With weight loss being one of the common goals for our clients, will recommending a daily visit to the scale improve their results? See what this study found.
Topics: Personal Trainer Tips/Advice
The sport of cycling can be as challenging as the rider wants it to be. Meeting that challenge means developing power in the prime lower-body movers, particularly the quads and glutes, while creating balanced strength in the supporting muscles. It demands rock-solid core muscles for your legs to push against, which will also help transfer power from your arms as you pull the handlebar.
Running shoe, minimalist shoe, or just taking it all off and going bare? Take a walk with us as we share how the type of footwear worn impacts running style and how to step into a minimalist transition training program.
If you’ve ever struggled to teach a client a particular exercise that they just aren’t getting, you know how frustrating it can feel—for both of you. Your job as a personal trainer is to help clients learn the exercise technique, but that process can get awkward if the client feels embarrassed or discouraged by their lack of mastery. You might also feel this way for missing the mark on how to teach it. Your best line of defense for diffusing these potentially high-pressure situations is to prepare multiple options for breaking down an exercise. Try using the suggestions below as a starting point to achieve success.
WHAT IS SOY?
Soy beans are a type of legume native to East Asia. They are an excellent source of high-quality protein, along with being low in saturated fat and high in dietary fibre. Additionally, they are a good source of isoflavones, phytochemicals that promote heart health and the maintenance of bone health in postmenopausal women.
A quick Google search for the topic of program design for weight loss provides well over 2 million results. Needless to say, there is a lot of information, and sometimes misinformation, on the “best” ways to lose weight.
Everyone has encountered a rejection over the course of their lives. Regardless of your ability, persuasion, or reputation, you will receive a “no” at least some of the time, if not most of the time. Your closing percentage, coupled with your personal training prospecting efforts, determine how often you will receive these negative responses. The relationship that you cultivate, even after it is understood that the potential client is not going to purchase anything (for now anyway), will contribute greatly to your reputation. After all, a “no” today is not an automatic “no” tomorrow!
Topics: Career Guidance