Many people seem to feel that the fitness industry is pretty easy to get into, you make a lot of money, train celebrities, open a business, and just have fun doing it all. The reality of it can be a rude awakening. There are a lot of things you will need to prepare for and the more informed you are, the better off you will be.
Posted by Dawn Baker @ Saturday, November 26, 2016 @ 08:40am
Spend much time in the fitness industry and you'll see plenty that's good—and bad, including everything from the fad equipment claiming to help you drop weight and “tone those flabby muscles,” to the diet of the month that contradicts last month’s fad diet.
High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is one of the most popular forms of fitness today. These workouts are designed to exert a maximum amount of effort in a relatively short period of time. This can be as little as seconds to a couple minutes. While conducting my personal training sessions, I use 30 second exercise intervals as a baseline and sets of 8 - 16 based on muscle groups targeted. So, why is HIIT so popular?
If you’ve had a chance to see “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, you were probably struck by Bruce Wayne/Ben Affleck/Batman’s intensive workout scene. And if you haven’t had a chance to see it, I should start out be mentioning that this article has minimal spoilers. You already know that Batman fights Superman, and it shouldn’t ruin anything to let you know that the Dark Knight goes through a heavy-duty workout to prepare for the faceoff. Which makes sense—you’d have to be pretty built to take on the Man of Steel.
Posted by Robert Todd @ Sunday, April 24, 2016 @ 16:07pm
If you’re a fitness professional such as a personal trainer, nutritionist, or yoga teacher, success is determined largely by the amount of knowledge and motivation you have to offer. That means two things—bolstering your skill set with new certifications, and spending time around other pros who are just as excited about the industry as you.
Posted by Robert Todd @ Saturday, April 02, 2016 @ 17:53pm
What Every Trainer Needs for a Quality Sports Performance Training ProgramEvery personal trainer requires certain tools to provide their services, but let’s face it—sports performance training brings the game to a whole new level.
Posted by Robert Todd @ Saturday, March 26, 2016 @ 18:55pm