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How To Create Breakthrough Business Moments

In your business there will be certain moments where you are able to make incredible progress.  Solutions will come to you easily and you’ll seem to have created insane momentum for yourself. What if you could predict, or better yet have control over when these moments occur? Before you discover how to create more breakthrough moments you need to understand when they don’t happen. There’s one...

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Resistance Band Training – Pros and Cons

I realize for many of you resistance band training remains a new and unique training approach that comes with several questions and concerns. Makes sense knowing 90% of what is written about strength training focuses on the use of free weights and machines.  Being a fitness enthusiasts who was into lifting weights only, when I first started using flat bands in 1996, I had the same questions...

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4 Keys To Creating a Program Design System

Most trainers struggle to create a program design system that fits their business. So what are the 4 keys to getting client results?

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Resistance Band Exercises With Only 1 Band

Band Exercises: Using 1 Band and No Attachment Resistance Bands are a great tool to use with your clients. But one of the number one questions that I get is, “Which exercises can I do with bands with my clients?” Well I’m glad that you asked! The following 12 Band exercises should be the first exercises you master when initiating a Resistance Band Training program using...

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Accelerate Fat Loss

presentation by: Michael A. Roussell, PhD presentation by: Michael A. Roussell, PhD  presentation by: Michael A. Roussell, PhD

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How to Customize Your Group Training

Fitness expert Josh Henkins shares 2 concepts that personal trainers should focus on to help group training feel customized.

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Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof Is in the Results (Part 3)

In order to succeed in any endeavor, you have to understand where you should focus your time, energy, and money. This article outlines how to determine what your focus should be as a high-performing fitness business owner.

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Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof Is In The Results (Part 4)

This is a four-part blog series showing you how our Success Coaches have implemented pieces of the Fitness Business Alignment System into members of our Coaching Programs businesses. We aren’t just talking the talk! Part 1: Assessing Your Starting Point: How to Create Alignment in Your Business Part 2: Tracking Your Metrics: Key Performance Indicators for Fitness Business Success  Part 3:...

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Fitness Business Alignment System™: The Proof is in the Results (Part 2)

This is a four-part blog series showing you how our Success Coaches have implemented pieces of the Fitness Business Alignment System into the businesses of some members of our Coaching Programs. We aren’t just talking the talk! Part 1: Assessing Your Starting Point: How to Create Alignment in Your Business Part 2: Tracking Your Metrics: Key Performance Indicators for Fitness Business Success...

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How Your Client’s Personality Impacts Nutrition Coaching

Your clients’ personalities impact everything about their overall fitness plan, including their nutrition coaching. This article covers 4 main types & how to *best* coach them.

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A Mixed Approach to Program Design for Better Results

Resistance training exercises can be categorized into four types: explosive exercises, cross-body exercises, compound exercises, and isolation exercises. In this article learn how a mixed approach to resistance exercise programming that utilizes all four types of resistance exercise may provide superior training results when compared with exclusively using only one type of exercise.

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5 Strength Training Hacks for Faster Results with Your Clients

Strength Training is critical to fat-loss program, but ironically is often forgotten in programs that aren’t athlete specific. Use these 5 hacks to integrate strength training for faster client results.

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How To Create Great Fitness Testimonials for Your Business

Testimonials are critical to generate new leads for your fitness business. But how do you get them to say what you want (and need) them to say?

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7 Fitness Marketing Mistakes That Are Costing You

The fitness marketing landscape has changed significantly over the past 5-10 years. This article covers 7 Fitness Marketing Mistakes that Fit Pros make and offers a solution to help you get on the right track and generate qualified leads for your business.

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How Using Supersets Accelerates Results

Supersets are a widely used method of increasing density of a workout and ramping up metabolic demand. This article tells you what you need to know and provides some superset examples.

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Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working (And How To Make It Better!)

“I don’t have enough clients…” It’s the #1 problem most trainers mention when I speak with them. (There are usually a few others below the surface!) So, how do you fix it? Getting clients means you need more leads, which means that you need to improve your marketing strategy. In our Fitness Business Alignment System™ your marketing strategy is composed of 3 key parts: The What The Who...

