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Personal Training In Time For The Holidays
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As the new year approaches, people are starting to think about how they will combat the effects of the rich foods and lack of exercise that accompany the holidays. But with holiday marketing campaigns bursting out of every inch of advertising space, how do you help your business overcome the holiday noise and get noticed by the people who need your services? Creativity and a personal connection are the keys.

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Training Tips. The holidays are a festive time of year with seemingly endless opportunities to cheat on your diet and skip a workout. Weight gain is almost an assumed part of this season. Find your focus and help clients stay on track with these fitness tips for the holidays. Make time for your workouts just as you make time for each of your festive gatherings—put it on the calendar.

Planning ahead by adding your workouts to your schedule ensures they will fit into your day. Many of the holiday parties and dinners take place in the evening, so set aside time each morning to go for a run, hit the gym, or take part in online fitness classes at home.

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Go for a minute run before work, then stop by the gym for 20 minutes of weights on the way home. Remind your clients that some physical activity is better than no activity, even just one mini workout is better than sitting all day. Stay able for including a workout but allow for flexibility with duration. This will minimize stress while still helping clients meet their fitness goals. Along with being flexible in your scheduling, get creative with your activities. You can also take a few extra laps around the mall to get in more activity.

As long as you dress accordingly, there are a variety of ways to take advantage of the snow and colder temperatures while getting in a workout. Whether you live near a frozen pond or in a big city with temporary ice rinks, you can find ice skating just about anywhere during the winter season.

Plan a ski trip or go snowshoeing. Get your family and friends involved in fun and fitness during your next holiday gathering and turn it into an annual event so everyone has a reason to stay able for the next year. Organize a snowman building relay or set up capture the flag with Santa hats. Have a great sliding hill available? Set up a bracket competition for the fastest ride down the hill—winner gets to open the first present.

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Registering for a race keeps you able to your fitness goals and is another easy way to have holiday fun with family and friends. Get your group matching Santa hats, reindeer antler headbands, or decorative leggings to laugh your way through a 5k. In addition to busy holiday schedules, winter brings fewer hours of daylight and colder temps, dropping your motivation even more. Find something that will get you out of bed for an early morning workout or willing to brave the cold for a run or a trip to the gym.

Treat yourself to new winter leggings to inspire more outdoor runs. Remember our post about Food Logging?

Track your nutrition and activity throughout the holidays to stay able to healthy goals. Refresh your clients on the benefits of food logging to ensure they keep accurate records even if they slip up on their diet from time to time. With the holidays comes a variety of festive drinks—eggnog, peppermint lattes, sugar cookie martinis, and more. These drinks are often overloaded with calories and not the best at keeping your hydrated, so drink them in moderation. Keep your water bottle full and accessible, and be sure to drink plenty of water before any holiday gathering.

Considering making one of your workout rewards a new festively decorated water bottle to inspire you to stay hydrated through the holidays. So, with a little planning and creativity, maintaining a fitness plan through the holidays can still leave room for fun and festivities. Becoming a specialist or getting certified for the first time is an excellent way to keep yourself motivated and able to a healthy lifestyle.

From corrective exercise to senior fitness, there are plenty of new ways to enhance your knowledge and skills in the fitness industry. A food log is more than just a planning tool to keep your clients out of trouble.

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It can provide insights that will empower you and your clients to work toward healthier eating habits. Certified Personal Trainer. The Certified Fitness Trainer program is deed to equip graduates with the practical day-to-day skills necessary, as well as the theoretical knowledge needed to excel as a personal trainer serving the general public. Along with the necessary exercise science foundation, the distance education program covers client assessment, program de, basic nutrition, and sports medicine along with business and marketing skills.

Training Tips Fitness Tips for the Holidays Reading Time: 4 minutes 22 seconds The holidays are a festive time of year with seemingly endless opportunities to cheat on your diet and skip a workout.

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Plan Ahead Make time for your workouts just as you make time for each of your festive gatherings—put it on the calendar. Be Creative Along with being flexible in your scheduling, get creative with your activities.

Start an Annual Competition Get your family and friends involved in fun and fitness during your next holiday gathering and turn it into an annual event so everyone has a reason to stay able for the next year.

Reward yourself In addition to busy holiday schedules, winter brings fewer hours of daylight and colder temps, dropping your motivation even more.

Hydrate With the holidays comes a variety of festive drinks—eggnog, peppermint lattes, sugar cookie martinis, and more. Featured Course Certified Personal Trainer The Certified Fitness Trainer program is deed to equip graduates with the practical day-to-day skills necessary, as well as the theoretical knowledge needed to excel as a personal trainer serving the general public. View Product. All rights reserved.

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