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Exercises to Create an Effective Time Saving Workout

Exercises to Create an Effective Time Saving Workout

If You Only had Time to do Four Exercises If you say, “There is no way around it, no matter how I juggle my schedule, I just can’t find an hour to devote to working out,” then you need not fear, for there are four exercises you can do in this time that will train […]

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Overcoming Workout Plateaus: What You Need to Know

Overcoming Workout Plateaus: What You Need to Know

Overcoming A Workout Plateau: Adapting to Thrive If it’s been a while since you’ve seen any significant results from your current workout program, it may be time to reevaluate and reassess your approach. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced in whatever type of training you do, we all have one thing in common—we […]

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Speed & Endurance Training: Taking it to the Next Level

Speed & Endurance Training: Taking it to the Next Level

Improving Your Fitness Through Speed & Endurance Training You’ve built your foundation of fitness. Your pulse rate is down, you’ve dropped some pounds and you’re noticeably stronger, leaner and more flexible. Now you’re ready to take your training to the next level – developing your speed and endurance. Speed and endurance mark the difference between […]

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Fitness Equipment

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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Top 5 Cardio Machines

Top 5 Cardio Machines

The Top 5 Cardio Machines You’ve Likely Never Used Before While cardio machines have been around for dozens of years and even though small improvements often occur, it is rare to see an innovative, brand new type of machine introduced to the market. New or old, here are the top 5 cardio machines you’ve likely […]

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Supplements

Top 5 Reasons to Supplement With HMB

Top 5 Reasons to Supplement With HMB

Five Reasons to Use HMB to Push Your Training to a New Level We all know that to get the most out of training and exercise we need to continually challenge our bodies with increasing variation, intensity, and volume. By “breaking down” muscle on a regular basis, our body in turn responds by building more […]

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Top 5 Supplements for Healthy Joints

Top 5 Supplements for Healthy Joints

Joint Health In a society that has never needed to exercise more and eat less, we find ourselves with a dilemma: If you are overweight, or live a sedentary lifestyle; yet you are plagued with joint-related pain, then the option to exercise – to lose the extra weight – becomes a daunting task. And yet, […]

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Are My Supplements Good For Me?

Are My Supplements Good For Me?

Not All Supplements Are Created Equal In the age of the internet, information has never been more readily available. At the click of a button, you can self-diagnose yourself; go online to GNC or Amazon and pick up a bottle of vitamins and you’re good to go. And why would you doubt yourself? Why bother […]

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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

NOTE: The forms & charts bundle is now included with Ask The Trainer PRO membership. Learn more… Buy the complete forms & charts package today and save on your purchase. 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 […]

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Nutrition

Addictive Foods and Why You’re Addicted

Addictive Foods and Why You’re Addicted

Betcha Can’t Eat Just One! Have you ever heard or seen the slogans “Betcha can’t eat just one” or “Once you pop you can’t stop” and have you ever wondered why they were so true? Let’s be honest, has anyone ever opened up a bag of chips and eaten just one? It would be astounding […]

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: What’s the Difference?

Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: What’s the Difference?

Is there a difference between buying organic and non-organic produce? How many times have you stared at organic apples and regular apples and wondered what the difference was? There have been several debates about whether organic produce is actually better or if it’s merely a scam to get consumers to purchase more expensive fruits and […]

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Top 5 Worst Foods You Can Consume

Top 5 Worst Foods You Can Consume

Five Foods You Are Better Off Avoiding While there is always going to be a debate when discussing which foods are the worst for you, there is no denying that avoiding certain foods altogether is the best course of action if you’re trying to maintain your health & fitness or achieve a weight loss goal. […]

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Addictive Foods and Why You’re Addicted

Addictive Foods and Why You’re Addicted

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Betcha Can’t Eat Just One! Have you ever heard or seen the slogans “Betcha can’t eat just one” or “Once you pop you can’t stop” and have you ever wondered why they were so true? Let’s be honest, has anyone ever opened up a bag of chips and eaten just one? It would be astounding […]

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: What’s the Difference?

Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce: What’s the Difference?

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Is there a difference between buying organic and non-organic produce? How many times have you stared at organic apples and regular apples and wondered what the difference was? There have been several debates about whether organic produce is actually better or if it’s merely a scam to get consumers to purchase more expensive fruits and […]

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