Skills/Tools for Personal Trainers
It may be worthwhile to examine isometrics for runners which have more positive effects and less negative impact than static stretching.
Study findings underscore that any intentional effort toward creating a more active lifestyle is beneficial, including micro workouts.
Let’s take a step back and consider whether SMART goals are what we or our clients need. SMART goals are all about, well, setting goals. And goal setting is important because we need to know…
To help older adult clients move more, promote fun activities like aerobic dance classes, since even one session improves cognitive function.
Women who continue running during pregnancy are more likely to return to postpartum running following pregnancy, according to a study.
Whether you’re helping clients recover from an injury or improve their performance, attention to joint stability will play a pivotal role.
How we can use the power of curiosity to help clients unlock and swing open the door to the behavior change they seek.
Strength, speed, agility and power are vital to helping clients excel like everyday athletes in their performance and in daily life.
This article will highlight 10 advanced resistance training techniques that improve muscular fitness, strength and mass.
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A study links strength training and weight loss, finding that people lost on average 1.4% of total fat mass from resistance training alone.
Researchers propose a “weight-neutral” strategy that focuses on physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness, instead of weight loss.
New data shows that even short bouts of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity lead to higher levels of cardiorespiratory fitness.
Providing health education about the benefits of exercise, good eating habits and other “well-living” parameters can help former athletes.
Preloading can improve performance by activating muscle potential. The challenge is finding the balance between fatigue and potentiation.
A new mental imagery technique, “functional imagery training,” may help self-described “nonrunners” complete their first ultra-marathon.
Parents may want to invest in exergaming programs, especially if their kids aren’t all that excited about fitness.
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.