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Posts tagged "exercise programming" within Fitnovatives Blog

Program Design for the Average Client

By Christopher McGrath on Friday, August 10, 2012


Most of us know there’s no absolute to follow in creating individualized exercise programs for our clients. The recipe differs every time due to their abilities, time constraints, attitude and a host of other factors. Despite the constant variables, there is a recipe to follow. Check out some tips from ACE Fitness Expert Chris McGrath on how you can create custom exercise programs for each client.




Shifting Is the New Lifting

By Jonathan Ross on Friday, March 23, 2012


Most lifting programs are incomplete. And it’s because they are just that — lifting programs. Most weightlifting exercises involve lifting, directly opposing gravity. But in life, we lift, shift, and twist things we hold, even if it’s just ourselves. We move through gravity and so, have to deal with momentum. If you add some shifting and twisting, your “lifting” program can now provide a more complete movement experience. See some examples.




Applying the ACE IFT Model to Popular Workout Trends (Part 1 of 3 — Yoga)

By Pete McCall on Friday, February 03, 2012


As fitness professionals, it’s inevitable that people ask for our opinions about popular exercise programs — ranging from programs featured in the most recent late-night infomercials to the centuries-old practice of yoga. Answering these questions by applying the ACE IFT Model to these trends will help market your skills as a personal trainer.