Group Fitness

Group Personal Training: Earn More and Save Time

Ready to earn more money as a trainer in less time? Learn more about why you need to start offering group personal training sessions. Check out this new ISSA post on how to do it right and get a free handout with tips and tricks for getting started.

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Strength Training | Training Tips

Strength Training for Runners: Overlooked or Overhyped?

Strength training is an effective and sometimes overlooked way for runners to maximize performance. Get the details here to help your clients achieve their best runs. 

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Strength Training | Training Tips

Weight Machines vs Free Weights ā€“ Which is Better?

The age-old question of which is better—free weights or weight machines—does not have a simple answer. Read our latest blog post to get a full run down on the pros and cons of each and when and where to use weight machines vs free weights.

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Business

Grow Your Business: Overcome Objections to Personal Training

Selling to potential clients is your business as a personal trainer but expect to come up against some tough objections. In the latest ISSA post we outline the most common objections and how you can answer them to win new clients.

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Business

Iā€™m a Certified Trainer Now, So What Can I do to Get Hired?

You have your certification in hand; you've been pounding the pavement visiting all your local gyms; and yet you aren’t getting hired. What have you done wrong?

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Training Tips

Cardio Workouts: Fitness We Love to Hate

Cardio workouts should be a staple for anyone interested in improving their overall health. And despite the common perception, they don’t have to be boring.

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Nutrition

How to Make a Healthy Kitchen

You might be ready to start building healthy eating habits, but is your kitchen? Check out these top tips to turn your kitchen into a supportive environment for a healthy lifestyle.

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Nutrition

Overcoming Client Diet Struggles: Breaking Down Barriers

What’s holding your client back from making better food choices? We asked trainers and you told us. Check out real, actionable strategies for helping your clients make good choices and meet their nutritional goals.

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Nutrition

Can Ginger Help with Exercise Recovery?

As a fitness professional and likely nutrition enthusiast, you have probably heard that ginger is great for exercise recovery. You’ve also heard that about a lot of other foods and supplements, so what’s the real deal? We’ll break it down for you here and give you a run down on all the sports science research related to ginger, muscle pain, and post-workout recovery.

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Business

Scaling Personal Trainer Businesses ā€“ How to Do it Right

Scaling up a personal training business can happen fast and feel overwhelming. Check out this ISSA post to learn how to grow your business in a way that is smart and effective.

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Nutrition

Cutting out Sugar ā€“ Details on Low-Sugar, No-Sugar Trends

Have you tried cutting out sugar yet? If you haven’t is it because the idea is scary? What about a client? Check out this new post from the ISSA blog for tips and other important information for anyone ready to take the no-sugar plunge.

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Nutrition

Paleo Diet: Did Our Ancestors Have It Right?

The Paleo diet has been around for over 40 years but might be as popular today as it has ever been. Is eating like a caveman the right way to go for you if you are trying to lose weight?

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