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Category Archives: Advice to Personal Trainers

April Showers Blog Roundup

The NFPT writing team got all over your favorite topics like ants on a protein bar this month: nutrition, business, workout programs, etc. They even produced some fun reads that got shared far […]

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Keep These Eating Influences on Your Training Radar

Keeping your ears open for ideas and trends that might be leading your clients astray does them a great service. There are several common themes that appear in magazine articles, […]

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Help Your Clients See Progress Off the Scale

Shifting your clients focus from weight to health can be challenging, but is possible. I know this to be true from my own exhausting and truly unhealthy process of working […]

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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 […]

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How To Get Hired At a Private Fitness Studio and Succeed

What does it take to be part of a personal training team like the one at TrainSmarter in Birmingham, AL? I talked with Susan Finley the owner to find out! Susan […]

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March Madness Blog Roundup

Where else can you banish belly bloat, review hip anatomy, write a business pitch, get help finding a job and learn to write an eBook all in the same place? […]

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Finding an Ideal Personal Training Position

Where you begin personal training is often where you stay for awhile, so choose this place strategically and mindfully. There are many options for personal trainers seeking work. “Big box” […]

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Career Foundations for New Personal Trainers

The first step you take after becoming a certified personal trainer is an important one. It sets the stage for your career. Will you get a job, see clients in […]

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Helping Female Clients Develop a Positive Body Image  

The majority of our clients come to us because they want to improve some physical characteristics they deem “imperfect” or “unacceptable”. A large part of our job is to help […]

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When Personal Trainers Recommend Supplements

To have a fit lifestyle, healthy eating and exercise aren’t always enough. Sometimes nutritional supplements fill in the gaps and make a big difference for people! Calcium supports bone health, protein enhances […]

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