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Feb. 3 2014
There are lots of continuing education courses out there, and you have limited time and funds to invest. In order to help you to choose the educational direction that will best benefit you, here are five... View More
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Feb. 2 2014
Mark Verstegen, founder of EXOS and author of Core Performance, along with Pete Williams, have released Every Day is Game Day, a completely integrated program for elite performance. This comprehensive... View More
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Feb. 1 2014
We spend nearly our whole lives being schooled; for our first 18-plus years, lesson plans, arguably, set the pace of our most impressionable time of life. While we're taught the practice of hypothesis,... View More
Jan. 25 2014
When I speak to a new coaching client they always want to know the best method to get more clients right now. In today's world, technology provides so many viable new options for marketing than were previously... View More
Jan. 15 2014
Every January, millions of people flock to every gym andfitness center in the country, on a mission to be fit. As fitness people we areprimed and ready to take on new clients because of the resolution... View More
Jan. 15 2014
The hip is a ball and socket joint. The joint is involved in simply daily activities such as getting in and out of bed or the car, getting dressed, walking and climbing stairs. Moreover, the hip is involved... View More
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Jan. 15 2014
I recentlycalled my bank to contest a duplicate ATM fee that I was incorrectly chargedbecause the ATM was malfunctioning. I wasn't anticipating it to take more thanabout 5 or 10 minutes of my time; unfortunately,... View More
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Jan. 2 2014
At the core of any successful fitness professional is a firm understanding of human anatomy and the effective application of safe, effective movement. Bret Contreras, MS, CSCS, has compiled years of research... View More
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Jan. 1 2014
The start of the New Year always brings a sense of excitement, hopefulness, and it's a great time to give our business mindset a fresh start. However, it's easy to fall into some common traps. Here are... View More
Dec. 26 2013
As a fitness professional if you're excitedly expecting dozens of new clients to flock to you come January first, I'm sorry to tell you; but you're probably going to be sorely disappointed. January is... View More
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Dec. 15 2013
There comes a point in every fitness professional's career where there is a realization that there are clients you love to train and others you dread. Many trainers fall into the trap of taking "any client... View More
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Dec. 5 2013
Fitness professionals are in a position to prevent and improve poor posture. We know good posture allows for efficient movement while poor posture can cause some muscles to work too hard and others too... View More
Dec. 2 2013
Here is a unique perspective on the perception of much of the fitness industry from Jennifer Ritchie, wife of Dan Ritchie, 2014 PFP Trainer of the Year.Have you been in a situation where you feel totally... View More
book review
Dec. 2 2013
There are few books that captivate a reader with both a sense of insatiable motivation to accomplish great things and give the tangible tools necessary to take meaningful action toward greater success.... View More
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Dec. 1 2013
The end of the year is the perfect time of year to set aside time to reflect on the last 12 months and set-up your action and goal plan for the coming year. Here is a quick checklist to help make your... View More
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Nov. 17 2013
Ok, so you're training a few people and getting a taste for this idea of being self-employed. At some point you start thinking how great it would be to have your own space, one where you make the rules,... View More
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Nov. 15 2013
The fitness industry is in need of a major makeover; a marketing makeover. The fitness industry, in the eyes of the greater public, continues to be branded by images of spandex, fake tans, perfectly articulated... View More
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Nov. 2 2013
While there are endless resources on marketing and advertising principles and strategy; go-to books on how these principles and strategies apply specifically to fitness professionals are more difficult... View More
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Nov. 1 2013
It often seems as if getting “certified” has become an accessory perfect for the person who “loves to work out.” To be completely transparent (and blunt), I cringe every time someone,... View More
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Oct. 25 2013
I too was one of those trainers that in starting my business spent countless hours on thinking of that catchy name, you know the one everyone would remember; that is if they ever heard it in the first... View More

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