Clients

7 Reasons Clients Struggle With Compliance

If your clients don’t make healthy choices outside of the gym, the best training program in the world can’t help them. The worst part? Those clients might blame you if they fail to lose weight. No matter how frustrated you get, try to be compassionate. Simply being aware of the common causes of […]

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Exercise Progressions for Clients Who Are Overweight or Are Affected by Obesity

While there is no single right way to train clients who are overweight or have obesity, using regressions can be an effective method to employ. The ACE Integrated Fitness Training(R) (ACE IFT(R)) Model promotes stability and mobility prior to movement because movement must be executed properly before integrating load. Moving too quickly to the […]

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3 Strategies for Acquiring Clients That Are Affected by Obesity

January 30, 2015 | Fitnovatives Blog When people ask health and fitness professionals why they do what they do, the typical response is “I like helping people.” If this is the case, why do so many professionals only want to help the fit get more fit instead of reaching out to two-thirds of […]

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The Importance of Identifying Your Client’s “WHY”

“When you know the why, you are willing to try.” Credit goes to the 2006 ACE Personal Trainer of the Year Jonathan Ross for that assessment. In the early days of personal training, the “fit folks” in the gym were asked to help the newbies. The programs these fit folks put together […]

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7 Strategies for Helping Clients Train Smarter—NOT Harder

Mr. Miyagi, one of the greatest personal trainers of all time, once said, “No such thing as a bad student, only bad teacher. Teacher say, student do.” Okay, admittedly he is a fictional character played by the late Pat Morita, but this clip from the original Karate Kid is the one of the […]

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How to Help Your Clients Set Goals They Can Achieve

One of my favorite client exercises has nothing to do with weights or a cardio sweat session. In fact, it is more of a mental exercise–setting a goal. Most of us can throw together some mean workout routines and offer great nutrition advice, but how effective will those tools really be if our […]

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Weight Loss Tips Help Diet Doc Clients Make The Best Decision Before Committing To Losing Unhealthy, Embarrassing And …

Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 02, 2014 1.Carefully research diet companies and options prior to committing. Does the diet plan[1] have a proven track record and a reliable reputation? Diet Doc has gained its reputation by delivering safe and fast weight loss to patients throughout the country and has become the nations most trusted and reliable […]

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Finding The “Why” behind Your Clients’ Goals

What do babies, cigarettes and exercise all have in common? Motivation. No one has babies, smokes cigarettes or exercises consistently unless motivation makes each of them appealing. What gets you out of bed in the morning? Not your alarm clock, the dog licking your face or the child tugging on your arm. […]

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How to Select the Right Rest Intervals and Post-Training Recovery for Your Clients

There is a major paradox for a number of the recreational fitness enthusiasts who make up our clientele and participate in our group fitness classes: While some barely have enough motivation to get off the couch to make it to the gym, others are overly enthusiastic and rarely, if ever, miss a workout. […]

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How to Select the Right Sets and Tempo for Your Clients

The principle of progression states that if an exercise program is to produce the desired outcome, the intensity should gradually become more challenging to apply an effective overload. This tells us that an individual needs to work harder, but that the changes to a program should be incremental and not occur all at […]

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