8 Tips for Trainers to Teach their Weight Loss Clients

HealthyDinnerPlateAs a personal trainer, many of our clients have a weight loss goal. Most trainers are not certified in the area  of nutrition prescription, however, it is the trainer’s job to provide education in the area of nutrition or refer the client to a qualified dietician. Here are some practical tips that can help your clients stay on track:

1) Choose positive language. Use more “Do’s” than “Don’ts”. ...

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Foam Rolling Benefits

Foam-RollerFoam rolling is great for injury prevention, recovery, and physique building. Rollers are an excellent tool for self-myofascial release (SMR). 

What is myofascial release, exactly? Myofascial release is a manipulative treatment, that attempts to release tension in the fascia, due to trauma, posture, or inflammation. Connective tissues, called fascia, surround the muscles, bones, nerves, and organs of the body. Self-myofascial ...

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How to Hire a Personal Trainer

General view of Personal Trainers 7/7/2013     Personal trainers can help people reach their personal health and fitness goals, or they could be a big waste of time and money.   If you are considering hiring a trainer, it can be difficult to pick the right one. Many gyms offer personal training services for their members (for an additional fee), and their high-pressure salespeople ...

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3 Reasons to Decrease Dietary Fat

GoodFatsBadFatsHere are the top 3 reasons I believe one should reduce their dietary fat intake.

1) There is a need to increase carbohydrates to support training: In an effort to keep protein at an adequate level, dietary fat is the macro-nutrient to decrease so that the daily caloric intake remains the same, while the individual increases their carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are our ...

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When To Increase Your Load in Resistance Training

DMZvisual-5096    An essential component of any resistance training program is the concept of progression. In other words, to move toward a predetermined goal, you have to increase load (weight), volume, frequency or create a change that will challenge you more.

Most individuals, who lift weights, know that the weight they start out lifting needs to get heavier over time. A ...

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Core Exercises

PowerClean     According to NSCA’s Essentials of Personal Training, an exercise is classified as a Core Exercise if a) it involves two or more primary joints, which would make it a multi-joint exercise and b) engages large muscles while activating synergistic muscles.

One multi-joint large muscle exercise (bench press) has the potential to activate as many as 4-8 small muscle, single joint ...

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Rawmana Fitness Open House

Rawmana     We will have our doors open with special activities, such as seminars on the “5 Nutrition Tips We Should All Practice” with guest speaker, Sandra Blackie , B.A., N.A.S.N., N.A.S.M., A.F.A.A., & I.F.B.B. Pro Bodybuilder. 

     There will also be drawings & “give aways”, body fat testing on the Seca machine (BIA), ...

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