Robert Turp

Robert Turp is the Founder and Senior Editor at Fitness Drum. He is a CPT (Certified Personal Trainer) and Strength and Conditioning Coach, with over a decade of experience in digital publishing and media. He oversees all content production on the website and the trends newsletter. Away from his desk, he enjoys hiking, wild swimming and a PPL split.

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Best Personal Trainer Certification 2023, According to an Actual PT

Just like you’re doing now, a few months ago, we set out to try and understand what the best Personal Trainer certification was. After painstakingly analyzing hundreds of online reviews, signing up for certifications ourselves to assess the study material and course format, and for some of the major certification providers, literally taking the exam

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Hindu Squats – How to Perform, Benefits and Who Should Do Them

If you’re looking to upgrade your squat routine, the Hindu squat (also sometimes referred to as the “Indian squat”), is a simple yet effective way to improve strength, muscular endurance, and balance… as well as helping to burn additional calories. Originating as a training technique for Indian wrestlers hundreds of years ago, this variation of

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ISSA Strength and Conditioning Review 2023 – Our Honest Experience

If you’re looking to get certified as a Strength and Conditioning Coach, it’s more than likely you’ll come across SCC from ISSA during your research. It’s one of the most popular strength and conditioning certifications globally… so we wanted to gain first-hand experience and go through the course for ourselves to better understand the pros,

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ISSA Yoga Certification Review 2023 – We Discuss Yoga 200 and Yoga Fundamentals

As one of the top accredited personal training course providers and most recognized certifications globally, ISSA has an impressive reputation when it comes to delivering effective fitness knowledge. But how do their yoga certifications stack up against others? And what’s the difference between the Yoga Fundamentals and the Yoga 200 certificate? We’ve got you covered…

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15 Best Online Fitness Programs and Apps for Home Workouts in 2023

If you’re looking to kickstart your fitness routine, there’s nothing quite like an online fitness program or app to help provide structure, guidance, and motivation. They’ve come a long way in recent years and the quality of exercise programming, coupled with fancy tech, means the world of online exercise is undoubtedly thriving. From celebrity-led live

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6 Best Stretching Apps and Programs (Inc. Unique Discount Codes)

Stretching apps and programs bring with them tremendous benefits, including improved flexibility, mobility, and overall athletic performance. We thought we’d do the hard work for you and test all the best stretching apps currently out there on both Android and iOS. This review outlines the best of the best and highlights features we like, don’t

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9 Best Weightlifting Apps for Strength Training 2023 – Tried & Tested

If you’re looking to kickstart your strength training, leveraging a weightlifting app can provide you with the guidance, support, and motivation you need to reach your goals and targets quicker. From tracking workouts with ease, to building out a personalized training plan, it’s like having a Personal Trainer in your pocket during your workouts. Features

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