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3 Reasons You Should Take CCP

3 Reasons Even Experienced Coaches Should Take the OPEX Coaching Certificate Program (CCP). Even the best coaches, the experienced ones who...


James FitzGerald’s Podcast Roundup

Catch Up On All of James FitzGerald’s Podcast Appearances. Over the last year, James has made time to engage and deliver true value one...


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Can Anyone Be A Fitness Coach?

Consultation

Can Anyone Be A Fitness Coach?

Can anyone be a fitness coach? What makes fitness coaches different? During an appearance on the Juan101 podcast OPEX Fitness founder, James...


James FitzGerald’s Recommended Fitness and Nutrition Books

Nourishment

James FitzGerald’s Recommended Fitness and Nutrition Books

Here are James FitzGerald's recommended Fitness and Nutrition books for 2019. These books range from nutrition to strength training to...


How Do You Get Your Personal Trainer Certification?

Business of Coaching

How Do You Get Your Personal Trainer Certification?

Getting a personal trainer certification seems like the logical first step to becoming a fitness professional. Online learning has opened up...


Learning How to Value Yourself As a Coach

Business of Coaching

Learning How to Value Yourself As a Coach

Valuing yourself as a coach can be difficult, we call it the self-worth limitation. But there are ways in which you can improve your actual...


What Exercises Should my Clients do?

Program Design

What Exercises Should my Clients do?

In this week’s 10 Minutes of Fitness our founder, James FitzGerald, and Michael Philhofer layout the six fundamental movement patterns as...


What Education Do You Need to Be a Personal Trainer?

Business of Coaching

What Education Do You Need to Be a Personal Trainer?

There are a multitude of education options for aspiring fitness trainers. Personal trainer courses can take you anywhere from two days to...


August Must-Reads + New Strength Course

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August Must-Reads + New Strength Course

Catch up on the latest from OPEX Fitness and learn about our newest course in this monthly newsletter.


How to Test a Client’s Fitness with The Concept2 Rower

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How to Test a Client’s Fitness with The Concept2 Rower

You probably have experience with the Concept2 rower, but do you know how to use it to effectively test your client’s fitness? In this...


OPEX Fitness’ Newest Course Programming: Strength

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OPEX Fitness’ Newest Course Programming: Strength

In this episode of the OPEX Podcast Keegan Martin and Kevin Don join us to discuss the latest course from OPEX Fitness, Programming:...


Why Your Clients Need More Than Life Coaching

Consultation

Why Your Clients Need More Than Life Coaching

Life coaches—at least to my knowledge—don’t pretend to be nutritionists or fitness coaches, so if their clients are wise enough to...


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