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Personal training clients are way older than you think

April 22, 2019

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“You act like everyone is beat up.” is a consistent criticism I’ve received. I’ve written a lot about exercising clients who have an injury history or current musculoskeletal problems. For some, this gets attached to me as overly conservative. -> This always cracks me considering I got into exercise science due to playing football, one […]

The Real Talk With Client Series

December 17, 2018

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Stemming from We’re way overcomplicating gaining muscle and getting stronger I’m going to have a series where the motto is, I don’t know, let’s call it something corny like “ruthless pragmatism.” There has been a trend in the fitness space of investigating research, then attempting to work backwards to a practical recommendation. On the surface, this makes […]

Guidelines for talking with clients about politics

August 20, 2018

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One of the stark differences between personal training and other healthcare providers is the communication frequency. Most don’t see any healthcare provider more than once every six months. If they do see them often, it’s usually only for a few months. Such as being in physical therapy, or needing some extra dental work done, where […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #23

February 23, 2018

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment:   Falcon Heavy Thought I was watching a movie: Speaking of rockets, […]

Is your business too worried about Amazon?

February 5, 2018

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Many business articles revolve around: Artificial intelligence Amazon I wrote a lot about AI in 2017. Let’s talk about Amazon in 2018. – FOMO never fails Fear Of Missing Out. The business version of peer pressure. You feel you need to get on, or copy, Amazon because everybody else is. History is littered with downsides […]

Be careful trying to predict clients

January 10, 2018

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Predicting the future has always been good business. So much media is either talking about what just happened, or what’s going to happen next. Of course, nobody knows what’s going to happen. In sports, we say “that’s why they play the game.” With personal training, with new clients, I consider there to be two kinds […]

Emptying out the mailbag & clearing the history #22

December 18, 2017

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Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: – How an Olympic Runner Hits Race Weight This topic needs more […]

Can deep learning tell you when you’ll die?

December 1, 2017

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–Improving Palliative Care with Deep Learning This is an artificial intelligence study. The researchers took electronic health records, age gender diagnoses treatments scans drugs to predict whether you’ll be dead in 3-12 months. If so, you’re a candidate for palliative care, rather than continuing e.g. aggressive cancer treatment. The authors have good intentions, but start […]