Chad was recently interviewed about his story – the journey he has traversed to become a premiere Hollywood celebrity trainer. Check it out here!
This is one of the best articles I have read on what it takes to be a good personal trainer. Christian Thibaudeau writes about learning from his own mistakes and also shares some of the biggest mistakes other coaches/trainers have made. Read more here: How To Tell When a Trainer Sucks.
“Be the guy who’s eager to share his passion and who can’t wait to learn new things.”
Chad will be teaming up with powerhouse trainers this weekend in NYC to share some of the wisdom, knowledge, and insight you need to become successful in your field.
WHEN: Sunday, August 10th, 11a-5pm
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Knowledge-thirsty personal trainers looking to advance their craft via continuing education while getting CEU’s and CEC’s
WHERE: The Snatchery by MFF, 411 W 39th Street, New York, NY 10018
In this presentation, Chad will discuss how including powerlifting in your clients’ programs can do more than improve their max bench press. Chad will teach his approach to progressing into the powerlifts for the average client. He’ll also talk about how starting your own powerlifting team and entering meets can promote client adherence and retention.
Click here for details and registration information.
This is a great article by Adam Bornstein about what really matters in the fitness industry. Read it. Then read it again. Good stuff.
Do you ever wonder why your current diet may not be working? Click here to read one of my most popular guest blog posts, “Top 5 Reasons Your Diet Isn’t Working.” It was the second most popular post ever on Tom Venuto’s Burn The Fat Blog!
I recently linked up with Tim Arndt to talk about training famous people, powerlifting for fitness, and some of my pet peeves.
- How I got involved in the fitness industry
- How I (and some of my clients) use powerlifting to stay motivated
- How crayons relate to fitness
- What my greatest challenge has been with a client
- My #1 piece of fitness advice
- What my pet peeves are in the industry (this starts at minute 51)
- And what my favorite beer is
Read more at TimArndtFitness.com
(This post originally appeared on my friend Jon Goodman’s site, ThePTDC.com here.)
The virtues of weight training for women are already well known. There’s no need to write yet another article outlining the benefits and reasons why women should lift.
The problem is that, while the reasons for women lifting weights are well established and impossible to debate against, they’re still not widely accepted.
(This post originally appeared on my friend Jon Goodman’s site ThePTDC.com here.)
I bought my first training book, Robert Kennedy’s “Hardcore Bodybuilding: The Blood, Sweat and Tears of Pumping Iron” during my freshman year of high school in 1983.
Toiling in the basement of the rural Illinois farmhouse of my youth, that book laid the foundation for a lifelong passion (and ultimately an amazing career).
It also became the first of many, many books I would read and collect over the years dedicated to all things muscle!