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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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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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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The need for nutrient-dense foods in your special needs child’s diet No matter how long most personal trainers for special needs have been taking care of their clients, someone always asks the “question!” What question are we talking about? It’s this one, “What should I eat/feed my loved one?” With so many different diets being…

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You know that vegetables are good for your child with special needs, but it’s tough to get them to try new foods. (Some of you reading this may be thinking: “That’s an understatement!”) We get it! That’s why we’ve compiled this list of simple tricks. Here’s how to get your child with special needs to…

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What I am about to tell you is quite embarrassing. I don’t want you to look down on other professionals for knowing it.  The truth is that the health and fitness industry has very poor regulations and very low standards.  By doing a quick Google search, you can find many companies who offer online certification…

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There are several different medications out on the market that is meant to quell the symptoms of ADD and ADHD. But these medications are both expensive and may have severe side effects on children. You may eventually decide that medication is your best option. However, you may be equally surprised to discover there are vitamins…

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It’s no secret that children with Autism are picky eaters. It’s tough to get your young loved one to eat something healthy, especially if they’ve already developed a routine or fixation on a certain food, like chips or candy. Not only does taste drive the appetites of kids with Autism though. It’s also texture and…

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Children with special needs are especially susceptible to weight gain for a number of reasons, including a sedentary lifestyle (sitting and watching TV, rather than moving and playing) and a poor, sugar-filled diet. “Special needs” is an umbrella term that encompasses many different diagnoses, such as Down Syndrome, Autism, ADD/ADHD and more. The attention your…

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Getting kids to take vitamins can be tough in general, but getting your child with special needs to take them can be even more of a challenge. That’s because children with special needs may be especially sensitive to taste and textures or especially resistant to trying new things. Here are a few methods you can…

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Most of us are fortunate enough to have choices, particularly when it comes to food. When we can technically have cake whenever we want, it’s hard to tell ourselves “no.” It can be even more difficult to tell our kids “no” – especially if they have special needs. You want your children to have everything…

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6 Tips To Try New Foods for Kids With Special Needs Trying new foods can be a challenging task, especially when working to try new foods for kids with special needs. When working to make healthy changes, sometimes kids need to try new foods in order to make better choices for their health! As summertime…

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Dating And Special Needs – When is it the Right Time? Dating is often a hot subject. With the rise of social media and mobile apps, there are infinite opportunities to meet your romantic match. However, when it comes to teens and adults with special needs, there may be fewer opportunities to make a love…

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5 Tips for a Gluten-free Diet for Special Needs Gluten-free is a big buzz phrase right now. If you walk the grocery store aisles you will likely see dozens, if not hundreds of products labeled “gluten-free”, which as a nutritionist for special needs families, I am happy for the variety and ease in selecting products…

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Impact of Gluten on Autism GFCF Diet Recent research continues to find out that both gluten and casein are not the best things to include in our diets. Studies are finding that they may have an even bigger impact on those who are on the autism scale. If you are interested in learning more about…

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