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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Age Appropriate Sports Development

Youth Fitness | Success Stories

Age Appropriate Sports Development

A couple's experience in Egypt to work with the coaches and players of a youth soccer program with the purpose of the program of training young kids, but also to use sports as a bridge between communities and cultures.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Dealing with Epilepsy as a Fitness Professional

Special Population | Success Stories

Dealing with Epilepsy as a Fitness Professional

Hear the personal and inspiring story of ISSA certified trainer, Dominic Frazier, who has accomplished so much in sports and fitness while battling a serious, chronic illness. His story helps inspire others to use fitness to overcome challenges.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, You are never too old to be a trainer!

Success Stories | Senior Fitness

You are never too old to be a trainer!

Rose Biscardi became an ISSA-certified trainer 10 years ago, with a concentration in helping people 55 and older stay active and fit.  “Nobody can believe that I’m going to be 84 in September,” Biscardi said. “They say they want to do what I do.” And her admirers are not relegated to senior status. Her grandson recently told her, “I hope I got your genes.”

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Suzanne Llano: Becoming a Personal Trainer

Success Stories

Suzanne Llano: Becoming a Personal Trainer

After Suzanne Llano went through a divorce seven years ago, she could have just become another statistic. After she moved from New York to South Florida as a spaghetti-and-meatball-loving Italian, she could have just been another cliche.  Instead, the 47-year-old single mother of two is living life to the fullest as a personal trainer, competitive bodybuilder, fitness model and business owner. How’s that for forging your own identity?

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Fit Mom: Inspired by Pregnancy, Now Personal Trainer

Success Stories | For Women

Fit Mom: Inspired by Pregnancy, Now Personal Trainer

As a follow up to our popular story on motivating postpartum clients, we talk to a fitness pro who rocked the world with her viral video showing that you can—and should—stay fit during pregnancy. Find out how she managed to work out every day of her pregnancy, how she stayed in great shape, and how her baby inspired her to change her view of her own body.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Moji Oluwa: From Olympic Weightlifter to Personal Trainer

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Moji Oluwa: From Olympic Weightlifter to Personal Trainer

Inspired by the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Moji Oluwa developed a passion for strength and fitness at an early age and became a multifaceted success in the United States.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, Jason Vaught On Becoming a Personal Trainer

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Jason Vaught On Becoming a Personal Trainer

Jason Vaught knows what it takes to make a change, and BE the change. Transforming his own body through research and practice, he pursued an ISSA education to learn the science behind his transformation and to start a business helping others. Jason found his real passion helping people discover the deeper meaning behind their desired transformation and now coaches clients in behavioral nutrition.

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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, What ISSA Certification Means to Brian Theiss

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What ISSA Certification Means to Brian Theiss

Brian Theiss became the first ISSA certified trainer nearly 30 years ago, and since that time has distinguished himself the world over as a game changer in thousands of people’s lives.

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