We’ve all had to pivot these last 2 years—and not just while leading clients through multiple planes of motion). We’ve also learned that virtual training can add valuable dimensions to our offerings. But let’s face…
“The Hip Hook is the first and only muscle release tool for both the psoas and iliacus muscles—the primary hip flexors. You can’t relax one without relaxing the other,” explains Koth.
As group exercise instructors, we can get wrapped up in creating
choreography, choosing music, cuing effectively and teaching proper
technique. While all these aspects are important, we sometimes lose
sight of the overall picture and miss the opportunity to connect with
Personal trainers understand that one program does not fit every client and that genes may play a role. Still, it can be frustrating when you have two clients who appear similar in numerous ways but…
If any of your clients are expecting a baby, you may want to recommend that they add pool training and water fitness to their workouts.
Researchers have created a model of care for physical therapy students to implement movement interventions to reduce opioid abuse and misuse.
Which strength training protocol is more effective for young male clients: a split workout or total-body training? It depends on their goals.
Evidence shows the breathing practice, High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST), benefits cardiovascular health.
Physical activity sets children up for a healthier life. And here’s yet another reason to encourage fitness related to inflammation in kids.
In a study on the benefits of brisk walking, researchers found that aerobic exercise can improve the integrity of connective brain tissue.
For athletes, the risk of experiencing irregular heart rhythms, known as atrial fibrillation, is 2.5 times higher than it is for nonathletes.
Endurance athletes with naturally higher iron levels may enjoy a competitive advantage because of the boost to their oxygen capacity.
If you work with stroke survivors, speed walking after a stroke will help them get a step ahead in their cognitive fitness.
We all intuitively understand the growing and widespread impact of stress on mental health, but stress physiology is just as deleterious.
What past years have taught the fitness industry is that we must continue training with a purpose no matter what the world throws us.
Breathing, hiccups, abdominal thrusts—these are just some of the many actions that require the steady work of the diaphragm.
Exercise, life purpose and happiness are a trio of ideas that enhance each other in meaningful ways. While your clients might not agree about the happiness part when they’re in the middle of a set of burpees, linking all the beyond-the-biceps benefits together can provide motivation and greater success.
Updated on November 2, 2021 Successful personal trainers are effective teachers and know how to apply learning theories. While personal training in part involves changing the body, teaching is the art of changing the brain—not…
Studying biological and morphological behaviors reveals key basic adaptations inherent in the human body. Namely, changing postures and taking on external loads are critical to our health and survival.
Distinctive and effective branding is imperative to the success of any business. Your brand is the identity you’re presenting to your clients and, ultimately, what will define you in their eyes and set you apart from the competition.