18
Sep
2018

THE SIX MOST IMPORTANT STEPS WHEN TRAINING YOUTH

Training youth in sports and other physical activities has never been more important. Childhood inactivity and obesity keep rising, while access to physical education keeps falling. Trainiers can turn that …

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Sep
2018

HOW TO ADDRESS OVERACTIVE HIP FLEXORS WITH CORRECTIVE EXERCISE

For many of us, working with individuals with tight/overactive hip flexors is a common occurrence. Learning to properly assess and address overactive hip flexors is a powerful skill in helping …

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Aug
2018

RESEARCH REVIEWED: HOW TO ACTIVATE THE SERRATUS ANTERIOR

If you’re using the pushup-plus exercise to activate the serratus anterior, recent research concludes that traditional pushups work just as well. In a small study published in BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders [2015; 16, …

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Aug
2018

HOW TO PREVENT DIASTASIS RECTI (WITH CRUNCHES)

Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA), commonly shortened to diastasis recti or diastasis, is the separation of the rectus abdominis down the linea alba. While it is a terrifying thought for most, …

Social media blog 8
Aug
2018

5 IDEAS TO HELP YOU FIND THE BEST EXERCISES ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Fitness instructors and trainers are always looking for new exercise ideas to bring to their fitness classes, and there have never been more options at our fingertips, thanks to social …

Turmeric 8
Aug
2018

THE FOUR HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURMERIC

Turmeric continues to make some impressive health headlines. Best known as the spice behind curry, research is showing how it can potentially play a role in weight loss, along with preventing …

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Jul
2018

WHY DO PERSONAL TRAINERS NEED INSURANCE? INSURE4SPORT EXPLAINS

As a successful personal trainer, you’ll be doing everything you can to ensure that you, your clients and any employees you have are safe during sessions. However, even when taking …

13
Jun
2018

GO NUTS WITH NUTRITION TO BOOST YOUR OVERALL HEALTH

Adding nuts to your diet can boost your health!
Nuts are a composite of a seed and dry fruit surrounded by a hard outer shell. They are a nutrient dense food rich …

12
Jun
2018

WHICH SHOE IS RIGHT FOR YOU? AN EXPERTS GUIDE TO RUNNING FOOTWEAR

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 …

12
Jun
2018

THREE ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GROUP TRAINING

Try these key tips for smooth (and effective) small group training.
Group training is hot. In 2011, about 7.7 million Americans participated in boot-camp-style cross-training classes, according to the Sporting …