Exercise ProgrammingSports PerformanceWinter Sports

January is a good time to check in with clients and find out if they identify more with Mr. Heat Miser or Mr. Snow Miser. Those who “never want to know a day that’s over 40 degrees” may be spending their spare time conquering moguls, slicing up the ice at

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By Rick Richey, MS, LMT, NASM-CPT, CES, PES My years of corporate education in the fitness industry have proven over and over again, to me, that people are afraid of the word “SALES.” Many people wanting to become trainers have called foul on this ominous word and have cried: 1) “I

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Fitness

Here we go, again. “It’s a new year and this is my year! I know I said that last year, and years in the past, but this time I mean it. No more yo-yo dieting,

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By Rick Richey, MS, LMT, NASM-CPT, CES, PES When I first entered the realm of personal training I had no idea how to “pick up” clients, and yet that was the focus and intent of my job. There was so little guidance that I apprehensively approached my fitness director and asked

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Certified Personal TrainerExercise ProgrammingResearch StudySports Performance

Does using self-myofascial release (SMR), static stretching, or a combination of both, improve range of motion (ROM) for overhead athletes? See what the results were for these softball players.

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