DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS

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I Sit All Day Long and Everything Aches.

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 2
Let’s face it, at one point or another, we’ve all had to sit for extended periods of time, looking at, or working on something in front of us. Whether it was in high school math class, Intro to Athletic Training in our undergraduate program, or our ...
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Effective Client Communication for Health and Fitness Professionals

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 0
Being a fitness professional carries much more responsibility than just designing a stellar, individualized workout program for a client. As you spend more and more time in the profession, you’ll begin to notice your sessions involve almost a small ...
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Back to the Basics: Hypertrophy

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 5
Gains don’t happen overnight. It takes your muscles time to respond and adapt to stimuli. Discover the resistance training program variables that will develop the strength gains and growth you or your client may be looking for.
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The Swimmer's Shoulder: A Corrective Exercise Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 0
Are your swimming clients at risk for Swimmer’s Shoulder? The repetitive overhead movements, combined with faulty stroke mechanics and postural distortion patterns can place the shoulder joint in a risky position. Put the NASM Corrective Exercise ...
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Anorexia Athletica: A sometimes inadvertant, unrecognized eating disorder

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 0
  Eating disorders are complex medical/psychiatric illnesses that can seriously interfere with a person’s daily activities and may even eventually cause death (1, 2). They cause serious disturbance to one’s daily diet, and may start as a result of ...
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Addressing Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome: A CEx Perspective

DeWayne Smith, MS, NASM-CES, PES, FNS 1
The foot and ankle complex is responsible for withstanding a high amount of contact force through ground reactive forces.  Poor biomechanics can lead to a variety of other problems throughout the kinetic chain. Something commonly seen as a result of this ...
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