CPT

A Transforming Experience: Working with Clients Who Have Down Syndrome

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
If you haven’t worked with clients who have disabilities, here’s a message from fitness professionals who do: Try it. At least once. The experience is likely to have a profound impact on their life and yours. In addition to raising your awareness, it can ...
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CES

How to keep clients injury-free, pain-free and coming back!

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
As a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), it’s important to realize that just about every client you work with could be susceptible to common injuries and ailments, ranging from low-back pain to ACL tears to shoulder pain.
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Holidays Nutrition

7 Ways to Battle the Holiday Bulge Before it Begins

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
We've highlighted seven end-of-year client challenges and provided solutions to help keep them on track. Early planning and preparation can help you and your clients continue to succeed into the New Year.
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CPT Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

5 Surefire Ways to Build a Client Base with Social Media

Amanda Vogel, MA |
It’s possible to build a strong client base via social media, but like any type of fitness marketing, it requires time and a little strategizing. Here are five ways to get more clients to meet you on social while also attracting new prospects there.
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Fitness Group Fitness

6 Steps to Set Yourself Apart from the Fitness Pack

Aubrey Worek |
In a world full of eye-catching, flashy, and often times over-the-top fitness professionals, how does one break out of the pack to gain a following in order to make a living in the fitness field? Start by following these six steps to establish your own ...
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American Fitness Magazine

Osteoporosis & Exercise: What You and Your Clients Should Know

Audra Eisz |
 
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CES CPT

Camden Crane: An NASM-CPT Who's on the Move

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Physical movement can be life transforming. Just ask Camden Crane, an NASM Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist. After the 31-year-old Altadena, California resident had gotten her psychology degree from UCLA, she joined Change ...
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CPT Fitness Senior Fitness Sports Performance

Balance Training for Seniors: Fall Prevention Exercise Tips

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
Falling can be a serious and life changing event, especially for older adults. There are some simple interventions that can help reduce the risk of falling, and exercise is one of them.
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Senior Fitness Training Benefits

Tai Chi for Seniors

Kathy Kuenzer |
While there may be disagreement about how long the Chinese have practiced the martial art of tai chi—2,500 years or 400?—there is little dispute that in its current form, it makes practitioners feel healthier. Tai chi was originally a form of Chinese ...
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Nutrition

Simple School Lunch Ideas Kids Love

Laura Quaglio
Laura Quaglio |
Here's a simple (sometimes surprising) menu for quick and healthy lunch-prep, from NASM-Certified Personal Trainer, RD and NutriFormance’s director of nutrition. (Bonus: They work for adult lunches, too. So if you are a nutrition specialist, try them ...
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