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You’ve probably heard of the saying, “If you’re not assessing, you’re guessing.”  Fitness assessments are like pre-purchase car inspections. They are not mandatory, but doing them can save you time, energy, and frustration later.  Taking the time to perform a fitness assessment before offering your personal training services is necessary for learning more about your

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Have you ever read something that evoked an emotion, brought you closer to someone, or made you take action? If so, you probably understand just how powerful a piece of writing can be.  As a coach or trainer, your bio is one of the most important things you must write.  The question is, how should

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As a coach, you probably expect most clients to have at least a basic fitness foundation. You know––basic stuff: But what should you do if a new client doesn’t have that base because they’ve been sedentary for the last five, ten, or twenty years? What if your client has spent an extended period in bed,

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Aging leads to a wide array of bodily changes that decrease quality of life, impair people’s physical abilities, and increase the risk of various health conditions.  One effective way to prevent or reverse many of these changes is for older adults to stay physically active. Putting together an effective exercise plan for your older clients

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An obese person is someone carrying significant amounts of body weight and body fat. A body mass index (BMI) of over 25 is considered overweight, and a score of 30 or more is classified as obese. There is another level above that called class III obesity, formerly known as morbid obesity. Such individuals have a

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Writing workout programs from scratch can be difficult and time-consuming, especially for a personal trainer or online coach with 10, 20, or 30+ regular clients.  However, you cannot just improvise and hope for the best because good programming is essential to getting your clients the desired results: muscle gain, strength development, etc.  Any average personal

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