Some tools make training more efficient and an already enjoyable fitness career even sweeter. In this show, we share various training non-negotiables – some physical and others strategic. If you have something to add to the list please post it on the Facebook feed so we can be in-the-know!

In this episode we talked about:

  • Planners and scheduling (1:25)
  • Mini-bands/resistance loops and squeeze balls(4:05)
  • Benefits and business applications of resistance bands (5:35)
  • Value of introducing these tools to clients (9:00)
  • Apps for client accountability, behavior change & food choices (10:30)
  • Physician’s Desk Reference and applications (13:30)
  • Body weight is one of the best tools (17:45)

NFPT Live Episode #37

Some of our viewers said:

“The most important tool/piece of equipment in the gym is your body”-Chuck Leve,- IHRSA founding member.

Balance balls are one of my favorite training tools. There are so many exercises you can do.

The calorie tracking apps are great tools to get clients to use.

Post-it notes!!


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Next Week: Episode 38 – How to Make Exercise Enjoyable and Fun

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Beverly Hosford

Beverly Hosford, MA teaches anatomy and body awareness using a skeleton named Andy, balloons, play-doh, ribbons, guided visualizations, and corrective exercises. She is an instructor, author, and a business coach for fitness professionals. Learn how to help your clients sleep better with in Bev’s NFPT Sleep Coach Program and dive deeper into anatomy in her NFPT Fundamentals of Anatomy Course.