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10 Tips for a Positive First Impression-Building Client Rapport

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana
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It’s been said that in the first seven seconds of a customer or client meeting you, they’ll make 11 impressions about you. Make them positive impressions with our 10 quick tips to building positive rapport. A common error made by many health and fitness ...
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IT-Band Syndrome: Cause and Solution

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Runners are always sharing stories about their IT-band and how much it hurts. But what is IT-band syndrome, what causes it, and most importantly, how can you apply correctives exercise strategies to prevent it. By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES ...
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Great Expectations

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Get ideas for keeping it real and keeping clients happy. One of the more challenging aspects of the trainer-client relationship is making sure clients' expectations and goals match what's realistic. "You will not believe how many times clients have asked ...
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Spice Up Your Client's Workout

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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When it comes to training clients, variety is the spice of life! Workouts need to be new, challenging (within the physical capabilities of the individual of course) and fun to ensure long term success. There is a plethora of ways to tweak a workout and ...
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Come Together: Small Group Training

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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Try these keys for smooth (and effective) small group training. Small groups are hot. In 2011, about 7.7 million Americans participated in boot-camp-style cross-training classes, according to the Sporting Goods Manufacturers Association. What's more, 2.9 ...
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Regression Strategies: Are your workouts too advanced for your clients?

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Trainers beware, you’re being watched! Not just by gym members, but by fellow Health and Fitness Professionals as well. My daily routine includes me heading to the local gym at 5:15 in the morning to get my ...
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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis-Risk Factors and Preventative Measures

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton
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Are your athletes or clients at risk for exertional rhabdomyolysis? Risk factors include if they are new to exercise, deconditioned, or are exercising in hot and humid conditions, combined with intense physical training. Discover a variety of ...
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Staying Fit if You Sit

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
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By: Brian Sutton, MS, MA, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Introduction The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that chronic diseases were responsible for five of the six leading causes of death in the United States in 2006 (1). Not surprisingly, ...
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