Kyle Stull
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Kyle Stull

Kyle Stull, DHSc, MS, LMT, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, NASM Master Instructor is a faculty instructor for NASM. Kyle is also an Adjunct Professor for Concordia University Chicago.

Client Foam Rolling with Personal Trainer
FitnessFitness TipsFoam Rolling / SMR

The foam rolling market has exploded with rollers that have different shapes, densities, textures, and designs. Foam rolling is a self-myofascial release technique that is commonly used by Corrective Exercise Specialists. It wasn’t until just recently that Mobility/Myofascial devices fell out of the Top 20 Fitness Trends (Thompson, 2019). Such

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Man Foam Rolling
CESFitnessFoam Rolling / SMR

Effective and efficient rolling means identifying and targeting the muscles that need it – the muscles that are likely the root cause of less than optimal movement. In many cases, muscles become overactive and short, leading to sensations of tightness and discomfort in other parts of the body. A prime

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Personal trainer using corrective exercise on client
CESFitness

Corrective Exercise is all about helping people move and feel better whether it’s while working out or just living their everyday life. In order to accomplish this, it requires a true and in-depth understanding of four phases that comprise the Corrective Exercise Continuum (CEx). These phases are:  Inhibit Lengthen Activate

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Personal Trainer Working with Client Who is Foam Rolling
CESFitnessFoam Rolling / SMR

In the last decade, the use of foam rolling has become increasingly popular for athletes and average Joes alike. Foam rolling as a corrective exercise method makes sense – they feel “good,” seem to work well, have an excellent cost to benefit ratio, and are easy to use (give anyone

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Personal trainer working with client
CESExercise Programming

When we think of corrective exercise, we often picture the process of trying to correct a less than optimal movement pattern with rolling, lengthening, activation, and integration techniques. Improving movement quality requires an individual to inhibit and lengthen overactive muscles while activating and strengthening underactive muscles. The individual then finishes

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