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    Recent Posts by John D. Binford, B.S.

    College: Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT), Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton, FL) Certifications: NASM CPT, AFPA Sports Nutrition Specialties: Strength & Conditioning, Injury Prevention, Sports Nutrition, Sports Specific Training, Group Exercise Instructor Motto: “You only have one life to live, might as well be the BEST at it.”
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    11 Things to Know About Training Clients 65+

    From losing muscle mass, decreased flexibility, compromised balance, old injuries and medical issues, training senior clients may require a more intricate approach and a different workout regimen compared to your younger clients. Training your senior clients aged 65+ doesn’t have to be complicated. We’ve come up with 11 key points for you to consider.

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    12 Tips for Growing Your Personal Training Client List


    Establishing a thriving personal training business requires a consistent flow of both new and ongoing clients. If you’re a new personal trainer or don’t have as many clients as you’d like, focusing on getting more clients is likely a top priority.

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    22 Tips to Start Your Online Personal Trainer Business

    Becoming an online personal trainer can feel daunting as a beginner. Especially when the competition in the industry is growing at a rapid rate. Fortunately, any thriving business can pinpoint their success down to a few core principles. We’ve come up with 22 powerful fundamentals that can guarantee you turn your personal training hobby into a lucrative business. 

    Here are our top tips to help you start your online personal trainer business:

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    11 Top Personal Trainer Fitness Trends for 2019

    The fitness industry is more popular now than ever before. In fact, it’s been growing by at least 3% every year and doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. As the years go by, researchers and industry leaders are constantly improving and finding new, more efficient ways to get fit.

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    2018 Holiday Gift Guide for the Fitness Lover

    Have the holidays snuck up on you again this year? Don’t get overwhelmed with the search for the perfect present! We’ve compiled a guide of some of the best holiday gifts for fitness lovers, and it should serve as inspiration for sourcing presents for everyone on your list.

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    15 Cool Workout Gadgets that Actually Work

    With the tremendous growth of wearable technology, workout gadgets have become an integral part in the health and fitness industry. Whether you’re looking to gain the edge you need against your competition, track data to become healthier, or you want something that’ll help you recover faster – there’s a gadget that’ll suit your needs.

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    10 Steps on How to Become a Personal Trainer

    Whether a career in personal training has been a long-term goal or you’ve just started considering taking the leap, now is the time for a jump-start that can turn your passion for fitness and for helping others into a growth-driven personal trainer career opportunity.

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    11 Tips to Maintain Fitness and Nutrition During the Winter

    As daylight hours get shorter and holidays ramp up, winter schedules and routines tend to shift. That’s when your clients’ fitness and nutrition habits can take a hit. Whether it’s from rounds of holiday parties or from ice storms raging outside, there’s a tendency to downshift healthy eating and regular activity.

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    Fitness Resources to Make You A Better Personal Trainer

    If you want to be a better trainer, you can up your game in no time by diving into the right fitness resources. These apps, podcasts, videos, blogs, books, and more will give you the guidance, skills, inspiration, data, and information to become a better personal trainer and help your clients meet and exceed their health and fitness goals.

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    Get Outside: How to Make Exercise Fun

    When you think of exercising, there is a good chance you picture a large gym with wall-to-wall mirrors, grunting powerlifters, and fitness classes featuring trendy exercises you can barely pronounce. The truth is, gyms, fitness studios, and exercise classes can easily overwhelm—or bore—the health-conscious individual.

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