How to Biohack Your Metabolism

FNS-2Geoff Lecovin, MS, DC, ND, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES

Looking for ways to boost your metabolism? Try a biohack! Here’s 5 simple biohacks to get your body’s engine revving! From the power of sleep, to diet and exercise, see how easy it can be. Continue reading

Exercise is Key to Achieving Top New Year’s Resolutions

CPT-2By Stacey Penney, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS

For some of the top New Year’s resolutions, the benefit of incorporating exercise to achieving the goals seems obvious. But for others, the connections are just now coming to light.

Here are some of the top New Year’s resolutions, from losing weight to falling in love, and how exercise helps (1,2). Continue reading

Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

PREP-2By Fabio Comana MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES & PES; ACE CPT & HC; NSCA CSCS; ACSM HFS, CISSN, Exercise Physiologist and Faculty Instructor – SDSU, UCSD & NASM

Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery. Continue reading

How To Meet, Sell, and Retain Clients, Part 2

201407_newsletter_interview_regularBy Rick Richey, MS, LMT, NASM-CPT, CES, PES

My years of corporate education in the fitness industry have proven over and over again, to me, that people are afraid of the word “SALES.” Many people wanting to become trainers have called foul on this ominous word and have cried: 1) “I did not get into this field to do sales, but to train!” or 2) “I want to help people, not sell people!” Continue reading

30 Minute Workout Programs for Busy Clients

facebook_1217Here’s a quick 30-minute workout that will get clients on the road to fitness!

The biggest excuse people give for not working out is, “I don’t have time!” Of course, as a fitness professional, you know that time is not a viable excuse. We have to make time to keep our bodies healthy. People are busier than ever today, and to be honest, fitness is not a priority in most people’s lives. As fitness professionals, we have to educate people on the benefits of exercise and teach them how they can maximize their overall health in a minimum amount of time. Continue reading