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Helping Clients Overcome The Dialysis Drain

Receiving a diagnosis of acute renal failure, or end-stage kidney disease is a frightening experience. Unlike many cancers, which respond well to radiation treatments and chemotherapy, the only real cure […]

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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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Kids On The Move…And Into The Gym

Not too long ago, a team of scientists from the University of North Texas presented some fascinating data at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention. Through their research, they […]

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Baby Onboard: Modifying Exercises For Effective Prenatal Workouts

Over the last 5 decades, theories on pregnancy and activity have come a long way. When our moms were expecting, the prevailing notion was to stay off of one’s feet and get as much rest as possible. Today’s women are remaining much more active further into their pregnancies than ever before. Still, there always remains a lingering thought as to just how safe this practice might be for the developing fetus.

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Athletes and Eating Disorders – Where To Draw The Line

When clients come to us with a high level of motivation already in place, our jobs become much easier. Having passed right over the Pre-contemplative and Contemplative stages of readiness, […]

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C’mon and Get Happy: Positive Attitude Equals Success

How can we tap into clients’ ability to succeed in order to keep them motivated to reach their wellness goals? The key may be to cultivate and support a sense […]

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Holiday Feasts Within Your Scope

The holiday season is difficult for everyone. Your clients will be surrounded by so much temptation at their workplace, home, and holiday parties. While it may be good job security […]

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Back To Basics – Optimizing Alkalinity In Your Diet

As athletes, we are quite accustomed to fastidiously nurturing our bodies. From sculpting the external to feeding the internal, we are always focusing on ways to achieve optimal health. We […]

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BP Low? You Can Still Get Up and Go!

As trainers, we have many goals for our diverse client base. Most trainees are striving to improve body composition, lose weight, increase endurance, and in general become healthier versions of […]

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Resistance Training: Is Fast Or Slow The Way To Go?

Working with clients can be one of the most rewarding experiences of a fitness career. We see it all, from fads to tried-and-true principles to each client’s favorite exercise that […]

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