it’s your responsibility to help your clients understand healthy eating habits. It is equally important to help them avoid common mistakes when it comes to their nutrition. Dive in to uncover some of the top mistakes and how to address them. 

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Why is Exercise Intensity Important?

Strength Training

Why is Exercise Intensity Important?

Have you ever wondered what intensity brings to your clients’ workouts? Find out how you can safely achieve greater results by adding a little more intensity to your programming.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Maintain Long-Term Weight Loss & Avoid Weight Regain

Training Tips

How to Maintain Long-Term Weight Loss & Avoid Weight Regain

Once a client hits their goal weight, the next step is to maintain it. Yet, this step isn’t always easy as most people regain their lost weight (and more). Here are a few tips to make weight loss permanent and avoid weight regain.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, New Yoga Teacher Checklist: How to Rock Your 1st Yoga Class

Training Tips

New Yoga Teacher Checklist: How to Rock Your 1st Yoga Class

It can be scary to teach your first yoga class. Following these steps will help you rock that session, making your yoga students want to come back for more (and bring their friends!).

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, 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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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Increase Core Strength with These 5 Side Plank Variations

Strength Training

Increase Core Strength with These 5 Side Plank Variations

If you want a stronger core, planks are one way to help achieve this goal. Side planks can increase the strength of your midsection even more, especially when they involve these variations.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, How to Track Strength Training Progress for Better Results

Training Tips

How to Track Strength Training Progress for Better Results

Do you track all your workouts? If not, you may want to consider tracking your strength workouts. It helps you to see and experience strength progress. Learn some of the best ways to track strength training progress with your clients. 

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