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Category Archives: Advice to Personal Trainers

The Greatest Ergogenic Aid Never Invented

We often hear references to having team spirit, psyching yourself up, or even being in the groove. What all of these common phrases are referring to is the ergogenic effect […]

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How to Avoid Burnout as a New Personal Trainer

If you chose a career as a personal trainer, few moments are as exciting as the day you receive your official “I’m a Certified Personal Trainer” certificate in the mail. […]

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Walk Before You Run; Crawl Before You Walk

As we enter 2017, our family has many things to which we are looking forward, most notably the arrival (G-d willing) of our first grandchild in mid-May. As you can […]

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3 Methods to Boost Client Accountability

The new year is upon us and that means many individuals discover a renewed sense of commitment to and enthusiasm for personal health and fitness goals. Enrollment in fitness club […]

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SDT: Start Dedicated Training with Self-Determination Theory

This is the time of year for change. Whether it is changing weather patterns, changing wardrobes, or the simple act of hanging a brand-new calendar on the side of the […]

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NFPT’s 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

Helping people and being successful are what NFPT Personal Trainers are all about. It’s no wonder, because the two go hand in hand. The better you market and run a […]

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A Word on the Fitness Industry and Resolutions

As a kid, I thought resolutions were wishes. I really did. I got particularly excited when a family member asked me what my resolution would be for the upcoming year. […]

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Self Accountability? There’s an App for That!

The holiday season is in its prime, which translates into two things: greater access to unhealthy food choices, and lower activity levels. This busy time of year with less than favorable weather […]

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2017 Fitness Industry Trends

It’s that time of year again. No, not for sweet potato pie and turkey with gravy. It’s time to look at fitness industry trends for the upcoming year. There’s always […]

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Are Your Clients Overextending During The Holidays?

“Lights, Camera…Action!” No, the scene is not some famous Hollywood design set, ready for the close-up. Your client is simply on the front lawn of his home, shouting verbal directions […]

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