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Ideas for an Effective Outdoor Park Workout Routine

Ideas for an Effective Outdoor Park Workout Routine

Part 3 – No Gym, No Problem: The Trend Toward Park Workouts In our previous two articles in the No Gym, No Problem series we talked about creative and fun ways you can exercise and stay fit both at work and at home. In this third and final installment of the series we will cover […]

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Olympic Weightlifting Tips for Beginners

Olympic Weightlifting Tips for Beginners

Why Every Day Shouldn’t Be PR Day For many athletes that are looking for new and challenging ways to push their limits, whether it’s through a Crossfit box, personal trainer, or your newly Black Friday purchased home gym – the thing that always happens is that once we get into a routine, all we want […]

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Circuit Training Workout Routine for Home

Circuit Training Workout Routine for Home

Part 2 – No Gym, No Problem: House Room Circuit Training In this second part of the “No Gym, No Problem” series, we will introduce a new concept for home workouts that you will want to include in your training program even if you do go to a gym. First, let’s take a look at […]

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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

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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Top Superfood Trends: Which One Should You Try?

Top Superfood Trends: Which One Should You Try?

What is a Superfood? The word superfood has been thrown around casually by the media and the definition of superfood has not been clearly defined for the general public. The question is whether these foods are truly superior or if they’re merely another marketing strategy produced by the food industry. Nutritionists generally do not like […]

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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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Top 5 Things to Know About Low Carbohydrate Diets

Top 5 Things to Know About Low Carbohydrate Diets

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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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Top Superfood Trends: Which One Should You Try?

Top Superfood Trends: Which One Should You Try?

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What is a Superfood? The word superfood has been thrown around casually by the media and the definition of superfood has not been clearly defined for the general public. The question is whether these foods are truly superior or if they’re merely another marketing strategy produced by the food industry. Nutritionists generally do not like […]

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