How Much Should We Be Exercising?

    What role has inactivity played in the obesity epidemic and how much should we be exercising?

    Right now, almost two-thirds of Americans are overweight, and by 2030 more than half our population may be clinically obese. Childhood obesity has tripled, and most of them will grow up to be overweight as

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    Give extra care to the caregivers you train

    As seen in AFPA ENews

    Why it is important to give extra care to the caregivers you train!

    Kathy was a regular in Pilates class on Thursdays. Because I saw her from week to week, I was able to notice significant weight loss and increased lack of focus.

    Worried, I singled her out

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    What Sugar Does To Your Body

    What Sugar Does To Your Body

    As Appeared in the AFPA ENews 2/12/14

    Too much sugar in your diet is not the best thing when it comes to eating (and living) healthy. We all know that, yet somehow saturated and trans fats, sodium or total calories get more of our attention.

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    The Art and Science of Personal Training

     

    The Art and Science of Personal Training

    Personal Training really is an art & a science. While it is important to know both, I am going to focus on the art of Personal Training with some behavioral science techniques that will help you in guiding your clients towards lasting change.

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    The Best of Bodyweight Training

    The Best of Bodyweight Training

    When it comes to youth conditioning, most coaches would agree that young athletes should master bodyweight training before external loading. Before we learn to lift a weight we have to first be proficient at moving our bodies. It is important for our young

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    6 Tips and Exercises for Overweight Clients

    Chances are at some point in your professional personal training career you are going to encounter the opportunity to work with an overweight or obese client. If you are seasoned personal trainer or a newbie to personal training, you may find these tips helpful!

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    7 Keys to Being a Successful Personal Trainer

    7 Keys to Being a Successful Personal Trainer

    You may define a successful personal trainer as getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame, and/or getting the correct or desired result of an attempt. Whatever your personal definition, below we have provided 7 simple keys to help you be a successful personal trainer by any standard.

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    Permanent Weight Loss Revealed

    Permanent Weight Loss Revealed

    By Will Brink

    Most people who read my articles and e-books know me as a science guy who likes to quote studies and apply research to everyday problems such as permanent weight loss, bodybuilding, and other health/fitness related topics. However, sometimes you have to step back from the

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    AFPA Fitness, Trainer, Nutrition & Wellness News

    AFPA Fitness, Trainer, Nutrition & Wellness News this week addresses ways to reboot your fitness resolutions, AFPA conference updates, workout apps, weight gain and stress, how to turn your smart phone into a fitness tracker and so much more. Check it out!

    6 real ways to reboot your fitness

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    5 Tips To Successfully Market Yourself As A Personal Trainer

    5 Tips To Successfully Market Yourself As A Personal Trainer

    As a newly Certified Personal Trainer we want your business to be profitable and successful. Here is a short list of ideas to help you get more clients, retain those personal trainer clients you already have and grow & promote your personal trainer business.

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