Posts Tagged ‘personal training’

Rolling away time…and results.

by Ross Curtis   I’ve been a personal trainer here in New York City for over 3 years now, and even when I was a strength and conditioning coach back in Iowa; I would see the same things. On the gym floor at least…there were a lot less Louis Vuitton bags back in Iowa! With…

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Personal Trainer – Part II

As evident from the first part of this guide, finding a personal trainer in a saturated marketplace like New York City can be quite the challenge. With such a low barrier of entry for fitness professionals, trainers, and coaches, it’s more than likely that if you were to hire one, you wouldn’t know what exactly…

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding a Personal Trainer – Part I

When it comes to your personal health & fitness, there is a good chance that you’re dissatisfied in one way or another. Maybe you don’t like the way you look. Maybe you don’t like the way you feel. You feel tired when you get up in the morning and can hardly get out of bed.…

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Opinion: Quite Getting So Aroused

Performance, either physical or mental, requires a level of arousal or excitement that matches the task at hand. Whether it’s the last deadlift attempt of a powerlifting meet, a crucial at-bat in baseball that can put your team ahead, or the eleventh hour before a deadline to close a deal at work, you won’t be…

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Opinion: Take Steroids…in Your Sleep

You ever had a day full of stress? A day that seemed like it couldn’t get any worse? You felt so tired that all you could think about was going home and going to sleep. Yet when you got home, you procrastinated and stayed up to catch up on your favorite shows. Before you know…

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Opinion: With Your Clients, Build a Foundation First

Most coaches and trainers first get into the industry because they were once athletes or have always been interested in exercise. Since I’ve started coaching, I’ve witnessed numerous trainers try to force-feed complex movements to clients in an effort to get them in shape, without the slightest idea of what their movement foundations are like.…

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