NutritionSports Performance

For endurance events, nutrition is key and timing is everything. Every endurance athlete needs two types of equipment. There’s the external equipment  such as apparel and sport-specific gear. Then there’s the internal kind– food and fluid. But just as important as what you choose for nutrition and hydration is the timing, says Leslie

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Certified Personal TrainerFitness

It’s been said that in the first seven seconds of a customer or client meeting you, they’ll make 11 impressions about you. Make them positive impressions with our 10 quick tips to building positive rapport. A common error made by many health and fitness professionals when meeting new or prospective

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Certified Personal TrainerCESFitnessOPTSports Medicine

Runners are always sharing stories about their IT-band and how much it hurts. But what is IT-band syndrome, what causes it, and most importantly, how can you apply correctives exercise strategies to prevent it. By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Introduction Lower extremity injuries account for over 50% of

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessThe Training Edge

Karen Jashinsky, CPT, MBA, chief fitness officer of 02 Max Fitness shares her secrets to success. Knowing how to boost clients’ health and fitness is just one part of your job. You’re also an entrepreneur. Whether you’re a trainer at a large chain or a sole proprietor, professional development skills such

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessThe Training Edge

Get ideas for keeping it real and keeping clients happy. One of the more challenging aspects of the trainer-client relationship is making sure clients’ expectations and goals match what’s realistic. “You will not believe how many times clients have asked about increasing height,” says David Van Daff, NASM-CPT, PES, CES,

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