Business

Advice from the Pros: Tips for New Personal Trainers

New to personal training? Get our top tips from the pros to ensure you succeed as a fitness professional.

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Training Tips

Setting Fitness Goals is Essential to Long-Term Success

Do your clients have goals? Are they specific and measurable? Do they work toward those goals in every session? If the answers are no, you aren’t doing your best work as a trainer. Check out the latest ISSA blog to find out why setting fitness goals is so important and how to do it right, for you and your clients. 

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Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Understanding and Using the Overload Principle

Do you understand the overload principle well enough to plan the most effective programs for your clients? We’ve got you covered in this latest post about progressing safely and maximizing training gains.

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Safety / Injuries

Flexibility Training: Finding Your Best Range of Motion

Flexibility training, while often overlooked, is a key component to reaching peak performance and overall good fitness. Read on to get the details on static and dynamic stretching and improving your range of motion.

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Nutrition

Nutrition Coaching Tasks - What You’ll Actually Do

If you’re looking into nutritional coaching as a career, you need to know what you’ll actually be doing. Check out this latest ISSA post where we give you the rundown on important nutritional coaching tasks.

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Nutrition

Women and Protein – An Essential Guide

The topic of protein can be really confusing for your clients. This is especially true for women since most information available is for men. To help your female clients meet their nutrition, fitness, and weight goals, you need to read this complete guide to women and protein.

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Success Stories

Adrian Kurre - Getting Certified to Extend Life

After eight rounds of yo-yo dieting with the same 50 pounds, Adrian Kurre finally realized it just wasn’t working. So, he turned to science and discovered the ISSA. Check out his story and see where the future is taking him.

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Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Tips for Better Workout Recovery

Feel like you’ll lose progress if you take time off? Think again. Workout recovery is about more than just taking a break.

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Group Fitness

Group Personal Training: Earn More and Save Time

Ready to earn more money as a trainer in less time? Learn more about why you need to start offering group personal training sessions. Check out this new ISSA post on how to do it right and get a free handout with tips and tricks for getting started.

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Strength Training | Training Tips

Strength Training for Runners: Overlooked or Overhyped?

Strength training is an effective and sometimes overlooked way for runners to maximize performance. Get the details here to help your clients achieve their best runs. 

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Strength Training | Training Tips

Weight Machines vs Free Weights – Which is Better?

The age-old question of which is better—free weights or weight machines—does not have a simple answer. Read our latest blog post to get a full run down on the pros and cons of each and when and where to use weight machines vs free weights.

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Business

Grow Your Business: Overcome Objections to Personal Training

Selling to potential clients is your business as a personal trainer but expect to come up against some tough objections. In the latest ISSA post we outline the most common objections and how you can answer them to win new clients.

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