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3 Myths Of Corrective Exercise: The Solution—Your Corrective Exercise Program System

This is part 4 our 4-Part Blog and Video Series put together by Dr. Evan Osar to help you uncover the 3 biggest myths surrounding corrective exercise and help you create a strategy to overcome so you can help your clients get faster, better results. In this article and video Dr. Evan Osar unveils your corrective exercise program.

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3 Myths Of Corrective Exercise: Strength Prevents Injuries

This is part 2 of a 4-Part Blog and Video Series put together by Dr. Evan Osar. Dr. Evan Osar explains to you why strength doesn’t prevent injuries.

3 Myths of Corrective Exercise: All Clients Have the Same Problem & There’s Only One Solution

This is Part 3 of a 4-Part Article and Video Series put together by Dr. Evan Osar to help you uncover the 3 biggest myths surrounding corrective exercise and help you create a strategy to overcome so you can help your clients get faster, better results. Dr. Evan Osar debunks the myth, “all clients have the same problem and there’s only one solution” in this article and video.

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3 Myths of Corrective Exercise: It’s NOT about Correcting Dysfunction

This is Part 1 of a 4-part blog and video series put together by Dr. Evan Osar to help you uncover the 3 biggest myths surrounding corrective exercise. In this article Dr. Evan Osar debunks the myth “Corrective exercise is designed to correct a certain dysfunction.”

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5 Landmine Upper Body Training Exercises

Landmines has become one of the most versatile tools available to trainers today. It’s progressed from a tool used for core work and simple rotations to using it in complexes and combinations. This article equips you with 5 Landmine Upper Body Training Exercises you can add to your training regimen!

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5 Methods for Exercise Progressions to Avoid Plateaus and Boredom

Struggling to figure out how to progress your clients through exercises? Have a couple of clients who have reached plateaus and training boredom? In this article Ryan equips you with 5 methods for progressing exercises to avoid plateaus and training boredom.

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Workout Countdowns: <br/>Intense AND Joint Friendly

Want to ramp up workouts without joint pain? Try this new approach to workout countdowns to keep your clients excited (and sweating) to the end.

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8 Advanced Single Leg Training Exercises

When it comes to single leg training you’re usually doing split squats, lunges, or single leg RDL. Well what do you do after your clients have mastered those exercises? In this article Ryan equips you with 8 Single Leg Exercises that you can have your clients perform after they master those simple single leg exercises.

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3 Workout Finishers to Challenge Your Clients

Are you putting your clients through the same finishers each week? Are your clients getting bored with the finishers you’re having them perform? Well checkout this article! In this article Ryan gives you three finisher workouts you can have your clients perform. These finishers will have your client’s legs burning, lungs screaming, and will push them to their limits!

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Understanding Principles vs. Methods

In this article we have guest blogger, Chad Smith help you understand principles vs methods. As to methods, there may be a million and then some, but principles are few. The man who grasps principles can successfully select his own methods. The man who tries methods by ignoring principles is sure to have trouble.

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3 Steps to Guarantee Transformation Success

What if you could guarantee transformation results? What if you knew exactly how to crack the code for fat loss and body transformations? This article provides you with the 3 simple steps that will help you guarantee transformation results, and help you crack the code for fat loss and body transformation.

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If Your Clients Sleep Less, They’ll Weigh More

How can getting more sleep lead to your clients weighing less? Is it a biological mechanism or is it something they can control?

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3 Questions to Make Program Design Easier

Program design seems like a lost art, yet it can be the difference maker for your client’s results. This article equips you with the right questions to make sure your programming continues to meet the needs of your clients.

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Fitness Combine 2.0

Read the evolution of Ryan Ketchum’s combine testing system and cover the Fitness Combine 2.0 concept.

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Group Training Program Layout

Group Training is a great option for your fitness business. But how do you build the best kind of group training program?

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Group Training Program Design

What are the variables that go into a great group training program? What are the questions you need to ask when creating your group training program and what can you expect from your clients?

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The Fun Part of Group Training

This article discusses some mistakes that most group training programs make and a few tips, tricks and techniques that can keep your group training fun and exciting (for you and your clients!)

