Personal Trainers: 5 Things Your Clients Should Know

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    Whether you currently work as a personal trainer or are working to become a trainer, the fact remains that it can be a very rewarding job to have. Helping people empower themselves and reach their health and fitness goals is a great feeling. However, there are surely times when your clients will frustrate you or make you scratch your head. Specifically, there are a few things you'll probably find yourself wishing your clients understood!

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    5 Ways Instructors Can Help Newbies Get Into Yoga

     

    Yoga has continued to increase in popularity over the last few years in the fitness community, and it shows no signs of dying down as a fitness trend anytime soon. If you're a yoga instructor or working to become one, there's a good chance you'll teach some type of beginner yoga class at some point in your career. These classes can be very rewarding to teach, but they also come with their own unique sets of challenges, as many beginning students will get easily discouraged. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take as a yoga instructor to help your newbies succeed on the mat.

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    The Top New Fitness Trends for 2016

    As a fitness and nutrition professional, is your preferred fitness routine for you and for your clients trending or is it fading into the background? Thanks to some surveys and opinions of experts in the know, you can learn about what’s trending in the fitness world for 2016 and what didn’t make the list.

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    Maximize Your Workouts With These Metabolism Boosting Exercises

    As you age, your metabolism naturally slows down. As a result, many people find that they have a harder time shedding fat and losing weight—even when they've been exercising and eating healthy. If this is a struggle you're currently facing, then you might be wondering what steps you can take to boost your metabolism. Certainly eating right and getting enough sleep can help, but there are some fitness-specific guidelines you'll want to keep in mind for a noticeable metabolism boost.

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    Holiday Gift Guide for the Fitness Enthusiast

    The holidays are here, and for those of us with avid fitness friends and loved ones, so is the challenge of coming up with a fitness-related gift idea that's unique and useful. Fortunately, we've gone ahead and saved you some time by researching and summarizing some of the top gifts for fitness enthusiasts. Whether you're looking to buy for a yogie, a body-builder, or anybody in between, we've got you covered.

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    The Top 15 Health & Fitness Articles On The Web for November 2015

     

    Especially this time of year, both you and your clients start looking for extra ways to stay healthy and fit. Luckily, with you at their side, they don’t have to worry about staying knowledgeable on topics such as diet, fitness and motivation. Here are 15 articles to absorb and pass on to your clients, family & friends, so they can become the better versions of themselves.

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    Meet AFPA member Sara Haley!

    Sara Haley is in the AFPA Member Spotlight!  She is one of the most sought after Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise Specialist and creator of the award-winning prenatal workout program, Expecting MORE® and her newly released postnatal program, Expecting More®:The 4th Trimester Workout. With over 15 years of experience as a fitness specialist, including 7 years as a Reebok Master Trainer, Sara has a passion for educating women about staying strong, fit and healthy during pregnancy and beyond, in the safest and most effective ways possible.  

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    Your Client is Not at the Personal Trainer Level

    Sounds like a foolish statement, right? Well, you might be surprised to know that some personal trainers are more concerned with their own personal agenda than helping their clients.

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    Top 10 Fitness Consultants on Twitter

    When it comes to incorporating fitness into our daily lives, we could use a little help. Twitter is a great tool for the dissemination of fitness information and chockfull of tweets from fitness consultants, but there are a few who really hit the mark. Here’s a list of the top 10 fitness consultants to follow on Twitter!

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