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Supporting Your Clientele

Personal Trainer - Client
One of the most important parts of being a personal trainer is making your clients feel comfortable with you, so you can establish trust. Your clients need to trust you with their fitness goals, and they need to feel comfortable telling you when they are struggling or have a slip up in their fitness and diet regimen. They also need to trust that you know what you’re doing and feel that they’re getting the most out of their money. Start by answering all of their questions and explaining to them, in a simple, easy to understand language, the science of their training--the benefits of different...

Conscious Calorie Consumption

Conscious Calorie Consumption
Clients more often than not think that they eat a lot less than they do, and they think the exercise they do burns a lot more calories than it does. As personal trainers/nutritionists, it’s our job to put this into perspective for them. Exercise can only do so much if a person continues to have a poor diet. Make your clients keep a food log for more than a day. To get a good idea of what a client is eating, they should log what they eat for 2-3 days, if not for an entire week. If they use pictures, it’s even better. While your clients don’t necessarily need to count their calories, they...

The “Secret” Antioxidant?

Glutathione in a nutrition program
We now have evidence to suggest that a certain class of antioxidant can not only reduce your chances of developing cancer and chronic disease, but it can also improve the way your body ages, can reduce any kind of inflammatory response, and reduce the effect of soreness commonly associated with ANY type of physical and endurance-based exercise. What, you may ask, is the name of this antioxidant? Glutathione.

How to Make a Better Burger

Better Burgers with Mushroom Blend Recipe
Some days it’s just gotta be a big meaty burger! Sure the occasional burger isn’t going to do in your meal plan, but that doesn’t mean you always want all those extra calories and fat. With the latest trend of blending, you can get the flavor and meaty texture in a healthier burger. That’s right, mushrooms and their ability to blend effortlessly into ground turkey, chicken, pork and beef just became your best friend. This basic mushroom meat blend recipe is a great place to start with ground meat, mushrooms, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce. Once you have the patty cooked up, whip up the...

Cholesterol, Sugar, Sodium, Meat - New Dietary Recommendations

2015 Dietary Recommendations
Some big changes are coming to the dietary guidelines. Find out what your clients' nutrition programs may be including more of and less of after final guidelines are released later this year.

What is an Effective Nutrition Plan?

What is an effective nutrition plan not just a diet
A good nutrition plan is not the same as just another diet. Help clients understand the 5 keys to an effective nutrition plan.

Cortisol and Stress

Cortisol and Stress
While stress can be ultimately diverse in its origination, it always, regardless of it’s nature, results in a cascade of events, both physiological and medical, that have consequences on the body, which remain long after the resultant stress is gone.

Sneaky Reasons Clients Get Off Track

Sneaky Reasons Clients Get Off Track with a Fitness and Nutrition Program
Sometimes it doesn’t matter how dialed in your fitness programming is or if you have the best nutrition program specified by experts down to the letter for your clients. The best nutrition program and fitness programming can’t compete with some of the underlying and often unseen reasons your clients get off track with their goals.

Shake it Up with These Protein Shake Recipes

Shake Up Your Personalized Nutrition Plan with These Protein Shake Recipes
You’re always prepared with the latest workouts, and muscle-building exercises for clients. Keeping them engaged and progressing means never the same thing twice. You offer a personalized nutrition plan to help clients get real results with the plan that works best for them. Keeping them on track with that plan means including the foods they want and the ability to change it to suit their tastes. You offer unique promotions and services to stand out from the crowd and keep your brand interesting. Reaching new leads and enticing current clients with new services is a must for business growth...

Are Egg Whites Healthier Than Whole Eggs?

Are Egg Whites Healthier Than Whole Eggs in a Fitness Meal Plan?
Egg whites have a long-standing reputation as a healthy choice in meal plans, but is this an old-fashioned idea?

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