What is the Correct Form for Squats?

    As a personal trainer you have a unique opportunity to help people become healthier and influence those individuals in a positive way. However, you can't effectively accomplish that goal if you can't provide your clients with clear instructions for performing a movement, such as a squat. Not to worry, we have you covered on this compound, full-body movement. Let's take a closer look:

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    6 Healthy & Effective Energy Drink Alternatives

    It probably comes as no surprise that Americans love to consume unhealthy things—from energy drinks to junk food—but where do we draw the line? And when does it start to impact our day-to-day functions negatively? Furthermore, when does it start to impact our health and fitness goals negatively?

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    6 Tips on Staying Healthy at Work

    It's that time of year again—when our bodies become more susceptible to the common cold, the flu and other highly contagious illnesses. Avoiding these can seem impossible, especially when we're surrounded by our sick colleagues all day. However, with that being said, there are effective steps we can all take to stay healthy all year long. 

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    4 Popular Prenatal Workouts for 2015

    As soon as one of your female clients finds out that she is pregnant, she will likely come to you with dozens of questions—Do I have to stop running? Will strength training cause injury? Can I still work my abdominals? While it's safe for many (but not all) to continue to work out during pregnancy, you'll have to make some modifications to your client's regimen in order for her to stay safe, while still gaining the benefits of training. 

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    Customer-Service Tips for Personal Trainers

    The key to becoming a successful personal trainer is having passion for what you do and continuing to work toward setting yourself apart from others in your field. This is often accomplished by the means of your personal level of expertise, professionalism and knowledge of the health and fitness industry. In simpler terms, you must be willing to grow your skills to find success in the industry. To become an ambassador for a healthy and active lifestyle, use these tips below to grow your skill set. 

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    How to Create Fun, Safe and Effective Youth Fitness Programs

    For children to grow up healthy and active, it's important that they develop these habits early. One of the best ways to support that effort is by establishing a youth fitness program at your local gym or fitness studio. By providing the tools, skills and experience needed in order to lead a physically active lifestyle, you can help make health and fitness a lifelong habit for children and teens. So how do you get a program started? It's much easier than you may think. 

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    10 Personal Training Tips to Share with Your New Clients

    While the month of January brings a multitude of new resolutions each year, it can also inevitably lead to excuses. Ah yes, we're referring to mid-February, when the novelty of the new year starts to fade away and your clients let their busy schedules get the best of them. But, as you already know, the New Year is time for new beginnings, and setting yourself up for success; so we want to help you achieve just that.

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    Are You Making Personal Training Goals a Priority this Year?

    As the month of January begins to wind down, we would like to ask you, 'Are you staying true to your 2015 resolutions?' While many consider new years resolutions as nothing but a fad that diminishes by the second week of January, others use it as an opportunity to set new, measurable goals for the year. That being said, If you've been considering a career as a fitness trainer, now is the time to get started. 

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    How to Sell Personal Training Sessions to a Wide Audience

    For many personal trainers, they didn't jump into the business expecting to manage their business finances and  diversify their methods through marketing tools and techniques. Chances are, you started your career in personal training because you are passionate about leading a healthy and active lifestyle and inspiring others to do the same. That being said, while your passion and dedication is important to your success, your business must be profitable in order for you to live your dream. And what better way to do that than to expand your reach and attract new clients?

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    A Personal Training Guide on Athletic Footwear

    Successful and effective trainers are dedicated to serving all aspects of their clients' health and fitness needs; just as you would pay close attention to form, selecting the right equipment will help to maximize performance. Everything from the right body foam roller to athletic footwear is an important aspect of your training. In this guide, we take the guesswork out of finding the right shoe for your style of training:

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