Single Leg Training Progressions

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  Single leg training is extremely important in all populations, from bodybuilders to elderly and even elite athletes.  We all know life takes place one step at a time, and this alone is a reason to knock out a few sets of single leg movements.  However, research has shown a single leg movement will produce

Why Microsoft Excel?

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  There are COUNTLESS programs out there designed for personal trainers, many of them have all sorts of software included and can do all sorts of other fancy things such as scheduling, client information and storage etc, so you may be wondering why did we choose to use Excel for our personal training templates? Well,

Personal Client Track 101

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So you got a new client, and looking for the best, seamless way to bring them in, get them better, and have them leave with results?  Simple, follow this formula: 1. Evaluate the client.  Learn their wants, needs, physical condition, goals, preferences, and diet habits. 2. Test the client.  You NEED before/pre training numbers to

Not Your Everyday Personal Training Template

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Many people who come to this site find us via google.  But did you know our templates offer so much more than meets the eye?  Not only are the templates designed with the personal trainer and fitness professional in mind, it offers a lot of long term options.  No more needing a new sheet of

Announcement: Strength & Conditioning Upgrades are here!

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Did you know we do fully custom strength and conditioning excel spreadsheets?  Whether you are a university or private sector facility looking to substantially upgrade your training quality, check out our custom training spreadsheets!  We offer a pre-set level 1 upgrade, available here:   https://www.exceltrainingdesigns.com/collections/strength-and-conditioning/products/strength-and-conditioning-excel-template-upgrade-level-1 The next level up, ideal for team options, is our

Functional Movement Screen (FMS) Excel Templates

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If you are a coach, trainer, or functional movement specialist, we have something available for you.   Check out our products at https://www.exceltrainingdesigns.com/collections/fms to see some of the things we can offer to assist with your FMS training! In addition, one of our most popular template upgrades is to have the FMS corrective columns put directly

Considerings in Building a Strength & Conditioning Program

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One thing a lot of people ask is how to structure or design the individual microcycles of a proper strength and conditioning program.  Everyone has a method and reason of how they design individual programs that add up to be a full strength and conditioning program, and here is one option I find effective. The

Using Grouping in Excel

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the most simple things you can do in Excel, and will help clean up your workout cards significantly, is to use "Grouping".  This is a feature that allows you to effectively close off cells that are unnecessary to be seen or, more importantly for a coaches perspective, to print.  For example, I use

5 Benefits to Programming your Training

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Being a personal trainer is one of the most fulfilling jobs someone can have, yet its hard to explain that feeling to people who do not help others reach their goals in the way we do.  So many people in this world talk about things happening, however we as personal trainers MAKE things happen!  Someone