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The Top Article of the Week
Stop. Do you read this list week after week?
Yeah? Awesome. Now let me ask you this — why do you read it? Is it because deep down some tiny part of you maybe, kind-of… thinks you’re a fraud, just waiting to be exposed?
That, my friend, is what we call impostor syndrome. We’ve highlighted it on this list before, and today we’ll do it again. Look, impostor syndrome — that feeling that you’ve duped everyone around you into thinking your legit — strikes in every profession, but it’s particularly pervasive in the personal training industry. Why? Because there is no “right” way to do almost any part of the job.
So here’s what I want you to do:
1) Read Jon Goodman’s article linked above and get your confidence straight.
2) Tear through the rest of this week’s list as usual — except do so not because you’re a fraud. Do so because you’re an awesome trainer, and you’re committed to becoming even more awesome.
The 5 Biggest Lies The Fitness Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know — Nardia Norman
Women Are Not Delicate Flowers. Stop Telling Us To ”Be Careful” — Meghan Callaway
6 Mistakes Trainers Make When Coaching Pregnant Clients — Jessie Mundell, Girls Gone Strong
Goal Sabotaging Loophole #8 Concern For Others — Samantha Kellgren
The One Minute Workout: Is 60 Seconds All You Need? — Christian Finn
Your Ab Work is Making You Look Fat and Setting You Up For Injury — Kyle Arsenault
Ask Eirik: What Can I Do to Fix My Quad-Dominant Squat? — Eirik Garnas
13 Training Tips To Build A Bigger, Stronger Back — Alex Mullan, JMax Fitness
Fasted Cardio…An Undeserved Good Reputation — James Krieger
Hierarchy of Success — Chris Cooper, AMP
How to Choose a Personal Trainer Who Isn’t Full of Sh*t — Anthony J Yeung, esquire.com
Why An Online Training Business Might Be Right For You (And 3 Mistakes When Building One) — Jon Goodman, tonygentilcore.com
5 Steps to Ask for Client Feedback and Improve Your Personal Training — Hayden Perno, The PTDC