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November 26, 2017

Want to Race at Altitude, But Don't Have Time to Acclimate? Heat Acclimation May Hold the Key

by Trevor Gillum, PhD

Quit putting off that dream race because of fears that racing at altitude will bring you to your knees. Don't stress that time, finances, or geography may limit your ability to acclimate to elevation. Rather, leverage the cross-tolerance phenomenon and get heat acclimated to perform better at elevation.

June 25, 2017

Taking The First Step: One Man's Journey To Losing Weight and Gaining Control of His Life. (Part 1 of 3)

by Admin

Eric and Paul were friends first, client and trainer second. Read more about their weight loss journey.

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August 28, 2016

Four Reasons To Train Every Client Like An Athlete

by Admin

Get your training clients out of their comfort zone by creating an athlete's mindset.

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March 30, 2016

Summit Spotlight: FUNdamental Fitness with Balloons

by Avery D. Faigenbaum

How balloons can help prepare children for play, exercise, and more!

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March 8, 2016

Unconventional Meditation


Whether you find yourself in the middle of a busy city or at the foot of a picturesque mountain, you can accomplish the same outcome of meditation while working out. So no matter where you are, head out the front door and breathe in the day!

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February 27, 2016

Start Where the Client Is: Assessment to Support Behavior Change

by Janet Buckworth

Although health coaches are not like mechanics who look at a sluggish engine and know which tools they'll need, there are specific skills that can be used to help clients make sustainable lifestyle changes. The purpose of this article is to help you fill your toolbox with practical behavior change strategies.

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August 23, 2015

Using Heart Rate Monitoring For Personal Training: Part Two

by Nate Brookreson

Monitoring a client's heart rate during workouts can provide valuable training insight when utilized correctly.

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January 26, 2015

How to Take Heart Rate Monitoring One Step Further

by Adam Loiacono

How can you use training load analysis and heart rate monitoring to optimize your clients' workout sessions?

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November 19, 2014

Training the Year-Round Athlete for Injury Prevention

by Joe Yager

Despite the rise of fitness trainers and instructors, sports-related injuries are also rising. However, keeping a few things in mind when training year-round athletes can limit and even prevent injuries.

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April 14, 2014

Stomach Woes Stopping Your Workout Short of the Goal?


Interrupting a workout to rush to the bathroom can be one of the most embarrassing and annoying moments for anyone during exercise. Unfortunately, gastrointestinal issues (GI) can be a major barrier for client success, and can hinder motivation and long-term adherence to any exercise plan.

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