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5-Reps Friday

Get 2 coaching concepts, 2 business nuggets and a quote to ponder. Every Friday I send out an exclusive email with the most industry experience per word on the web.
You will get one short email every Friday and occasional promotional messages. You can unsubscribe anytime.

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In this 2 part series I'll be giving using Lewis Carroll's story "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" to help you understand where your ...

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What are some good sources that trainers can turn to for solid nutritional info?

In terms of nutrition info, the Precision Nutrition system/manual is really the best commercial product when it comes to a scientifically backed ...

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How does one go about developing a niche in a large facility and become known for their specific abilities?

Large facilities offer the best environment to develop a specific niche, as the membership base allows you to observe and pick out ...

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When to Stop Training and Start Coaching

Dean Somerset speaks to the importance of coaching your clients as opposed to them getting bored. The best trainers are able to mesh their skills with a great personality

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Paying Your Dues - An Interview with Joe Arko

Today I'm excited to interview Joe Arko!  Joe has been an admirable figure in the Canadian strength and conditioning world for years ...

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"Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?" - Author Interview

Last week I had the opportunity to meet up with Alex Hutchinson.  For those of you who don't know Alex.  He's got ...

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Top 10 Reasons You're Gonna Be Fired!

10 quick things you must have in place to run a high quality personal training service.

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What it Takes to be Great - Mark Young Interviews Sam Leahey

Quite often I get emails and interview questions asking what a young coach should do to begin to establish themself in this ...

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The Need For Post-Rehab Trainers

The fitness industry is growing like crazy across the world. Current estimates put annual sales in the multi billion dollar range, with ...

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What are you in this for?

What are your goals? Why are you in this business? If you really want to succeed in this industry, a service industry, ...

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5-Reps Friday

Every Friday, I send out my 5-Reps newsletter with 2 coaching concepts, 2 business nuggets, and 1 quote for you to ponder. Sign up with the form below to get a new edition in your inbox every week.
The goal of each 5-Reps email is to share the most industry experience per word on the web. While my articles and social media posts allow me to explore one idea, these emails will cover a wider range of topics and also feature other industry leaders.
You will get one short email every Friday and occasional promotional messages. You can unsubscribe anytime.

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