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Partner Workout

Total Body Partner Exercises

22 November, 2019

Are you sick of training alone? Looking for some added motivation to head to the gym? Exercising with a friend, family member or partner can make a workout so much more enjoyable! Partnered workouts provide a fun challenge and allow you to feed off of each other’s energy, pushing you both that littl...

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Why It’s More Important To Teach The Exercise Than Its Name

31 October, 2019

How many times have you been in the gym and argued with either another trainer or a client about the name of a particular exercise? For example, a new member starts at your gym, and they have a fair idea about resistance training, considering they’ve had gym memberships in the past and had a variety...

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Plank Progressions

Exercise Progressions: The Plank

4 October, 2019

The plank hold is a staple core exercise that not only helps to tone your midsection, but also helps to improve posture, support a healthy back and enhance overall movement and stability. Performing the plank engages all major core muscle groups including the transverse abdominis, the rectus abdomin...

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How Training For Sport Differs From General Exercise

26 September, 2019

There can be a number of different factors that affect the design of training programs for athletes. Understanding these factors is important, as it allows you to create a program that will help the athlete not only get better at their sport, but also fit into their weekly schedule. This blog will h...

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PT Tools – When & How To Use Them

10 September, 2019

In this day and age, it’s important to be a well-rounded PT in the fitness industry, as there are so many different types of clients we may end up training. Using PT Tools and advanced resistance exercises are a great way to progress your sessions and show off your skills set. When we talk about PT...

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Free Weights vs. Fixed Weights: Which Is Better?

6 September, 2019

When it comes to exercise equipment, there are more options available than ever before. Walk into just about any gym and you’ll notice the floor being separated into three different sections: cardio, free weights and resistance machines. Common cardio machines found in a gym include treadmills, rowe...

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