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 How to Choose the Right Frequency and Volume for Workouts

Training Tips

How to Choose the Right Frequency and Volume for Workouts

Have you ever had a client stuck in a plateau? Do you ever wonder how to draft the most effective programs for your clients? It turns out that both frequency and volume of their workouts can make the difference between seeing results and losing a client.

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Building Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet—What You Need to Know

Nutrition

Building Muscle on a Plant-Based Diet—What You Need to Know

Building muscle on a plant-based diet—what does it take to ensure your clients hit their goals? Check-in here for six key considerations when building a program for plant-based gains.

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Yoga for Upper Body Strength – Get Strong Without Lifting

Training Tips

Yoga for Upper Body Strength – Get Strong Without Lifting

It takes strength to hold yoga poses, which means it can be a great workout. Certain poses, like crow, wheel, and downward dog take a great amount of upper body strength to hold. Learn how to use yoga to give your clients an alternative to traditional weightlifting.

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What Insurance Does a Personal Trainer Need?

Business

What Insurance Does a Personal Trainer Need?

Though your first priority as a personal trainer may be to help your clients reach their health and fitness goals safely and effectively, you must protect yourself in the process. This requires purchasing insurance. But what type of policies do you need?

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Is Plant-Based Dairy a Healthy Alternative?

Nutrition

Is Plant-Based Dairy a Healthy Alternative?

What do you do when a client wants to replace foods made with cow’s milk with plant-based dairy instead? Can plant-based dairy be part of a healthy diet? This article explains why the answer depends on your client’s health and wellness goals.

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Opening a Gym: What to Consider Before You Invest

Business

Opening a Gym: What to Consider Before You Invest

There’s more to opening a gym than just being a good trainer. It requires time, effort, energy, resources, and money. Not sure what it takes to get started? Consider these factors before you invest.

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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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Cycling VS Running: Which is Best for Your Fitness?

Training Tips

Cycling VS Running: Which is Best for Your Fitness?

Cardio is an important tool in any workout regimen, with cycling and running being two of the most popular options. But which one is best for your workout goals? Get the details here.

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Are Your Genetics Good for Bodybuilding—And Does it Matter?

Strength Training

Are Your Genetics Good for Bodybuilding—And Does it Matter?

Can a genetic test tell you if you have the potential to be a champion bodybuilder? Maybe, but more importantly, a lifestyle DNA test can provide information to refine workouts, nutrition, and goals. Help your clients understand their results, whether they’re destined to be good at bodybuilding.

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The 5 Best Yoga Routines for Core Strength & Stability

Training Tips

The 5 Best Yoga Routines for Core Strength & Stability

Yoga is great for increasing core strength and stability. But which poses are best for helping clients achieve this goal? Research says there are five.

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Partner Exercises

Training Tips

Partner Exercises

Is your client losing motivation to complete workouts on their own? Have them team up with a friend to perform workouts together. Learn some of the best partner exercises you can implement into a client’s training program.

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Genetic Testing and Injury Response: Keeping Clients Active

Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Genetic Testing and Injury Response: Keeping Clients Active

Have you noticed that some clients experience injury more often than others? Learn how genetics influence injury response and recovery and what that means to you as a personal trainer.

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