Nutrition

Fitness Nutrition Certification: Why and How

A certification in fitness nutrition- is it for you and what can you expect? Get the facts here on it all, including the latest on how much you can make and other career opportunities.

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Training Tips

Top Tips for New Personal Trainers

About to launch your new personal training business? Before you do, check out these pro tips from the trainers with years of experience.

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Success Stories

Andy Dooley: Living Life With Arms Wide Open

Andy Dooley was told he’d have to choose between fitness and faith—be a trainer or be a pastor. But he wasn’t willing to settle for one or the other. Dooley now operates a growing fitness business and serves as a youth pastor in his home community. 

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Nutrition

Make Holiday Leftovers Nutritious

Thanksgiving dinner is a great way to just enjoy food, but then you’re left with a pile of tasty, high-calorie leftovers. We’ll show you how to make those leftovers work for your healthy eating.

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Nutrition

Healthy Grocery Shopping Made Easy

Grocery shopping is an everyday task that can set you up for nutritional success or lead you down a slippery slope to poor eating habits. Check out these grocery shopping tips and share them with your clients to help support their nutrition goals.

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Success Stories | Transformation Stories

Inspiration Story: Mike Lee

The motivation to be fit and inspire others to do the same comes in many forms, especially when faced with mortality. Once out of shape and heading down a dangerous path, Mike Lee is now a successful ISSA trainer, fitness model and actor, and growing presence in the online fitness coaching world. Read his journey here.

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Training Tips | Business

Just Got Certified? Where to Work as a Personal Trainer

You’re a certified personal trainer, now what? Knowing where to work as a personal trainer is the next step, and we’ll give you all the information you need to make that big decision.

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Nutrition

Food Logging: The What, Why, and How to Get Client Results

A food log is more than just a planning tool to keep your clients out of trouble. It can provide insights that will empower you and your clients to work toward healthier eating habits.

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Nutrition

What is the Keto Diet?

When it comes to diets aimed at weight loss, the role of the personal trainer is to be informed well enough to have an educated response for the client. This means staying on top of the latest trends, and no weight loss plan is hotter today than the keto diet. This diet (high fat and moderate protein) and its effects haven’t been scientifically proven over the long term. Further, benefits can’t be generalized to a specific population. But here’s the skinny on what you and your clients need to know.

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Safety / Injuries | Training Tips

Exercises for Knee Pain to Get Your Clients Mobile Again

Got knee pain? Got a client complaining of knee pain? Try out these exercises that will help tame that pain and get them back in the game with healthier, stronger joints.

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Reading Blood Profiles

CMCs, CMPs, and Lipid Profiles—common but confusing blood tests for your annual exam. Are you caught up on the components of a full blood test and why they’re important to your overall health?

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Success Stories

Angie Gunner's Intent to Raise the Barre

So you think you can dance? Angie Gunner thinks you can, too, and more specifically believes that you should be doing it on a regular basis as part of a healthy lifestyle. Read the full article here. 

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