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Defining Human Performance

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 6, 2018 6:45:00 AM

In episode #5 of Powering Performance, we chat with two performance experts to learn about training methodology, rising trends and educating your clients. We break down some of the knowledge gained from EXOS’ Director of Continuous Improvement, Stefan Underwood and Jon Barlow who oversees the Pro and Elite Sports at EXOS Arizona. They share their insight on their philosophies around training and how to create athlete buy-in.

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Topics: Powering Performance, Sports Technology, Nutrition, Performance Trends, Training Tips

Recover Smarter, Be Ready To Go Sooner

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:34:30 AM

Recovery

How do you think about recovery? 

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Topics: Training Tips

Finding Work Life Balance as a Trainer

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:32:30 AM

Work Life Balance 

It can be hard to create a work life balance when your work is your life. Especially when you are just getting started.

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Topics: Training Tips

Breaking Down Internal Barriers

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:31:30 AM

Create a winning mindset and you can achieve anything.

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Topics: Training Tips

The Ins and Outs of Group Training

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:28:47 AM

If you're looking to implement group training in your facility or become a group class instructor, this next section highlights some key insights.

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Topics: Training Tips, Performance Trends

Training Trends & Methods

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:27:21 AM

Everyone always thinks they have the latest and greatest trend or new tool for training. But in a field that is vastly growing it can be hard to cut through the noise. And while many of the trends are great, you need to be able to figure out what best matches your values, training style and clients aspirations. So, let's take a look at the different trends people are talking about right now so you can find what might best fit for you.

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Topics: Training Tips, Performance Trends

Becoming a Better Trainer

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:20:55 AM

Better Training 

Learning how to better communicate with your clients is just one of the many steps towards becoming a better trainer. There is always more to be done, and always new ways to improve.

So let's explore some of the ways you can ramp up your training to better aid your clients.

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Topics: Training Tips

Implement Positive Coaching

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:19:38 AM

Positive Coaching

This goes hand in hand with training towards your clients needs.

Positive coaching is a hot topic right now - coaches and trainers implementing this strategy into their daily routines are seeing positive results in their client's growth and motivation. Positive coaching is taking over how to train, check out info and classes at the Positive Coaching Alliance.

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Topics: Training Tips, Coaching Tips

Establishing Trust Through Communication

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Nov 3, 2018 10:17:15 AM

Communication 

We have all heard it before - first impressions matter. But rather than shrug it off as advice we've all heard, let's break down why we're always talking about it. As a personal trainer, interactions and connections can serious impact your retention rate.

Why? Because your first impression sets the tone for your relationship.

The moment your client walks in to meet you, they're assessing you and your ability. Asking themselves, "is this who I want to spend such vulnerable time with?" And you need that answer to be yes, every time. It can all start with a good first impression. Consider these tips around body language and communication to ensure that first session is great.

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Topics: Training Tips, Coaching Tips