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The Pros and Cons of Working with MLM Nutrition Companies to Grow Your Income

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Nov 15, 2017 9:00 AM

Nutrition and fitness companies that are based on a multi-level marketing (MLM) model often approach health and wellness professionals, hoping they’ll want to sell MLM products to their client base.

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How to Specialize in Youth Fitness and Strength Conditioning

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Nov 8, 2017 9:00 AM

Inside the Mount Hood Athletic Club near Portland, Ore., a group of 20 kids weaves through a series of cones dribbling basketballs. When personal trainer Trevor Hayward blows a whistle, the kids go from dribbling to passing, and move in for layups.

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Functional Training Tips for Certified Personal Trainers

By John D. Binford, B.S. | Oct 25, 2017 9:00 AM

Want to fit functional training into the programs you design for clients as a
certified personal trainer?

If you have a client who needs to develop balance, improve coordination, or increase strength and endurance, functional training can help. And it’s even more effective when you choose exercises and activities designed to help make your client’s daily life easier and reduce the risk for injuries.

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Top Apps and Software that Nutrition Consultants Can Use With Clients

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Oct 18, 2017 9:00 AM

As a nutrition consultant, you stay on top of nutrition news and studies so that you can discuss the latest trends with clients and be informed about your profession. But are you equally organized when it comes to running your consulting practice as a business? Or empowering your clients to track their nutrition more effectively?

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7 Prenatal Outdoor Fitness Exercise Ideas

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Oct 11, 2017 9:00 AM

Committing to an exercise plan while pregnant can provide a wealth of benefits, according to the American Pregnancy Association. The organization notes that fitness can improve overall health and wellness, and also alleviate some common discomforts of pregnancy. It can even make labor and delivery easier.

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Massage Therapy: A Rehab For An Athlete

By Alycia Gordan | Oct 10, 2017 9:04 AM

It does not matter what sport or activity you are involved in or how good in a shape you are, there are going to be times where you are going to suffer an injury. If you consider it for a moment, even the most highly trained and well conditioned athletes suffer injuries at some point or another, some of them rather severe.

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The Best Ways to Stay Active When Living with Osteoporosis

By Dixie Somers | Oct 6, 2017 9:00 AM
Exercise is important for good health at any age, but it is especially important for older individuals that have been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disorder of the bones in which the bones become brittle, weak, and easily damaged or broken.  A decrease in the mineralization and strength of the bones over time causes osteoporosis .
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How to Build Trust with Nutrition Counseling Clients

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Oct 4, 2017 9:00 AM

Attracting clients is vital for any nutrition counseling business, but it’s retention that’s the true mark of success. As you build trust with clients, not only do they become long-term professional relationships, but they are also much more likely to refer friends and family. In turn, building trust among those referrals keeps your appointment schedule filling up.

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The 5 Toughest TRX Exercises For A Full Body Workout

By Anna Smith | Oct 3, 2017 9:00 AM

Suffering from back pain is something we deal with on a daily basis and many people resort to drugs and other expensive methods to try to get relief from the pain. In this one-time talk about back pain relief, we have discussed a few of the top TRX exercises that can be used to naturally alleviate the pain. However, before we get started, we should also mention that you would still need to consult your doctor to ensure that you are able to perform these exercises.

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Thinking About Becoming a Personal Trainer? Read This First

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Sep 27, 2017 8:00 AM

When Idaho resident Katie Hug reached 270 pounds, becoming a personal trainer wasn’t on her mind.

She was taking a long list of medications. She felt tired and hungry most of the time. And in between chasing three little kids around, she ate...a lot. It was her way of dealing with anxiety, stress, and depression.

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