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Client Foam Rolling with Personal Trainer
FitnessFitness TipsFoam Rolling / SMR

The foam rolling market has exploded with rollers that have different shapes, densities, textures, and designs. Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique that is commonly used by Corrective Exercise Specialists. It wasn’t until just recently that Mobility/Myofascial devices fell out of the Top 20 Fitness Trends (Thompson, 2019). Such

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Ep. 18: Keys to a Successful Training Business
Business of FitnessCertified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Tips

Some personal trainers have an impressive list of credentials but a small client base, while others aren’t as educated but are always booked. What’s the difference between them? In this episode, Rick Richey discusses how to find the balance between these two types of trainers. Learn what it takes to

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Man Standing Near Lake with Bike
FitnessFitness TipsHoliday Fitness

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?”  A standard solution that fits many people’s

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Personal Trainer Working with Client
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness TipsNutrition

Keep up with the latest studies and news from the fitness and wellness industry. Check out these five articles in our roundup for this week: 1. Emotions in Motion: Exercise as an Anxiety Intervention Nearly 1 in 5 Americans have an anxiety disorder. That makes it the most common mental

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NASM-CPT Podcast Ep. 12
Certified Personal TrainerFitnessFitness Tips

The first session with a new client (or as a new trainer) can be daunting. How do you start the session? What do we talk about? Should I refer them to a physician based on certain answers? What assessments should I perform? In this episode, Dr. Rick Richey takes us through his first

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