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Training Considerations for People with Disabilities

July 1, 2014

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Most people suffer from some degree of injury, illness, or disease at some point. As a result, there is a need for strength and conditioning professionals who can develop effective exercise programs for people with disabilities.

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Is Now the Right Time to Start Your Own Fitness Studio or Gym? From Personal Perspective

July 1, 2014

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For anyone who is considering starting their own fitness business, there are a few questions that should be considered. For example, why is the studio market booming? Is it the right time for you to make the leap? To answer these questions, there are several considerations that might help in this decision-making process.

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Top Ways to Drive Traffic to a Fitness Business

January 1, 2015

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For fitness business owners, marketing is understanding the audience and being able to craft stories that capture their attention. This article includes recommendations of ways to get current clients more engaged, as well as reach out to new clients.

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The Red Light – Green Light System – A Simple Tool to Assess and Individualize Group Training

February 9, 2020

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This article introduces a potential solution for programming in the large group fitness setting with a wide variety of fitness levels.

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Client Assessments—Breathing

January 8, 2019

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Assessing clients is a vital component of the personal training experience. This article gives an overview of breathing mechanics and how to apply proper breathing exercises into a client’s assessment and program.

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Cross Education with the Post-Rehabilitation Process

December 18, 2020

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During the rehabilitation process, a client may need therapy outside of the personal trainer’s scope of practice. This article discusses safe and effective modalities that personal trainers can use with clients in the post-rehabilitation phase process.

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Suggested Strategies for Developing and Retaining Fire Fitness Trainers

April 1, 2016

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This article provides a list of items that affect the ability to develop and retain quality fire fitness trainers and provides possible solutions to common challenges for program managers that make decisions for a facility or agency.

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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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Rebranding Resistance Training for Older Adults Using Ratings of Perceived Exertion

September 9, 2019

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This article discusses the ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) scales and how to educate older clients to utilize them, as well as how to monitor and safely progress their training intensity.

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