book review
Oct. 2 2013
There is no question that the value of bodyweight training continues to resonate with fitness professionals. Bret Contreras has published a comprehensive guide that not only includes a plethora of bodyweight... View More
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Sept. 2 2013
Evan Osar, a chiropractic physician and founder of Fitness Education Seminars has released his comprehensive book, Corrective Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction. Specializing in... View More
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Aug. 2 2013
Human Kinetics has released a new addition to their Sport Performance Series: Developing Speed. It's a perfect guide to add to your reference library, particularly for fitness professionals who train... View More
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June 1 2013
One could argue that what separates the good from the great in our industry, aside from superior knowledge of the science of exercise and the human body, is the ability to effectively connect with people... View More
book review
May 1 2013
One of my favorite genres to read is mindset, particularly as it relates to success in business, in personal goals and in helping my clients succeed. Loren Fogelman, a sports performance consultant, shares... View More
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April 1 2013
Alexander Morentin is the author of Better Living with Whole Foods and offers an approachable and in-depth guide to incorporating whole foods into your daily nutrition habits. His methodology of eating... View More
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March 1 2013
T.J. Murphy is a veteran journalist who joined a local CrossFit gym in order to reclaim his fitness and strength and recounts his experience in his new book Inside the Box: How CrossFit shredded the rules,... View More
book review
Feb. 1 2013
Occasionally I review a book that will not only help fitness professionals build their business or enhance their knowledge, but to better serve our clients. Dustin Maher's "Fit Moms for Life; How to Have... View More
corporate leader
Jan. 16 2013
The time for on-site corporate fitness is now! In this article I'm going to share with you some of the key information that defines the critical differentiation you must have to set you apart from other... View More
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Jan. 1 2013
Jonathan Goodman, creator of the Personal Trainer Development Center, has released his book Ignite the Fire: The Secrets of Building a Successful Personal Training Career and already has glowing endorsements... View More
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Dec. 1 2012
Greg Justice has deservedly earned the recognition as one of the key leaders in our industry. With more than 47,000 one-on-one personal training sessions, he has mastered the ability to share his training... View More
book review
Nov. 1 2012
Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, has recently released his second book, The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field. If you're seeking a new... View More
book review
Oct. 1 2012
As fitness professionals, more often than not, we understand that many of our clients' issues with losing weight and reaching goals are beyond lack of exercise and poor eating habits. There often is a... View More
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Sept. 1 2012
"Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction." -- John F. Kennedy I did an article a few years ago titled "The Four Ps that Make a Great Personal Trainer." They included Passion,... View More
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Sept. 1 2012
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has recently released the fourth edition of their Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines. The guide includes updated standards, state-specific requirements... View More
Sept. 1 2012
After more than 20 years in fitness, I've noticed the term "coach" has become an industry buzz word. I know many fitness professionals who have simply added the word "coach" to their title to keep in-line... View More
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Aug. 1 2012
If you're looking for a new read with the perfect combination of motivation and entertainment, add Take a Shot! to your must read list. Jake Steinfeld, founder of the Body by Jake global brand and his... View More
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July 1 2012
Wendy Ida's newest book -- Take Back your Life, My No Nonsense Approach to Healthy, Fitness and Looking Good Naked -- is the perfect combination of effective workout program, nutrition guide and unparalleled... View More
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June 2 2012
Monique Ryan, an internationally recognized sports nutritionist for over 30 years, has recently released her 3rd edition of Sports Nutrition for Endurance Athletes. Her book -- over 400 pages -- is... View More
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June 1 2012
Too many businesses overpromise and underdeliver, but to me, overdelivering is "business as usual." When I take on a client, I tell them what to expect -- we determine their goals and agree on a plan.... View More

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