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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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Glute Activation Exercises for Lower Crossed Syndrome

Glute Activation Exercises for Lower Crossed Syndrome

The Myth of ‘Tight Glutes’ To start off with, you don’t have tight glutes. Sure, when a massage therapist digs around there or you lay on a trigger point ball it feels like Zeus himself is making his presence known – you still don’t have tight glutes. So what do you have? Weak Glutes. Now […]

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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

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

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

Improve Weight Loss With the Calorie Zig Zag Diet

Improve Weight Loss With the Calorie Zig Zag Diet

Calorie Zig Zag for Improved Weight Loss It is pretty common knowledge that if you want to lose weight, you will need to consume less calories than you burn.  This is easier said than done.  Many of us have social lives that revolve around food such as birthday parties, work events, family reunions, and holidays. […]

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Prebiotics vs Probiotics: What You Need to Know

Prebiotics vs Probiotics: What You Need to Know

What is the Difference Between Prebiotics and Probiotics, and What are Some Good Sources of Each? Though many cultures have been consuming prebiotic and probiotic foods for thousands of years, it’s not until relatively recently that modern science has begun to study and realize the multitude of health benefits that the microorganisms in these foods […]

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Top 5 Post-Workout Meals You NEED To Try

Top 5 Post-Workout Meals You NEED To Try

Post-Workout Meals: What You Need to Know You just had one of the best sweat sessions of your life. What do you do next? Stare at my hot bod. Of course! Seeing results of your hard work is awesome, not to mention motivating. It makes you want to work harder. It makes you feel like […]

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Olympic Weightlifting Tips for Beginners

Olympic Weightlifting Tips for Beginners

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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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Senior Fitness Training Programs

Senior Fitness Training Programs

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Four Important Components for Creating an Effective Senior Fitness Program Seniors today are not only realizing the benefits that exercise and an active lifestyle can bring, but many are motivated to create their own exercise regimens that include participating regularly in exercise programs and hiring personal trainers. The Baby-Boomer generation is moving into retirement years, […]

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