No doubt, one of the most popular questions to hear in the fitness industry is, “How can I get rid of this?” *Grabs fat on side of upper leg.* Oh, spot reduction, how I loathe you; but yet, you create the need for knowledge in the general population and the debunking of oh so many […]
We all would like to think that we are great at making our employees feel needed, motivated, and valued. However, we take both the good and the bad, and at some companies the company culture is sub-par—even downright toxic. A toxic work culture can have negative effects on both your company’s productivity and employee health […]
Trainers, January is the time when you are putting in extra work to build your fitness center’s business for the year. This job often requires a demanding schedule not only inside of your facility during business hours, but staying on top of communication during your off hours. These tips are not only good to follow […]
The all-new FUSE XL Paramount Series line of strength equipment merges the best of the Paramount legacy with the durability TRUE is known for. Designed to enhance any multi-family complex, hospitality facility, personal training studio or gym, the FUSE XL strength system will help all users start 2017 on the right foot, stronger than ever.
When training, many clients don’t know off hand that not all breathing is created equal—different breathing techniques are required for different exercises. Between the many reps and pushes, practicing correct breathing techniques will help clients perform better while increasing fat burn and prevent dangerous side effects like dizziness.
Do good grades come at the expense of good health? As finals week rolls around, students find themselves knee-deep in study materials and stress, which can have an adverse effect on their overall health. Students who over-stress about final exams and projects often do not get the recommended amount of sleep due to pulling all-night […]
The fitness industry is experiencing a shift in the way clients complete their workouts. In weight rooms of fitness clubs across the country, clients are changing up regular routines and completing their strength workouts with functional equipment such as kettlebells, ropes, and other pieces of equipment that allow for a different, more dynamic motion than […]
The holidays are a time of visiting loved ones, a little bit of stress, and insanely large amounts of food. Make your holiday party one employees will remember, and not be filled with regret from many sugary, rich holiday treats.
With the many great client-trainer relationships out there, there is also a fair share of negative relationships. Like any other relationship, it is a matter of determining when to work harder and when to finally let go. Clients recognize this sometimes eventuality and dump their trainer far more often, but when is it okay for […]
The world of design has already been revolutionized by the “tiny house” movement, but what about a “micro-apartment?” When people picture apartments—especially in highly-populated areas—they expect the size of each apartment to be small in order to maximize space throughout the building. With a micro-unit apartment building, there is a whole new set of standards […]