Meet the Personal Trainer: Kaz Verstraete
Before becoming a Personal Trainer, Kaz had a completely different life. He first obtained a master's degree in Corporate Finance, after which he worked in an office environment. But for him, it was like a prison. Already a great sportsman at heart, he decided in 2019 that doing sports only for himself was no longer enough. That's when he decided to follow his passion and train to become a Personal Trainer.
Meet the Personal Trainer: Jasper Nullens
Jasper founded a personal training studio in 2019 together with Nayib Lagouireh. But before he got to this point, not everything in Jasper's life was rosy. After being addicted to alcohol until he was 21, he decided to take control of his life. Having completed NASM training, he is now a personal trainer and co-founder of a personal training studio.
The mental health Benefits of exercise
We often highlight the benefits of sport with physical benefits. However, exercising will also have a lot of mental health benefits which are just as important to note. A regular physical activity will, for instance boost mental health via the mood, sleep, mindset, self-esteem and confidence. In this article, you will discover the 4 major health benefits of exercise.
Meet the Personal Trainer: Karen Persyn
Karen is a former professional skier. During her career she won about 45 Belgian titles in alpine skiing and even participated in the Vancouver Olympics in 2010. In 2015, she decided to stop her career and focused on coaching a Belgian national youth alpine ski team. Then former athletes told her about the NASM training, which she followed as soon as she had the chance. She now works in a fitness center.
Strength Training principles: how to educate new clients effectively
The Strength Training is based on scientific principles. However, many individual are unaware of the science behind this training. For this reason, it seems important to incorporate more education into new personal training., client training and member conversations. In this article, you will discover 5 educational topics that are essential to incorporate within these conversations.
Meet the Personal Trainer: Florian Pillin
Florian has always been inspired by sport in his life. He trained as a physiotherapist, but at the age of 16 he started giving group classes in gyms. In addition to these two hats, he is also a certified NASM Personal Trainer, which has enabled him to set up his own personal training business and to gain a lot of knowledge about programming and client assessment.