Losing Fred is not only losing a brother, a partner and great friend for nearly 40 years, but I want you to know that the WORLD has lost one of the most influential fitness icons of all time.
I understand what a positive impact fitness can have on peoples’ lives. If we’re not creating an environment where people of all backgrounds feel welcome, we are alienating people from something that can have a positive impact on their lives.
At ISSA there are as many reasons why people become personal trainers. What's your Why? When Sandy was growing up, she saw the benefits of gaining the upper hand on the disease through fitness with her father and always wanted to become a Personal Trainer to work with Parkinson’s patients.
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.”
From tap dancing to lifting weights and learning nutrition, Carol Cheadle, 78, has no intention of slowing down. In fact, she's hoping to inspire other seniors and kids to emulate her active lifestyle.
Frustrated and pre-diabetic, Hanane Garcia knew she needed to make a change. Learn how she moved beyond her failures to become a competitive bodybuilder.
The International Sports Sciences Association was the first organization to educate and certify personal trainers. What few people know is the motivation behind the development of this institution and the vision of its founders. This is the story of the founding of the ISSA.
Victoria, B.C.-based personal trainer Kyla Gagnon has created a career that, for her, was made in heaven. Read on to see how she expanded her business to include a retreat in Bali.
From an overweight teen to personal trainer, Leo Figueredo uses his past to help others find a way to a healthier life. Read the full article on the blog to learn how this ISSA trainer turned his life around and started his own business.
Chris Romano's competitive fires still burn at the age of 38, and the ISSA master trainer is making his mark as an Olympic weightlifter.
After eight rounds of yo-yo dieting with the same 50 pounds, Adrian Kurre finally realized it just wasn't working. So, he turned to science and discovered the ISSA. Check out his story and see where the future is taking him.
During his nearly 50 years of coaching football, Dan Weller has emphasized the critical role strength and fitness plays in maximizing performance. At 71 he remains passionate about sharing his knowledge and helping athletes reach their potential.