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The Training Lab is the knowledge hub for online Strength and Conditioning content. We have curated articles designed to empower coaches, personal trainers, and athletes to Be Your Best. This isn’t some fitness blog trying to sell you a cheap diet or a new magic pill. Our writers are sourced from the top minds in the strength training industry.

Whether you are a coach looking to expand your training tactics or an athlete looking for the best workouts. We cover a wide variety of topics including; weightlifting exercises, coaching techniques, athlete psychology, sports performance, and injury prevention. And much more. The Training Lab is a forum to share knowledge within a vast network of coaches and athletes around the globe.

Above all, we are here to bring performance to the people. We believe that sharing our content will connect Heroes who find joy in training.

The COVID-19 virus pandemic is resulting in voluntary — and in some cases, forced — gym closures. Our entire industry is being called to adapt and adapt quickly. In an effort to support you, we’ve compiled a quickstart guide for making the transition from retail to remote with help from some of our friends and partners. We hope this guide is a useful resource to help keep your business alive and healthy during this period of quarantine, shelter in place, and social distancing. READ MORE

 

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How to Prime Your Workouts With a Better Warmup

When you are preparing for any type of training session it’s important to properly ready your muscles for action. In this article, Tim tells us how to effectively warm up and how to avoid your warm up becoming too long, elaborate, and gimmicky.

Are You Training or Exercising?

In this article, Jim talks through the distinct differences between training and exercising and gives us some insight into why he believes having a system to log your training results is the most important tool in your training arsenal.

5 Ways to Drive Customer Engagement

Whether you’re transitioning from in-person to remote coaching or setting new goals for your online coaching business, keeping customers engaged will be your line to success. Above your expert programming, it’s your coaching efforts – inspiration, motivation, and accountability – that provides your competitive edge.

How to Power Train from Home

Author: Jesse Grund

If you’re able to get to a fully kitted-out gym, it might be easy for you to develop power.

But for many people, training at home has become a new normal and as retailers continue to sell out of equipment faster than they can restock it, you could be struggling to work on this crucial physical quality.

Hopefully this article gives you some helpful pointers on how to add power training back into your routine.

Sell more online training with these 3 google analytics reports

Often, our coaches have their own marketing website already set up for their brand, and they use that site as a funnel to drive warm leads to their products in the TrainHeroic Marketplace.

They’re actively trying to market these products, but need to know what is working so they can maximize the return on their valuable time.

If this sounds like you, keep reading. We’ll cover the three simple Google Analytics reports you should be using to help optimize your efforts to sell more training online.

The First Female coach

Author: Nicolai Morris

Is being called the first female coach an insult disguised as praise? Or is it spreading awareness that women can achieve anything they want? Are these ‘qualifiers’ helping women in the long run, or does it cause more harm than good? In this article Nicolai Morris gives insight into what it is like to be a female strength coach in the industry. She sheds light on mistaken identities and provides context about being more inclusive.

How to Prime Your Workouts With a Better Warmup

How to Prime Your Workouts With a Better Warmup

When you are preparing for any type of training session it’s important to properly ready your muscles for action. In this article, Tim tells us how to effectively warm up and how to avoid your warm up becoming too long, elaborate, and gimmicky.

read more
Are You Training or Exercising?

Are You Training or Exercising?

In this article, Jim talks through the distinct differences between training and exercising and gives us some insight into why he believes having a system to log your training results is the most important tool in your training arsenal.

read more
5 Ways to Drive Customer Engagement

5 Ways to Drive Customer Engagement

Whether you’re transitioning from in-person to remote coaching or setting new goals for your online coaching business, keeping customers engaged will be your line to success. Above your expert programming, it’s your coaching efforts – inspiration, motivation, and accountability – that provides your competitive edge.

read more
How to Power Train from Home

How to Power Train from Home

Author: Jesse Grund

If you’re able to get to a fully kitted-out gym, it might be easy for you to develop power.

But for many people, training at home has become a new normal and as retailers continue to sell out of equipment faster than they can restock it, you could be struggling to work on this crucial physical quality.

Hopefully this article gives you some helpful pointers on how to add power training back into your routine.

read more
Sell more online training with these 3 google analytics reports

Sell more online training with these 3 google analytics reports

Often, our coaches have their own marketing website already set up for their brand, and they use that site as a funnel to drive warm leads to their products in the TrainHeroic Marketplace.

They’re actively trying to market these products, but need to know what is working so they can maximize the return on their valuable time.

If this sounds like you, keep reading. We’ll cover the three simple Google Analytics reports you should be using to help optimize your efforts to sell more training online.

read more
The First Female coach

The First Female coach

Author: Nicolai Morris

Is being called the first female coach an insult disguised as praise? Or is it spreading awareness that women can achieve anything they want? Are these ‘qualifiers’ helping women in the long run, or does it cause more harm than good? In this article Nicolai Morris gives insight into what it is like to be a female strength coach in the industry. She sheds light on mistaken identities and provides context about being more inclusive.

read more

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