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More Than Mirror Muscles

  Whenever I hear someone talking about how hard they’re working on getting cut abs or killer shoulders, I always think of the trainers working with those folks. I mean, I totally understand that it’s tempting to really just focus on …

How I Got My Workout Mojo Back

My workout mojo had gone missing and I didn’t even know it. In retrospect, I knew something was off. I blogged about it; I journaled about it; but for the life of me I just couldn’t see it. That was until I talked to Luke Hudgins, a personal train…

Is Your Pet Overweight? How to Tell (and Help Him Slim Down)

Is Your Pet Overweight? How to Tell (and Help Him Slim Down)

Today’s guest post for Fit Bottomed Pets Week is from Mikkel Becker! Mikkel is a certified trainer specializing in dogs and cats, co-author of five books in the “Ultimate Pet Lover” series, and the resident trainer for Vetstreet.com. In her professional work, Becker uses positive reinforcement and non-force training strategies based in scientific learning theory. America’s four-legged inhabitants […]

American Council on Exercise: 11 Personal Trainer Certification Test Tips

American Council on Exercise: 11 Personal Trainer Certification Test Tips

Now that I’m an ACE-certified personal trainer, I’m an expert on all things fitness and exam-related. Just kidding — but some of you did express interest in test-taking tips, and I can let you know what helped me when it came to studying for and taking the American Council on Exercise certified personal trainer test. […]