Have you ever wondered why some people rely on daily Super Shakes? Well, for those who have low appetites, are short on time, struggle to eat enough, or lack time for meal prep, these snacks are liquid gold.
Pain is much more complex than we realize. Everyone correlates pain with injuries, but the data simply doesn’t support this. So, be very careful when someone tries to sell you on absolutes because human bodies are exceptionally good at defying the odds.
If you work with clients face to face, you’ll find one consistent trend – people want results and to track their progress. And one of the best ways to do this is by measuring their body fat percentage. As a trainer, you can use this as a tool to help your clients reach their goals.
Selfies and the scale don’t tell the entire story. Not only that, I’d be willing to bet that your mirror is lying to you. Measuring your body fat is one way to get an unbiased assessment, assuming you measure accurately. (220)
We spend countless hours training our bodies, grinding out reps, and chugging endless protein shakes – but what happens if you’re wrong? What if the greatest benefits from strength training aren’t actually acquired from physiological changes at the cellular level.
Some training will always be better than none, especially if you follow this Get-Shredded Workout. If you’re short on time, you’re going to have to hammer the basics. Your primary focus is efficiency – time to stop messing around on Instagram, put your head down, and work.
Counting calories can be boring, tedious, and confusing. However, a few simple food swaps allow you to use food science and biochemistry to trick your taste buds and brain into eating well while still saving calories.
Maybe you find yourself leaving the house each morning trying to find energy in a bottomless cup of coffee or an extra-tall Monster. Take heart, you’re not alone. However, I’d argue that this is not normal either. To the average person, the solution seems simple – sleep more.
If you’re like most personal trainers, your in-person revenue stream was likely shut down as well. This pandemic has brought about some interesting business changes that may have you rethinking your current strategy.
As a personal trainer, understand that your role extends far beyond the gym. While barbells, dumbbells, and protein are your main tools during your coaching session, realize that your client’s environment largely dictates their lifestyle for the other 23 hours of the day.