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Developing A Positive Mindset

Developing a positive mindset. The greatest struggles that we have as individuals typically lie within our own psychological barriers and self-imposed hurdles that we are unaware we create daily. In order for us to move past these distractions, it is crucial that we change our beliefs about limitations. Many of us would like to become a skilled person and make a valuable contribution in our chosen field. This is only possible when we have a high level of commitment, visions of positive possibilities, undistracted focus and a strong belief in our own potential. www.showupfitness.com Where Great Trainers Are Made and Better Than Any Certification

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206 bones of the human body & Osteoporosis›

There’s 206 bones in the human body; 126 apart of the appendicular, 80 in the axial. The longest bone is the femur, the smallest are the stapes, incus, and malleus (inner ear), and the most broken bone is the clavicle.

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HELP NICK (HUNGER) - How To Become A Successful Personal Trainer

Do you want to make personal training and health coaching into a career? You need to understand and implement the acronym HELP NICK from the book How To Become A Successful Personal Trainer.

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101 Trainer Mistakes from The PTDC (The Personal Training Development Company.)

With a new class beginning at The Show Up Academy this week, I always begin with this masterpiece by Jon Goodman and Personal Trainer Development Center.  This is a great article for NEW and VETERAN TRAINERS TO READ (please read and comment on your favorites and/or things you'd add or take out!)

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The Best AND Worst fitness & nutrition MEME's

How long is it before we stop referencing scientific literature like the JSCR (Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research) and start citing MEME's?

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Traits of a Successful Personal Trainer

Today in the fitness industry it is not unusual to see clients leaving their trainers within a month.  Common excuses range from, “Money is a little tight,” to “Work is crazy.” Yes, clients could be experiencing certain issues, but odds are the reason they didn’t commit is that they did not see the value in your services.  Imagine this….

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Are you GREAT, or good?

As a regular of the 3rd street promenade Starbucks, you’d think that Amber would know what I order at 4:30 am every morning.  The feller in front of me has ordered the same thing for the last 5-months.

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6-week SHRED - 10-day check in (Eat Junk to look like a HUNK!)

How to look like a hunk by eating junk!  Bret Lusis and I will be putting to test Zac Efron and his infamous transformation for the movie Baywatch.  We calculated our numbers (BMR & AF & NEAT), working out twice a day, and being mindful of HOW MUCH we put into our body.  How to become a personal trainer www.showupfitness.com/academy

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How Should You Squat?

Manute is one of the tallest to play the game- 7'7, while Muggsy is 5'3, do you think these two should Squat the same way?  HELL NO.  Bodies are different, and in this article, I'm going to explain why people should change up their Squat.  

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Show Up Fitness: How to Deadlift

The Deadlift is one of the most popular exercises.  It's one of the three power lifts (the other two are Squats and Bench Press.)  The pattern of movement is referred to as a hinge (look at a door and analyze the hinges, that's how it got the reference.)

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How to do a Military Press with Variations & Bad Form