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Food Logging: The What, Why, and How to Get Client Results

Nutrition

Food Logging: The What, Why, and How to Get Client Results

A food log is more than just a planning tool to keep your clients out of trouble. It can provide insights that will empower you and your clients to work toward healthier eating habits.

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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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Reading Blood Profiles

Reading Blood Profiles

CMCs, CMPs, and Lipid Profiles—common but confusing blood tests for your annual exam. Are you caught up on the components of a full blood test and why they’re important to your overall health?

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Angie Gunner's Intent to Raise the Barre

Success Stories

Angie Gunner's Intent to Raise the Barre

So you think you can dance? Angie Gunner thinks you can, too, and more specifically believes that you should be doing it on a regular basis as part of a healthy lifestyle. Read the full article here. 

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Exercises for Low Back Pain – Help Your Clients Get Relief

Training Tips

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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More than just a student, I became part of the ISSA family

Success Stories

More than just a student, I became part of the ISSA family

Sharon Lipton is 68 years old and strong! She competed as a bodybuilder at age 51 and won the overall in the NPC Max Muscle Natural. People of all ages respect her great knowledge and how she helps folks maintain a youthful, fit body and mind. Her motto is 'Believe in yourself,' and 'Go Get 'um!' Read Sharon’s story to be inspired and know that you are never too old to be a personal trainer!

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The Carnivore Diet: What You Need to Know

Nutrition

The Carnivore Diet: What You Need to Know

Would you be interested in a diet where you only eat meat for every meal, every day? We are talking a rib-eye steak for breakfast, lunch, and maybe even dinner. The meat lovers out there are probably salivating from the thought of this; well, it’s real, and it’s the called the Carnivore Diet. Read the article to find out more regarding the all-meat diet that is all the buzz lately in the health and fitness world.

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The Qualities Found in a Good Nutrition Coach

Nutrition

The Qualities Found in a Good Nutrition Coach

What makes one nutrition coach stand out from the rest? Check out our top 6 qualities of a good nutrition coach. Then download the handout to use as a checklist for selecting your own coach or as goals list if you are one.

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Inspiration Story: Jeremy Scott

Success Stories

Inspiration Story: Jeremy Scott

What do potential employers look for when hiring great trainers? Fitness author, business owner, and former competitive bodybuilder Jeremy Scott walks us through the qualities that take fitness professionals from good to great. Then, he weighs in on the importance of practical application in the ever-changing landscape for personal trainers and nutrition coaches. Read his full article here.

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Speed and Agility – The How to for Everyday Athletes

Strength Training

Speed and Agility – The How to for Everyday Athletes

How do you train clients for speed—is it enough to just go fast or do they need to go beyond basic forward movement? We’ll breakdown the differences between agility and speed to help you determine what works best for your clients’ goals. Plus, we’ve included a shareable list to use as a quick review with clients.

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Inspiration Story: Paula-Jean Doyle

Special Population | Success Stories

Inspiration Story: Paula-Jean Doyle

Doyle lives with multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disorder that damages the central nervous system. She is currently symptom free, despite deciding to forgo the disease-modifying drugs recommended by her doctor. Instead, she relies on a dedicated fitness program, a healthy diet and what she is convinced was some divine intervention.

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The Crucial Role Vitamins Play in the Body

Nutrition

The Crucial Role Vitamins Play in the Body

As trainers, we know how important vitamins are to good health and to fitness goals. You have a duty to help your clients reach that same level of understanding and to start eating their vegetables. Check out the sharable handout that will make this task easier.

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