Your job as a trainer is to create an exercise plan that helps clients hit their fitness goals. If their goal is weight loss, talking to them about non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) can help as well. Here’s why.
Knowing how to match workouts to proper fueling for maximum weight loss and muscle gain isn't intuitive. Your clients likely have no idea how to do it. It's up to you as a trainer to guide them through the healthy, productive, but slow and steady approach to losing weight and getting stronger.
What is the secret to fat loss? Cardio, calories in/calories out, or some other variation? Get the details here in our latest article on the ISSA blog.
You and your client have hit a wall. Weight loss just isn't happening. What do you do? Before you let your client give up in frustration, consider these four weight loss roadblocks that not everyone knows about, not even most trainers.
The right DNA test for your clients can help you understand their natural tendency to lose or gain weight. Learn how to use this information to create personalized plans that will help clients get healthier and reach weight loss goals more effectively.
Ergogenic aids for fat loss - useful or useless? Let's review the safety and effectiveness of some commonly used options to ensure you're in-the-know next time a client asks you about them.
There is a common misconception many of your clients may hold: cardio is the best and really only way to lose weight. Change your clients' minds and help them reach their weight loss goals sooner with strength training sessions in addition to regular cardio.
Are you hitting a stage in your training when continued progress suddenly becomes harder to achieve? Head to the blog for more on avoiding these ever-maddening workout plateaus.
Strength training usually isn't the first thing people think about when trying to lose weight—but it should be! Build lean muscle and lose more fat. Get the details here, on the blog.
So, we've got three wildly different plans and successful weight loss with each one. Some would ask the question, "How can this be?" I would ask the question, "Are these plans so different after all?" You see, instead of focusing on the differences between the three strategies that achieve the sa...
While it is true that there is no magic pill, or potion to promote healthy and rapid fat loss, there are however, proven scientific methods to help personal training clients burn fat instead of muscle during their workouts, and afterwards as well. An educated and qualified personal trainer can ...
The best trainers can educate their clients when helping them achieve their goals. Sometimes high intensity clients resist aerobic training. So, how do you explain the different adaptations of aerobic training? Help clients understand these benefits so they are more motivated to fit in essential,...