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Alex Hoffmann

Dr. Alex Hoffmann is the President of the College of Exercise Science. He earned a doctorate in Sports Management from the United States Sports Academy, a master's degree in kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton, and a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Central College. Prior to his career in academia, Dr. Hoffmann worked as Master Fitness Trainer course instructor for the United States Army, and as a strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer, and nutritionist.
How to Find Personal Trainer Jobs After Getting Your Certification
By Alex Hoffmann on July 14, 2021

The number of available personal trainer jobs is only growing. The 10-year job forecast for personal trainers is higher than most other industries on average, with a projected growth...

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5 Tactical Fitness Training Strategies to Use with Your Clients
By Alex Hoffmann on July 6, 2021

While tactical fitness programs were originally built for military personnel and first responders, this style of fitness is valuable for clients as well. Unlike many traditional workouts...

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BCAAs for Women: What You Need to Know
By Alex Hoffmann on June 2, 2021

Do you, as a trainer and health professional, need to learn specifically about BCAAs for women? Does gender play a role in how they work in the body?

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Intermittent Fasting 101: What You Need to Know Before Starting
By Alex Hoffmann on April 28, 2021

If you search Google, you’ll find hundreds of “intermittent fasting 101” articles. It’s become more mainstream as a dietary lifestyle, but if you’re new to the practice you may be...

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5 Steps to Create a 30-Day Cardio Challenge
By Alex Hoffmann on April 5, 2021

A 30-day cardio challenge is a strategic way to re-engage with current clients or encourage prospective clients to see what you’re all about. Mike Siemens, Corporate Exercise Physiology...

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Nutrition 101: 10 Healthy Eating Rules for Beginner Clients
By Alex Hoffmann on March 24, 2021

You likely learned about nutrition 101 in your health and fitness training, but clients don’t always get the same education—or the right information. Yet, almost 40 percent of surveyed...

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A 30-Minute Couples Workout to Do Together at Home
By Alex Hoffmann on February 8, 2021

A couples workout is the best way to spend time together and move your body. Using one another as resistance and adding new challenges like maintaining core strength and balance while...

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10 Tips to Make Paleo Meal Prep Easier
By Alex Hoffmann on February 4, 2021

Paleo meal prep can be a bit more complicated than regular meal prep. Since the Paleo Diet is clear about which foods to eat and which to avoid, it’s important that you not only have the...

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How to Start Your Fitness Career as a Combat Veteran
By Alex Hoffmann on January 14, 2021

One of the first challenges you face as a military or combat veteran is finding opportunities in the civilian workforce—and more importantly, figuring out what it is that you want to...

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10 Meal Prep Containers for Busy Personal Trainers
By Alex Hoffmann on January 10, 2021

You need to take care of yourself as much as your clients and every detail, down to the meal prep containers you use, can make a difference in how easy it is to do so, despite a busy...

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