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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.
Ergonomic Workstation Guidelines: Sitting vs Standing Desks
By Alex Hoffmann on October 13, 2021

Ergonomic Workstation Guidelines: Sitting vs Standing Desks Work from home is here to stay! Big tech companies like Apple have been receiving pushback from employees who have come to...

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Obesity in America 2021
By Alex Hoffmann on October 6, 2021

Obesity in America 2021  

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Static vs Dynamic Stretching: When and How To Add Them to a Workout
By Alex Hoffmann on September 29, 2021

When clients think of ‘stretching’ they may envision yogis contorting their bodies effortlessly. Others may flashback to grade school gym class, performing bouncing toe touches and...

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What Careers Can You Get With An Exercise Science Degree?
By Alex Hoffmann on September 15, 2021

It's no secret that the fitness industry is booming. In fact, fitness trainers and other exercise-related jobs (health coach, fitness instructor, and physical therapist, for example) are...

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Athletic Trainers vs. Personal Trainers: What’s The Difference?
By Alex Hoffmann on September 8, 2021

Have you ever noticed those people on the sidelines of collegiate and professional sports competitions who run out on the field to help an injured athlete? They're the same ones who can...

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How Do I Start A Fitness Business From Home?
By Alex Hoffmann on August 31, 2021

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, personal training is one of the fastest growing career segments. But because of the pandemic, clients are looking for ways to avoid the...

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Functional Nutrition: What You Need to Know to Boost Client Results
By Alex Hoffmann on August 19, 2021

Functional nutrition can be a key factor in helping your clients get the results they’re looking for. While you know both moving the body and eating well are necessary—clients may not. 

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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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