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Fat Loss Specific Training Programs: Your Simple Guide to Fat Loss for Clients

Are you looking for a sure-fire way to help your clients change their bodies? Here are some quick tips and fat-loss specific training resources.

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Mobility Drills for Low Back Pain [Video]

Do you or your clients face low back pain? Here is a quick video where we demonstrate 3 Mobility Drills for Low Back Pain. These exercises will help relieve LBP and increase hip mobility. Product Used in the Video: High Quality Resistance Bands (Resistancebandtraining.com) Check Out 4 Core Training Myths Debunked

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Fat Loss Programming Template [Video]

Quick overview of some of our favorite fat-loss programming methods that will help you produce great fat loss results with your clients.

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Best Ways to Teach your Clients [Video]

As a personal trainer, we are always trying to get results (and get them quickly). But how do we make sure that we master the basics of the best ways to teach your personal training clients?

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5 Success Principles for Fitness Businesses [Video]

What are the 5 Success Principles for Fitness Professionals? Everywhere we turn, people are looking for a quick fix for something—Lose 20 pounds in 2 weeks. Boost your credit score now. Get rich, quick. Blah Blah Blah. But as a fitness professional, you know that the “quick-fix” options are rarely things that actually drive success for us (or for our clients). More often,...

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5 Must-Have Strength Training Tools for under $100

When it comes to strength training tools, there are a lot of options out there. But how do you sift through the options to find the best ones for your business that don’t break the bank? Here are our top 5 recommendations for must-have strength training tools.

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3 Tips to Prevent Clients from Getting Too Comfortable

By Eric Cressey Previously, I’ve written about how much I enjoy the writing of Chip and Dan Heath, brothers who’ve written best sellers like Made to Stick and Switch. These books provide insights about why certain concepts are accepted while others are rejected, and they outline strategies to implement paradigm shifts effectively. The Heaths analyze how people behave and process information in...

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Truth About Goal Setting and Fat Loss Programs

What is the relationship between goal setting and fat loss? What are realistic expectations for your clients? Also download our free guide—31 Free Fat Loss Hacks.

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Women in the Fitness Industry: Q&A with Pam MacElree

In this interview Pamela talks about the journey for women in the fitness industry, the obstacles she has had to face (especially from other females!), the stereo-types about women that irritate her the most, and much more!

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4 Core Training Myths Debunked

This guest article by Nick Tumminello debunks 4 common core training myths for you, so you don’t squander your time believing them, and gives you the real facts so you can make the most of your exercise efforts.

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Hottest Fitness Trends of 2015

Back in October the ACSM released its hottest fitness trends for 2015.  The results came from a survey that was given to thousands of fitness pros. Let’s talk a bit about what this means for you as a trainer, coach and fitness pro. Check out the results of the 2015 Top 20 Fitness Trends Not surprising, at least to me, bodyweight training has climbed up to the top of the list.  This was a brand...

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Stop Using the Same ole’ Training Ideas for Transformation Contests

The Transformation Contest Guide (Part 3) How to create effective transformation contests that will set you up as the go-to fat loss expert in your area. Part 1: How Transformation Contests Can Change Your Business Part 2: How To Set Up a Transformation Contest Nutrition Plan Part 3: Stop Using The Same Ol’ Training For Your Transformation Contests To get big time results you can’t continue...

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Setting up a Transformation Contest Nutrition Plan

The Transformation Contest Guide (Part 2) How to create effective transformation contests that will set you up as the go-to fat loss expert in your area. Part 1: How Transformation Contests Can Change Your Business Part 2:  How To Set Up a Transformation Contest Nutrition Plan Part 3: Stop Using The Same Ol’ Training For Your Transformation Contests The biggest difference between a...

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How Transformation Contests Can Change your Business

The Transformation Contest Guide (Part 1) How to create effective transformation contests that will set you up as the go-to fat loss expert in your area. Part 1:  How Transformation Contests Can Change Your Business Part 2: How To Set Up a Transformation Contest Nutrition Plan Part 3: Stop Using The Same Ol’ Training For Your Transformation Contests Transformation contests are big money in...