Plyometrics for Group Programming
Plyometrics for Group Programming
Plyometric work is easy to teach, and depending on the variation you choose, easy to recover from. It doesn't need a huge investment of time from both a learning curve and application perspective. Its inclusion is a no-brainer!
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #19 with Leslie Eiler Thompson
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #19 with Leslie Eiler Thompson
This podcast stands out from the rest of the Table Talk Podcast episodes because this time, Dave isn't the one asking the big questions; this time, the host of The Rogue Ones Podcast is interviewing Dave.
Learning the Language of a Prospect
Learning the Language of a Prospect
We tend to go into things with fitness coach or trainer eyes. We need to start seeing through the clients' eyes and thinking like they do. We need to relate to them. Once you do that, you can take them on a journey.
New Gym in the Neighborhood
New Gym in the Neighborhood
I invite you to consider simple choices for space arrangement, staff training, and customer service to help you shape your gym for your chosen demographic and make a difference.
'It Looked Good in Theory'
'It Looked Good in Theory'
Trends dominate the personal training industry. Rely on self-education to determine the difference between what sounds good and what IS good.
The ONE THING You Need to be Doing
The ONE THING You Need to be Doing
You've been searching for it. A lot of people promise it. Here's the real deal.
8-Week Off-Season Figure Training Plan
8-Week Off-Season Figure Training Plan
This program reveals the approach I use for bringing up weak points between shows without neglecting the necessary foundation for all competitors.
The Pursuit of Likes: Why Women Should Save Competition for the Stage
The Pursuit of Likes: Why Women Should Save Competition for the Stage
Beautiful women, so what’s your Instagram account look like? Selfie-fest? Pushing the limits of skin exposure?
How to Use Fundamental Movements to Develop Youth Athletes
How to Use Fundamental Movements to Develop Youth Athletes
Follow this step-by-step outline to build the basic skills needed in young athletes.
Personal Training: Myth Versus Reality
Personal Training: Myth Versus Reality
A real view of the industry from someone inside it.
Strength and Wellness Align at Total Health Systems
Strength and Wellness Align at Total Health Systems
Powerlifter, Doctor of Chiropractic, and Director of Clinical Services shares how THS developed their two-pronged corrective and wellness approach.
Four More Exercises Your Child Wants to Do
Four More Exercises Your Child Wants to Do
Harness the power of fun. A child will thank you.
What the Heck Is "Fitness" Anyway? Part 2
What the Heck Is "Fitness" Anyway? Part 2
Some of the top professionals in the fitness industry weigh in on the definition of fitness.
What the Heck Is “Fitness” Anyway? Part 1
What the Heck Is “Fitness” Anyway? Part 1
It seems that every sport and physical preparation philosophy has its own definition of fitness.
Ain't No Thing But a Chicken Wing!
Ain't No Thing But a Chicken Wing!
I hear that phrase tossed around all the time whether the sport in question is powerlifting, strongman, Olympic lifting, bodybuilding, or the luge.
The Dumbing Down of Fitness: “Globo Gym” Style
The Dumbing Down of Fitness: “Globo Gym” Style
I've had plenty of time to think about my experiences in the corporate fitness world over the last year, simply because that’s where I cut my teeth and then subsequently got them knocked out.
Three More Reasons Why Fitness Still Sucks
Three More Reasons Why Fitness Still Sucks
In my previous two articles, I’ve given you six reasons why I hate fitness; now I’m going to give you three more.
Three More Reasons Why I Hate “Fitness”
Three More Reasons Why I Hate “Fitness”
Here are three more reasons why Jason hates “fitness.”
 Three Reasons Why I Hate “Fitness”
Three Reasons Why I Hate “Fitness”
In a world full of fast food and high dollar gourmet coffee houses, fitness has become somewhat of a joke.
Three Reasons Why I Hate “Fitness”
Three Reasons Why I Hate “Fitness”
In a world full of fast food and high dollar gourmet coffee houses, fitness has become somewhat of a joke, and the major players in the game are doing nothing to help matters. By major players, I mean those monstrous facilities with all of their chrome machines, pencil neck trainers, and high pressure sales people.
The Fastest Way to Becoming a Local Fitness Celebrity
The Fastest Way to Becoming a Local Fitness Celebrity
Many personal trainers have heard that a great way to grow their business is to become a local fitness celebrity. However, many don’t have any idea how to do this.
13 Sales “Basics” for Fitness Professionals
13 Sales “Basics” for Fitness Professionals
Every successful fitness professional is a proficient salesperson. And by “successful” I mean those who aren’t forced to find another career because of their lack of business skills or desire to improve them. Here are 13 sales “basics” to improve your ability to sell your services.

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