You finished your test and have earned a personal training certification. Great! Now it’s important to choose where you will work and how you will begin your own preparation business. We’ll help you start an autonomous personal training business. Beginning a business is a long procedure with a few lawful ramifications, so there are…

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  Things being what they are, you’ve chosen to open your own boutique wellness studio? You have the enthusiasm and drive to make it a reality. Likewise, with any business, it takes a ton of difficult work and exertion to begin your own wellness business. Before you dive in, here are some interesting points for…

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  What amount does it cost to begin an exercise center? To answer that, you’ll need to begin by imagining a definitive rendition of a rec center you have at the top of the priority list. For instance, an unobtrusive studio exercise center could cost $65,000, while a moderate size rec center could cost $115,000.…

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  Fighting off the negative self-talk long enough to actually consider starting your own gym is half the battle — seriously. Now that you’re reading this article, it’s just a matter of checking boxes before you can start the career of your dreams: gym owner. Here are some critical steps to take to open an…

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  In this day and age, a gym franchise is a great business to buy into. That’s because health and fitness goals have become universal among all generations, whether they are to workout three times a week, or to become healthier in general – and if you don’t believe us, ask anyone you know what…

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In this day and age, buying into a gym franchise is a great business decision – and it is a great ethical decision as well, being that it supports the health and wellness of the general population.  There are several things to consider that can add up. Here’s how to buy a gym franchise in…

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So, you’ve decided to invest in a gym franchise. Congratulations! Now you might be wondering, how much should you buy into a gym franchise to earn good profit? Whether you are at the beginning of your research, or ready to talk numbers, there are a few key things to keep in mind to make your…

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  If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely that you’re suffering from anxiety. It’s tough because sometimes anxiety seems far away — so far away, in fact, that the idea of it seems silly, like you couldn’t have possibly had it before. Other times (maybe like right now), it’s so present and possessive that it…

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Terminology has changed for certain special needs categories. For example, we don’t say someone is “autistic” anymore. Instead, we say they have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or some might even say, “They’re on the spectrum.” But what is the autism spectrum? Who is on it, and what is at either end? The term spectrum here…

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With the new year in full swing, you’ve got your eye on a few of those fad diets that have been circulating. They’ve worked for a few you know. Could they be helpful for you if you have autism? There are certain vitamins and nutrients that are especially beneficial for people with autism, meaning that…

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  Unfortunately, children with autism can become isolated pretty easily. Although the disability is becoming more widely recognized, those who are on the spectrum are still in the minority. It’s rare for there to be two children with autism in one class for example. Children with autism are also more likely to fall into a…

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Special Strong is giving local businesses a platform to share how their services can make a difference for people with special needs. This service provider is Lauve’s Pediatric Extended Care. About Lauve’s Pediatric Extended Care A Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center (PPECC) is a non-residential, family-centered medical day care facility that offers reliable nursing care…

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Special Strong is giving local businesses a platform to share how their services can make a difference for people with special needs. This service provider is Expressing Life Chiropractic. About Expressing Life Chiropractic Here’s something you might not know about me. What I’m about to share changed the course of my life. It’s a BIG…

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More than most other demographics of young people, special needs children as susceptible to weight gain. A number of factors play into this, and many of them are the same for able-bodied and able-minded children, like high-calorie/low-nutrition diets, sedentary lifestyles, and to a certain degree, genetics. However, the way that special needs children encounter these…

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As you age, your body changes. You can move the way you once could, with so much ease, you didn’t even have to think about it. These days, you have to plan an exit route for getting off the floor, should you find yourself on it. Likewise, your body absorbs nutrients differently, so not only…

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Resistance exercises build strength, endurance, and muscle mass, and it also helps you lose weight. Having a physical disability can make exercises more challenging, but certainly not impossible. Here are some different resistance exercises for persons with physical disabilities, brought to you by Special Strong: Resistance Band Exercises for Persons with Physical Disabilities One type…

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An eight-year-old child needs about nine to twelve hours of sleep per day, and a four-month-old requires twelve to sixteen hours a day. But whoever coined the phrase “sleeping like a baby” was surely not a parent. Many parents’ concerns center on how and when to put their child to bed each night. Children ages…

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When it comes to paying attention to our own health, many of us have already developed bad habits. These can range from eating too much junk food to skipping meals. They could be spending too much time watching TV or surfing the web. When you allow this to happen, you might not realize it, but…

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