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ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Why Should You Become an Elite Personal Trainer?
Why Should You Become an Elite Personal Trainer?

You can become a personal trainer, or you can become an elite personal trainer. What's the benefit of achieving an "elite" designation? There are seven.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Personal Training Certification Levels—How Do They Differ?
Personal Training Certification Levels—How Do They Differ?

You know it’s essential to be certified to work as a professional personal trainer. But what about advanced certifications? We’ll break down the different levels and the benefits of continuing to improve your credentials.

Practical Periodization
Practical Periodization: Training Tips for All Fitness Levels

Periodization is one of the most important parts of a fitness programs ultimate success, yet few trainers and gym-goers truly understand how to employ the concepts and principles behind it. The lack of a bridge between these theories and their practical, everyday application is partly to blame. A...

5 Exercise Programs That Promote Brain Health
5 Exercise Programs That Promote Brain Health

Everyone knows that exercise is good for physical health, but did you know it can also boost brain health? Any exercise will do but find out which workouts give you the most brain health benefits.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Benefits of Planks, Proper Form, and Variations
Benefits of Planks, Proper Form, and Variations

A plank is deceptively simple, but that makes it a great move for anyone at any fitness level. With variations and modifications, everyone can reap the benefits of doing planks. Here’s how.

Can Exercise Improve Memory?
Can Exercise Improve Memory?

Exercise provides a lot of benefits. Is better memory one? Learn the answer, along with a few ways to boost memory – even as you age.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, How to Monetize Your Fitness Blog
How to Monetize Your Fitness Blog

Did you know that you can make good money from fitness blogging? From affiliate marketing, to sponsored posts, to being an online personal trainer, you can profit from fitness blogging in more ways than one.

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, Should You Add Pilates to Your Workout? Yes, and Here’s Why
Should You Add Pilates to Your Workout? Yes, and Here’s Why

If your workout doesn’t currently include Pilates, you’re missing out on its many benefits. We also share how to add Pilates to your cardio and strength training routines.

Top Tips for New Personal Trainers
Top Tips for New Personal Trainers to Build and Grow Your Business

There are several things you can do to increase your success as a personal trainer. Here are some of our top tips for creating a personal training business capable of withstanding the test of time.

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Build a Better Backside: Strengthening Your Posterior Chain

Posterior chain development is important for every clientto promote better performance, weight loss, muscle gain, injury prevention, and strength gains. Let's dive into the importance of posterior chain training.

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Why Your Glutes Aren't Growing

Squats and lunges and leg lifts, OH MY! All this effort and those glutes are still not growing. Find out why and get on the right track to strong, growing glutes today!

ISSA, International Sports Sciences Association, Certified Personal Trainer, ISSAonline, The Best Quads Workout for Everyone
7 Best Quad Exercises for Boosting Leg Strength & Size

Some people want to build strength in their thigh muscles. Others are interested in increasing their upper leg size. Here are some of the best quad exercises for achieving both fitness goals.

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