Let’s not get Pickled! Personal training client to pickleball competitor



At first, I thought it was some seasonal trend that a number of my clients were talking about, but as the season changed the topic of conversation didn’t. It has been pickleball this, pickleball that during what feels like every rest period. No matter how hard I try to steer the focus towards heart rate recovery or form correction during those rest periods, the client skillfully maneuvers the focus towards what players they need to take down.

If you’re finding your client’s competitive side blossoming on the pickleball court like I am, well then, who are we to stifle their good time with restrictive programming? Fortunately, there are a number of modalities we can incorporate into their training with us so that when they step onto the court they are the best competitor they can be. […]

[Read this full article in the Fitness Trainer Spring 2023 Issue]