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Category Archives: Advice to Personal Trainers

Preparing Clients for Summer Activities

Some people get carried away with exercise in the summer. Many sedentary people take up sports or decide to start jogging because summer is almost universally accepted as everybody’s favorite […]

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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 […]

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How to Know When to Leave Your Fitness Job

Is it time to leave your personal training “job” and go out on your own or find a new fitness home that suits you and your clients better? This question, […]

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Fitness and the Fear of Being Fat

“80% of U.S. women dislike the way they look” (Gallivan, n.d.). I’m one of the 80%. Even though I am a certified and experienced health and fitness professional. Even though […]

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Using Client Competitions and Incentives for Personal Training

Competition. It’s not just something for professional athletes and fitness models. If you’ve ever had your client’s make goals, do a timed workout, exercise in group settings, you may begin […]

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7 Signs You Would Make a Great Personal Trainer

Some people love fitness and those that don’t like it much hire a personal trainer. If you’ve got the natural drive to workout or have found deep reasoning to stay […]

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May 2017 NFPT Blog Roundup

You can save time and money as a personal trainer by learning from others mistakes. This is what our new blog series What I Wish I Knew My 1st Year as […]

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What Memorial Day Means for Personal Trainers

What do people who died in service and personal trainers have in common? Both serve others, but it’s impossible to compare a personal trainer with someone who gave their life for […]

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Scheduling Personal Training Sessions the Smart Way

Ever have one client at 6am and one at 6pm, three times per week? (with a lot of free time in between!?) This was my schedule when first starting out […]

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Do You Improvise or Plan Your Personal Training Sessions?

When I was a new personal trainer my sessions were planned weeks in advance, test runs ensued and timing was calculated over and over. The aim for perfection was of […]

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