The pelvis is the center of motion of the body. If it gets out of whack, you’ll feel it in your back, hips, neck, and more. It’s worth taking a little time to identify any imbalances and do the exercises and strength training necessary to fix them.
Muscles in the head, neck, and shoulders are prone to imbalance. Here’s how to recognize issues in these areas. You’ll also learn a few exercises for restoring balance once again.
Do you currently assess your clients’ muscle balance? If not, here’s why you should. We also share a few of your muscle balance test options.
Circuit training vs HITT: Which one is your favorite? And, more importantly, which one is more effective? Check out our breakdown on the blog.
The gym harbors all kinds of microbes that cause infection and illness, but with the right steps and some common sense, you can still enjoy your workout and avoid getting sick.
Have you ever had a client say they were too tired to work out? In some cases, poor sleep quality may be to blame. Here are a few helpful tips for promoting better sleep, giving them the energy needed to regularly work out.
Tiredness, fatigue, and lack of energy plague American adults. We don't sleep enough, work too much, and are too sedentary. As a trainer, you have the ability to educate your clients and potential clients about how they can use exercise to increase energy and conquer fatigue.
If you've been in a gym lately, you have probably picked up on the fact that High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT, is very much the go-to format for a number of fitness classes these days whether they be cardio based dance classes, boot camps, or intense resistance training programs. But is...
Do you skip warm-ups and cool downs? Trying to save time or just don't think they're necessary? Get a refresher on the importance of including these in every workout you and your clients complete.
It's one thing to know what General Adaptation Syndrome is, but it's another altogether to know how to put that knowledge to use for your clients. Check out our latest article on General Adaptation Syndrome and find out how to optimize your client's programming with it today!
What exactly is cross training and how do you do it right? Trainers can use cross training effectively for every client from the beginner to serious amateur athletes. Check out our latest post to find out how to thoughtfully choose cross training workouts for every client.
One great way to motivate your existing clients and to recruit new ones is to train them for an obstacle course race! Find out how to train someone safely and add value to what you offer with this great article on OCR training.