Turkish get-ups and butter in your coffee

By October 7, 2016Stuff We Like
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This week we’ve enjoyed posts from a variety of sources, with a great breakdown of hows and whys of the Turkish Get-Up and Cluster Sets, motivation for all and lies in the fitness industry. Enjoy!

You train all sorts of people. Here, Monika Volkmar of The Dance Training Project highlights a lot of good reasons why dancers, and everyone else, should be doing Turkish Get-Ups, and how to do them properly. My favourite was the shoe trick – I’ve not seen that before!

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Efficiency is a big part of being a trainer. Being efficient with taking care of your business (you’re using TrainerSync, right? You’re reading this here on our blog after all!) and making sure your clients are improving towards their goals at a good rate. In this post, Tony Bonvechio of Bonvec Strength discusses the benefits of adding cluster sets to your routines and why they’re a really good way to get strong quickly.

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Here are 11 (yes, 11) tips for what to concentrate on to stay in shape as you age. As James says when concluding his short two article series: If you don’t use it, you lose it. Maintenance is always going to be easier than getting back in shape.

Here’s Part 1 and Part 2.

A large part of your job is motivating your clients. It’s not enough to just encourage them during their workouts, many people need significant help with lifestyle changes as well. Here, Mark Sisson gives ten better reasons than simply getting fit to move today.

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Beware snake oil salesmen! Unfortunately, in our industry, there’s far too many of them, interested in making money over actually helping people get fitter and healthier. This article gives you just a small taste of just how bad it is, and what you and your clients need to do to avoid their nonsense.

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