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Four simple ways to introduce clients to balance training. Research has shown that just two sessions of balance training can lead to structural changes in the brain’s gray matter (which coordinates sensory and motor information) and white matter (which primarily provides connectivity). This can help clients in everyday life.

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With one in five adults battling arthritis, including many people in their 40s and 50s, you’re likely to encounter a few clients with the condition. “Current evidence shows that one of the most helpful things anybody can do for arthritis is stay physically active,”

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Fees are a balancing act. “High fees might turn away prospective clients,” says Jeff Decker, NASM-CPT, CES, owner of Personal Training Solutions in Champaign, Ill. “But if your fees are too low, clients may not take your program seriously.” Decker recommends following these six steps for setting fees.

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As a trainer, you spend a lot of time on your feet. Want to keep them healthy? Upgrade your footwear strategy by putting your athletic footwear in a rotation. This allows your shoes to dry thoroughly between each wearing (which is good for your feet and will help your shoes

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NASM Personal Trainer Profile: Andrea Ausmus, NASM-CPT, CES Trainer and coach, UFC Gym, Torrance, Calif. 

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