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How to Build Your Gym’s Brand

Model, marketing, and culture. These three pillars are how you build your gym's brand. Each of these pillars is as...

Should I Make a Career Change to Fitness Coaching?

How to Open a Gym – 5 Steps

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5 Tips to Fix the Other 23 Hours of Your Client’s Life

Getting clients to commit to the training in the gym is the easy part. It’s the other 23 hours of the day—where even...

How to Become a Better Fitness Coach

Why You Don’t Want Dependent Clients

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The Coach's Toolkit
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How the Strength Coaches Assess Their Clients

The first-ever Programming: Strength workshop at OPEX Fitness taught coaches of all levels how to assess, coach,...

The Pros and Cons of Movement Screens

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

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Program Design

Performance vs. Health: Do We Even Need to Warm Up?

Chances are, if you’re a coach, you spend a good chunk of time helping your clients warm up before their training...

How To Progress The Muscle Up in Three Phases

How To Create Constant Adaptation in Exercise Programs

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What Does Longevity Mean in Fitness?

According to Merriam-Webster, longevity is defined as a long duration of individual life. James proposes that there are...

How to Calculate TDEE (Total Daily Energy Expenditure)

When to Fast, 3 Different Types of Fasts, and Their Benefits

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January 2020: Introducing An Upgraded CCP

In January of 2020 the OPEX Coaching Certificate Program got an upgrade. The biggest upgrade, Jim Crowell OPEX CEO said,...

James FitzGerald: How Fitness Has Changed in 20 Years

The Cost to Become a Personal Trainer

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Success Stories

OPEX Abbotsford: One Year Later

Last year, we shared the story of how Firass El Fateh moved away from personal training and opened OPEX Abbotsford....

Jonathan Stuart: “A Life Worth Living”

Lauren Borducci: From Guesswork to a System that Works

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A Guide to Exercise Selection

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