Dana Bender

Dana Bender
Dana Bender, MS, ACSM, CWWS, E-RYT. Dana Bender works as a fitness and wellness Program Manager for Health Fitness Corporation in downtown Chicago. Dana is also a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach, an adjunct professor with Rowan University, and an E-RYT 200 hour Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher.

Recent Posts

strength Nutrition spotlight

Strength Training Principles: How to Educate New Clients Effectively

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As trainers and fitness professionals, it is essential to remember that every client and member we work with starts their strength training journey with a different baseline and understanding of strength training principles and best practices. Many ...
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5 Tips for Setting Realistic New Year’s Resolutions Despite the Pandemic

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As we consider setting personal resolutions for 2021, it is crucial to recognize that the goal-setting process and the behaviors are chosen to achieve those goals might look different this year due to the pandemic.
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Workout Plans COVID-19 spotlight

8 Tips for Transitioning Back to At-Home Workouts During the Pandemic

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  With COVID-19 numbers rising exponentially across the country, many avid fitness center enthusiasts might be concerned that their local fitness center will close again due to safety precautions and local regulatory guidelines.
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CPT spotlight Personal Trainer Marketing

The Benefits of Personal Training With Multiple Revenue Streams

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There is a wide range of benefits of having multiple streams of income regardless of your field. In the fitness industry, taking advantage of various streams of income can include numerous options. Over the years, I have implemented this strategy in my ...
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Self-Care: 5 Tips for Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

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Self-care is a word that keeps emerging in news articles and company-wide employee emails during the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the unprecedented stress many individuals face, some companies are re-establishing their Employee Assistance Program (EAP) ...
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Certified Personal Trainer Recovery

6 Ways to Overcome Burnout from Exercising at Home

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Overcoming exercise burnout is more important than ever for online personal trainers, fitness professionals and exercise enthusiasists alike!  When fitness centers closed mid-March in response to COVID-19, many regular gym goers were tasked with ...
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Break Through Fitness Plateaus with These 4 Tips

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It is important to change up our personal fitness program when we experience a plateau.. Similarly, it is essential to adjust our fitness program when we notice boredom or disinterest in our exercise program. Lastly, if we no longer feel challenged or ...
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American Fitness Magazine American Fitness Magazine Winter 2020

Creative Interim Programming Solutions

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Originally published in the Winter 2020 issue of American Fitness Magazine. Are you planning to renovate the flooring in your group fitness classroom? Or perhaps you need to complete a construction project at your yoga studio in the near future? If so, ...
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new year's resolutions

Keys to Keeping Clients Excited as Resolutions Fade

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Options for an Active Vacation

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Dana Bender
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I love to travel to new destinations and experience new cities, cultures, and cuisines. If you are similar to me and exercise is an ingrained daily habit, the question becomes, “how do I stay active and exercise while still enjoying myself on vacation?”
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