new year's resolutions COVID-19 spotlight

5 Tips for Setting Realistic New Year’s Resolutions Despite the Pandemic

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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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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spotlight Sleep

4 Negative Side Effects of Inadequate Sleep and How to Sleep Properly

Pete McCall
Pete McCall
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No one is born knowing how to exercise. It is a subject that must be studied and understood correctly to do it properly. Earning the Certified Personal Trainer credential from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) means that you can design ...
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CPT Fitness spotlight

Active Recovery Workouts: What to Do on Your Rest Day

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey
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Recovery is important for getting the most out of your fitness programming and an essential component of a personal training education. I spend a decent amount of time talking with my clients about proper recovery techniques to avoid burnout and injury ...
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CPT spotlight

CPT's role within a circle of care

Andrew Mills
Andrew Mills
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A client may have a wide range of wellness needs, and the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) is just one member of a team that consists of medical and other allied health professionals and other supporting individuals working with a client to meet those ...
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diet Nutrition spotlight

What is a Ketogenic Diet and How do You Follow it?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter
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Over the last several decades, we have seen a rise in the popularity of low-carbohydrate diets. These diets have ranged from just low-carb diets to ketogenic diets to even zero carb diets (e.g., The Carnivore Diet).
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Workout Plans COVID-19 spotlight

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

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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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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Thanksgiving Nutrition spotlight

Approaching Thanksgiving with a Healthy Mindset

Abbey Griffith
Abbey Griffith
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As an eating disorder survivor, the holiday season can be scary. In early recovery days, my mental approach to the holidays looked something like this: First, it was Thanksgiving, a whole holiday about food, listening to people talk about their diet ...
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stress Training Benefits spotlight

Exercise and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Portia Page
Portia Page
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Since mid-March, most of the country has been dealing with social distancing rules, stay-at-home orders, business closures, overcrowded hospitals and limited health services.
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CPT spotlight Personal Trainer Marketing

The Benefits of Personal Training With Multiple Revenue Streams

Dana Bender
Dana Bender
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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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Research Study Weight Loss obesity spotlight

Research Review: High Genetic Risk Individuals Benefit Less from Resistance Exercise Intervention

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden
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Genetic factors play a role in response to exercise and body composition, as in most physiologic functions in the body. High levels of physical activity have been known to provide benefits beyond just weight loss, such as decreased disease risk, improved ...
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