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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.
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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10 Types of Personal Trainer Biographies to Boost Your Business in the New Year
By Alex Hoffmann on December 31, 2020

Have you ever read great personal trainer biographies and thought, how do I make myself stand out like that? According to recent reports, there are more than 317,000 personal trainers in...

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10 Stress Buster Exercises for the Holiday Season
By Alex Hoffmann on December 3, 2020

Stress buster exercises aren’t just for your clients. In fact, 20 percent of athletic trainers show high levels of emotional burnout and exhaustion due to a poor work-life balance, ...

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5 Tips for Salad Meal Prep During the Holidays
By Alex Hoffmann on November 23, 2020

The holidays are busy, and regular habits like salad meal prep often fall to the wayside for you and your clients. The problem is that instead of eating healthy, it becomes easier to...

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Counting Gravy Calories: How to Find a Healthy Balance this Thanksgiving
By Alex Hoffmann on November 4, 2020

If you’re counting gravy calories, you’re probably trying to have a healthier Thanksgiving holiday. As with other aspects of 2020, Thanksgiving is sure to feel much different this year...

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