Certified Personal TrainerFitness

By Fabio Comana, MA, MS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES Running shoe, minimalist shoe, or just taking it all off and going bare? Take a walk with us as we share how the type of footwear worn impacts running style and how to step into a minimalist transition training program.

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FitnessNewsletterTraining Benefits

Stress stimulates appetite, it increases abdominal fat, it increases risks for disease and it can even play a role in our intimate relationships. The list could keep going, but what exactly is stress and how is it connected to all these consequences? Examine the concept of stress and discover how

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NewsletterNutritionWeight Loss Specialist

As fitness professionals, we are almost certain to get questions from our clients regarding nutrition and food choices. Help your clients prepare healthier meals with these eight essential pantry items that pack a flavorful and healthy punch!

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Certified Personal TrainerCESFitnessNewsletterSports Medicine

By Scott Lucett, MS, NASM-CPT, PES, CES Senior Research Director, National Academy of Sports Medicine Dysfunction at the foot and ankle complex can lead to a variety of musculoskeletal issues in other regions of the kinetic chain that can eventually lead to injury. In this article, we’ll review the common postural

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Certified Personal TrainerFitnessQ & AResearch Study

Tightness of the tensor fascia lata (TFL) and weakness in the gluteals is a common muscle imbalance seen in the lumbo-pelvic-hip region. One of the keys in helping to improve this imbalance is to strengthen the gluetal muscles with minimal activity of the TFL. The function of this study was to compare

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