The Interaction Between Metabolic Disorders and Personal Trainers

by Alexis Batrakoulis, MS, CSCS, RCPT*E
Personal Training Quarterly February 2016
Vol 3, Issue 1


With the current rise in overweight individuals, obesity, prediabetes, and diabetes, the role of qualified personal trainers is absolutely crucial for creating a more active and healthy society.

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University of Thessaly

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Alexis Batrakoulis has been involved in the fitness industry since 1995 and currently works as an educator, speaker, author, technical expert, and exe ...

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