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Need a personal trainer

Good morning, I was in pretty good shape about a year ago and then life happened and I lost track of all the progress I was making. Quite frankly now I'm at the bottom again but I'm at a turning point in my life and it's time to get in shape for myself (and for good). What I'm looking for is...

madhojo‎, 01-10-2017 07:28 AM
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ISO: Personal Trainer In Brooklyn NY

27 year old male, goal is strength PM with details if available

grodhisatva‎, 01-10-2017 01:08 AM
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about posting blogs

I'm thinking about making blog posts about training and all. Although I still have a lot to learn and all, I think such efforts will also help me learn more as well. I want to know what is kind of commonly accepted way when I'm writing a blog post using information I've learned from reading...

mhnation‎, 01-04-2017 12:05 AM
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working at la fitness (bally's)

I just passed NASM and I'm thinking about where to start working. So far I like the LA Fitness because they find leads for me and they're a newer club. They seemed to really like me, while at X-Sport they said I would have to find my own leads. Then there's the YMCA -- my old mentor said not to...

ironlionzion3‎, 01-05-2017 08:40 PM
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Body fat percentage

I am a 19 year old 6'4 213lbs male and I have played sports my whole life and I never really took weight lifting serouis until my sophomore year of high school and I have been lifting pretty hard ever since. I have always been skinny and even when I worked out I got bigger but i still had long...

Lilsho4‎, 01-08-2017 10:37 PM
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Scope of Practice - Teaching About Nutrition

Hello everyone, I have a question regarding scope of practice, and teaching people about nutrition. Hopefully, this is the right sub-forum to be posting in. A little bit of background info: I just finished my last semester of college and am waiting till May of next year to apply to...

Possible77‎, 01-02-2017 12:52 AM
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Thumbs down Should I get rid of my pt

Hi all Looking for some advice. I'm not sure it's working out with my pt, friendly and good person but I've got some concerns; - regularly late to sessions and doesn't make the time up - we have 2 regular days for sessions which fits in around work and he often a texts the day before moving...

Gymit91‎, 01-08-2017 09:26 AM
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If you have an older client

They need to use barbells. This article explains why. http://startingstrength.com/article/cardell-and-dr-coleman About half my clients are over 50, the oldest is 83 - and the youngest just turned 23. The 23yo does barbell squats, presses and deadlifts, the 83yo does barbell squats, presses...

KyleAaron‎, 01-06-2017 02:41 PM
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Am I stocky?

Hello! I want to ask you if my body is stocky or not? If not, how would you describe my build and what you can recommend me to build muscles? I eat a lot, but burn quickly all what I eat and remain same weight, never gaining weight. I am 5 feet 7 inches tall and weigh 134 lbs

OliveSkin89‎, 01-08-2017 07:21 PM
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shoulder pain after doing this stretch...

Hey guys, im 18 years and old and very new to body building, yesterday i watched this video from Athlean x (type in athlean x chest stretch on google) (cant post link:/) and did those streches today ive got pain in the front of both my shoulder...is this normal or have i incorrectly streched...

IdoloZyzz‎, 01-04-2017 04:25 AM
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Help with Corrective excercise specialist (CES)exam NASM

I was wondering how much harder the CES exam was from the cpt nasm exam. I studyed really hard for the NASM CPT exam and i thought the test was fairly easy. I got another job on top of the job that I have now and have had barley any time to study for the CES exam, like barley studying for the past...

Patriot07‎, 01-04-2017 11:01 PM
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APT or Weak core? Help!!

Introduced to lifting beginning of high school, but never took it seriously and did research and understood correct nutrition and exercises until Beginning of junior year. It is now mid senior year, so about a little over a year of lifting. 5'11", 155lbs. Started at 130lbs. Slowly but surely adding...

