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My Trainer Makes Fun of Me on Social Media - Should I Find a New Trainer?

18 Apr 2015 23:57

It is as simple as this: Clients expect a certain amount of confidentiality and professionalism when they hire a personal trainer. Most will assume that a fitness trainer will not make their personal business a source of water-cooler gossip, and certainly, they will not expect to be made fun of on social media posts. In fact, some people go so far as to have personal trainers sign confidentiality agreements. With so many trainers not having a clue about professional behavior, and being quite immature, this may be something that is needed, at times.

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Be Aware of PLR (Private Label Rights) Fitness Articles That May Mislead You

15 Apr 2015 23:19

Have you ever noticed that you continually encounter what seems like the same information in slightly different words? And, at other times, you could have sworn the article you're reading came from another website by another author? Well, you may be encountering a PLR article.

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The Poisonous Apple: A Chemical Cocktail

30 Mar 2015 22:17

Food alarmists, with all their shouting about toxic compounds in food, would be shocked if they actually knew something about food. Of course, if they continued learning, the shock would give way to the kind of calm that can only come with a true understanding. But what is the shocking revelation about our food that "they" don't know?

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How Do We Know What Chemicals Are Harmful?

29 Mar 2015 20:38

Large amounts of arsenic will kill you. Large amounts of mercury can damage the brain and nervous system, and eventually lead to death if exposure continues. Large amounts of radiation can damage your organs, cause various cancers, and kill you if the amount is high enough. Large amounts of Vitamin A are toxic, and can kill you in a high enough dose or with continued ingestion of large doses. Did you know that the same is true of other vitamins, especially fat soluble ones? In fact, you will find that many nutritious and healthful substances can be harmful in large doses.

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People Don't Work Hard Mr. Fitness Trainer?

23 Mar 2015 18:36

I try to keep my cool, but when 20-something certified "fitness trainers" start going on about how nobody wants to work hard, I start getting antsy. Sometimes I think that before you make such a statement you should have to list out your job history. Does it look something like this?

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Adding Muscle Burns 30 to 40 Calories A Day: Hocus Pocus Fat Loss Advice

04 Mar 2015 02:48

Today, I saw a common piece of advice, for a fellow who was really needing some help, that just burned my britches. Sometimes when people who don't really know anything about helping people lose weight give fat loss advice, the "tips" they give are pretty much akin to waving a magic wand. They are just as magical and they make just as much sense. This fellow who had dieted down with some extreme measures, now wanted to put back on some muscles, and he was having one heck of a time doing it. He felt like he was cramming food down his throat, and couldn't seem to put on any muscle.

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