Fitness Personal Trainer Marketing

Pricing, Positioning, and Profits

Sean Greeley
Sean Greeley |
There is ONE MISTAKE we see far too many fitness business owners making that’s incredibly painful to watch. And in many cases their business is going under (they’re currently broke) because…
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Nutrition

Performance Supplements: What You Should Know vs. What You Hear From Your Bro

Geoff Lecovin |
This supplement will make you Bigger, Leaner, Faster and Stronger! Or will it? Nutritional supplements are a multi-million dollar industry, and chances are you, or someone you know, is taking one or more supplements to get that competitive edge.
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Nutrition

Nutrition at Work: Opportunities to Improve Employee Wellness

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
Easy to implement strategies can make the workplace a nutritionally positive experience. Offering healthy food alternatives and involving employees can jump start healthy changes.
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance

Building athletic speed, agility and quickness with the NASM-PES

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
For fitness professionals who work with athletes, understanding the specific developmental needs of a given athlete is crucial to enhancing their overall athletic capabilities. One of the major components for improving this is the development of speed, ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Are High-Protein/Low-Carbohydrate Diets Effective?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
Probably more widely debated than any other diet in scientific and consumer literature is the high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet.These plans have been a part of diet lexicon since the mid-1800s, with William Banting’s Letter on Corpulence (2). Billed as ...
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CPT Fitness Sports Performance OPT Model

Powering the Vertical Jump with OPT

Sean Cristea |
A powerful vertical jump is often considered the epitome of athleticism. Many sports, such as basketball, volleyball, and some track and field events, require the athlete to perform at high levels in this movement [1]. However, many athletes find ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition

Top 9 Minerals for Staying Healthy, Strong and Fit

Emily Bailey |
You may be familiar with sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium regarding needs for hydration, but these nutrients are also related to many other physiologic processes in the body. Nutrients—including micronutrients, major nutrients and trace ...
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CPT Fitness Group Fitness

Help Your Clients Set Goals, Not Resolutions, for the New Year

Angie Miller, MS
Angie Miller, MS |
It’s that time of year: Everyone is motivated and eager to transform their physique. As a trainer and group fitness instructor, I love the energy and excitement of people packing into the gym, full of hope and the desire to achieve a strong body and fit ...
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Nutrition

If You Exercise, Can You Eat Whatever You Want?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine |
The myth of being able to out exercise a bad diet is at odds with the “intake versus output” relationship of energy balance. At its most basic, weight control is a demonstration of energy balance, a simple equation representing the relationship between ...
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Nutrition

Energy Boosting Foods

Emily Bailey |
We are faced with many challenges that disrupt our normal eating and exercise schedules and routines. Between special events, holidays and family gatherings, it is quite easy to fall off-track. To help you stay on track and energized, let’s focus on ...
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