AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Casey Simmons, Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Specialist

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Casey Simmons, an AFPA Certified Prenatal and Postnatal Fitness Specialist.

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    How To Support Your Personal Training Clients Without Burning Out

    Most budding coaches in the health industry enter the field for the freedom to live on their own terms without the stress that comes with a traditional nine-to-five job. 

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Tyler Kalisiak, Sports Nutritionist and Strength & Conditioning Specialist

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Tyler Kalisiak, an AFPA Certified Sports Nutritionist and Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, who's built a successful business working with athletes.

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    Insider Tips to Gain a Social Media Following for Your Fitness Coaching Business

    Social media isn’t really optional for fitness coaches anymore—it’s essential. When potential clients are searching for a fitness coach to help them reach their goals, Facebook and Instagram are often the first places they look.

    When you get only one shot at a great first impression, you’ve got to get it right. Luckily, with just a few small tweaks, your social media presence can be a natural extension of yourself and an enjoyable way to inspire and engage with other fitness trainers, friends, and potential clients.

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    10 Common Mistakes Aspiring Health Coaches Make

    Choosing to become a health coach can be an extremely exciting and lucrative career path. New coaches are entering the field every day, and this $2 billion industry shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Lauren Rasky, Holistic Health Coach

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Lauren Rasky, an AFPA Certified Holistic Health Coach, who's built a successful side business helping clients transition to plant-based diets.

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    25 Personal Training Marketing Ideas to Get More Clients

    With the tremendous growth of the health and fitness industry over the past few years, choosing to become a personal trainer can be an extremely lucrative career path. But when bills are on the horizon and you still don’t have your first paying client, many newcomers can feel discouraged and give up too soon.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Harvey Slater, Holistic Nutritionist & Weight Management Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Harvey Slater, an AFPA Certified Holistic Nutritionist & AFPA Certified Weight Management Consultant, who shifted careers from being a chef to building his own private nutrition practice.

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    The Brain-Gut Connection: How Gut Health Affects Mental Health

    This article is part of a series on Nutritional Psychology and how what we eat affects our brains and moods. Nutritional Psychology is a relatively new field that emerged in pursuit of taking our time to examine and investigate the connections between what we eat and how we feel. Eating to maintain gut health plays a role in eating for mental health because of how nutrients affect mood and behavior. Read on to learn more about the gut-brain axis and which foods to eat for a healthy gut.

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    AFPA Graduate Spotlight: Allison Wells, Nutrition & Wellness Consultant

    During the last 25 years, we’ve certified over 110,000 professionals. To celebrate our 25th year in business, we’re selecting 25 grads to showcase this year. Meet our next featured grad, Allison Wells, an AFPA Nutrition & Wellness Consultant, who's been certified with us for several years and has used to her certification to build a successful nutrition and personal training business.

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