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10 Rejuvenating Abdominal Stretches for Rest Days
By Jason Williams on July 28, 2021

While core workouts are critical to help clients reach their fitness goals, abdominal stretches are just as important. Not to mention, taking the time to program rest days clients will...

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How to Get Perfect Abs: What the Science Says
By Jason Williams on June 30, 2021

Will extra time in the gym help clients get the perfect abs they’re looking for? Can their efforts earn them the elusive six-pack? If so, is a six-pack even the best look for them? 

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Does Cardio Burn Muscle? What You Need to Know
By Jason Williams on June 23, 2021

A question that’s been asked over and over in the fitness world is: Does cardio burn muscle? When comparing an ultra-distance runner to a competitive sprinter, it is evident that...

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10 Bodyweight Chest Exercises for At-Home Workouts (with videos)
By Jason Williams on May 5, 2021

Bodyweight chest exercises are excellent tools to keep programming fresh for clients when they’re working out at home or on-the-go. Before getting clients started on these or any other...

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How to Structure an Upper Body Workout for Beginners
By Jason Williams on April 13, 2021

As trainers, it’s critical that we know how to structure an upper body workout for beginners. Many clients come to us wanting to tone their arms, chest, and back, but you can’t just jump...

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Metabolic Stress in Resistance Training: What to Know
By Jason Williams on March 10, 2021

Is metabolic stress a good thing or a bad thing? As a trainer, understanding the mechanisms of muscle growth can help you create balanced training programs for clients. Metabolic stress...

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Upper Ab Exercises: Are Washboard Abs Possible?
By Jason Williams on February 24, 2021

If you’re prioritizing upper ab exercises in your clients’ workouts or your own, you first need to consider whether the washboard ‘ab’ abdominal muscles, known as the rectus abdominis,...

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Chest and Back Workout: Focus on Efficiency and Power
By Jason Williams on January 27, 2021

When running clients through a chest and back workout, are you simply going through the motions or are you focused on both efficiency and power? A great trainer is always focused on...

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A Dynamic Upper Body Warm Up for All Clients
By Jason Williams on December 17, 2020

Before taking a client through an upper body workout, you have to make time for the upper body warm up. While there is no such thing as a purely upper or lower body warm up, as the body...

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3 Health Tactics to Have Less Stress this Holiday Season
By Jason Williams on November 11, 2020

The best holiday gift is the simplest: less stress. Though it’s the most joyful time of the year for many, it’s also the most stressful time of the year. According to a survey by OnePoll...

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