Education is a fundamental part of the fitness industry, and I am a huge proponent of absorbing as much as you can as long as it does not distract you from your goals a la the Coach's Curse.
One of the many certifications that a trainer or physical therapist can acquire is the NSCA's Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist exam. The CSCS is an expansive certification designed for strength and conditioning coaches that has scientific and practical components, covering topic such as nutrition, exercise science, and scenario-based analyses.
Today Dr. Matt Casturo joins me to talk all about how he blended his strength and conditioning background with his physical therapy education to create the Movement System and help educate other physical therapists and trainers as they study for the CSCS. We dive deep into program design, and Matt outlines how learning its fundamentals will benefit their clients and help avoid things like burnout. He also goes into detail about slight...
Today's episode was a privilege to record, and coaches, it is such a pleasure to share this interview I conducted with Holly Perkins. Holly was voted "Top Trainer to Watch" by Shape Magazine, and I knew that when we booked her, this interview would be amazing. Our conversation, however, did not just meet my high hopes and expectations; it blew me away.
In this episode, Holly shares with me how her own health journey created significant hurdles while she was at a peak in her career. Since then, she has transitioned her business entirely to the onIine space. We take a deep dive into the benefits of being a virtual coach and knowing your worth. The importance of not dismissing changes as "but" and instead embracing them as "and" was an undercurrent that we brought to the forefront later on in the episode.
This episode is an absolute must listen for FitPros and other entrepreneurs.
Holly & I talk all about:
- How to stay in the game and keep up with what you are...