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Certified: March 2017
Certified: March 2017

Pros Share: Proven Practices for Growing Your Group Fitness Following

By Jessica Matthews, M.S.

The most successful group fitness instructors know the secrets to keeping participants coming back for more (and telling their friends). To explore what lies at the heart of these memorable and meaningful class experiences, six of the industry’s most seasoned and respected group fitness instructors share the practical strategies and guiding principles they have employed to both grow and retain such faithful followings. Read More »

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The Latest Tools of the Trade: The Terra Core

The Latest Tools of the Trade: The Terra Core

By Pete McCall, M.S.

Each year brings a nearly non-stop stream of new fitness products promising to help people reach their health and fitness goals, and it can be a challenge to know which ones are worth your time and money. In this new series, we review the latest cutting-edge exercise equipment you might be considering using with your clients. We’ll cover the features, pros and cons, and present a sample workout. First up: the Terra Core.

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A Medicine Ball Workout for Your Clients

A Medicine Ball Workout for Your Clients

By Amanda Vogel, M.A.

Medicine ball training is versatile, cost-effective and simple to teach, and it's time-efficient because it requires multiple body parts to work in harmony. Using just one weighted ball, this incredibly effective eight-exercise workout can help your training clients or class participants improve fitness, strength, posture, movement mechanics, athletic skills and more.

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Reversing Reversibility: How to Help Clients Get Back on Track

Reversing Reversibility: How to Help Clients Get Back on Track

By Daniel J. Green

It's not uncommon for clients to take an unexpected break from their regular workouts, and it's important to remember that these breaks—the reason and the duration—must be viewed on a case-by-case basis to provide an individualized approach to making a safe and effective return to exercise. It is up to you to determine the best course of action to get your client back on track and recommitted to the program.

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How to Set Up Your Health Coaching Practice

How to Set Up Your Health Coaching Practice

By Carrie Myers

If you’ve recently become a certified health coach, it can be a challenge figuring out how to structure your business and offerings and attract new clients. In this new three-part series, learn about the different ways to set up your health coaching practice, choosing your niche and how to set your rates at a level that will attract the types of clients you want.

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Study: Phone-based Wellness Coaching Helps Clients Lose Weight

Study: Phone-based Wellness Coaching Helps Clients Lose Weight

Phone-based coaching has become an increasingly popular tool for health and fitness professionals, and new research suggests that it could be an effective way to help clients achieve their weight-loss goals. Learn how you can apply this new research to your work with clients, and get tips from pros who have created successful phone-based programs.

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