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Tips to Increase the Volume for Your Weak or Underdeveloped Muscles

Tips to Increase the Volume for Your Weak or Underdeveloped Muscles

Regional Training The nuts and bolts of what you need to know… One of the most effective ways to increase the volume a specific muscle is subjected to is to attack it with a “regional” approach A “regional” approach consists of modifying the way in which you perform the same exercises you’re already performing, in […]

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Top 5 Alternative Cardio Workouts

Top 5 Alternative Cardio Workouts

Say “So Long!” To The Gym With These 5 Cardio Routine Shake-Ups Sick of running and running, but never getting anywhere? Hop off the treadmill and take your cardio workout elsewhere. Sure, cardio machine workouts might get you the results you’re looking for, but let’s be honest, they’re far from the most exciting cardio exercise […]

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The 1000 Challenge Compound Exercise Workout

The 1000 Challenge Compound Exercise Workout

The 1000 Challenge; A Noticeable Change in 10 Days! How’s that New Year’s resolution doing? Well, we are now into the second month of the New Year and perhaps you are already starting to see your resolve wane in keeping that New Year’s resolution of going to the gym more often. But don’t give up […]

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Fitness Equipment

WeckMethod RMT Club Review

WeckMethod RMT Club Review

Swing, Slam and Squat Your Way to Better Fitness with the RMT Club The RMT Club is a revolutionary new piece of fitness equipment on the scene from WeckMethod, who brought you the fantastic BOSU Ball now found in gyms throughout the world. Here at AskTheTrainer.com, we took 30 days to test the RMT Club […]

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What Does RockTape / Kinesio Tape Do?

What Does RockTape / Kinesio Tape Do?

RockTape: What does it do? This past weekend in September, 2014, I had the distinct pleasure of attending a RockTape seminar in Connecticut at Riverside Muscular Therapy. Over two days, I was immersed into the world of RockTape, the course being taught by legendary health care practitioner and chiropractor, Dr. Perry Nickelston. While there, we […]

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Best Clothes for Zumba® Fitness Classes

Best Clothes for Zumba® Fitness Classes

Get Your Groove on in Style with the Best Clothes for Zumba Fitness Classes! There are a few good reasons to choose your clothes for Zumba Fitness classes with care: you want to be safe and supported, you want to feel cool and comfortable, and you want to look snazzy and stylish. Unlike other fitness […]

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Supplements

Glutamine Supplementation Guidelines

Glutamine Supplementation Guidelines

Glutamine: Worth the Hype, or Just More Supplement Snake Oil? Alongside protein and creatine, glutamine is generally cited as one of the top three supplements to take for optimal health and fitness. Glutamine is often called “L-Glutamine” and either name you’ll see is referring to the same compound. Many glutamine benefits are touted such as […]

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Natural Testosterone Boosting Supplements

Natural Testosterone Boosting Supplements

Why Natural Testosterone Boosting Supplements? Healthy testosterone levels are crucial when it comes to the male body and for living a fulfilling lifestyle. While the body naturally produces this hormone throughout your lifespan, testosterone production will slowly begin to decrease around your late twenties. This means you may want or even need something to pick […]

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Creatine Supplementation Guidelines

Creatine Supplementation Guidelines

What You Should Know About Creatine Creatine has been one of the biggest players on the fitness scene for some time now, helping athletes perform better and bodybuilders build lean mass faster. More casual gym-goers are also beginning to dip into creatine to enhance their muscle growth and fat loss due to its widespread availability. […]

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Womens Fitness

Best Clothes for Zumba® Fitness Classes

Best Clothes for Zumba® Fitness Classes

Get Your Groove on in Style with the Best Clothes for Zumba Fitness Classes! There are a few good reasons to choose your clothes for Zumba Fitness classes with care: you want to be safe and supported, you want to feel cool and comfortable, and you want to look snazzy and stylish. Unlike other fitness […]

