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The Personal Trainer's Guide to Diastasis Recti

Diastasis recti, if untreated, will force your client to train their body to rely on other muscles (e.g., the hip flexors and spinal erectors) to stabilize their pelvis because the anterior core is now useless to them.

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Why You Must Not Stretch Hypermobile Clients

Stretching hypermobile clients will wreck their joints and continue the painful cycle. Learn what you must do instead from Eric Cressey.

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How to Train Your Staff to Sell

The following is a guest article from Joe Radosevich. When I trained at a commercial gym, I easily sold new clients on ...

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Top 17 Mistakes New Personal Trainers Make

You have it all figured out, don't you?

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How to Attract More Women to Your Gym

How to build a gym that women feel comfortable going into.

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Your Niche Will Set You Free

The following is a guest article from Kristian Bouw.  We've all experienced it. Fear creeping in as a result of doubt. Doubt ...

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Why I Gave My Clients BAD Advice

Im going to try to explain why I was led to believe that certain things were true that werent, why I gave my clients bad advice, and what I suggest you do to avoid my mistakes.

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All About Blood Pressure

As trainers we're taught pretty superficial guidelines for what blood pressure ranges are acceptable and which aren't. Dr. Spencer Nadolsky gives the 411 on what trainers need to know about blood pressure.

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15 Ways to Maximize Personal Trainer Client Retention

It's easier and cheaper to keep a current client than it is to try to find new ones. Here's 15 Ways to Maximize Personal Trainer Client Retention.

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Crunches? And Other Fitness Myths Debunked

This is the recording of a great Webinar presented by Brad Schoenfeld for the thePTDC Inner Circle. He's arguably the top dog when it comes to hypertrophy research and spoke about the much-discussed "to crunch or not to crunch" debate (a topic which he published a paper on). He was also the 2011 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year.

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