Understanding Stress and Training

by Richard Scrivener, MSc, CSCS
Personal Training Quarterly November 2023
Vol 10, Issue 3


This article seeks to help personal trainers understand the physiological effects of stress and helpful ways they can drive positive changes for their clients through exercise.

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This article originally appeared in Personal Training Quarterly (PTQ)—a quarterly publication for NSCA Members designed specifically for the personal trainer. Discover easy-to-read, research-based articles that take your training knowledge further with Nutrition, Programming, and Personal Business Development columns in each quarterly, electronic issue. Read more articles from PTQ »



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Richard Scrivener is a personal training coach and educator with over 20 years of experience within the industry. Scrivener works as a health, fitness ...

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