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How to Become a Licensed Zumba® Fitness Instructor

How to Become a Licensed Zumba® Fitness Instructor

Why Become a Zumba Teacher? Perhaps you’re a confirmed Zumba lover who wants to take their Zumba love to the next level. Or maybe you’re a current fitness instructor looking to add a hot new skill to their repertoire. Either way, if possess a love of music, dancing, fitness, and teaching, alongside an upbeat attitude, […]

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Beating the Mommy Belly Bulge: Exercises and Tips for Fixing Diastasis Recti

Beating the Mommy Belly Bulge: Exercises and Tips for Fixing Diastasis Recti

Correct Diastasis Recti and Mommy Belly with Core Exercises Many new moms get fed up with their post-natal fitness plan. In spite of the best intentions, lots of hard work, and endless abdominal workouts, the stubborn belly bulge won’t budge. The underlying cause may be a common condition that no amount of crunches can fix: […]

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Personal Training

Top 5 Personal Training Certifications

Top 5 Personal Training Certifications

Top 5 Certifications for Personal Trainers If you want to break into the personal training industry, certification is a must. Even those of you with an Exercise Science degree from a top university will typically need to get certified. Now for those of you without a college degree in a health & fitness related field, certification […]

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Hypermobility Syndrome Assessment Tips for Trainers

Hypermobility Syndrome Assessment Tips for Trainers

Recognizing Hypermobility and Joint Hypermobility Syndrome When you come across a client that exhibits hypermobile joints, do you dismiss it as something of no real importance, or do you take note and assess further? What is it? Hypermobility is a condition in which the joints easily move beyond the normal range expected for a particular […]

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Personal Training Business Forms & Charts

Personal Training Business Forms & Charts

Buy the complete forms & charts package today and save on your purchase. (Limited time offer) The Personal Training Form Kit Includes… Click any item below to view a full-size sample Customizable Personal Training Consultation / Assessment Form Customizable Personal Training Cancellation Policy Form Printable Color Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Chart Printable Black & […]

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Nutrition

More Reasons to Ditch the Soda Pop (Even Diet)

More Reasons to Ditch the Soda Pop (Even Diet)

Is Soda Really That Bad? Juice, soda, and other types of carbonated beverages have become notorious for containing large quantities of sugar that can potentially lead to obesity, diabetes, and other associated detrimental health effects. For the past few decades, consumption of soda increased to numbers that doubled that of water. Several research studies found […]

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The Sweet Facts About Honey

The Sweet Facts About Honey

Honey is Actually Bee Barf? Everyone knows that bees are responsible for making honey, but the actual process is not as commonly known. When our hunting and scavenging begins and ends at grocery stores, it’s easy to forget about the workers that make the product available to add to tea or spread on bread. In […]

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Top 5 Things to Know About Low Carbohydrate Diets

Top 5 Things to Know About Low Carbohydrate Diets

The Low Carb Diet Craze Low carbohydrate diets have taken the world by storm in recent years.  It originally became popular when the Atkins Diet came out in the 70’s.  The Atkins Diet was a low carbohydrate solution to losing weight.  Cut out your carbs and watch the weight fall off.  It started off as […]

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Tips to Increase the Volume for Your Weak or Underdeveloped Muscles

Tips to Increase the Volume for Your Weak or Underdeveloped Muscles

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Regional Training The nuts and bolts of what you need to know… One of the most effective ways to increase the volume a specific muscle is subjected to is to attack it with a “regional” approach A “regional” approach consists of modifying the way in which you perform the same exercises you’re already performing, in […]

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Top 5 Injuries Related to Poor Posture

Top 5 Injuries Related to Poor Posture

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5 Chronic Injuries Caused by Poor Posture Postural issues are a big contributor to many different injuries. Poor posture itself can be caused by many things, but in most cases, a very sedentary lifestyle, poor training techniques, and the use of high heels, etc. are the main culprits. Injuries related to poor posture tend to […]

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