It can be tough to find the motivation to push hard in the gym when it’s just you, the gym floor and a world of places you’d rather be. But changing up how you structure your workout according to your personality can make it easier to find the will to work hard and even —
Get the Basics… Demonstrating leadership as a personal trainer Fitness built on core values Time management challenges Incorporating technology in a successful personal training business Table of Contents Background Schimri Yoyo: Alright, well if you don’t mind, we’ll just jump right in. I’m Schimri Yoyo [and] I’ve been writing with the exercise.com now for a
So, you LOVE running but hitting the tarmac is getting a little… monotonous. You’ve ticked the 10, 12 and 21km race box already and now you’re after something a bit more challenging. Enter trail running. I, like you, got a bit bored with pounding the pavement and was looking for a new challenge. I was
Get the Basics… Having fun in fitness Training professional athletes versus training amateur Importance of interpersonal skills and relationship building Leveraging technology to maximize results Importance of sleep and proper eating Table of Contents Background Information Schimri Yoyo: I am Schimri Yoyo. I’m with exercise.com and we’re continuing our series with exercise and fitness experts.
Picture fit celebs like Ariana Grande, Nina Dobrev, and Behati Prinsloo—would you ever suspect that they sculpted their butts without doing a single squat? Well, believe it, because their trainer Harley Pasternak is adamantly opposed to the lower-body move. “There are a million glute exercises out there, but that doesn’t mean there are a million
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Get the Basics… Heart health and nutrition Active nutrition vs. dieting Healthy weight loss and nutrition Female nutrition vs Male nutrition: Is there really a difference? Table of Contents Personal Introduction Schimri Yoyo: I am Schimri Yoyo. I’m with exercise.com and we’re continuing our series with exercise and fitness experts. Today we have the pleasure
Fusionetics is a performance enhancement system used to assess, plan, and develop an exercise program designed to help prevent injuries, aid recovery, reduce musculoskeletal pain, and enhance performance. Their Movement Efficiency test is used to assess an individual’s current functional movement deficiencies and Fusionetics can then provide a personalized program to reduce the risk for
Get the Basics… But don’t be afraid to experiment and try new marketing strategies Summer is a key time to ramp up your gym marketing. Not everyone that wants to train with a personal trainer has a schedule that will allow them to do so, but launching an online workout is a great way to
“I discovered vinyasa yoga in 2011 and it was love at first downdog,” says Lee-Ann Elliott, a yoga instructor at MyUTOPIA Yoga & Pilates Studio in Cape Town. She did her Teacher Training Certificate in 2015 and has been teaching ever since. “Yoga is not only a physical practise for me, it is a deeply
When you sweat, you don’t just lose water, you lose electrolytes. Electrolytes are the minerals that help deliver fluids to the cells that need them and are essential for muscle and brain health. According to Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, humans can lose from 0.2g of salt per litre of sweat to 12.5g. We
Get the Basics… Origin of James’ strength journey Transition from Powerlifter to Weightlifter Training under some of the USA’s best coaches The benefits of General Physical Preparedness James’ philosophy as a coach Owning a gym, House of Weightlifting Finding balance as an athlete, coach, business owner, and dad. Colton: Hi, this is Colton Tessener with
Have you ever found yourself wondering: WTF is a WOD? Or, overheard someone talking about Grace, Angie, and Helen — only to discover that they’re workouts…not women? Welp, if so, chances are you’ve encountered a CrossFit junkie. It’s not that surprising seeing as the global fitness family that’s more than a million strong and counting.
Get the Basics… Pursuing advanced degrees and continuing education as a personal trainer Training with chronic condition and injury Injury prevention and rehabilitation and recovery Making fitness fun Table of Contents Personal History Schimri Yoyo: Okay. We are continuing our featured series with fitness experts. And today we have David Admundson, a student pursuing his
From your Kim Kardashians to you Nicki Minaj, everyone wants a firmer and bigger butt. But you won’t get a perky booty on the trails or hitting the treadmill, you need to add some muscle (and weights). Here’s an exercise routine to help build a strong, bigger butt that you’ll be dying to show off.
