A large part of being a coach/personal trainer is keeping your clients motivated, but motivating yourself to remain a vigilant and inspiring trainer is just [...]
By Larry D. Moore, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=69212692 Adequate recovery is a key contributing factor to improved performance, lowers the risk for [...]
Podcasts are one of the quickest growing opportunities for fitness professionals to share their knowledge and expertise. Over 50% of Americans report listening to podcasts, [...]
Depression is the "common cold" of psychological disorders. The World Health Organization considers depression a high priority concern and most everyone has been depressed or knows someone who has been depressed at some time in life. Its symptoms include sleep disturbances, loss of appetite or overeating, and anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure). While it comes in different forms and intensities, some of its characteristics are enduring. Depressed people think in different ways from their non-depressed counterparts. Their neuro-chemistry is different. They have low self esteem. They are inactive.
The world of diet culture primarily focuses on telling individuals to “reduce”, “limit”, “restrict”, “avoid” and “eliminate” certain foods and/ or entire food groups. When [...]
Prudent nutrition plays a key role in promoting hypertrophy, power, and strength when coordinated expertly with resistance training. If we take that concept and adjust [...]
A career in personal training is no doubt far more challenging than most ever expect it to be, and one of the biggest reasons for [...]