Category: Personal Trainer Software

wobble board

Featured exercise for November – Wobble Board Push Up

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This exercise of the week is called the Wobble board push up. It is a great variation for core conditioning as well as an excellent exercise for upper quarter strengthening.
This video demonstrates just one simple but effective core exercise that personal trainers can integrate into their program development to keep clients interested in their fitness programs.

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functional exercise

Featured Functional Exercise – Opposite Ankle Reach

 
Functional athletic exercises are crucial for training clients for returning to sports activity. One leg stance and knee bends combined with trunk rotation are excellent movement patterns to improve balance, coordination and reintegrating neurological feedback patterns. Combining these elements is not only crucial for post rehabilitation programs but necessary for specificity of training with athletes. This video demonstrates just one simple but effective functional exercise that trainers can integrate into their program development.
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super foods

3 Superfood tips for healthier meal plans

Superfood is a catch all term for foods high in antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins. Superfood groups are touted to have many beneficial properties and contribute to a person’s general health. While there are many claims to the benefits of superfood, from reducing risk of disease or improving emotional wellness, the scientific studies are not conclusive. But common sense does seem to dictate that adding a superfood just makes sense. Healthy foods make healthy meal plans. So with that in mind,

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personal training software

How to expand your personal training business with senior test assessments

Most personal training businesses and personal trainers are interested in retaining clients and adding new clients. This just makes sense. People will drop out of programs, so it just makes sense to try to gain new clients. While personal training is often viewed as working with a healthy and average youthful population, there are other options. It is possible to expand your personal training business by attracting the senior population. By having the knowledge and the ability to offer personal training senior test assessments,

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personal trainer nutrition software

Nutrition Assessment in 3 easy steps

Determining a proper nutrition assessment can be a daunting task whether you are a nutritionist, dietitian or personal trainer. What percentage of carbohydrates, fat and protein do they eat? How can you tell if a client is lacking in certain nutrients and vitamins just by looking at them? Are they getting enough selenium, potassium or vitamin B? Are they getting too much sodium or cholesterol? And even if the client is lacking in selenium, what foods do they need to eat to make up for it?

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Fitness testing software

Personal trainer nutrition assessment made easy

Personal trainers are mainly known for performing fitness assessments, establishing wellness goals, creating fitness programs and working with their clients to educate and motivate for a healthy and fit lifestyle. Advanced training and certifications in nutrition have opened up the potential for the personal trainer to expand their services by offering nutrition assessment and counseling.
To offer nutrition assessment consults, it is first necessary to examine the client’s current lifestyle, both in terms of exercise and eating habits to determine a proper baseline.

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balance

Five Tips for Improving Balance

It is common to hear people say they were born a klutz and have terrible balance; the truth is that with proper training, improving balance can be achieved in almost anyone. After all, no one is born with the ability to stand on one leg, ride a bicycle or glide across the ice on skates. It was learned from practice
What is balance exactly? Balance is defined as the ability to move or to remain in a position without losing control or falling (Merriam Webster dictionary).

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personal trainer referrals

Three crucial personal trainer tools to increase business

Personal training can be a tough business to stand out in for many reasons. In every city and community there are typically a large amount of personal trainers per capita. There are many reasons for this which could be a whole blog in itself, and may be in the future. Regardless of why, one needs only do a search on the internet or in the local phone book for personal trainers to see it is true. As a personal trainer,

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