English

4 Highly Effective Cueing Tips for Online Trainers

English

This article is brought to you by ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association)

Online personal training requires a different set of skills than training in person. One such skill is the ability to effectively cue your clients when you’re not standing next to them at the gym. What does this skill entail and how can you hone it to better help your training clients? Let’s begin with first looking at what it means to cue.

The Talk Test: An underrated fitness tool for Personal Trainers

English
This article is brought to you by NASM
 
There are endless tech options available when it comes to tracking intensity levels during a workout, but technology sometimes requires a learning curve, and it can be expensive.
 
While these products do provide tons of helpful information for trainers and clients alike, one of the simplest and cheapest equipment-free ways to test your client's intensity level during exercise is to perform a talk test.
 
DESCRIBE THE TALK TEST

Best Arm Exercises for Strength by Resistance Type

English
This article is brought to you by ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) 
 
The arms are made up of several muscles. The biceps muscle (biceps brachii) is perhaps the most well-known. However, there are also a few others to consider working if your goal is maximal arm strength. They are the brachialis, brachioradialis, and—of course—the triceps (triceps brachii). Which exercises work these muscles the hardest, giving you stronger arms? 
 

Corrective Exercises for Better Glute Strength & Performance

English
This article is brought to you by ISSA (International Sports Sciences Association) 
 
Many people have weak glute muscles. In fact, weak, imbalanced, and under-activated glute muscles are among the most common causes of pain, injury, and poor mobility. The main culprit is a reality of modern living: we sit too much and end up with weak glutes and tight hips. 
 

Exercise and heart rate

English
This article is brought to you by Base Training
 
Are your workouts effective? Or not? How will you know? It's simple. Measure your heart rate. Generally speaking when you exercise at 60 to 75% of your maximum heart rate, you will burn fewer calories. If you exercise at 75 to 85% you burn even more.
 
When exercising we must have a specific heart rate in order to get results.