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About: Cathleen Kronemer

Cathleen Kronemer is an NFPT CEC writer, AFAA-Certified Group Exercise Instructor, NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer, ACE-Certified Health Coach, competitive bodybuilder and freelance writer. She is employed at the Jewish Community Center in St. Louis, MO. Cathleen has been involved in the fitness industry for almost three decades. Feel free to contact her at She welcomes your feedback and your comments!

Recent Posts by Cathleen Kronemer

Personal Training a Client With Meniere’s Disease

What does your diet have to do with balance? Quite a bit! Especially for people who have Meneire’s disease. For these clients, spatial experience is significantly different than the average person […]

Does Exercise Lower or Raise Cortisol Levels

Are you stressing your clients out by altering cortisol levels during exercise? We all know that there is a sweet spot when it comes to exercise. So, is the “Stress […]

This Sweet Truth May Turn Your Protein Shake Sour

Is it possible for a “clean” protein source to work against your muscle gaining goals and harbor toxic chemicals? The answer may terrify you and the details are quite disturbing. […]

Behind the Scenes of a Personal Trainer’s Workout

What if personal trainers could workout with each other more often? That would be fun! Enter in to my fitness training mind as I walk you through the way I […]

Cycling: A Successful Ride For Parkinson’s Patients

Making a difference in the lives of Parkinsons patients may be easier than you realize, with a piece of equipment you’ve got right in front of you. All it takes […]

From Handicap to “Handi-Capable”: Successful Stroke Rehabilitation

Each year, in the United States alone, approximately 700,000 people suffer a stroke. 50% of men and women under the age of 65 who suffer a stroke die within 8 […]

Some Clients Need Lunge Exercise Alternatives

How about stepping into some new exercise options, literally!? Surely you encourage clients to get outside their comfort zones. We can all use this reminder. Any qualified and experienced personal trainer […]

Hypertrophy…Of The Brain?

What if we were able to garner abs of steel and brains of steel at the same time? A brief glance in the mirror during a strength training session clearly […]

Rhabdomyolysis: The Life-Threatening Effects of Muscle Breakdown

How far will some individuals go to claim a title? As a burgeoning bodybuilder, an athlete can train hard, abide faithfully by the trainer/coach’s instructions, eat clean, and take in […]

Prevent Drowsy Driving by Staying Awake the Healthy Way

Exercise can save your life in more than one way. It prevents disease yes, but also enhances alertness when done properly and combined with good nutrition. Many people seek out fitness […]