The NCEP Experience

Each week collect insights from America's number one Personal Training coach. 

 
0046: What would that look like....... Oct 14, 2021

This week Mike discusses the characteristics of a successful personal trainer. Who do you think is the best personal trainer ever? What makes them great? You don't need to reinvent the wheel. Figure out what makes them great, and see if you have those same traits. Remember, you do you. Don't try...

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0045: Are You All In? Oct 06, 2021

Do you give your clients body part workouts? Do you find your self eating processed foods? Do you rush all day, and never stop to give thanks to the important people in your life every day? 

The reason I ask is because the idea of the NCEP to adopt a healthy lifestyle for your clients, and...

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0044: Are We Getting This Right? Sep 29, 2021

This week NCEP looks at certification curriculum. Should trainers learn more science? Should they learn more social skills? Should organizations focus on basic movement principles? You decide. We want to hear from you! What do you think?

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0043: Are You In Neutral? Sep 22, 2021

This week Mike talks about how important it is to be able to find neutral spine and be able to stabilize that position. There is a new product out called Bakbon to help you do just that.

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0042: Destination or Journey? Sep 15, 2021

Is fitness about the Journey or the Destination? 

Far too often we try to convince our clients that it is all about the journey when we should really get them locked in on multiple destinations along the way.

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0041: It's All Related Sep 08, 2021

This week Mike looks at the 5 Components of Fitness and takes a deeper dive into how all 5 are related. This breaks into a look at how important the way we look at things changes our perception.

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0040: It's Time To Audit! Sep 01, 2021

This week Mike goes over why it is so important to set goals for your clients and then to audit them every so often to make sure they are on path to succeed.

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0039: It Really Is That Easy! Sep 01, 2021

Creating programs for your clients really is simple if you understand some basic ideas. If we always keep in mind that it is about function and the ability to move, it comes down to just a few fundamentals. Don't be fooled by all the noise by the fitness "gurus" trying to make you believe it is...

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0038: Turn It Off! Aug 18, 2021

This week Mike talks about trainers using their cell phones during their sessions and NOT turning it off when they are with their family. It is very important to set hours and be 100% present in everything you do.

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0037: Let Your Clients Catch Their Breath cardio training heart rate Aug 11, 2021

Why is it that trainers know so little about the actual science of cardiovascular training? First, they have everyone saying that cardio training is fat loss training..... I am not even going to get in to that one now. Then, they don't know the client's numbers and don't use a heart rate monitor...

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0035: Monkey See, Monkey Do Should NOT Be Your Mantra! Jul 28, 2021

Monkey See, Monkey Do Should NOT Be Your Mantra! This week Mike calls out trainers that see things on YouTube and then use them with their clients before knowing the WHY!

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