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Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults

Benefits of exercise for older adults

According to the CDC, many of the physical limitations that we attribute to aging, such as loss of strength and stamina, are actually caused by reduced physical activity. Even moderate increases in physical activity can have significant health and wellness benefits for older adults. Here are some of the ways your older clients can benefit

Essential fitness gear

Fitness trainers have one thing in common with their students: a need for good-quality workout gear and accessories suited to the activities that they will engage in the most. Here are some of the essential basics that will serve you well as you’re training others and round out your training tools to help your clients.

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Helpful fitness apps

When you’re looking for new ways to help your clients stay engaged and motivated, consider recommending some of the many fitness apps now available for smartphones and fitness devices. Recent comScore data indicates that smartphones now make up more than 70% of the U.S. mobile phone market. That means it’s very likely that most your

Encouraging clients to keep exercising

The fact that someone has come to you for fitness coaching, consultation or classes is an excellent sign: it means they are seriously considering making exercise a part of their life. However, it takes some time and repetition for good intentions to become habit. That’s where you need strategies for helping your clients follow through

quick and healthy breakfast options

As you know, good nutrition is essential for your clients as they work toward their physical fitness goals. No matter what time of day they choose to work out, breakfast is key to setting the stage for the whole day’s energy needs. Here are some tips you can provide your clients for getting in a

Managing class sizes is important for profitability, safety and client comfort.

Group classes are popular across fitness disciplines. A good-sized group has its own energy which can help encourage all participants and reassure the more introverted members of the group. Trainers, instructors and facility owners also like to see a full class because it represents better compensation. So what does it take to manage your class

What can you do to counter negative online reviews?

It’s becoming more common to see articles about business owners overreacting to negative online reviews. Sometimes this takes the form of an overly emotional online rebuttal, but in 2012, one fitness studio actually filed a lawsuit against two reviewers who complained about the facility and staff on Yelp. This is an uncommon reaction and not

You can make workout plans outside the gym!

Your clients come to you for individual, personalized training. Some clients train once or twice a week or more, others less frequently. The good news is that time in the gym is not the only means to getting a decent workout. These 8 tips can be used by just about anyone to turn everyday actions

As you begin shopping for Professional Liability insurance, choosing an appropriate limit of liability is a major consideration. Here are some of the factors you should take into account. Budget and Resources The limit of liability that you choose should correspond to the size and scope of your professional endeavors, as well as the dollar

How to Create a Friendly and Safe Environment

The atmosphere you create at your fitness studio or gym can make a big difference in how impactful your clients’ workouts can be. Here are 11 ideas for how to create a friendly and safe environment for your work space: 1. Keep it spacious. Slip, trip and fall hazards are a leading cause of liability

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