Benefits of Sitting on a Stability Ball at Work

    Normal office chairs are notorious for negatively impacting your posture, especially if you are sitting in them improperly. Slouching in your chair may also lead to a decrease in your core strength and a number of other health problems we’ll explore further in this article. 

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    11 Apps Personal Trainers Can Use to Improve Communication with Their Clients

    Whether you’ve just started your journey to becoming a personal trainer or you’ve been a certified personal fitness trainer for a while, finding the best ways to communicate with your clients is essential.

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    9 Behavior Change Strategies for Exercise & Health

    The results of a 2019 poll showed that over fourth-fifths of Americans (82 percent) had goals related to improving their appearance and overall well-being.

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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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    Helping Addicts Through Fitness

    Recovery from substance abuse is extremely stressful both physically and mentally. While most treatments for addiction involve verbal counseling, some addicts may benefit from a more physical, hands-on form of recovery.

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    Setting Personal Training Business Goals

    Everyone knows the importance of setting goals. As personal trainers, we’re constantly revisiting our client’s health and fitness goals to establish the right plan and steps to get them where they want to be. But when it comes to our own personal and business endeavors, we often forget about the importance of setting goals.

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    How to Write an Optimized Personal Trainer Bio for More Sales

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published January 2015 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    Personal training provides individuals with an opportunity to mold healthy and physically active lifestyles, and can be widely appealing for a number of different reasons. But in order to get to this point, a personal trainer must work on their business sense to build up the necessary clientele. Unfortunately, this doesn't always come naturally, so we've come up with a few tips on how to write a personal trainer bio to help you get started on your venture.

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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 elderly 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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    Shoulder Injuries: Pain, Diagnosis & Exercise Rehabilitation

     

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published March 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    4.5 million shoulder injuries are reported each year and occur primarily in a gym setting. Learn how you can prevent shoulder injuries from happening to you:

    The shoulder is an incredible structure. It is complex, versatile and efficient. An expense many times is incurred as a result of these advantages, and it is often a very unforgiving part of the body. Still, many medical professionals agree that the mechanical perfection of the shoulder is unsurpassed when compared to the other joints. For example, the shoulder is the only joint that can rotate 360 degrees, making it the most mobile.

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    9 Exercises To Increase Your Brain Power

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published May 2017 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    We all want to hit the gym at some point in our lives in an attempt to get the perfect beach body for the summer, or simply to tone our muscles and stay in shape. Building muscles might be our goal, but how often do we think about building our brain? Chances are that most people don’t even realize the positive impacts of physical exercise on brain power and function.

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