Brian Sutton

Brian Sutton
Brian Sutton, MA, MS, CSCS, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, is a 20-year veteran in the health and fitness industry, working as a personal trainer, author, and content manager. He’s earned an MA in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco, an MS in Exercise Science from the California University of Pennsylvania, and several certifications from NASM and NSCA. He’s was an adjunct faculty member for California University Pennsylvania (2010-2018) teaching graduate-level courses in Corrective Exercise, Performance Enhancement, and Health and Fitness and currently serves as a Content and Production Manager for NASM.

Recent Posts

CPT

A Practical Approach to Training the Muscle Synergies

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As is stated in the NASM CPT personal trainer course, Muscles don’t work alone to create movement. They work together in synergies to create coordinated movements. Here we’ll identify the four muscle subsystems, discover how these synergies work ...
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CES Sports Performance

Injury Prevention Strategies for Figure Skating

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Brian Sutton
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Figure skaters are grace and skill on ice. These athletes’ determination, athleticism, and work ethic cannot be overstated, as the sport of competitive figure skating is both physically and mentally demanding. It is through undeniable grit, dedication, ...
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Sports Performance

Hockey Training: A Sports Performance Perspective

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Brian Sutton
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Hockey is arguably the quintessential competitive sport of the cold weather season. Here we'll discuss the unique demands of ice hockey and how sports performance professionals can safely and effectively implement conditioning programs to maximize an ...
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CPT Sports Performance

The Scientific Rationale for Incorporating Olympic Weightlifting to Enhance Sports Performance

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Brian Sutton
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Olympic lifts and their variations have long been used as a strengthening technique to enhance sports performance.
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Weight Loss Youth Fitness

Understanding Childhood Obesity

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Brian Sutton
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A growing epidemic facing the next generation of Americans is childhood obesity. This epidemic will have lasting effects on health, wellbeing, and rising healthcare costs. In fact, childhood obesity has roughly tripled over the past 30 years (1). Experts ...
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Sports Performance

Sports Performance Testing and Evaluation: The Whole Team Approach

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As a sports performance professional, conducting a comprehensive fitness evaluation for an athlete can be a complicated process. And it is even more complicated when working with an entire team of athletes. Selecting the appropriate health-risk, ...
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Fitness wellness

Relaxation Techniques for the Holiday Season

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Brian Sutton
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The holiday season is supposed to be a time for joy, peace, love and caring for one another.  However, stress is often times a big component as people flock to the mall to find the perfect gift, agonize over cooking a perfect holiday meal and worry about ...
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CES Joint Health

Shoulder Pain Prevention

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Is shoulder pain stopping you from playing your favorite sport or achieving your personal fitness goals?
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