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Category Archives: Advice to Personal Trainers

Happy Hormones and Motivation

We all love the good feelings that come with exercise and being a fitness professional. Endorphins, serotonin, dopamine, maybe even some oxytocin… Let’s talk about these hormones and how they […]

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Reducing Stress and Cortisol – Science and Strategies

When stress is low, it’s easier to see other health goals more clearly. Exercise might seem like the end all stress reducer. But, there’s more to it than that. Let’s […]

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NFPT 2017 November Blog Roundup

Instead of the usual nutrition advice this holiday, we thoroughly covered sleep on the NFPT Blog and Live Show. When your clients are rested their decisions are more aligned with […]

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Making Connections Between Exercise Cortisol and Stress

Cortisol is a hormone released to help us deal with stress. It’s an essential component of the birthing process. So, why does it get a bad reputation in the fitness industry? […]

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Using the CRAAP Test to Evaluate Fitness Web Resources

The number of times a student or client has shared an article with me and asked “is this true?” is far beyond my ability to keep track. Fortunately, a friend […]

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Travel the World As a Personal Trainer

The word on everybody’s lips is “travel”. As a young fitness professional, I am excited to see more travel incorporated in fitness business. With fitness becoming more popular and more […]

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Portion Control On and Off the Plate

Portion control is a hot topic around the holidays. It’s one way to get through the season without over-doing it. Portion control applies to both food and life. We talk […]

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3 Unique Fitness Assessments

You probably check in on client goals, progress, and results regularly. Getting and proving results is one way you retain more personal training clients and keep your business booming. Most of us […]

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Personal Trainers and National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Being a personal trainer, maybe you know someone with Alzheimer’s disease. If not, it’s probable that several of your clients do and that they are impacted by the symptoms deeply. […]

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5 Tips to Keep Personal Training Clients on Track During the Holidays

How do you limit the overindulgence associated with the holidays without being the Grinch that steals all of the fun out of the holidays? The holidays are meant to be […]

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