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Certified Personal TrainerOPTSports PerformanceTraining Benefits

Traditionally, reactive or power training has been viewed as training used exclusively in athlete’s programs. Although this is an important component in the athlete’s protocol, it’s an equally important component in the exercise program for a typical gym member. Every activity we perform, whether on the playing field or during

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Certified Personal TrainerNutrition

By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES & PES Sugar continues to be a source of debate as obesity and diabetes rates continue to climb. Are simple sugars the cause? Before pointing the finger at simple sugars, we’ll provide you an overview of their functions and structure, while discussing key

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Certified Personal TrainerFitness

It’s been said that in the first seven seconds of a customer or client meeting you, they’ll make 11 impressions about you. Make them positive impressions with our 10 quick tips to building positive rapport. A common error made by many health and fitness professionals when meeting new or prospective

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Certified Personal TrainerCESFitnessOPTSports Medicine

Runners are always sharing stories about their IT-band and how much it hurts. But what is IT-band syndrome, what causes it, and most importantly, how can you apply correctives exercise strategies to prevent it. By: Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Introduction Lower extremity injuries account for over 50% of

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessThe Training Edge

Karen Jashinsky, CPT, MBA, chief fitness officer of 02 Max Fitness shares her secrets to success. Knowing how to boost clients’ health and fitness is just one part of your job. You’re also an entrepreneur. Whether you’re a trainer at a large chain or a sole proprietor, professional development skills such

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