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Maximizing Biceps Muscle Exercises

When you understand biceps anatomy and mechanics you’re able to cue clients more effectively, address strength imbalances, minimize risk of injury and enhance training results. You can do all of […]

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Does Exercise Lower or Raise Cortisol Levels

Are you stressing your clients out by altering cortisol levels during exercise? We all know that there is a sweet spot when it comes to exercise. So, is the “Stress […]

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This Sweet Truth May Turn Your Protein Shake Sour

Is it possible for a “clean” protein source to work against your muscle gaining goals and harbor toxic chemicals? The answer may terrify you and the details are quite disturbing. […]

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5 Ways to Gamify Fitness with Clients

Attract people to a fit lifestyle, improve their attitude and have fun while doing it. That’s part or all of why you became a personal trainer, isn’t it? To win […]

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From Handicap to “Handi-Capable”: Successful Stroke Rehabilitation

Each year, in the United States alone, approximately 700,000 people suffer a stroke. 50% of men and women under the age of 65 who suffer a stroke die within 8 […]

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Some Clients Need Lunge Exercise Alternatives

How about stepping into some new exercise options, literally!? Surely you encourage clients to get outside their comfort zones. We can all use this reminder. Any qualified and experienced personal trainer […]

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Rhabdomyolysis: The Life-Threatening Effects of Muscle Breakdown

How far will some individuals go to claim a title? As a burgeoning bodybuilder, an athlete can train hard, abide faithfully by the trainer/coach’s instructions, eat clean, and take in […]

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Prepare Clients for Weight Loss Success With 5 Dietary Tips

Misconceptions about how to lose weight are in no short supply. Heighten your success with clients by preventing them from falling victim to the hype that clever advertisers put on labels […]

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Hip Flexor Muscles and Anatomy for Personal Trainers

How many of the 11 muscles involved in hip flexion can you name from memory? It’s hard to remember them all! Yet it’s easy to see why so many muscles are […]

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How Personal Trainers Can Help Clients Prevent Osteoporosis

Approximately 54 million Americans have osteoporosis or low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. This often-silent disease causes bones to become weak and fragile. Typically, there are […]

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