I took part in the Beast 30km Trail Run and absolutely loved it. But I also relearnt a few trail lessons. I’ve been trail running for years now and racing a fair few too. But just when you think you’ve got it waxed, something will come up and bite you (sometimes literally!). Here’s what the Beast
Get the Basics… As the fitness market continues to expand into this virtual space, it’s easier than ever for yoga instructors, personal trainers, athletic coaches, and group workout professionals to monetize their skills and generate income online. With a strong brand and clear audience, you’re more likely to attract customers. Exercise.com has a proven track
On 21 June we celebrated International Yoga Day, which basically makes it International Yoga Month, right? That’s a whole month of reasons to stretch, balance and find our inner zen. We love that the practice is not just an art but a culture that brings together mind, body and soul. Its benefits really stretch (had
Get the Basics… Nutrition vs. Dieting Structured Flexibility Data Collection & Progress Monitoring Building Community Time Management Challenges Background Schimri Yoyo: Alright. We’re here with Mike Doehla of Stronger U, and we’re just going to begin with a little bit about your background, Mike, for this feature on Exercise.com. What first sparked your interest in
South African ultra-distance runner Gerda Steyn not only won the Comrades for the first time this year, but broke the record previously held by Russian Elana Nurgalieva at 06:09:24 in 2006 for a whopping 5.58.53. No woman has ever before come close to running a sub-6 hour for the Up Run. “Being The Comrades Marathon champion
Get the Basics… The coaching nature of sports training The General Physical Preparation (or GPP) approach to training Education in the classroom vs. Education in the weight room The difference between training and exercise The impact on clients and in the community Colton Tessener is a Strength & Conditioning Coach and owner of Arise Athletics
Get the Basics… The impact of mentors and role models in pursuing a sports performance career The role of formal, science-based education in the fitness industry The value (or lack thereof) of fitness advice on social media The mentality of elite level and professional athletes that sets them apart Table of Contents Background Mathew Sims:
The Best Way To Get Toned If You Can’t Afford A Personal Trainer PT budget finally run out? Victoria Joy | 18 June 2019 SHARE THIS ON Photograph by Pexels Your personal trainer budget has finally run out… So what’s the best way to get toned without one? This MrP puffer gilet is perfect for
Meghan Markle being dubbed a duchess, leggings with pockets, hard seltzer — there’s nothing better than something you already love getting an upgrade. Reverse planks are essentially the next level of everyone’s favourite booty builder, glute bridges. They require more strength from your core, hip extensors, and butt — once you’re there, though, get ready for peach perfection.
I’m new to yoga, but I do love a little strange, so I’d been circling kundalini at myUTOPIA for a while… and finally landed in my very first class last week, happily expecting the worst. I mean, we’ve all heard the stories of tantric tongue wagging, body jerking and other spiritual spookiness, right? We’re obsessed
It’s that special time of year, when the Women’s Health team dedicate three months to upping their fitness in the WH Staff Fitness Challenge. We’ve done so many different things in the past few years, from boxing and swimming to S.W.E.A.T. 1000 and yoga, so this year, fitness editor Wanita Nicol challenged us to do
Get the Basics… The types of businesses serviced by this software are studios, gyms, and individual fitness professionals Having a branded app allows businesses to give potential customers the option to find, book and pay for classes in advance. Because the MindBody software is so versatile with its ability to integrate with other applications that
From the outside, CrossFit looks scary: Lots of heavy weights. Big muscles. Loud noises. Moves that look like they shouldn’t be humanly possible. And there’s that way that everyone who does CrossFit always talks about it in a suspiciously cultish manner. So if you’ve been nervous of trying it, I don’t blame you! When Leigh