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Incorporating Training Load Monitoring into Fitness Programming: A Review of Practical Tools for Fitness Providers

October 8, 2018

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In recent years, performance and prevention strategies have grown to include monitoring training load (TL) to understand fatigue and the potential effects of fatigue on training adaptation and performance.

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Does Cryotherapy Work? A Look at the Evidence

September 24, 2018

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Whole body cryotherapy through cold air exposure has been used to accelerate recovery from exercise-induced muscle damage. Questions remain, such as: does cryotherapy work, is there a minimum effective dose, and if so, what is it?

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Simplicity is Key—Strategies for Improving your Coaching and Communication

September 17, 2018

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Establishing a relationship and communicating with your clients in simplified terms that they can understand is a critical aspect of the training process. If you are not taking the time to do this, start now, and it will make the whole experience better for everyone involved.

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Back to Basics: 3 Steps of the Initial Consultation

August 24, 2018

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Developing a truly successful program involves several layers that the personal trainer must address with time, competence, and critical thinking. A thorough and complete initial consultation can ensure that the personal trainer has all the data that they need to design a program that is time-efficient and successful.

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From Successful Trainer to Gym Owner—9 Steps to Open Your First Facility: Part 2

August 24, 2018

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Before opening a facility, fitness professionals should perform the proper due diligence of researching and obtaining all the required documents to legally operate in a given municipality, learn the different types of commercial property, and build an equipment list that is in alignment with their business model.

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Resistance Training and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement— Considerations for Prosthesis and Client Safety

April 1, 2017

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Historically, patients who undergo reverse total shoulder arthroplasty/ replacement (rTSA) procedures receive much stricter activity limitations for sports and resistance training endeavors in comparison to the traditional total shoulder arthroplasty/replacement. This may cause confusion amongst personal trainers about safety as it relates to designing resistance training programs for these patients.

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Training Considerations for Rowing Athletes

October 1, 2014

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This article looks at the four phases of the rowing stroke: the catch, drive, finish, and recovery. A sample resistance training program that addresses all four phases is included.

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The Training Trap—Building Financial Freedom in an Appointment-Based Career

April 1, 2015

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The career path of a personal trainer inherently presents a certain amount of instability and unpredictability, but this does not have to last. There is no reason that personal trainers cannot make great money, afford health insurance, save for retirement, and create more freedom in their lives.

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Clinical Application of Eccentric Training

March 1, 2015

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This article addresses the implications and clinical applications of eccentric training. It also provides general exercise guidelines and future directions of eccentric training.

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What it Takes to Survive and Thrive as a Fitness Studio Owner

July 1, 2016

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It is no secret that it takes a lot to differentiate yourself in today’s competitive market. But what does it truly take for a fitness studio owner to thrive in this industry? What are the strategies necessary to deploy that get you to the next level?

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