ColorfulMuscles‎, 01-03-2017 02:09 AM
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Recently NASM certified...Questioning the OPT Model

I was recently certified through NASM and I am wondering, does anyone here completely follow the OPT model. The entire first month of stabilization endurance and everything. It just doesnt seem like it is enough exercises and intensity. I feel like it would be much more beneficial just to throw a...

rocketilb08‎, 01-07-2009 04:30 PM
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UTrain App To Get Clients

Hey all! I recently signed up for UTrain. Its a new app for personal trainers. I immediately received two cold calls and have two new clients. Anybody else use it? Figured I would share the information.

RodTheTrainer‎, 12-28-2016 07:32 PM
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Stuck in a rut, asking for help

Hello all! My name is Kayla I'm struggling with a few things and I am hoping maybe I can get someone to reach out and help me. I'm 23, in the US Army and I am severely struggling with my weight. I am 5'3 and 160lb. I've recently had alot of bad things happen and my stress level has maintained my...

QueenCrash‎, 01-01-2017 04:36 PM
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Smile NASM test

Hey!! Anyone's take the NASM? I'm kinda freaking out, i suck at multiple choice.. I'm a LMT 12 years so I'm kinda good with A&P ..but what's on the test mostly!?!? Any tips would help Ty K

fitnesschik81‎, 01-01-2017 06:27 PM
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Happy to be a guinea pig (desperate)

Hi all. I'm a 6ft 2" guy from the UK. I have had some success with losing weight (33lb loss). But since having little man have put almost 10lb back on. I currently weigh 270ish lb and I'm getting desperate for help. If there is anyone on here that would be willing to help me with nutrition...

KyleLWilson‎, 12-30-2016 01:45 PM
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Looking for someone who can build me a good supplement stack

I've been training for many years and have been using various supplements but I need someone to guide me through letting me know the consequences of the supplements at the same time and also teach me how to stack / cycle them.

powerstitch‎, 12-29-2016 11:21 PM
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personal trainers rent space in my new gym

New personal training studio opening December 1 on 17th street in Costa Mesa. Renting space for $12 a session or we can work out a monthly base rent. The gym has a 24' rig, dumbbells, kettle bells, barbells, bumper plates, sled, dual high low pulley, battle ropes and so much more.

amberharbaugh‎, 11-16-2016 11:15 AM
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Talking ISSA Exam Tips?

Hey everyone, so after I finished my fall semester at school 2 weeks ago and I'vefocused more on ISSA course. I've been at it for about 2 months and I'm taking the test tomorrow, if you have taken it, can you give me some tips on what to focus on or what I should know. FYI I'm not asking for...

BeastFromCali‎, 12-28-2016 11:38 PM
12-29-2016, 07:54 AM Go to last post
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Question about certifications and job prospects. What's it like?

Hello everyone! I'm completely new to this forum. This is my first post! As the title says, I am curious about what the job prospects look like for personal trainers and what the best certifications are. From what I've read, I know that this totally varies on a case by case basis. I...

jiujitsu24‎, 12-28-2016 11:39 AM
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CSCS Job Prospects

Hello all! This is my second post. Moving in two different directions here. I just asked what it's like to be a personal trainer. My second line of thinking is becoming a S&C coach at an educational institute or sports organization. What do the job prospects look like for you if you have a...

jiujitsu24‎, 12-28-2016 11:55 AM
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Need Help bone on abs

Hello i'm new on the forum and i need some help i have bone in each side of my abs i trained 2 month and i work abs 2 time / week, sorry for my english i do my best and thanks for help Images : prnt.sc/dp2da3 hpics.li/a8afbdc

saadelmordy‎, 12-28-2016 03:28 PM
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Exclamation Wet behind the ears!

I'm a 6foot male. 160 pounds. and new to working out. 22 years old. who needs help with his goals. I would like for someone to guide me for the first month or so. that way ill have proper workout to start from. Goals: 200 pounds or more build muscle ( chest/arms mostly) I can buy ANY...

needgainsnow94‎, 12-27-2016 08:21 PM
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