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Effective Client Communication for Health and Fitness Professionals

Effective Client Communication for Health and Fitness ProfessionalsHere’s a recent article I wrote for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). It focuses on communicating effectively with clients from a behavior change perspective.


“On any given day, a client can walk in for a session and its momentum could be determined by factors out of your immediate control. Inherently, you want to ask what’s wrong and attempt to immediately resolve the situation, but it’s not necessarily the appropriate approach, and could end up harming your working relationship.”  Read the rest…

 

 

Back to The Basics: Hypertrophy

Here’s another article I recently wrote  for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). It focuses on defining muscular hypertrophy as an adaptation our bodies experience in response to various stimuli.


“Over time, our bodies adapt to the stimuli we expose them to. Broadly, these stimuli can range from environmental to physiological, and even be psychological. The adaptations to these stimuli fall under the phenomenon of General Adaptation Syndrome.”  Read the rest…