A day or two after working out that uncomfortable feeling settles in – stiff, sore muscles that are sensitive to the touch, making even the lightest of daily activities a challenge. DOMS, also known as delayed onset muscle soreness, happens after strenuous exercise and causes tiny, microtears in muscle fibers. These microtears occur when force is applied while the muscles are lengthened, known as an eccentric muscle action.Read more
- 20 Jul
Virtual training classes aren’t a novel idea. Fitness professionals have been delivering at home workouts to the public for generations through VHS tapes, DVD’s and now on-demand and streaming. The Information Age, or the Digital Age, has changed the accessibility and delivery methods available, allowing trainers to tap into a much wider audience and grow their business in ways that were previously unattainable.Read more
- 19 May
Low-carb and Keto diets get a lot of attention these days. Maybe some of your clients have approached you looking for answers about what the difference is.
The short answer is that all Keto diets are low-carb, but not all low-carb diets are Keto. For a low-carb diet to be called Keto, it needs to be low enough on carbs and high enough on the good kinds of fat.Read more
- 20 Jan
- 16 Sep
You’ve spent years training your body and mind to be a healthy and fit individual. Maybe you’ve dialed in your nutrition and you have made huge progress over the recent years. What’s next?
Well, if you want to help others through the same journey - becoming a Personal Trainer is one of the best ways to do this. It is a rewarding job that not only supports you financially but can also bring meaning and fulfillment to your life as you help your clients achieve greatness.Read more
- 27 Aug
As a personal trainer you’ll find that your clients will have many different needs and the more value you can provide, the more the relationship will benefit and lead to long term success.
It goes without saying that nutrition is one of the most important aspects of overall health and fitness. The fuel you give your body allows you to perform, heal and live to your fullest as a healthy individual. Clients want to feel and look good as they live their lives.
- 16 Aug
Branding, building a presence, and developing a roster of clients can be challenging.
As a fitness expert, you’ve probably come to realize that you don’t need thousands of clients to do well because you would be stretched in many directions, and you simply cannot be everywhere at once. The best approach is to run a lean training business with loyal, high-paying clients who can become your brand’s advocates.
- 14 Jul
One of the biggest concerns for vegetarian athletes has to do with protein. More specifically, how to get enough of it.
Under normal circumstances, athletes can get plenty of protein from sources like meat and poultry. But what if a person doesn’t want to eat these foods? Are they doomed to play catch-up on their protein intake forever, and would building muscle be an issue?
- 10 May
Let me ask you this: Are you struggling to make enough sales? Despite your efforts, you can’t seem to hit your goals and wonder what the problem is? Do you ever feel like you should be making more sales? And the worst part:
You’re dedicated to marketing yourself well, and you do everything you can to set yourself up for success. But despite all of that effort, you struggle.
- 28 Apr
To understand what visualization is in this scenario, we must first define it. According to merriam-webster.com, visualization is:Read more